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Westhills Aggregates LP – Truck Driver

Westhills Aggregates LP – Truck Driver

Truck Driver (3 Positions) – Westhills Aggregates LP                               

Posting Date: May 25, 2021

Reports to:  Trucking Foreman

     

The K’uL Management Group was formed to foster the development of a sustainable economy for the Penticton Indian Band. K’uL Group is the “for profit” business investment and development division of the Penticton Indian Band and is the umbrella organization that holds the corporate business investments; it is responsible for the overall management of the band’s business portfolio.

Established in 1992, Westhills Aggregates specializes in the production and processing of sand and gravel, with an emphasis on crushing and screening of construction aggregates. In addition to the trucking and delivery of aggregates, Westhills Aggregates also conducts civil and earthworks construction, including road maintenance, site preparation, excavation, snow plowing/removal, water line and septic system installations.

 

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Trucking Foreman, the Truck Driver will operate Tandem Axle/gravel truck and pup/trailer to load, unload, transport and deliver materials or equipment on short/long haul trips. May be called upon to operate other equipment or engage in activities as the Company sees fit. Expectations of our operators are stringent and we require they act in a professional manner at all times.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform pre/post-trip inspection report, and maintenance/repair log
  • Tarping and ensuring the safety and security of cargo
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, etc
  •  Perform brake adjustments 
  • Clean, lubricate and refill tanks 
  • Report any required or preventative maintenance to supervisor/shop foreman 
  • Tire chain inspection and installation Knowledge and assurance of dimension/permit requirements and assurance of compliance
  • Comply with applicable legislation including safe operation, carriage of goods, drivers hours, occupational health and safety 
  • Receive and relay information to dispatchers 
  • Plan travel schedules and routes
  • Other duties as required.

 

Skills & Qualifications

  • Class 1 Driver’s Licence with air brake endorsement
  • Must be able to operate a tractor/trailer unit in city traffic and on highways 
  • Perform trip inspections on equipment operated and loaded ensuring safety and road worthiness
  • Comply with applicable legislation including safe operation, carriage of goods, drivers hours, occupational health and safety
  • Perform pre-trip vehicle inspection to ensure that mechanical, safety and emergency equipment is in good working order
  • Personal Protection Equipment
  • Operate 2-way radio 
  • Maintain daily logs, inspection logs and other necessary paperwork
  • Experience loading, unloading, securing and transporting various types of materials/equipment

 

Working Conditions

  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required
  • Required to drive through heavy traffic
  • Required to work in a construction setting
  • Required to work in all weather conditions
  • Overtime may be required

 

K’uL Group of companies offers a competitive compensation and benefits package as well as a great team and respectful work environment.  If you are qualified and looking for an exciting and rewarding career respond with Cover Letter and Resume to the attention ofOfficer, Human Resources, Email: [email protected]

 

 The posting will remain open until filled.

The K’uL Management Group of companies provides equal employment opportunities to all, regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, political belief, creed, disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions or that cannot be accommodated, or conviction for which a pardon has been granted. However, where two or more applicants have comparable or equivalent skills and qualifications, preference shall be given, in the following order, to persons who are members of the Penticton Indian Band, to persons who are of the Okanagan Nation, to persons who are of Indigenous heritage, First Nation or Metis’.  We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for the interview will be contacted.