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Class 1 Gravel Truck Driver – Lethbridge

Title Class 1 Gravel Truck Driver – Lethbridge
Location Lethbridge
Job Information

Whissell Contracting Ltd has established a solid reputation for providing construction solutions in Alberta. We are built on strong core values and take pride in our Team, our dedication to Safety, and excellence in the work we do. For over 5 decades, Whissell’s expertise has focused on deep Underground Utility infrastructure and Earthwork construction services.

Whissell is looking for individuals that want to be part of an industry leader whose goals are to keep ahead of the curve on technology and innovative solutions. If you are committed to growing Whissell services, divisions, and innovating renewable energy solutions to the industry, Apply today! We look forward to you joining our Team.

The Gravel Truck Driver will assist the hauling and transportation team with site-level activities and will support Whissell’s vision, mission, S.P.I.R.I.T of values, and three daily pillars of Safety, Quality, and Efficiency.

Duties

  • Haul a variety of Aggregates such as gravel, crushed rock, etc.
  • Belly dump and/or side dump Super B experience is preferred
  • Able to work overtime and weekends
  • Abel to perform with little supervision
  • Completes a thorough pre-trip inspection of assigned vehicle and periodically throughout shift
  • Records deficiencies and reports to the Transportation Manager and appropriate shop staff * Maintains a daily logbook as per Commercial Motor Vehicle Act
  • Liaises with dispatch to determine daily work assignment(s)
  • Operates assigned unit in a safe and effective manner, carrying out assigned duties
  • Loads, transports and unloads goods and materials according to known transportation best practices and as per legislative guidelines
  • Ensures vehicles and axle weights meet regulatory requirements
  • Secures cargo according to legislated requirements
  • Keeps assigned unit clean and presentable

Essential Qualifications:

  • Must have experience hauling aggregates
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years Class 1 driving experience
  • Mechanical aptitude and multiple field tickets an asset.
  • Must be able to work independently and demonstrate a strong customer service focus.
  • Must possess a valid class 1 driver’s license with a recent and clean abstract
  • RSTS training is considered an asset
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs

What We Offer You:

  • Competitive wage depending on experience
  • Excellent Health and Dental benefit plan
  • Amazing Professional and Career development opportunities
  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Wonderful team, Whissell is Family owned and operated, you are not just a number, you are family

PLEASE NOTE: All Whissell employees are required to pass a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Test and provide a valid Driver’s Abstract (no more than three months old) prior to starting work.

Overtime may be required during peak months.

To apply, please submit your resume and driver’s abstract letter through indeed or visit our website www.whissell.ca/jobs/ TO APPLY!

At Whissell we value diversity of expertise, talent and opinion creating an innovative and collaborative environment. We are committed to a respectful and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

No agencies please.

COVID – 19 Considerations

Employees are expected and required to follow all safety and PPE measures, including maintaining physical distancing of 2 meters. Whissell evaluates these requirements regularly and follows the recommendation by health authorities and we adjust the requirements as needed.

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