Driver - AZ (Explosives)
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Driver - AZ (Explosives)

Posted on 02-Sep-2020 by Gardewine
Location Nipissing, North Bay

Job Description:

The AZ Company Explosives Driver is responsible for the safe operation of all company equipment as well as completing freight deliveries and pickups while meeting the customer’s needs. The driver works with all external and internal customers to ensure a high level of customer service. Other duties and responsibilities include:

Perform efficient pickups and deliveries for customers

  • Safely operate all equipment in accordance to all safety regulations and customer specific policies.
  • Conduct pre, on route, and post trip inspections of all equipment.
  • Verify accuracy of all necessary shipping documents.
  • Actively open/close trailer doors, hook/unhook trailers (cranking dollies),load/unload freight
  • Supports all Health & Safety initiatives for the safety of all drivers, customers and other terminal employees by following all safety policies and procedures including the incident reporting system.
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Valid Class 1 or AZ Driver’s License with air brake endorsement in good standing, with minimum 2 years verifiable AZ experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Experience with all types of pickup and delivery activities.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum of supervision.
  • Employees must perform all work in a safe manner and comply with all Gardewine and customer safe work policies, practices and procedures.
  • Experience with explosive transportation is an asset.
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods.

Physical Requirements

Lifting 50-75 lbs of freight, pushing/pulling 50-75 lbs of freight. Cranking trailer dollies (requires approximately 50 lbs of force). Periods of sitting required while driving and climbing into and out of truck cab or trailer several times per day.

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