Truck Driver

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Job Title: Truck Driver
Employer: Transam Carriers Inc.
Location: Concord, ON
Salary: $24.36 hourly / 30 hours per week
Terms of Employment: Term or contract, Full time, Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Morning
Start Date: Starts as soon as possible
Benefits: Health benefits
Vacancies: 6 vacancies

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Job Overview:
Transam Carriers Inc. is seeking Truck Drivers to join their team in Concord, ON. The Truck Drivers will be responsible for transporting goods and materials using straight or articulated trucks. They will address customers’ complaints or concerns, ensure the safety and security of the cargo, perform vehicle inspections, and conduct preventive maintenance. The role may involve long-haul travel and will require efficient interpersonal skills, excellent communication, and attention to detail.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

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The Truck Driver’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Addressing customers’ complaints or concerns with professionalism in customer service.
  • Arranging travel itineraries and making reservations.
  • Loading and unloading goods.
  • Operating and driving straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials.
  • Overseeing the condition of the vehicle and inspecting tires, lights, brakes, cold storage, and other equipment.
  • Performing brake adjustments and emergency roadside repairs.
  • Conducting pre-trip, en route, and post-trip inspections and overseeing all aspects of the vehicle.
  • Performing preventive maintenance.
  • Receiving and relaying information to central dispatch.
  • Recording cargo information, hours of service, distance traveled, and fuel consumption.
  • Tarping and ensuring the safety and security of the cargo.

Additional Information:
Transportation/Travel Information:

  • The candidate should be willing to travel for extended periods and overnight.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:

  • The work environment may be physically demanding, involving handling heavy loads and repetitive tasks.
  • Overtime may be required.
  • The candidate must be able to sit for extended periods and handle weight of more than 45 kg (100 lbs).

Personal Suitability:

  • The employer is looking for candidates who have efficient interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication, flexibility, good judgment, organization, and reliability.
  • The candidate should be a team player.

Experience and Specialization:

  • The employer is willing to train candidates for this position.

Documentation Knowledge:

  • The candidate should be familiar with accident or incident reports, driver logbook, inspection reports, maintenance and repair reports, and trip reports.

Type of Trucking and Equipment:

  • The candidate should be able to operate tractor-trailer trucks.

Communication Systems Experience:

  • The candidate should be able to operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment.

Employment Groups:

  • This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of specific groups.

Who can apply to this job?
The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

How to apply:

Interested applicants can apply for the Truck Driver position at Transam Carriers Inc. by email to hr@transamcarriers.com.

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