Long Haul Truck Driver

Posted on Oct 12

Yellow Star Transport Ltd

Winnipeg, MB

Personal Suitability

Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Judgement; Reliability; Organized

Transportation/Travel Experience Long-haul

Type of Trucking and Equipment Tractor-trailer; Refrigerated

Work Location Information

Various locations; Relocation costs covered by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Repetitive tasks; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Sitting; Large workload

Transportation/Travel Information Valid driver's licence

Security and Safety

Driver's validity licence check; Driving record check (abstract)

Weight Handling Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Additional Skills

Address customers' complaints or concerns; Professionalism in customer service

Communication Systems Experience

Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Documentation Knowledge

Accident or incident reports; Trip reports; Maintenance and repair reports; Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip); Driver logbook; Bill of lading

Specific Skills

Perform preventive maintenance; Perform emergency roadside repairs; Perform brake adjustments; Load and unload goods; Receive and relay information to central dispatch; Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials; Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo; Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy; Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment; Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption; Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle

Experience No experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Driver's License (Class 1 or A); Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

Education Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Languages English

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