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Job Details

Slinger - Construction

Employer

Cap-City Landscaping Inc

Date Posted

May 31, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Sherwood Park, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 44 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jun 30, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Cap-City Landscaping Inc

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Driver's License (Class 3 or D)
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Class 3/3F/DF Licence (trailer truck, vehicles with more than 3 axles)
  • Class 5/5F/G Licence (cars, small trucks and other 2-axle vehicles)
  • Air Brakes Endorsement

Documentation Knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Trip reports
  • Maintenance and repair reports
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Driver logbook

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Construction Specialization

  • Residential
  • Industrial, commercial and institutional

Additional Skills

Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • Load and unload goods
  • Load, unload and transport construction materials
  • Drive lighter, special purpose trucks
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
  • Drive as part of a two-person team or convoy
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
  • Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Cellular phone

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Driver's abstract
  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

Various locations

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Dump truck
  • Stone slinger

Transportation/Travel Experience

Local

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Jun 30, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Slinger - Construction is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Construction Trades Helpers and Labourers
METHODICAL

Interest in comparing to sort, clean and pile salvaged materials; in removing rubble and other debris using rakes, shovels, wheelbarrows and other equipment; in cleaning up chemical spills and other contaminants, and removing asbestos and other hazardous materials; and in directing traffic at, or near, construction sites

OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating pneumatic hammers, vibrators and tampers; and in tending and feeding machines and equipment such as mixers, compressors and pumps

innovative

Interest in assisting to drill and blast rock, to align pipes and perform related activities during oil and gas pipeline construction and to demolish buildings using prying bars and other tools

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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