Class 1 Truck Driver

Eh Cho Dene LP Ltd
June 10, 2024
Fort Nelson
Job Type
Must have relevant experience
35 hours per week + overtime as required
Fort Nelson, Fort Nelson First Nation, FNFN, Fort Nelson Jobs, Eh Cho Dene, Class 1, Driver, Transportation
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British Columbia


Eh Cho Dene LP Ltd. is looking for a qualified Class 1 truck driver to become part of a team. Please review the job description below:

Eh Cho Dene requires a Class 1 Truck Driver to operate a tractor-trailer for transportation and delivery of heavy equipment and to operate a box truck and pup. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Truck Driver may be required to load and unload the truck and may be required to operate heavy equipment.

A Class 1 driver's license is required.
Knowledge of Fort Nelson area resource roads is strongly recommended.

The Truck Driver will work in the cab of the truck while driving, and outside when needed to load or unload, and may encounter all kinds of road, weather and traffic conditions. The qualified applicant must possess the ability to work
without direct-supervision and deliver the load on-time and in a safe manner that complies with regulations. Weekend work and overtime may be required.

Eh Cho Dene offers competitive salary packages, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

Job Duties:
• Check heavy equipment using approved circle check procedures before operating them to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
• Operate hydraulic pumps, safety valves, and any other necessary mechanical components.
• Operate gasoline and diesel-powered units.
• Adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations, and compliances.
• Communicate any unsafe conditions or accidents/injuries in a timely manner to the supervisor to facilitate prompt correction or reporting.
• Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
• Refrain from using drugs and or alcohol or prescribed medications causing drowsiness prior to reporting for work, or decline work based on these conditions.
• Always disable cellular phones and other sources of distraction while operating heavy equipment.
• Clean, lubricate and perform other minor maintenance work.
• Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology and operation techniques.
• Report equipment defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the equipment.
• Check all documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.
• Operate equipment such as computers, CB radios, and telephones to exchange necessary information with bases, supervisors, or operators.
• Load and unloading of equipment.
• Ensure that material is properly protected from the outdoor elements.
• Ensure that any debris caused by the loading/unloading of equipment is cleaned up.
• Provide feedback to supervision regarding customer problems, mechanical problems, or delivery problems.
• Complete all necessary paperwork (may include, but is not limited to, daily logs, inspection logs, equipment inspection, hours of service, timesheets etc.).

Salary: Based on experience/job contract

Effective Date: ASAP


Core Competencies:
Problem Solving
Accountability and Dependability
Ethics and Integrity
Decision Making and Judgement
Operating Equipment
Planning and Organizing
Enforcing Laws, Rules and Regulations
Time Management
Quality Orientation
Mathematical Reasoning

• High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.
• Class 1 driver's license.
• Appropriate credentials and certifications for industrial sites.
• 3 years’ experience as a Construction Equipment Operator is considered and asset
• Knowledge of construction equipment safety.
• Knowledge of operation of front-end loaders, dozers, graders, compactors, and other pieces of heavy equipment.
• Knowledge of equipment maintenance and storage.
• Strong mechanical aptitude with ability to perform routine equipment maintenance is considered an asset.
• Demonstrated organizational skills with strong oral and written communication abilities.
• High level of personal integrity and a Strong work ethic.
• Professional/mature demeanor under stressful situations.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Must be able to work with little supervision; must be self-directed.
• Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.

Work Conditions:
• 24/7 availability may be required.
• Physical ability to lift to 100 lbs.
• Travel to off-site locations may be required.
• Safety equipment will be required, e.g., steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
• Overtime as required
• Hazards associated with the trade
• Work both indoors and outdoors

How to Apply

If you feel you would be a great addition to our team, please email your resume with the Subject Line: Class 1 Driver to:
Eh Cho Dene Operations Manager
Seth Attrill
RR1 Mile 295 Alaska Hwy
Fort Nelson, BC V0C1R0

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