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  • Full-Time
  • Part-Time
  • Seasonal
  • Antigonish, NS
  • This position has been filled.
  • Salary Range: $16-$18/hr

N.S. CONSTRUCTION CARRIERS LIMITED

Salary: $16.00 to $18.00 hourly for 30 to 55 hours per week

Terms of employment: Seasonal, Part time leading to full time

Start date: As soon as possible

 

Qualifications

  • Credentials: First Aid Certificate; CPR Certificate; Driver’s License (Class 1 or A); Air Brake (Z) Endorsement; Air Brakes Endorsement, Drive manual transmission vehicle; Willing to consider Class 3 with Air Brake Endorsement
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years
  • Documentation Knowledge: Accident or incident reports; Trip reports; Maintenance and repair reports; Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip); Driver logbook
  • Communication Systems Experience: Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment; Citizens band (CB) radio
  • Additional Skills: Address customers’ complaints or concerns; Professionalism in customer service; Mountain driving expertise
  • Weight Handling: Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)
  • Security and Safety: Driver’s validity licence check; Driving record check (abstract)
  • Own Tools/Equipment: Steel-toed safety boots; Cellular phone

 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventive maintenance;
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs;
  • Perform brake adjustments;
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch;
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo;
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment; Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle

 

Type of Trucking and Equipment:

Tractor-trailer; Dump truck

 

Transportation/Travel Experience: 

Regional; Local; Provincial/territorial; Short-haul

 

Personal Suitability:

Flexibility; Team player; Judgement; Reliability; Organized

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