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Tractor Trailer Driver

Posting Start Date: Sep 1, 2022

Location: Putnam, ON, CA

Company: Cascades

Job Description

 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

1. Come to work well rested and mentally and physically prepared for your day’s duties.


2. Complete Pre & Post-trip truck circle checks as per itemized inspection sheet.


3. Complete any repair orders for your truck to ensure that your truck is in a safe condition.


4. Immediately report any defects in equipment or workmanship, which may jeopardize the safe operation of your vehicle.


5. Report any and all damage to the vehicle, its contents, or to the property of others due to an accident in which your vehicle is involved.


6. As a representative of the Company, it is important to always be neat in appearance and courteous to our clients.


7. Ensure that when arriving at a customer’s site that you advise the client of your presence.


8. Ensure that all loads being transported are loaded in a safe and secure manner.


9. Complete all job specific paper work including route sheets, work orders, scale tickets, mileage report and log book.


10. Before leaving the client’s site clean up any excess material that might have fallen off the full containers while placing them in your truck and/or fallen out of containers during the tarping and switching procedures..

 

When driving a Tractor Trailer Truck :


• Pickup skidded material or switch rolling containers of paper and/or other recycled material;


• Confirm with the customer before switching the full rolling bins with empty ones at each client’s site;


• When the trailer is full of material insure that the load is properly secured and then delivered to the plant, as instructed by Dispatch, to off load and reload for the next run; and


• Operate small on board forklift used to stack bales and pallets, if required.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

 

Education

 

• Valid AZ/ DZ drivers license with air brake endorsement.

 

Experience

 

• Minimum 3 years truck driving experience would be preferred.


• Experience in a related industry (recycling, waste management, etc.) would be a definite asset.

 

Skills

 

• Strong organizational and time management skills


• Good knowledge of the City and surrounding areas


• Good communication skills


• Accuracy with weights and measures


• Strong customer service attitude

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

• Exposure to outside weather conditions when loading vehicle.

 


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