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Job Order #: 6118839

NOC: 73300
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Olysky LP
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Olysky LP
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Bobbie-Jo P.
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Olysky LP is currently recruiting for 1A truck drivers.  The candidate will be responsible for transporting live pigs to various locations across Saskatchewan and Alberta. There will be some overnight trips required.

Responsibilities include:
-Safely operate and drive primarily tractor-trailer, long-combination vehicle and straight-body trucks weighing over 4500 kg to transport live pigs or feed over long distances
-Plan trip logistics and obtain required documentation to transport goods
-Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection of vehicle systems, equipment and accessories such as tires, lights and turning signals, brakes and cold/hot storage, trailer damage, etc.
-Move live pigs in and out of trailer following proper animal welfare and biosecurity procedures
-Ensure cargo is secured properly in accordance with safety requirements and follow safety procedures
-Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo
-Record cargo information, hours of service, distance traveled and fuel consumption
-Administer bills of lading and manually or electronically maintain log books
-Communicate with dispatcher, other drivers and customers using communication devices and on-board computers
-May perform emergency roadside repairs
-Follow proper wash and drying procedures in accordance with biosecurity requirements
Transport Quality Assurance (TQA) training required

-1A drivers license required and ability to travel between provinces
-3-5 years truck driving experience in winter climates
-Knowledge of hog/animal transportation would be an asset
-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong organizational skills, detail oriented
-Work with minimal supervision and deal with people professionally, both internal and externally
-Ability to work in a flexible and changing environment
-Clean drivers abstract
-Safety conscious

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