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Job Details

Hydrovac Truck Operator Posted on Mar 02, 2018 by Fast Labour Solutions (Edmonton) Ltd.

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $28.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 50 to 84 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 5 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Apr 01, 2018
Job Requirements


Fast Labour Solutions (Edmonton) Ltd.




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

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

  • Hydrogen Sulphide Awareness (H2S) Certificate
  • Driver's License (Class 3 or D)
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Class 1/1F/A Licence (semi trailer trucks)
  • Class 3/3F/DF Licence (trailer truck, vehicles with more than 3 axles)
  • Working at heights training
  • Air Brakes Endorsement

Documentation Knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Trip reports
  • Maintenance and repair reports
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)
  • Dangerous goods occurrence reports
  • Driver logbook
  • Bill of lading


1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

Professionalism in customer service

Specific Skills

  • Transport and handle dangerous goods
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • 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

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Sitting
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

Willing to relocate

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)
  • Hydrovac

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • Regional
  • Provincial/territorial

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • 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.

By Mail

160 6325 Gateway Blvd.
Edmonton, Alberta T6H5H6

Advertised Until

Apr 01, 2018

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 Hydrovac Truck Operator is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Long-Haul Truck Drivers

Interest in copying to record cargo information, distance travelled, fuel consumption and other information in log books or on on-board computers, and to obtain special permits and other documents required to transport cargo on international routes; and in performing pre-trip inspections of vehicle systems and equipment such as tires, lights, brakes, and cold storage


Interest in driving straight and articulated trucks to transport goods and materials; may drive as part of a two-person team or convoy, and may transport hazardous products and dangerous goods


Interest in speaking to communicate with dispatchers and other drivers using citizens' band (CB) radios, cellular telephones and on-board computers; and in overseeing all aspects and functions of vehicle such as condition of equipment, loading and unloading, and safety and security of cargo

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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