Float Driver

Position Details

A full-time Float Driver is required to provide support to the construction operations by transporting its off-road equipment / materials to and from their active job sites.  Dispatched from a non-union facility, driving a tractor trailer with capacity of more than 3 tons to and from specified destinations with GTA.

Responsibilities

  • Given clear instruction from the Licenced Vehicles Manager, all float trucks dispatched from the Oakville Main Equipment Shop are required to drive to destination applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and good safety knowledge.
  • Responsible for loading the equipment/material in a secure manner to ensure all safety measures are met. Assistance from company personnel will be supplied to ensure compliance.
  • As required under Bot Operating Procedure ensures that your load is properly tied down, immobilized, balanced and secured. Make sure that you have taken all required steps to ensure that the load has been properly secured.
  • If and when necessary ask for assistance from other company personnel to assist with the loading and securement of your cargo.
  • Stopping at MTO stations when required and co-operating with authorities.
  • Prepares receipts for load picked up. Maintain truck log, according to MTO regulations.
  • Maintain telephone or radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Circle checks are mandatory as required under Bot Operating Procedure, Daily Vehicle Inspections. Inspect truck equipment and supplies, such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water. May perform emergency roadside repairs if necessary

Requirements

  • Drivers should be able to:
    • Read and interpret road maps/GPS
    • Practice good safety habits
    • Work in dust or dirty surroundings
    • Follow instructions and meet set standards for hauling and scheduling
    • Judge distances and weights accurately; and make decisions based on verifiable standards
    • Have good physical mobility

How to Apply

If you are applying for an Open Position, or if you wish to let us know of your interest in future employment opportunities, complete the application form below.

If you require an accommodation during the hiring process, let us know of your needs.

Location

Oakville / GTA


Start Date

May 19, 2020


Compensation

Hourly


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