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Job Order #: 5905534

Employer Name:
Eklund Transport Ltd.
Wage/Salary Info:
$.45 commission per kilometre
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Employment Terms:
Full Time
Length of Employment:
Full Time, 2100 to 3000 hours per year
No Formal Education
1-2 Years
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Skills and Abilities

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
 - Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate
 - First Aid Certificate
 - CPR Certificate
 - Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
 - FAST (Free and Secure Trade) Program
 - Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)
 - Air Brakes Endorsement
Documentation Knowledge
 - Accident or incident reports
 - Trip reports
 - Trans-border documentation
 - Maintenance and repair reports
 - Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
 - Dangerous goods occurrence reports
 - 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
 - Mountain driving expertise
Specific Skills
 - Transport and handle dangerous goods
 - Perform preventive maintenance
 - Perform emergency roadside repairs
 - Perform brake adjustments
 - 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
 - Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
 - Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
 - 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
Security and Safety
 - Driver's validity licence check
 - Driving record check (abstract)
 - Drug test
 - Criminal record check
 - Valid passport
Own Tools/Equipment
 - Steel-toed safety boots
 - Hard hat
 - Cellular phone
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Own transportation
 - Own vehicle
 - Willing to travel cross-border
 - Willing to travel for extended periods
 - Willing to travel overnight
 - Valid driver's licence
 - Drive manual transmission vehicle
 - Willing to travel internationally
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Repetitive tasks
 - Attention to detail
 - Sitting
Work Location Information
 - Various locations
Type of Trucking and Equipment
 - Tractor-trailer
 - Tractor-trailer A train
Transportation/Travel Experience
 - Regional
 - National
 - Local
 - International
 - Provincial/territorial
 - Short-haul
 - Long-haul
Personal Suitability
 - Flexibility
 - Excellent oral communication
 - Excellent written communication
 - Reliability
 - Organized
Health benefits
 - Health care plan
 - Dental plan
 - Vision care benefits
Financial benefits
 - Bonus
Long term benefits
 - Group insurance benefits
 - Life insurance
Screening questions
 - Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
 - Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
 - Are you available for shift or on-call work?
 - Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
 - Are you available for the advertised start date?


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