Class 1 Driver

General Recycling Industries Ltd. - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Job Description

Not just your average metal recycling facility, General Recycling Industries is one of the largest metal recycling brands in Western Canada. People are at the core of everything we do so we put our focus on career development, promotion, and safety as a priority. If you are looking for a career and not just a job, you’re in the right place!


Reporting to the Logistics Manager, our Drivers are responsible for safely operating truck and trailer combinations throughout the city and surrounding areas to pickup and deliver bins to customer sites.


  • Operate and drive tractor-trailer, long-combination vehicle and straight body trucks to transport metals over long distance or urban/inter-urban routes
  • Ensure cargo is secured properly in accordance with safety requirements and follow safety procedures for transporting dangerous goods
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection of vehicle systems, equipment and accessories such as tires, lights and turning signals and brakes
  • Administer bills of lading and maintain log book
  • Communicate with dispatcher, other drivers and customers using communication devices
  • Apply preventative maintenance and greasing, perform minor emergency roadside repairs
  • Complete other paperwork as required
  • Operate and perform in conformance with company processes and procedures


  • Valid Class 1 license
  • Clean drivers abstract
  • Previous experience hauling scrap metal materials is considered a strong asset
  • Proven working knowledge of proper load securement
  • Superior time management and organizational skills
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • A ‘can-do’ attitude


  • Amazing opportunities for career progression
  • Extensive training
  • Busy year round work (not seasonal)
  • Regular day shift hours (home every night)
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • RRSP matching program


  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Disability insurance
  • Dental care
  • Life insurance
  • Company pension

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • commercial driving: 5 years (Required)
  • Class 1 Driving: 3 years (Required)


  • Edmonton, AB (Required)


  • Class 1 Drivers (Required)