Truck Drivers - North Battleford

Location: North Battleford, SK, Canada
Date Posted: 05-10-2018
E Construction Ltd. is one of Western Canada’s largest paving contractors, with over 650 employees helping us provide our products and services throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories. Our equipment fleet and shops are among the most modern in our business. We take pride in our employees and place a high-value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day.

We are looking for professional and enthusiastic, seasonal TACK TRUCK DRIVER, to work full-time in our North Battleford location.
 
SUMMARY
The job of the Tack Truck Operator is to efficiently operate an asphalt distributor and maintain an acceptable level of workmanship and productivity to support the asphalt paving and base crews. This is achieved by spraying various asphalt based tack coats before paving operations to help asphalt adhere to the road structure. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Operate the Tack Truck and other equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.
  • Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment.
  • Load tack truck oil from tank
  • Fill asphalt and burner tanks, cleaning and setting spray bars, and cleaning excess asphalt out of tanks
  • Understand and follow directions from supervisors as to required work area and emulsion distribution rates
  • Before heating the oil, ensure that all valves are in the off position, the oil completely covers the heating pipes, and truck controls are set for proper circulation and ventilation
  • Constantly monitor temperature, heat oil within confines of recommended temperature.
  • Spray oil in designated areas
  • Perform daily maintenance checks and report any mechanical or safety issues to supervisors
  • Monitor vehicle performance, fluid levels, and mechanical fitness
  • Work with the asphalt paving crew when the distributor is not required
  • Train new employees in the safe and efficient operation of the Tack Truck.
  • Must ensure a solid understanding of, and comply with the principles of the company’s Code of Ethics.
  • Must examine situations in light of the principles of the Code of Ethics. 
  • Operate other heavy equipment and other construction related duties as required.  
REQUIREMENTS/EXPERIENCE
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred.
  • Class 3 OR 5 Drivers License with Air Endorsement
  • Minimum 5 to 7 years’ experience within the road construction industry
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience operating Tack Truck is required.
  • Knowledge road construction materials, road construction processes and industry requirements.
  • Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 LBS on a regular basis.
  • Use of Personal Protection Equipment is required.
  • Use of sunscreen, long sleeves, and appropriate headgear is recommended.
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements.
  • Willing to work out of town and in remote locations, as required.
  • Willing to work overtime, as required.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
We are pleased to offer the successful candidate an attractive wage, comprehensive benefits, including a pension plan, educational assistance, company provided accommodations (for those who qualify), excellent opportunities for professional growth, and more. 
 
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume by clicking “Apply Now” button below.
 
We thank all candidates for their interest in a position with E Construction Ltd., however only candidates selected to move forward will be contacted
 
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