Class 1 Driver
Horizon North
Kamloops, Canada
2d ago

Reporting to the Branch Manager, this experienced and self-motivated permanent full-time Class 1 Driver will be responsible for operating a tandem truck to transport and deliver materials or equipment.

This position may be required to load and unload cargo. This position is based in Kamloops, British Columbia, and will require travel out of the province.

The successful candidate must have previous experience in the transportation industry and familiar with out of town travel and overnight hotel stays.

This position is Safety Sensitive, and as such requires a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, and Fitness testing as a condition of employment.

Job Responsibilities :

  • Oversee cargo handling and secure loads, including equipment preparation, application of safe practices, and compliance with applicable acts and regulations.
  • Operate various trucks over outdoor terrain and through all weather conditions.
  • Attend pre-job Safety meetings; ensure safety and emergency equipment is in good working order; and accurately complete all required forms.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with colleagues.
  • Consult with supervisor and crew regarding any operational deficiencies.
  • Comply with applicable legislation including safe operation, carriage of goods, driver’s hours, and occupational health and safety.
  • Maintain daily logs, inspection logs and other necessary paperwork.
  • Qualifications :

  • Valid Class 1 Driver’s license;
  • 2-3 years winch experience;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Air Brake endorsement (Z); and
  • Defensive driving course.
  • Compensation :

    We provide a competitive salary and benefits package, and a positive team environment.

    The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification.

    This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

    Closing Date : Open Until Suitable Candidate Found

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