Long Haul Truck Driver Georgetown, Ontario Canada

A long haul truck driver, also known as an over-the-road (OTR) truck driver or a long distance truck driver, is a professional who operates large commercial vehicles, such as tractor-trailers or semi-trucks, to transport goods and materials over long distances. These drivers are responsible for delivering various types of cargo between cities, states, or even countries.

Long haul truck drivers often spend extended periods of time away from home and must adhere to strict schedules and regulations to ensure the safe and timely delivery of their cargo. Their job requires specialized skills, such as knowledge of commercial driving regulations, vehicle maintenance, and the ability to maneuver large vehicles in various driving conditions.

  • Location: 61 SINCLAIR AVENUE, Georgetown, ON
  • Salary: 26.50 hourly 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Terms of employment: Permanent employment
  • Full time: Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Flexible Hours, Early Morning, Morning
  • Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Other benefits
  • Vacancies: 10 vacancies

Job Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Experience

Experience an asset

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • 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
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

  • AZ class license
  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Driver’s License (Class 1 or A)

Experience and specialization

Documentation knowledge

  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Trip reports

Type of trucking and equipment

  • Refrigerated
  • Tractor-trailer

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check
  • Driver’s validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel overnight

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available

How to apply

By email

loveraj@kuthala.com

Advertised until

2023-05-11