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Class 1 Driver / Loader Operator (Part-time)

Point Tupper, NS B9A 1Y9, Canada Req #1014
Thursday, October 15, 2020
At Savage, we pride ourselves on providing our Drivers with the latest equipment and a focus on safety not typically seen in any industry.  We provide top-notch safety training and procedures to ensure that you make it home every night to your loved ones. Hire Right, Train Right, Treat Right…it’s the Savage way. 

The successful candidate will transport and transload for our customer
Nova Scotia Power to transport. 

These are just a few of the benefits you can expect from working with Savage
  • Part-Time - flexible - we work around your current work schedule
  • Local work, home every day or night
  • $150 annual steel toe boot allowance
  • Uniforms provided with laundry service
  • A safety culture that appreciates our Team Members 
  • A commitment to helping our Team Members do things that they never dreamed possible

Here is what you will be doing

  • Driver will safely load and transport coal from our stockpiles to our long term customer, Nova Scotia Power (dedicated haul routes)
  • Driver will assist the operation in additional tasks deemed necessary to meet customer expectations
  • Driver will timely and accurately report maintenance issues to the maintenance crew
Requirements of a successful CDL Driver 
  • Valid Class 1 Driver's License needed
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 5 year experience operating tractor/trailer combination
  • Successful candidates must be willing to work any shift, including weekends
  • Able to work overtime as required
  • Must be able to read, write, and understand English
  • The ability to work from written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to work with a team, take direction from supervisor(s), adhere to required work schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules
  • Ability to safely perform the essential functions of the job without posing a direct threat to the safety of his or her own self, or the safety of others
  • Can follow all rules and procedures as outlines by Savage 

Here are some of the physical requirements of this role

  • Ability and willingness to work at heights as well as climbing stairs
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, and work in an environment containing coal dust and in hot, cold, and wet environments
  • Ability and willingness to perform the essential physical functions of the position
  • Ability and willingness to wear all required personal protective equipment which could include a respirator   

Savage has been designated as a 2020 Military Friendly Employer. Additional information on our Veteran’s Program, “Savage Patriots” can be found at

Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

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Other details

  • Job Family Skilled Player
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Point Tupper, NS B9A 1Y9, Canada