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Info about occupation
 

MAIN DUTIES
Professional truck drivers transport goods and materials along city streets, on intercity, provincial and national highways and on highways in other countries. They drive many types of trucks (tractor trailers, dump trucks, crane trucks, etc.) as well as vehicle combinations weighing between 15,000 and 55,000 kilograms and equipped with three or more sets of axles.

MAIN TASKS

  • Carry out pre trip inspections to ensure that the vehicle complies with standards for tires, headlights, brakes, warning signals, etc;
  • Report all irregularities and ensure that the vehicle has a supply of fuel of appropriate quality;
  • Hitch and unhitch semi trailers;
  • If necessary, secure the load on the truck with straps, hooks, chains and tiedowns;
  • Prepare manifests for loaded and delivered shipments;
  • Drive the truck to the destination while obeying safety and traffic regulations.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to understand, learn and think quickly
  • Ability to imagine and visualize geometric shapes and objects in space
  • Ability to co ordinate what one sees and hand and finger movements quickly and accurately
  • Ability to move one’s hands with dexterity and ease

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

  • Be in good health
  • Be able to move 5 kg to 25 kg weights on a regular basis
  • Be able to do manual work
  • Be able to remain seated for long periods
  • Be able to adjust to irregular work hours

PERSONAL SUITABILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work independently
  • High stress tolerance
  • Critical thinking skills