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Job Order #: 5658908

Employer Name:
Olysky LP
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Full Time
Length of Employment:
3-5 Years
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Employer Name:
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 hauling feed or transporting live pigs to various locations across Saskatchewan and Alberta.

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 travelled 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


Skills and Abilities

Transportation/Travel Information
 - Valid driver's licence
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Driver's Licence (Class 1 or A)
 - Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
Type of Trucking and Equipment
 - Tractor-trailer


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