Class 1 Gravel Truck Driver Indeed

In by Saamis Employment

May 14, 2024
Medicine Hat, Canada
Job Type
From $28 an hour
  • Medicine Hat


Whissell Contracting Ltd has established a solid reputation for providing construction solutions in Alberta and British Columbia. We are built on strong core values and take pride in our Team, our dedication to Safety, and excellence in the work we do. For over 5 decades, Whissell’s expertise has focused on deep Underground Utility infrastructure and Earthwork construction services.

Whissell Contracting has an immediate need for Class 1 gravel truck drivers for large civil construction projects near Bow Island. Previous Super B or Belly dump experience a asset.

Whissell is looking for individuals that want to be part of an industry leader whose goals are to keep ahead of the curve on technology and innovative solutions. If you are committed to growing Whissell services, divisions, and innovating renewable energy solutions to the industry, Apply today! We look forward to you joining our Team.

Reporting to the Transportation Manager, The Class 1 Gravel Truck driver will support Whissell’s vision, mission, S.P.I.R.I.T of values and three daily pillars of safety, quality, and efficiency. This position will effectively haul aggregates near Bow Island and 40 mile area.


  • Haul a variety of materials such as gravel, crushed rock and loam
  • Belly dump and/or Super B experience required
  • Completes a thorough pre-trip inspection of assigned vehicle and periodically throughout shift
  • Records deficiencies and reports to the Transportation Manager and appropriate shop staff * Maintains a daily logbook as per Commercial Motor Vehicle Act
  • Liaises with dispatch to determine daily work assignment(s)
  • Operates assigned unit in a safe and effective manner, carrying out assigned duties
  • Loads, transports and unloads goods and materials according to known transportation best practices and as per legislative guidelines
  • Ensures vehicles and axle weights meet regulatory requirements
  • Secures cargo according to legislated requirements
  • Keeps assigned unit clean and presentable

Required Skills

  • Completes other training as required
  • Comply with Whissell regulations
  • Monitor employee compliance with OH&S rules and standards
  • Maintain and foster a clean and organized work environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Self-leadership, supervisory, interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail, fast-paced

Essential Qualifications:

  • Must have experience hauling aggregates
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years Class 1 driving experience
  • Mechanical aptitude and multiple field tickets an asset
  • Must be able to work independently and demonstrate a strong customer service focus
  • Must possess a valid class 1 driver’s license with a recent and clean abstract
  • RSTS training is considered an asset
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs

What We Offer You:

  • Competitive wage depending on experience
  • Excellent Health and Dental benefit plan
  • Amazing Professional and Career development opportunities
  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Wonderful team, Whissell is Family owned and operated

PLEASE NOTE: All Whissell employees are required to pass a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Test and provide a valid Driver’s Abstract (no more than three months old) before starting work.

Overtime may be required during peak months.

To apply, please submit your resume and driver’s abstract letter through indeed or visit our website TO APPLY!

At Whissell we value diversity of expertise, talent, and opinion creating an innovative and collaborative environment. We are committed to a respectful and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.

No agencies please.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $28.00 per hour


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Work Location: In person

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