driver, truck

Harlen Trucking Inc.

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 to less than 7 months

  • Work setting
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

  • Tasks
  • Address customers’ complaints or concerns
  • Coach colleagues on new methods or work techniques
  • Mountain driving expertise
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Drive lighter, special purpose trucks
  • Load and unload goods
  • Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
  • 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 brake adjustments
  • 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
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
  • Transport and handle dangerous goods

  • Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 
  • AZ class license
  • Air Brakes Endorsement
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Driver’s License (Class 1 or A)

  • Documentation knowledge
  • Accident or incident reports
  • Bill of lading
  • Dangerous goods occurrence reports
  • Driver logbook
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Maintenance and repair reports
  • Trans-border documentation
  • Trip reports

  • Type of trucking and equipment
  • Flatbed
  • Logging, highway
  • Refrigerated
  • Tractor-trailer

  • Communication systems experience
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

  • Transportation/travel experience
  • International
  • Local
  • Long-haul
  • National
  • Provincial/territorial
  • Regional
  • Short-haul

  • Security and safety
  • Driver’s validity licence check

  • Transportation/travel information
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Willing to travel cross-border
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel internationally
  • Willing to travel overnight

  • Work conditions and physical capabilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Large workload
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sitting

  • Personal suitability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

  • Other benefits
  • Free parking available
  • Other benefits
  • Parking available

  • Support for persons with disabilities
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for persons with disabilities

  • Support for newcomers and refugees
  • Provides diversity and cross-cultural trainings to create a welcoming work environment for newcomers and/or refugees

  • Support for youths
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for youth

  • Support for Veterans
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for Veterans

  • Support for Indigenous people
  • Provides cultural competency training and/or awareness training to all employees to create a welcoming work environment for Indigenous workers

  • Support for mature workers
  • Provides staff with awareness training to create a welcoming work environment for mature workers

  • Supports for visible minorities
  • Provides diversity and cross-cultural training to create a welcoming work environment for members of visible minorities