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Transport driver needed in Canada by GAVON TRANSPORT LTD.

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Transport driver needed in Canada by GAVON TRANSPORT LTD.

A Truck Driver, or Transporter, is responsible for transporting goods from one location to another. Their job duties include loading their vehicles, abiding by traffic laws and ensuring safe unloading and delivery at their destination.

  • Transporting finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers
  • Inspecting vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance
  • Planning routes and meeting delivery schedules

Job details

  •  Location: Brampton, ON
  •  Salary: $23.00HOUR hourly for 40 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day, Night, Shift
  •  Start date Starts as soon as possible
  •  vacancies 3 vacancies

We are looking for an experienced Truck Driver to serve our supply chain logistics department in a safe and timely manner.

Responsibilities

  • Transport finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers
  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance
  • Plan routes and meet delivery schedules
  • Document and log work/rest periods and kilometres spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts
  • Input “macros” into our automated system for each stage of the loading and unloading process
  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions
  • Collect and verify delivery instructions
  • Report defects, accidents or violations

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as a Truck Driver
  • Hands on experience with electronic equipment and software (GPS, AVL units, CB etc)
  • Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations
  • No recent moving or driving violations
  • Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc)
  • Willing to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment recommendations
  • Trucking school diploma
  • Valid truck driving licence

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

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

AZ class license; Air Brakes Endorsement

Experience

No experience

Specific Skills
Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials; 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
Documentation Knowledge
Accident or incident reports; Maintenance and repair reports; Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip); Driver logbook; Bill of lading
Communication Systems Experience
Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment; Trip recorder (on-board computer); Citizens band (CB) radio
Additional Skills
Professionalism in customer service
Security and Safety
Driver’s validity licence check; Driving record check (abstract)
Own Tools/Equipment
Steel-toed safety boots
Transportation/Travel Information
Valid driver’s licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Physically demanding; Sitting
Type of Trucking and Equipment
Tractor-trailer; Dump truck
Transportation/Travel Experience
Local; Short-haul
Personal Suitability
Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Judgement; Reliability

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Veterans, Youth

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

gavontransportjm@gmail.com

Advertised until

2022-06-18

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