Class 1 Driver - Kimberley, BC

Procurement

British Columbia, Canada

Tervita is a leading environmental solutions provider. Our integrated earth, water, waste and resource solutions deliver safe and efficient results through all phases of a project by minimizing impact, maximizing returns.™ Our dedicated employees are trusted sustainability partners to oil and gas, construction, mining, government and communities. Safety is our highest priority: it influences our actions and shapes our culture.

Why Work for Tervita?

  • Competitive wages and comprehensive benefit plan
  • Opportunities for career growth
  • Industry - leading experience
  • A culture that puts safety first

Position Summary:

Tervita is currently recruiting for a Class 1 Driver to join our Kimberley, BC Metals Recycling team.

This position must adhere to our safety program and work as a contributing member of the site team.  The successful candidate will be required to conduct daily runs from Kimberley to various customer sites in order to recover scrap metal material utilizing a Tractor and self-loader (Serco)  system and end dump. 

Responsibilities:
 

  • To safely operate over dimension/overweight units, in diverse weather and challenging work site environments
  • Comply with all jurisdictional traffic safety legislation
  • Inspect transport units and loads for safe operation during, prior to and after all transport assignments as required by jurisdictional, and / or NSC standards
  • Ensure load is properly secured at all times
  • Completion and submission on a timely basis of all documentation as required.  This includes logbooks, equipment inspection reports, time tickets, accompanying manifests, trip records, fuel, and credit card receipts
  • Abide by all Tervita and customer specific safety procedures
  • Prepare manifests and/or bills of lading, as required, for each transaction
  • Inspect all material to ensure compliance with manifest, and bill of lading descriptions. 
  • Communicate with customer regarding expected onsite arrival and service requirements
  • Loading and transporting equipment and materials for Metals Recycling
  • Ensure all transport of hazardous and non-hazardous materials complies with TDG Regulations
  • Ensure all equipment / loads being transported meet all requirements relating to weight and dimension regulations for each jurisdiction traveled
  • Must be able to work varied shift start and finish times, occasional weekends/overtime and occasionally travel away from home location overnight 

Qualifications:

        Technical:

  • Valid and current Class 1 Driver’s License
  • Minimum of 3 years driving experience in the transportation industry or demonstrated competency
  • Solid knowledge base with respect to Hours of Service, load securement and driving regulations 
  • Ability to accurately maintain Log Books, Trip Records and Inspections on a daily basis as per legislated requirements
  • Ability to conduct proper pre/post trip inspections of transport vehicles for safe operation prior to, during and after transport pickups and deliveries
  • Strong mechanical knowledge with respect to the maintenance, servicing and repair of transport vehicles
  • Ability to complete minor servicing and maintenance of transport vehicles, including but not limited to, greasing, replacement of air filters, brake adjustments and settings
  • Ability to safely operate transport vehicles through difficult weather conditions and challenging work site environments
  • Prior experience running a boom or picker truck a definite asset
  • Prior experience operating heavy equipment (hoes, excavators) a definite asset
  • Ability to perform physical tasks, including lifting, shoveling, moving containers and other heavy materials
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work long days and occasional overnights
  • Fit-for-Work each day 

        Interpersonal:

  • Ability to communicate effectively and express thoughts and ideas in a clear manner
  • Good listening skills along with ability to accept and follow direction
  • Open and honest with team members as it relates to all aspects of the work

Tervita Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender/sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, the basis of genetic information or any other group protected by Federal or Provincial law or local ordinance.

Applicants who are extended an employment offer will be required to complete a pre-employment check. All employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of this pre-employment process.