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Truck drivers operate heavy trucks to transport goods and materials over urban, interurban, provincial and international routes. They are employed by transportation companies, manufacturing and distribution companies, moving companies and employment service agencies, or they may be self-employed. This unit group also includes shunters who move trailers to and from loading docks within trucking yards or lots.
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- Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks, weighing over 4600 kg with three or more axles, to transport goods and material to destinations
- Oversee all aspects of vehicles, such as condition of equipment, loading and unloading, and safety and security of cargo
- Perform pre-trip inspection of vehicle systems and equipment such as tires, lights, brakes and cold storage
- Perform emergency roadside repairs
- Obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes
- Record cargo information, distance travelled, fuel consumption and other information in log book or on on-board computer
- Communicate with dispatcher and other drivers using two-way radio, cellular telephone and on-board computer
- May drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
- May transport hazardous products or dangerous goods.
- Operate and drive straight trucks to transport goods and materials over urban and short inter-urban routes
- May drive lighter, special purpose trucks such as tow trucks, dump trucks, hydrovac trucks or cement mixing trucks
- Perform pre-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicles such as condition of equipment, and loading and unloading of cargo.
Jobs for Truck Drivers in Red Deer Region
Job opportunities from Job Bank and contributing job sites are updated daily.
There are 15 job postings in Red Deer Region.
|Date Posted||Job Title||Employer||Location||Source|
|2013-05-23||Truck driver (Class 1 drivers license/Warehouse Labourer)||VARSTEEL LTD.||
|2013-05-23||Heavy truck driver (Hiabb Crane Operator)||Convoy Construction Materials||
|2013-05-23||Heavy truck driver (Class 1 Delivery Material Handlers)||CONSOLIDATED GYPSUM SUPPLY LTD.||
|2013-05-22||Truck operator (Vacuum & Water Trucks on Drilling Rigs)||TKS Industries Ltd.||
|2013-05-22||Truck driver (Truck Driver)||GabrielConstruction(Alberta) Ltd||
|2013-05-22||Truck driver (Class 1)||PNE Corporation||
|2013-05-21||Driver, truck-trailer (Class 1 Air Brakes)||Recycle-Logic Inc.||
|2013-05-13||Tank truck driver (High Pressure Operator)||Clean Harbors Of Canada||
|2013-05-13||Tank truck driver (Vac/Hydro Vac Operator)||Clean Harbors Of Canada||
|2013-05-13||Gravel truck driver (Tandem truck with pup/wagon & end dump)||Northside Construction Partnership||
|2013-05-09||Truck driver||GFS Prairies inc.||
|2013-05-08||Truck driver (Gravel and Water Hauling)||Xtra Works Projects Inc.||
|2013-05-08||Tractor-trailer truck driver (Delivery Driver)||Hi-Brow Ltd.||
|2013-05-08||Long haul truck driver||Whiteshadow Ent Inc||
|2013-05-06||Gravel truck driver (Gravel truck driver)||JODEK INDUSTRIES LTD.||
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