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Class 1 Heavy Haul Truck Driver

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


  • 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


  • 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


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


  • 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 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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