Machine Operator (Truck Driver)
British Columbia Liquor Distribution Branch
Delta, Canada
4d ago

Machine Operator (Truck Driver)

Machine Operator R13

Delta, Regular / Full Time

STEP into a career with one of BC’s Top Employers since 2009 .

The Liquor Distribution Branch is one of Canada’s largest distributors and retailers of beverage alcohol. At the Liquor Distribution Branch we are driven by innovation and have a passion for the future and are looking for a dynamic professional to join our team.

Reporting to a Shipping Supervisor, the Truck Driver Machine Operator is responsible for the transport of liquor products, dry goods and recycling material between various types of establishments such as : private liquor retail sites, government liquor stores, government liquor warehouses, dry good suppliers and recycle depots using a company tractor with a pintle hook or fifth wheel.

Operating a combination vehicle with one or two articulation points up to 25 meters long (straight truck is only 10.4 meters).

May also load and unload trucks with or without helpers. Must recognize and be able to make minor mechanical repairs needed to keep truck in good working order.

Complete vehicle circle checks and pre / post inspections on every trip.

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies. To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.

This information will be used as part of the selection process. In addition to your resume, please also attach a driver’s abstract for the past 2 years as of the competition closing date.

Please note that a cover letter is preferred .

Special Requirements :

  • Criminal Record Check required.
  • Working Conditions :

  • The nature of this position will require employee to perform a wide range of physical activities ranging from lifting, pushing and pulling heavy objects (50 100 lbs.
  • to crouching, kneeling, bending and handling. Repetitive finger motions are also required.

    Please also note that we have moved our distribution center to 7003 72nd Street, Delta. The successful candidate must be willing to work out of the new location and in a multi-shift facility.

    Qualifications :

    Education, Experience and Occupational Certification

  • Minimum of two (2) years experience related to the functions to be performed driving a Class 1 vehicle and completion of a defensive driving course and / or a recognized training program in the driving and operation of commercial type vehicles or heavy equipment OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Class 1 BC Drivers License - Clean driver's abstract for two years from the closing date of the competition.
  • Air brakes certification
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods Certificate, preferred.
  • WCB approved Forklift Operators License, preferred.
  • Experience with power rail gate and electric power jack, preferred.
  • Knowledge :

  • Good knowledge of the operation of equipment associated with the position.
  • Good working knowledge of the Motor Vehicle Act and Regulations.
  • Good working knowledge of safety rules and regulations as they pertain to driving and / or operation of the vehicles, equipment, and machinery involved.
  • Excellent knowledge of truck routes in the GVRD.
  • Skills & Abilities :

  • Mechanical and operational aptitude
  • Safety conscious
  • Ability to adjust quickly and easily to changes in work procedures
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
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