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DZ Truck Driver

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Hawk River Construction
Hawk River Construction was founded more than 45 years ago! We provide all aspects of site preparation for residential and commercial applications. Our services include: road building, septic system installation, excavation, landscape architectural design and more; in Haliburton, Minden, Highlands East, Algonquin Highlands, and area.

DZ Driver: This position is responsible for transporting raw materials while practicing safe operation of equipment on highways, and on county roads with challenging terrain. Core Capabilities: – Customer and quality focus, – Effective communication skills (both verbal and written), – Team work, – Excellent problem solving skills, – Responsibility and dependability, – Ethics and integrity. Job Duties: – Operate and drive heavy trucks to transport equipment and material on local routes, – Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle such as condition of equipment, in conjunction with loading and unloading of cargo, – Ensure cargo is secured properly in accordance with safety requirements and follow safe procedures for transporting goods, – Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption, – Administer bills of lading and manually maintain log books, – Communicate with Operations Manager, General Manager, other drivers and customers, – May perform emergency roadside repairs, – Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner in order to minimize the risk of injury and property damage, Other duties as assigned (this may include but is not limited to: operating tandem and tri axle dump trucks; floating or crushing and stacking equipment, snow plowing, etc.). Employment requirements: – Minimum 3 years of heavy driving experience, – Current DZ license with clean driving abstract, – Good knowledge of permits, load security and dimension of loads, – Excellent oral and written skills, – Excellent observational skills and a strong attention to detail, – Knowledge of Haliburton County routes, – Ability to follow safe work procedures, – Basic measurement and calculation skills, – Good analytical and problem solving skills, – Ability to work independently and with little supervision; as part of a team, – Speak, read and write English, – Computer skills and asset, – Comply with Health and Safety Laws; and Laws of the Highway Traffic Act, – Proper and reliable transportation to and from work. Working Conditions: – Various locations including both residential and commercial construction sites, – Ability to work in a fast paced environment, – Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis, – Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise and cold, – Work flexible hours