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Class 1 Driver

  • Part Time
  • Canada

GFL Environmental

Summary Our GFL Team is looking for a Class 1 Driver. This driver will transport various liquid and solid hazardous wastes from various customer sites throughout British Columbia and Alberta. The majority of the work will be British Columbia.

This position is Monday through Friday and will be based out of Kelowna. Specific Duties and Responsibilities Oversee cargo handling and secure loads, including equipment preparation, application of safe practices, compliance with applicable Acts and regulations. Familiarity and experience working with government documents such as manifests.

Perform trip inspections on equipment operated and load, ensuring safety and roadworthiness. Comply with applicable legislation including safe operation, carriage of goods, driver’s hours of service, occupational health and safety, transportation of dangerous goods, weights and dimensions. Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew as needed; check that vehicle and any special loading equipment are properly positioned.

Check vehicles before driving them to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order. Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles. Check all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.

Maintain logs of working hours and of vehicle service and repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations. Record and maintain required documentation including driver logbook, bills of lading, manifests etc. by manual or electronic means. Communicate effectively with the public, customers, and co-workers both verbally and in written form.

Loading and unloading of trucks. Perform periodic inspections before, during, and after delivery to ensure that load is properly fastened down and is secure. Deliver to product and proper paperwork to our customers in a courteous and timely manner.

Ensure that any debris caused by the loading/unloading of truck is cleaned up. Provide feedback to supervision regarding customer problems, mechanical problems, or delivery problems. Train others when required.

Other duties as required. Requirements Valid Class 1 Commercial Driving License Must be able to operate a manual transmission truck. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Basic computer skills an asset.

Strong mechanical aptitude with ability to perform routine vehicle maintenance. Demonstrated organizational skills with strong oral and written communication abilities. Exceptional organizational abilities with task prioritization, multi-tasking, use of timelines and time management techniques.

High level of personal integrity. Strong work ethic. Professional/mature demeanor under stressful situations.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Confident, consistent decisive personality. Will be required to work both indoors and outdoors.

Manual dexterity, ability to lift 50 lbs. Ability to work overtime as required. Weekend work may be required.

GFLTalent We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. GFL is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.

If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, please contact myworkdayrecruitmentgflenv.com

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