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Date: May 29, 2018

Location: Prince Rupert, BC, CA, V8J3Y1

Company: Colas

 

                                                 

 

Terus Construction Ltd. is a diversified construction company that delivers road building, earth moving, site preparation, aggregates & ready mix materials and other services throughout British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. Terus Construction Ltd. is a subsidiary of ColasCanada Inc., a leading national road builder with subsidiaries in Western Canada, Ontario and Quebec. Being part of the Colas group of Companies provides impressive resources and technical expertise enabling Terus Construction Ltd. to access unique high technical and major construction projects.

Dump Truck Driver

 

Adventure Paving, part of the YCS group, and are seeking a Truck Driver for its Prince Rupert Operations.  YCS is a leader in the construction industry in British Columbia.

Reporting to the Foreman and Dispatch, you will provide support to complete deliveries of material such as aggregate and asphalt. Truck Drivers are responsible to operate some or all of the following equipment including: Tandem axle gravel truck (Pup trailer experience preferred) and water truck.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Must be able to operate a Dum Truck unit in city traffic.
  • Perform trip inspections on equipment operated and loaded, ensuring safety and road worthiness.
  • Comply with applicable legislation including safe operation, carriage of goods, driver’s hours, occupational health and safety.
  • Perform pre-trip vehicle inspection to ensure mechanical, safety and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Maintain daily logs, inspection logs and other necessary paperwork.
  • Must ensure a solid understanding of, and comply with the principles of the company’s Code of Ethics.
  • Must examine situations in light of the principles of the Code of Ethics. 
  • Other duties as required

 

 

Qualification:

 

Education, Training, Diplomas and Certifications   

  • High-School Diploma or G.E.D (required/preferred/an asset/will be considered).
  • Class 1 Driver’s License Preferred but we are hiring class 3 drivers as well.

     

  • Work Experience      
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in road construction (required/preferred/an asset).
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as Dum Truck Driver (required/preferred/an asset).

     

Technical Skills

  • Ability to safely operate and perform daily inspections on trucks.
  • Some mechanical aptitude.
  • Must be able to back up efficiently and safely. 
  • Knowledge of road construction procedures.
  • Knowledge of applicable safety legislation and ability to perform pre and post trip equipment checks and accurately complete driver log books.
  • Ability to identify safety hazards.

 

 

Working Conditions

  • Travel as required.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Use of personal protection equipment is required.
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol policy, including testing requirements.
  • Must comply with all company policies.
  • Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.  

Terus Construction Ltd. offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization including competitive salary and benefits package, along with in house training, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

 

Must be able to meet all safety requirements including pre-employment drug/alcohol testing.


We would like to thank all applicants for submitting their resume.  However only applicants selected to be interviewed will be contacted.