Class 1A Asphalt Truck Drivers

Posted on June 23, 2022. Primary Region: Winnipeg, MB

Nelson River Construction is currently hiring a motivated Class 1A Truck Drivers for Asphalt Paving Operations.

As a leading heavy construction contractor in Winnipeg MB, Nelson River Construction (NRC) operates inter-provincially with expertise in many areas of heavy construction, from asphalt paving, concrete, aggregate processing, and underground services.

We focus on providing a supportive work environment that exceeds expectations and continually improves the quality of everything we do.

The successful candidate must be willing to work out of town and at times in a camp environment. We offer per diems for those out of town.

The Position:

The Truck Driver is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of Tandem/Triple Axel trucks and trailers; transporting and delivering materials or equipment to the job site.

Requirements:

-3 years experience in the road construction industry;
-Exceptional ability to reverse a loaded trailer into the Paving machine as required;
-Experience loading, chaining, and transporting equipment on a flatbed, as required;
-Maintain a valid Class 1 Driver’s License, clean abstract, and be insurable;
-Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at minimum 50 lbs on a regular basis;
-Good attitude, sound judgment, ability to follow directions, hard work, and dependability are extremely important.

Responsibilities:

-Operate the Tandem, Tri-Dump, End-Dump and Live Bottom trucks and equipment in a safe and appropriate manner;
-Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment. Ensure all vehicle documents and applicable permits are valid and present in the vehicle;
-Ensure proper loading of asphalt and aggregates and verify the type and weight of materials being hauled;
-Ensure on-time delivery of asphalt, aggregates, and other road construction materials; reducing bottlenecks in the construction process;
-Hose, shovel, or clean out the truck box to remove debris when necessary;
-Ensure the area above and around the truck is clear of overhead lines and other obstructions before raising the box to dump loads;
-Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety program and encourage all employees, sub-contractors, and consultants to adopt safety as a culture;
-Attend and actively contribute to safety meetings;
-Train new employees in the safe and efficient operation of a variety of truck styles;
-Fill out all necessary paperwork accurately, neatly, and completely;
-Use proper two-way radio etiquette;
-Perform miscellaneous activities throughout the day, as directed.

Nelson River Construction Inc offers great growth opportunities, excellent wages, and benefits. If you are interested in becoming part of a strong team and a leader in the construction industry, please forward your resume to hr@nelsonriver.com or by visiting our website at https://www.nelsonriver.com/

Must submit a current driver's abstract with the application.

Location:


Winnipeg, MB

Job type: Seasonal

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Nelson River Construction