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Overview

The Truck Operator is responsible for the safe and professional operation of a Tri Axle Dump Truck to assist with road construction and property management.  Activities include hauling aggregates (sand or snow), assisting with winter snow removal in commercial parking lots, and spring sweeping of community roadways as part of our Commercial Sweeping Crew.

This job affords you the opportunity for year-round employment with our Highway Construction projects and to develop yourself professionally.

Activities

  • Proficient operation of Tri Axle Dump truck.
  • Transport and dump loose materials such as snow, sand and gravel to assigned areas.
  • Inspects material to ensure it has been loaded correctly and is secure.
  • Inspects truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, water and all fluids and performs pre and post trip inspections.
  • Knowledge of road construction materials, road construction, processes and industry requirements.
  • Perform routine cleaning, daily maintenance to ensure smooth operation of equipment (fuelling, lubricating equipment).
  • Repair any errors, defects or malfunctioning that may come up while operating the machinery. Report to Supervisor in case of any serious damage.
  • Record keeping – time sheets, circle checks, work orders, safety records, log books, etc…
  • Conduct work in accordance with Ontario Health & Safety requirements.
  • Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety program, and encourage all employees, to adopt safety as a culture.
  • Demonstrated professionalism. Addresses clients’ questions, comments, and concerns or refers clients to the Supervisor as appropriate.
  • Participate as a vital team member, and work as part of a team. Contribute towards the success of the organization by exchanging information, assist in problem solving.
  • Be prepared to assist crews with physical tasks when required including shoveling or sweeping.

Work Conditions

  • Must be available to work winter snow hours and long shifts. We clean parking lots at night in order to have businesses running by 7am.
  • MUST enjoy challenges and have the ability to adapt to the unpredictability of snow & winter conditions.
  • May include occasional out of town work (Spring sweeping).
  • Physical ability to handle prolonged sitting, jostling in the cab and getting in and out of equipment – Good eye/hand coordination.

Required Skills & Attributes

  • Posses a Valid DZ or AZ driving license.
  • Clean drivers abstract.
  • Experience operating driving a Tri Axle Dump Truck.
  • Preference will be given to individuals with three years or more years of hauling experience.
  • Reliable, punctual, possess a positive attitude, and a team player.
  • Ability to work extended hours and have access to a Mobile phone and own transportation.
  • Managing assigned tasks efficiently, effectively and under heavy workload/ time constraints.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and the ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Specific Skills Required

  • Mechanical aptitude: responsible for carrying out pre-trip inspections and topping up fluid, fuel etc.
  • Ability to prioritize work in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • Physical ability to handle prolonged sitting, jostling in the cab and getting in and out of equipment – Good eye/hand coordination.
  • Good knowledge of the construction industry and the community.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • DZ or AZ License

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Q1: Do you have a DZ or AZ drivers license with a good driver’s abstract?
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Q2: Do you have a minimum three year’s experience?
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Q3: Do you have experience driving a Tri-Axle Dump Truck?
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Q4: Do you have transportation to get to various job sites?
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Q5: Are you available to work nights and weekends during our winter and spring operating seasons?
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Q6: Do you live in Canada?
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