Logging Truck Drivers (Forestry, Logging & Mill Operations)

Full Time

  Southwood Trucking Ltd

  Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada

Southwood Trucking Ltd is hiring 5 full-time  Logging Truck Drivers in Grande Prairie, Alberta.

Job requirements




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate  or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Driver's License (Class 1 or A); Air Brake (Z) Endorsement


1 year to less than 2 years

Specific Skills

Perform emergency roadside repairs; Perform brake adjustments; Load and unload goods; Receive and relay information to central dispatch; Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials; Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo; Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment; Record cargo information, hours of service, distance travelled and fuel consumption; Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle

Communication Systems Experience

Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Weight Handling

More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Repetitive tasks; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Sitting

Type of Trucking and Equipment

Flatbed; Logging, highway; Logging, off-highway

Personal Suitability

Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Judgement; Reliability; Organized


$30.00 hourly for 40 hours per week