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Class 1 Heavy Haul Truck Driver

Title Class 1 Heavy Haul Truck Driver
LocationCalgary, AB
Job Information
 

Duties

  • Completes a thorough pre-trip inspection of assigned vehicle and periodically throughout shift
    • Records deficiencies and reports to Transportation Manager and appropriate shop staff
  • Maintains a daily log book 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

Skills

  • Minor truck and trailer repair and maintenance
  • Completes other training as required
  • Works with pilot vehicle drivers to ensure safe transportation of over-dimensional loads
  • Comply with Whissell and local OH&S regulations
  • Monitor employee compliance with OH&S rules and standards
  • Maintain and foster a clean and organized work environment

Competencies

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Self-leadership, supervisory, interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail, fast paced

Qualifications/Experience

  • Must have previous heavy equipment hauling experience,
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience pulling jeeps and trailer combination.
  • Winch experience would be an asset.
  • 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 or CSTS training

Whissell offers a comprehensive benefits program as well as a Safety Incentive Program.

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 will be required during peak construction months.

To apply, email resume to careers@whissell.ca or fax to 403.236.8834, Attn: Human Resources.

Whissell Contracting Ltd. would like to thank all applicants for their submissions, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

No agencies please.

 

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