Class 1 lowbed driver

Martushev Logging Ltd - Whitecourt, AB (30+ days ago)

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Class 1 Lowbed Operator

Martushev Logging Ltd
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Lac La Biche/Whitecourt

Martushev Logging Ltd. is an logging contractor that harvests 600,000 m3 of timber yearly for Alpac and Miller Western, work is based out of Whitecourt and Lac La Biche.

SUMMARY :

Under the direction of the owners and forman, the Equipment Lowbed Operators are responsible for transporting heavy equipment (Excavators, Feller Bunchers, Skidders, Processors, Camp Shacks, Mulchers, Graders, Loaders, Scrapers, Dozers, Rock trucks, Tractors and Packers, etc.) to various work sites across Alberta.

RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Transporting heavy equipment throughout Alberta
  • Loading equipment on and off of the low bed truck and following site safety rules and regulations
  • Ensuring loads are secure by utilizing chains, tarps, as required
  • General maintenance and upkeep of the vehicle as required
  • Maintaining log books and time sheets in an accurate and timely manner
  • Working with other members of the team in a professional manner to ensure we provide the best service possible to internal and external clients

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of five years transporting heavy equipment with multi axle (jeeps/boosters/trailers)
  • Demonstrated ability, with extensive experience operating winch tractor, wheeler trailer and scissor neck trailers
  • Knowledge and experience within the oil and gas industry
  • Knowledge and experience within the forestry industry
  • Willingness to work long hours including weekends
  • Valid CSTS, Standard First Aid
  • OSSA Regional Orientation or OSSA BSO
  • Class one license with Air brake endorsement and a clean drivers abstract is required
  • The candidate may have to live in the truck with tests in motel rooms every 3rd night if working far from home
  • A daily LOA is paid if required to stay in the truck
  • Moving forestry equipment considered a strong asset

All applicants are thanked for their interest, however only those who are selected will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Licence:

  • Class 1 Drivers License (Required)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $100,000.00 to $130,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • truck driver: 5 years (Preferred)
  • class a cdl: 5 years (Preferred)

Licence:

  • AZ (Preferred)