Drivers will operate a tractor-trailer combination or a truck to transport and deliver fuels, propane, and / or lubricants. Required to load and unload truck. Drivers require a Class 1 or 3 drivers’ license.
Drivers work in the cab of the truck while driving, and outside when needed to load or unload. They can encounter all kinds of road, weather and traffic conditions. Drivers generally work without direct supervision, although communication with dispatch must be maintained at scheduled intervals. The number of hours a driver may drive in a given period is subject to regulation. Overtime and weekend work are common.
Oversee cargo handling and secure loads, including equipment preparation, application of safe practices, compliance with applicable Acts and safety regulations
Perform pre and post trip inspections on equipment operated and load, ensuring safety and roadworthiness
Comply with applicable legislation including safe operation, carriage of goods, driver’s hours of service, occupational health and safety, transportation of dangerous goods, customs and immigration and weights and dimensions
Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions; check that vehicle position is correct and any special loading equipment is properly positioned.
Check vehicles before driving them to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
Minor roadside repairs such as lights, loose fittings, air line repairs, etc.
Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
Check all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.
Operate equipment such as truck mike phone to exchange necessary information with dispatch, managers, or other drivers.
Maintain logs of working hours and of vehicle service and repair status, following applicable provincial and federal regulations.
Record and maintain required documentation including driver logbook, bills of lading, etc.
Communicate effectively with the public, government officials, customers, and co-workers both verbally and in written form
Placarding of units
Loading and unloading of trucks
Crane Truck Operating
Deliver product and proper paperwork to our customers in a courteous and timely manner
Performing product line changes where both gasoline and diesel are accurately calibrated and delivered with the same delivery hose without blending or contaminating the delivered product,
Inspection of site tanks for damage or faulty equipment
Provide feedback to Dispatcher regarding customer problems, mechanical problems, or delivery problems
Thorough washing of vehicle, inside and out
Greasing of unit in between servicing as instructed by AFD
Tire Chain maintenance, repair, installation and removal
Complete and turn in all necessary paperwork at the end of the shift. May include, but not limited to, Driver daily logs, TDG documentation including fuel lading forms (declining balance), bills of lading, inspection logs, delivery receipts, vehicle inspection, hours of service, etc.
Train others when required
· 3 – 5 years of direct work experience in a Class 1 or 3 Driving Capacity
· Fuel experience is an asset
· Propane experience is an asset
High School Diploma
Class 1 or 3 Drivers License
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office/field setting. There may be a need to attend to situations on work sites.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. Exposure to noise, dust, odors, fumes and oils may occur. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and listen.
Working For AFD
AFD Petroleum Ltd. offers its team members competitive wages, paid training programs & educational reimbursement, future growth opportunities and an exceptional benefits package.
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