Job # 1002333, AZ Driver - Thunder Bay

Title: AZ Driver - Thunder Bay
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario
Expires on: 8/4/2018
Reports to: Operations Manager

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This driver will transport, remove, deliver, and collect various liquid and solid hazardous wastes from various customer sites. Will be required to load and unload trucks. This DZ or AZ license representative will also have the ability to operate a variety of truck and equipment including vacuum trucks, box trucks, and any other equipment that fits their license on site if necessary.

Job Duties

  • 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 trip inspections on equipment operated and load, ensuring safety and roadworthiness

  • Comply with applicable legislation including safe operation, carriage of goods, driver's hours of service, occupational health and safety, transportation of dangerous goods, customs and immigration 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 them to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order

  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles

  • Check all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate

  • Maintain logs of working hours and of vehicle service and repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations

  • Record and maintain required documentation including driver logbook, bills of lading, manifests etc. by manual or electronic means

  • Communicate effectively with the public, customers, and co-workers both verbally and in written form

  • Loading and unloading of trucks

  • Perform periodic inspections before, during, and after delivery to ensure that load is properly fastened down and is secure

  • Deliver to product and proper paperwork to our customers in a courteous and timely manner

  • Ensure that any debris caused by the loading/unloading of truck is cleaned up

  • Provide feedback to supervision regarding customer problems, mechanical problems, or delivery problems

  • Train others when required

  • Other duties as may be assigned


  • High School diploma minimum
  • Certification from recognized Truck Driving School
  • Valid DZ or AZ license
  • 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
  • Strong work ethic
  • Professional/mature demeanor under stressful situations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Confident, consistent decisive personality
  • Will be required to work both indoors and outdoors
  • Manual dexterity, ability to lift 75+ lbs required
  • Overtime as required
  • Weekend work may be required, on call schedule in effect on weekly basis

 GFL Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to the principles of equity, accessibility and providing reasonable accommodations to candidates with disabilities. If you require an accommodation to navigate our site or apply for a position, please send us an email at careers@gflenv .com with the nature of your request along with your contact information. We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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