The Opportunity

Coldbrook, NS

Privately owned and operated, The Shaw Group Limited is one of Eastern Canada's leading real estate developers, community developers, and natural resource manufacturers. With its 160-year history in Atlantic Canada, excellent reputation, solid balance sheet, vast land holdings, and a focus on products for the construction industry, the Company is well positioned for continued growth.

We are currently looking for Class 1 Drivers/Equipment Operator for our Coldbrook, NS operation. Reporting to the Site Supervisor, the successful candidate will be accountable, reliable and safety conscious. We are looking for an operator to transport aggregate to out main wash plant from on site sources and external pits. This position will be mainly transportation work but will require other tasks as needed by the business.

What you'll do


  • Safe Operation of Tri-Axle Dump Trailer transporting aggregate from onsite sources to our wash plant and from external pits to our main site.
  • While most of the work is in a transport truck there will be need to self-load using a wheel loader.
  • Comply with legislation including safe operation, carriage of goods, driver's hours of service, occupational health and safety, transportation of dangerous goods and weights and dimensions.
  • Check vehicles before driving them to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
  • Check all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.
  • Record and maintain required documentation including driver logbook
  • Communicate effectively with the public, customers, and co-workers
  • Assist in loading and unloading of tractor
  • Perform periodic inspections before, during, and after delivery to ensure that load is properly fastened down and is secure
  • Deliver product and proper paperwork in a courteous and timely manner
  • Ability to help in the business when needed with plant maintenance.
  • Willingness to participate in our Drug & Alcohol Testing program

What you'll need


  • Valid Class I Driver's License and a clean driver's abstract
  • A safety conscious, reliable and positive teamwork attitude
  • Minimum of two (2) years' experience driving
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including customer service skills
  • English fluency

A little bit about us

The Shaw Group Limited

The Shaw Group is one of Eastern Canada's leading manufacturers and community developers. With a strong focus on products for the construction industry, we compete in a variety of market sectors and produce close to 1,000 individual products in 12 facilities across the Maritimes. Five retail Shaw Centres and more than 300 dealers sell Shaw Group products. Our company operates on a decentralized basis through a number of divisions and subsidiaries: Shaw Brick, Shaw Precast Solutions, Shaw Resources, Clayton Developments Limited, MMH Prestige Homes Inc., Ven-Rez Products Limited, Shaw Lifestyle and Shaw Living.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

We understand the importance of investing in and developing our people. We are collaborative and team oriented. We provide our team with the opportunities to grow, and we create a safe environment for our people to bring fresh ideas to the table. And we like people with a "let's get it done" attitude! If this sounds like the right fit for you, please show your interest by submitting your cover letter and resume.

We are committed to offering equal employment opportunities in our workplace and encourage applications from Woman, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.

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