Swamper
Paradise Trucking Ltd.
Drayton Valley, AB

Paradise Trucking Ltd. is looking for a self-motivated, energetic individual for the position of a SWAMPER on a 35-45-ton Picker and or Bed/Winch Tractor. The ideal candidate will be able to take direction, work independently, be a self-starter, be a strong listener and communicate clearly. We are looking for someone with excellent trouble shooting skills, a solid work ethic and a desire to learn new skills. We offer competitive wages based on experience, a benefit plan after 90 days and RRSP contribution plan. We are an equal opportunity employer. Candidates must live in the Drayton Valley area. We are looking for someone who will be available on weekends.

You must be able to pass a mandatory pre-employment drug test – ZERO drug and alcohol policy

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manual Lifting and Carrying
  • Identifying hazards and keeping safety 1st always
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends as required
  • Assist with maintenance and repairs
  • Shop duties such as washing trucks, trailers and equipment
  • Emptying garbage’s
  • Sweeping floors
  • Shoveling snow
  • Participate in safety meetings
  • General Housekeeping in the shop and trucks

Qualifications and Skills

  • Valid First Aid
  • Valid H2S Alive
  • Class 5 drivers license at a minimum – Class 1 an asset
  • Previous experience on a 35-45-ton picker or bed tractor an asset
  • Knowledge and use of rigging
  • Use of PPE and Hand Signals
  • Compliance with following all safety policies and practices
  • Mechanical experience an asset but not required

Job Type: Full-time