Class 1 Highway Driver

Full Time
Edmonton, AB
February 2, 2024

Position: Class 1 Highway Driver
Type: Full Time

We are seeking experienced Class 1 Drivers with van and flat deck experience to do highway work within Western Canada (mainly Alberta).

Key Accountabilities: Operate tractor-trailer (van and flat deck) to transport goods and materials within Western Canada.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Class 1 Driver’s License required with clean abstract
  • Must be familiar with manual transmission
  • Must be willing to work away from home for periods of time (usually no more than three nights at a time)
  • Must have minimum of one year Class 1 driving experience hauling flat deck freight

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Class 1 driver’s license
  • Must have thorough knowledge and experience with van and flat deck load securement legislated requirements
  • Ability to complete thorough pre and post trip inspections
  • Able to receive and relay information to dispatch
  • Ability to read/react to road conditions
  • Manual dexterity
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with ability to perform routine vehicle maintenance
  • Demonstrated organizational skills: strong oral and written communication abilities, task prioritization, use of timelines and time management techniques
  • Professional/mature demeanour under stressful situations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong work ethic
  • Must be able to work with little supervision; must be self-directed

Working Conditions:

  • Will be required to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Will be required to be away from home for extended periods of time
  • Must be willing to stay in a bunk truck unit while working away from home

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Notes: Only those candidates who are selected for the interview will be contacted.

At B&R Eckel’s, we are committed to continually improving our approach to building a diverse, inclusive, and value driven workplace. If you are excited about this role but your experiences do not align perfectly with our job description, we encourage you to apply regardless. You could just be the right candidate for this role or others! B&R Eckel’s is an equal opportunity employer.

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