Willows Construction Ltd.is a full service heavy construction company offering services throughout Alberta. We work in both civil and oilfield environments and have a wide range of operation locations. We operate on three key principals: Service, Safety and Satisfaction. We understand the importance of applying all Health, Safety and Environmental procedures. Our customers’ satisfaction is a priority we take seriously.
Willows Construction is currently looking for drivers(Class 1) to join our team in Drayton Valley, Alberta.
The selected candidate will be operating trucks from our office in Drayton Valley, Alberta. As an experienced driver, you will be reporting to site supervisors or dispatch. Operating of vehicles can be overseen by the Chief Operations Officer or the HSE Coordinator for operation or safety compliance.
The applicant will have good knowledge of the requirements needed to drive commercial hauling vehicles for the purpose of transporting equipment or aggregate to various locations. Showing a willingness to follow instructions and learn improvements on equipment operations will advance the worker to greater work site responsibilities.
Understanding driving commercial vehicles in a safe and efficient manner according to all relevant legislation, policies and procedures shows experience and competency on the equipment. We would like to have a driver that understands having clean vehicles and trailers is part of the job as well as taking instructions and working as part of a team. Respectful driving and a demonstration of defensive driving is a very relevant part of the position.
The safe operation of the trucks and proper handling of the loads is of main importance to the position.
The daily task of transporting equipment or supplies to sites in integral to the operations. It is critical to understand all directions given by dispatch or supervisors. The safe operation of the equipment is your first priority, including utilizing hands-free units for communications and ensuring “dash-cam” is operational on every trip. Daily inspections of units as well as proper handling and control of trucks.
Compliance with all provincial legislation, company policies and procedures and client requirements is a necessity to performing daily duties. Punctuality, respect of co-workers, cleanliness of equipment and tools and suggestions by employees all form a positive culture that Willows Construction strives for in the workplace.
The driver is expected to report for work as directed by the dispatcher or site supervisor. The following are also expected responsibilities of the driver:
Scope of the Position
The driver must be able to take instructions as given, provide feedback and demonstrate proper operation of vehicles to complete assigned task(s). Physical labour and lifting may also be required. Reporting to dispatch regularly throughout the day is key to maintaining a strong flow of work assignments.
Ensure equipment readiness
Ensure safety requirements (Provincial, Company, Client) are met
Ensure completion of task/projects done within timeline
Provide necessary documentation
Equipment Operators/Labourers: On a daily basis to ensure proper placement of loads
Yard Coordinator/Mechanic: On a daily basis for placement of equipment in yard or mechanical difficiencies.
Mentors/Site Supervisor: On a daily basis to ensure proper completion of tasks.
Chief Operations Officer: On a daily basis to receive hauling assignments and work requirements. For submission of payroll documents.
HSE/HR Coordinator: On a weekly basis to assess work site safety.
Minimum Grade 12 education
Must have current safety tickets: H2S Alive, Standard First Aid & CPR/C, and Construction Safety Training System (CSTS-09).
Other Key Skills or Knowledge
Job Type: Full-time