Driver (Yukon)

Whitehorse, YT

Job Description

CLASSIFICATION
Hourly

REPORTS TO
Area Manager

JOB SUMMARY

Drivers will operate a tractor-trailer combination or a truck to transport and deliver fuels, and / or lubricants. Required to load and unload truck. Drivers require a Class 1 drivers’ license.

Drivers work in the cab of the truck while driving, and outside when needed to load or unload. They can encounter all kinds of road, weather and traffic conditions.  Drivers generally work without direct supervision, although communication with dispatch must be maintained at scheduled intervals. The number of hours a driver may drive in a given period is subject to regulation. Overtime and weekend work are common.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS  

  • Oversee cargo handling and secure loads, including equipment preparation, application of safe practices, compliance with applicable Acts and safety regulations
  • Perform pre and post 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, customs and immigration and weights and dimensions
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions; check that vehicle position is correct and any special loading equipment is properly positioned.
  • Check vehicles before driving them to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Minor roadside repairs such as lights, loose fittings, air line repairs, etc.
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
  • Check all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.
  • Operate equipment such as truck mike phone to exchange necessary information with dispatch, managers, or other drivers.
  • Maintain logs of working hours and of vehicle service and repair status, following applicable provincial and federal regulations.
  • Record and maintain required documentation including driver logbook, bills of lading, etc.
  • Communicate effectively with the public, government officials, customers, and co-workers both verbally and in written form
  • Placarding of units
  • Loading and unloading of trucks
  • Deliver product and proper paperwork to our customers in a courteous and timely manner
  • Inspection of site tanks for damage or faulty equipment
  • Provide feedback to Dispatcher regarding customer problems, mechanical problems, or delivery problems
  • Thorough washing of vehicle, inside and out
  • Greasing of unit in between servicing as instructed by AFD
  • Tire Chain maintenance, repair, installation and removal
  • Complete and turn in all necessary paperwork at the end of the shift.  May include, but not limited to, Driver daily logs, TDG documentation including: fuel lading forms (declining balance), bills of lading, inspection logs, delivery receipts, vehicle inspection, hours of service, etc.
  • Train others when required

EXPEREINCE

  • 3 – 5 years of direct work experience in a Class 1 Driving Capacity

EDUCATION

High School Diploma

Class 1 Drivers License

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

N/A

DECISION MAKING

N/A

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office/field setting. There may be a need to attend to situations on work sites.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. Exposure to noise, dust, odors, fumes and oils may occur. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and listen.

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some overtime and after hours’ work may be required.

TRAVEL
Travel to various worksites and customer premises may be required.

FINANCIAL AND MEASURMENT DATA

 

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Customers

PROBLEM SOLVING (technical)

 

PROBLEM SOLVING (interpersonal)

 

*Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

 

 

Working For AFD

AFD Petroleum Ltd. offers its team members competitive wages, paid training programs & educational reimbursement, future growth opportunities and an exceptional benefits package.

Get your career moving in the right direction and apply today.

How To Apply

Email your resume and cover letter to us using the below link, or use hr@afdpetroleum.com.