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Local Class 1 Driver
Full-time, Fixed term contract

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About Ground Breakers:

Ground Breakers Construction is a locally owned and family operated company, founded in 2006. We provide asphalt paving, underground construction, and earthworks to Southern Alberta and surrounding areas. We also offer retail sales of landscaping rock and other rock product.

Our mission is to maintain the highest level of quality construction services at a reasonable price. We strive to maintain the highest level of professionalism, integrity, and fairness in our relationships with our customers, suppliers and employees.

Role Overview:

Transporting goods and equipment to job sites in around Alberta and BC in a safe and respectful manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Follow all company safety policies including Field Level Hazard Assessments
  • Respectful operation of equipment and following all laws and regulations regarding equipment operation
  • Perform pre and post trip inspections on trucks and trailers as per NSC Standard 13
  • Electronically enter required repairs, as needed
  • Perform daily hazard assessments or as job changes
  • Perform basic maintenance (air pressures, engine oil levels, fuel, lights)
  • Electronically completes paperwork including delivery of goods, hours, fuel usage and scope of job as per NSC Standard 9
  • Maintain a clean truck inside and out
  • Secure cargo as per NSC Standard 10
  • Coordinate with trucking foreman for hours of work, location and equipment as needed
  • Notify foreman of upcoming safety inspections, maintenance or repairs

Qualifications:

  • Class 1
  • Full capability to operate a 13/18 speed manual transmission
  • Proactive approach to maintenance and safety
  • 3 years of rock hauling experience
  • Able to understand written and verbal instructions in English
  • Able to operate electronic devices to enter required information
  • Basic troubleshooting of equipment
  • Supply and use of a cell phone
  • Respectful, positive attitude
  • Ability to stay out of town as needed (in sleeper or hotel)
  • Clean drivers abstract (must supply)
  • Criminal Record Check (as required)

What we Offer:

  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Competitive compensation
  • Most weekends off
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Banked overtime optional

We would like to thank all those that apply, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Experience:

  • Class 1 Driving: 3 years (required)
  • Operating highway tractor with end/side dumps or truck/pup: 1 year (required)

Work Location: In personReport job