Syncrude Base Mine Project Looking for Class 1 Drivers - 6 & 6, 12hr Shifts, Competitive Wages, Large Company

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What Fort McKay Group of Companies is Hiring for:

Under the direction of the Team Leader, the Class 1 Driver is responsible for the safe operation of various types of tractor trailers including vans and decks for pick-up and delivery of materials for transport to a destination. This is a safety-sensitive position that requires completion of pre-employment testing and requires a Class 1 Driver’s License (or equivalent), and a satisfactory Driver’s Abstract to support insurability. Employee is also required to complete an in-house road-test prior to onboarding.

Key Focuses:

  • Fill out pre and post trip inspection forms for trucks and trailers and submit to the office.
  • Ensure truck is properly equipped and in proper working order
  • Perform light maintenance when necessary (greasing, changing lights, tire pressure)
  • Couple and uncouple to various trailers including vans and decks
  • Speak with dispatch to get pick-up calls
  • Maintain shipping and loading documents, copy document numbers, PO numbers, and work order numbers onto a FMGOC bill of lading
  • Ensure material is secured to the trailer using tie down straps or chains, if a van ensure door is closed
  • Complete trailer list at end of shift and call in to dispatch
  • Make sure the vehicle is fueled and cleaned at the end of shift
  • Expediting material and parts around and between sites

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Class one (1) license 
  • Satisfactory 5-year Commercial Drivers Abstract is required
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience is required
  • Valid CSO or CSTS and OSSA or BSO is required
  • Air Brake “Q” Endorsement is required
  • Completion of TDG (Transportation of Dangerous Goods) course
  • WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) course is required.
  • Operation of Tractor-Trailer Combo, 10 Ton Deck Trucks, Telehandler, Zoom Boom, Forklift, Tow Truck and Boom Trucks
  • Zoom boom and Forklift tickets required with 1-2 years experience. 
  • Aerial work platform required 
  • Boom Truck ticket is an asset 
  • A Load Securement course is an asset.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in using an electronic log system is required but not necessary. 
  • Knowledge in MS Office is an asset.
  • At least 2+ years of truck driving experience in a Logistics, Warehouse/Yard, or Transportation environment is preferred. 
  • Experience with tractor/tandem trailers and deck is required
  • Must be dependable and reliable
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada

This full-time position is located at Syncrude Base Mine and Aurora north of Fort McMurray, AB- Expeditor Group at Syncrude

Schedule is 6 on and 6 off (days and nights; 12 hours per day)

What we offer:

  • Highly competitive salaries
  • Safe working conditions
  • The opportunity to make a difference: Rewarding and engaging atmosphere where you will see your contribution at work and be encouraged to grow in your career
  • Work-life balance: We know our people have places to go, people to see and good times to have and we support that!

Work Regions:

This opportunity from Fort McKay Group of Companies is available in Fort McMurray.


The below are factors that tend to matter for our listing seekers. This listing with Fort McKay Group of Companies offers:

Competitive Wages

12 Hour Shifts

6 & 6

As positions vary, please confirm details with employer.


Fort McKay Group of Companies has indicated that these are the requirements for the listing:

  • Safety Tickets
  • Valid Class 1 Drivers License Required
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred

Requirements may not be comprehensive. Confirm w/employer.

About Fort McKay Group of Companies:

At Fort McKay Group of Companies LP we are committed to ensuring “no harm” to our most valuable asset – people. We achieve this by: promoting personal safety amongst the workforce; striving for excellence in Safety Performance by making continuous improvement an essential component of our Health, Safety & Environment management systems; we believe the safety is everyone’s responsibility and can only be achieved through the active participation of everyone within the organization. We are devoted to making “Safety… Our Way of Life”.

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