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Long Haul Truck Driver

Job Information
Author zgctransport
Date December 1, 2018
Type Full Time
Company ZGC Transport
Salary $28 - Per Hour
Location Edmonton, AB
Category Trucking-short and long haul
Contact Information
zgctransport@gmail.com

Company Operating Name: ZGC Transport

Business address: 1421 – 26 Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Title of Position: Long Haul Truck Driver

Terms of employment: Full time, permanent, 40+ hours per week

Wage: $28.00 per hour

Benefits: Medical Benefits, Dental, and Vision

Job Duties:

  • Operate and drive trucks to transport goods and materials over long distances;
  • Plan trip logistics and obtain necessary documents to transport goods;
  • Load and unload cargo;
  • Ensure cargo is secured and is compliant with safety requirements;
  • Follow safety procedures for transporting hazardous goods;
  • Perform pre-trip, en-route and post-trip inspection of vehicle;
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel expenditure;
  • Manage bills of lading;
  • Maintain log books;
  • Communicate with dispatcher, other drivers and customers by means of wireless devices and on-board computers;
  • Report any incidents to dispatcher;
  • Follow all appropriate traffic laws;
  • Report serious mechanical problems to the managers; and
  • Keep truck and associated equipment tidy and in good working order.

Other requirements: Must have a Class 1 license; Air brake endorsement (Z) is required; Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) certification is required (our company will assist the worker in obtaining this certification); Must be willing to spend a week or possibly more on the road.

Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Language of work: English

Work Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Location of work: Our head office is located at 1421 – 26 Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta. Our trucks transport goods all over Canada but primarily in Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario.

Contact information: All interested applicants are asked to submit their cover letter and resume to zgctransport@gmail.com

We welcome applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.

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