Driver Safety Specialist
Day & Ross
Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA
4d ago

At Day & Ross, you’ll go far.

Day & Ross is one of Canada’s largest transportation companies, serving top brands across North America. We got our start hauling potatoes in 1950, and now we have a team of more than 8,000 employees.

We believe our people are our greatest strength and we treat them like family. For over a decade, we’ve been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, and we were named a Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation in 2018 and 2019.

Our industry recognition is a testament to the family values we share with our parent company, McCain Foods Limited.

About the Role

Driver Safety Specialist

Winnipeg, MB

How You’ll Help with :

  • Establish regular meetings with all drivers.
  • Accompany drivers for the purpose of observing and evaluating the driving behaviours and skills for compliance to Provincial and D&R requirements such as log book, speed, inspections etc.
  • Meet targets as to company safety policies, driver attendance to safety meetings and accident costs.
  • Maintain driver and supervisory personnel adherence to legislated safety laws.
  • Help create safety training material to facilitate education of safety legislations.
  • Maintain and update data input on multiply PC programs.
  • Effectively maintain professional attitude and be a source of solutions or guidance for all issues.
  • Remain on call for and attend at accidents / collisions as company representative and to complete all required reports.
  • Complete required work in all weather conditions year round as needed.
  • Be able to communicate to individual / groups in a classroom setting and set up / use education tools as required, i.e.
  • Laptop, LCD projector, creates handouts, maintain decorum, gain feedback and track progress.

  • Commercial Driver's License is preferred with a clean record.
  • Facilitate LCV permit review training with new operations team members when required
  • Other related duties as may be required.
  • Your Skills & Experience :

  • Communication skills - advanced
  • Computer skills - accuracy, MS products, AS400, web based programs
  • Knowledge related to legal / safe operation of commercial equipment as to local laws and federal compliance standards.
  • Demonstrated customer relationship skills
  • Knowledge of Transportation of Dangerous goods Regulations
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective written and communications skills
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Able to work deadlines in high transactional environment
  • Presentation skills, and working knowledge of adult learning principles
  • Ability to champion business needs in a collaborative manner to colleagues
  • Results focused
  • To apply, visit the Careers page on our website at dayross.com .

    Please note that the successful candidate will be asked to provide reference and criminal background checks prior to employment.

    Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    As a federally regulated employer, Day & Ross fully supports the principles of employment equity and encourages all qualified members of the designated groups to apply.

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