AZ Truck Driver / Heavy Equipment Operator

Feb 17, 2016

We have an exciting permanent opportunity for an experienced AZ Truck Driver to join our team in Elmira, Ontario. The ideal candidate must have proven related industry experience and be a hard working individual.

Essential Skills/Responsibilities:

  • Credentials: (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.): Valid  Driver’s License (Class 1 or A), Air Brake (Z) Endorsement, Commercial Vehicle Operator’s Registration (CVOR)
  • Knowledge of Ontario truck routes
  • Ability to load, deliver and unload heavy oversized loads of construction equipment within Southwestern Ontario.
  • Documentation Knowledge: Driver logbook, Bill of lading, Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip), Trip reports, accident or incident reports
  • Experience with oversize equipment loads mandatory
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of the job.

Additional Skills/Experience/Requirements:

  • Certificate, First Aid Certificate;
  • Minimum 5 years experience driving heavy and oversized loads;
  • Experience driving in varying temperatures and weather conditions;
  • Off road driving experience on graded surfaces;
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatcher according to company standards;
  • Monitor vehicle performance and mechanical fitness:
    • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment;
    • Perform preventative maintenance and minor adjustments;
    • Perform emergency roadside repairs.
  • Adherence to all safety rules and regulations is critical;
  • Professionalism in customer service

Type of Trucking and Equipment:

  • New tri axle dump truck, Float

Type of Travel:

  • Short-haul, local, regional, provincial and territorial.
  • Involves travel for extended periods of time to job sites.

Security and Safety:

  • Criminal records check is required.
  • Driving record check (abstract).
  • Random drug and alcohol testing will be required.

Languages:

  • Able to speak, read and write in English.

Terms of Employment:

  • Full Time—weekends, days and evenings.
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Wages—to be discussed
  • Medical Benefit package available.

How to Apply:

If you meet the above requirements please follow the application submission instructions posted on the Rigarus Website under Careers.

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