Truck Drivers are responsible for driving company’s commercial vehicles for a variety of purposes.  In addition, they must be able to keep a record of vehicle inspections and make sure the truck is equipped with safety equipment.

Job details

  • Location: Mississauga, ON
  • Salary: 26.70 hourly for 40 hours per 40 hours per week
  • Terms of employment: Permanent employment Full time
  • Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, On Call, Morning
  • Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  • vacancies: 1 vacancy

Truck Driver Duties and Responsibilities

  • Transport finished goods and raw materials
  • Plan and manage distribution to manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers
  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical items
  • Inspect for safety issues
  • Comply with rules and regulations
  • Collect, analyze and verify delivery instructions
  • Report defects, accidents or violations
  • Perform preventative maintenance
  • Plan best route options
  • Plan and meet delivery schedules
  • Document and log your work expenses

Truck Driver Requirements / Skills / Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience as a Truck Driver
  • 3 years of experience with electronic equipment and software such as GPS, AVL units or CB
  • Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly
  • Good knowledge of truck driving rules and regulations
  • No driving violations
  • Willing to submit to background and drug checks on a regular basis
  • Current truck driving licence

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Work setting

  • Various locations

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • Load and unload goods
  • 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
  • Pay and receive payments for goods
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
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Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver’s licence

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

How to apply

By email

[email protected]

Advertised until

2023-10-18

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