Truck driver Needed At Saugeen Agri Service Ltd. - JOBS & VISA IN CANADA
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Truck driver Needed At Saugeen Agri Service Ltd.

 

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Job details

  • Location                            –               8330 Line 8Kenilworth, ONN0G 2E0
  • Salary                                –               27.00 hourly / 60 hours per week
  • Terms of employment     –               Permanent employmentFull time
  • Work Hours.                     –                 Flexible Hours
  • Start date                          –               Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits                             –                Health benefits, Financial benefits

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Responsibilities

The responsibilities of a truck driver can vary depending on the type of trucking job and the specific requirements of the employer, but here are some common responsibilities:

  1. Driving: Operating commercial trucks to transport goods and materials to their destination safely and efficiently, while adhering to traffic laws and regulations.
  2. Loading and Unloading: Loading cargo onto the truck and securing it properly to prevent shifting or damage during transport. Some truck drivers may also be responsible for unloading cargo at the destination.
  3. Route Planning: Planning and following the most efficient route to reach the destination, considering factors such as traffic, road conditions, and weather.
  4. Vehicle Inspection: Performing pre-trip inspections of the truck to ensure that it is in good working condition, including checking brakes, tires, lights, and fluid levels.
  5. Maintenance and Repairs: Reporting any mechanical issues or malfunctions to the appropriate personnel and performing minor maintenance tasks such as changing tires or replacing fluids as needed.
  6. Documentation: Keeping accurate records of driving hours, mileage, fuel consumption, and delivery times, as well as maintaining logs and other required paperwork to comply with regulations.
  7. Communication: Communicating with dispatchers, customers, and other truck drivers using two-way radios, cell phones, or other communication devices to provide updates on delivery status and coordinate logistics.
  8. Adhering to Regulations: Complying with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations governing commercial trucking, including hours-of-service regulations, weight limits, and vehicle inspections.
  9. Safety: Following safety protocols and procedures to ensure the safety of oneself, other road users, and the cargo being transported. This includes wearing seat belts, obeying speed limits, and securing loads properly.
  10. Customer Service: Interacting with customers and clients in a professional and courteous manner, addressing any concerns or issues that may arise during delivery.
  11. Time Management: Managing time effectively to meet delivery deadlines and maintain efficient operations while adhering to legal limits on driving hours.
  12. Problem Solving: Handling unexpected situations such as traffic delays, mechanical breakdowns, or adverse weather conditions, and finding solutions to ensure timely delivery of goods.

Overall, truck drivers play a crucial role in the transportation industry, responsible for safely and efficiently delivering goods and materials to their destinations while complying with regulations and providing excellent customer service.

Tasks

  • Plan or adjust routes based on changing conditions, using computer equipment, global positioning systems (GPS) equipment, or other navigation devices, to minimize fuel consumption and carbon emissions
  • 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 preventive maintenance
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

  • AZ class license
  • Air Brakes Endorsement

Experience and specialization

Transportation/travel experience

  • Long-haul

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

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

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Physically demanding

Personal suitability

  • Excellent oral communication

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus

How to apply

By email

office@saugeenagri.ca

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How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include in your application:

  • Cover letter

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