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Truck Driver - BC

  • Req ID: 84306
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Union
  • Location: BC wide, British Columbia
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel: 80-90%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Compensation Rate:
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 05/19/2021

 

Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit cpr.ca/en/about-cp.

 

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Operate a Semi-Truck (Class 1) and lowbed trailer(s);
  • Load / Unload Heavy Equipment at work sites;
  • Able to properly secure and safely deliver Heavy Equipment;
  • Able to maintain a safe record of driving performance;
  • Able to perform minor mechanical tasks such as jump starting equipment for loading;
  • Plan work and co-ordinate it with others;
  • Prepare and submit equipment maintenance records, time sheets, log books, etc;
  • Obtain certification in CPR safety rules.
  • An emphasis on safety is critical for all employees. This is a high risk environment - working around heavy moving equipment.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a valid High School Diploma or GED;
  • Must possess Class 1 Driver’s License with Air Endorsement;
  • Must have a Clean Driver’s Abstract;
  • 2 Years Driving Experience is required;
  • Obtain certification in CPR safety rules;
  • Ability to safely pick up and deliver Heavy Equipment to and from worksites;
  • Must be able to work alone or in a team environment as required:
  • Ability to operate Heavy Equipment for loading / unloading;
  • Mechanical experience would be an asset to this position;
  • Must be able to pass a Class 1 Driver Evaluation;
  • Ability to take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment;
  • Ability to follow instructions;
  • Written and verbal communications skills;
  • Ability to perform a wide variety of tasks and change focus quickly as demands change
  • An emphasis on safety is critical for all employees. This is a high risk environment - working around heavy moving equipment.

 

Also essential to this position is a desire to:

  • work shifts and overtime (including weekends if necessary)
  • work outside in all weather conditions
  • work away from home for extended periods of time.

 

WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:

  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

Medical Requirements:

Operating safely is a core foundation of CP. Our commitment is to protect our people, customers, communities, in which we operate, the environment and our assets. We are also committed to a healthy and safe workplace. CP's Alcohol and Drug Policy and Procedures support these commitments. All new hires for a safety sensitive position will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol and drug audit assessment. Pre-employment qualification drug test(s) are also required.
 

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:     

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • Education verification

 

CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").  

 

 

 

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