DZ Plant Driver- Permanent Full Time – Pickering

  • Company:
    Kavin Group
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 hour ago
  • Category:
    Travel

Job Description

Summary
Transport, remove, deliver and collect various liquid and solid waste from our facilities to end disposal facilities as directed. May be required to load and unload trucks. This DZ license representative will have the ability to operate a variety of trucks and equipment including dump truck, roll-off truck, vacuum trucks, box trucks, any other equipment that fits their license. Hands-on experience with transportation of dangerous goods is a definite asset. Overtime, weekend, and on-call work may be expected. Other duties as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities
•    Oversee cargo handling and secure loads, including equipment preparation, application of safe practices, compliance with applicable Acts and regulations
•    Familiarity and experience working with government documents such as manifests.
•    Perform pre and post trip circle checks, inspections of equipment operated, and its load, ensuring safety and road-worthiness.
•    Comply with applicable federal and provincial legislation including safe operation, carriage of goods, driver's hours of service, occupational health and safety, transportation of dangerous goods and weights and dimensions
•    Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew as needed; check that vehicle position is correct and any special loading equipment is properly positioned.
•    Check vehicles before driving to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
•    Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
•    Ensure all load-related documentation is complete and accurate.
•    Maintain logs of working hours and of vehicle service and repair status, following applicable federal and provincial regulations.
•    Record and maintain required documentation including driver logbook, bills of lading and waste manifests, supplies used, etc.
•    Communicate effectively with the public, customers, supervisors and co-workers both verbally and in written form.
•    Loading and unloading of trucks when necessary.
•    Perform appropriate inspections before, during, and after delivery to ensure that load is properly fastened down and is secure.
•    Deliver product and accurate paperwork to our customers in a courteous and timely manner.
•    Ensure any debris caused by the loading/unloading of truck is cleaned up, and reported to the appropriate supervisor.
•    Inform dispatch of customer, customer service, mechanical, or delivery issues.
•    Assist with training of new drivers and other duties as assigned.

Requirements
•    High School diploma minimum
•    Interested in shunting
•    Certification from recognized Truck Driving School
•    Valid DZ license and Driver’s Abstract in good standing
•    Ability to drive Manual transmission
•    Bondable
•    Defensive Driving Course
•    Strong mechanical aptitude with ability to perform routine vehicle maintenance
•    Demonstrated organizational skills with strong oral and written communication abilities
•    Exceptional organizational abilities with task prioritization, multi-tasking, use of timelines and time management techniques
•    High level of personal integrity and work ethic
•    Professional and mature demeanor under stressful situations
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
•    Confident, consistent, decisive personality
•    Manual dexterity, ability to lift 75+ lbs required

Company Description

The Kavin Group is a leading integrated solutions and services company. We collaborate with the customers and strategic partners to deliver real-time people solutions and operational efficiency. The Group is dedicated to maintaining and improving your company’s reliability, productivity and efficiency. With over 80 years of experience, our customer support services are designed so that you can select the level of expertise and resources you need to keep your company’s HR and company business processes at peak operational performance anywhere and anytime you need us.