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Class 1 Driver

Surrey, British Columbia
Who We Are
We are a dynamic, growth-oriented and safety-focused company. Our organization has been deemed to be an “essential service” by providing collection and processing for Waste and Recycling that keep our communities clean and safe. With customer service and safety as our focus, we are looking for an energetic and driven employees to support our growing company and play a crucial role in waste diversion. Emterra is proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers, a certified diverse supplier of the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC), the Canadian Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBE) and WEConnect International.  
 
Who You Are
You have a positive attitude and take pride in delivering excellent customer service to our residential customers. You always bring your “A” game by being your best and by operating with integrity.
 
Are you ready to jumpstart your career by joining one of Canada’s greenest employers and become part of the environmental solution? If so, apply now!
 
Reasons to Apply, Stay and Grow with Emterra Group:
 
With an eye to continued growth and steady employment, here are some of the reasons to work for Emterra Group.
 
  • Monday to Friday – GUARANTEED 40 HOURS
  • Competitive health benefits (drug, dental, vision, LTD, life insurance)
  • Local runs, home every night
  • Tuition reimbursement program and professional development support
  • $500 Driver referral program
  • Personal Protective Equipment, Safety Boot Allowance are provided.
 
Job Duties:
  • Performs pre/post-trip inspections of the vehicle assigned to drive
  • Communicates with customers in a professional manner
  • Carries out general safety practices of a commercial driver
  • Follows guidelines for safe load securement while operating a tractor trailer
  • Carries out instructions from Dispatch in a timely and professional manner
  • Travel to and from bottle depots collecting recycling and unloading full loads at drop off
Requirements:
  • Must have a valid Class 1 license with air brakes along with clean abstract
  • Preferably 1-2 years’ experience
  • Experience with b-trains, roll-offs, body jobs and dump trucks preferred
  • Experience with self-loading cranes is considered an asset
  • Related training or experience operating different types of excavators, mobile shears, material handlers, and other heavy equipment such as wheel loaders would be a definite asset
  • Prior experience in bottle metal recycling or demolition would be beneficial
  • Excellent time management and communication skills
  • Flexibility with work shifts and ability to work overtime
No agencies. No phone calls please. Emterra thanks all applicants for their interest however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Emterra Group is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of all individuals in accordance with legislation and Human Rights in all provinces.  Should you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources in any of the following ways:  send an email to hr@emterra.ca; by phone 905-336-9084, Extension 1103 or by mail to 1122 Pioneer Road, Burlington, ON L7M 1K4.

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