Heavy Haul Lowboy/Winch Truck Driver

Thompson Construction Group is currently looking for a Heavy Haul Lowboy/Winch Truck Driver responsible for operating a truck & trailer for the transportation of construction equipment and materials in our Fort McMurray operations area.

Location: Fort McMurray, AB

Job Type: Full-Time

Education Level: See Qualifications

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Operating tractor and lowboy equipment trailers, moving equipment and materials between various projects in Ft McMurray and surrounding area.
  • Deliver equipment and other material as determined by the Supervisor.
  • Safely load and unload equipment and secure loads for transportation as required.
  • Perform daily preventative maintenance inspections and safety checks to proactively identify any potential mechanical issues and advise the Supervisor.
  • Keep truck in a clean and professional condition at all times.
  • Complete accurate daily pre-inspections and post-inspections regulatory logs, Field Level Hazard Assessment sheets for all worksites, transportation timesheets and submit to the Supervisor.
  • Behave in a manner that ensures the safety of themselves, their co-workers and others on the work sites.
  • Attend and participate in toolbox and safety meetings as scheduled.
  • Report unsafe work, unsafe conditions, incidents, injuries and near misses to supervisor and participate in the investigative process.
  • Comply with established company and client policies and procedures and Occupational Health and Safety regulations.
  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when and where required.
  • Assist other employees when required.


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience moving Heavy Equipment.
  • Must have Valid Class 1 driver’s license with air endorsement (candidate to provide a current drivers’ abstract).
  • Must be able to drive standard transmission (18 speed).
  • Active Construction Safety Training System (CSTS) Certification.
  • Ability to identify and describe mechanical issues on the truck/trailer.
  • Knowledge of heavy equipment.
  • Self-motivated and able to complete tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic with demonstrated dedication and reliability.
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making capabilities.
  • Must be able to work as a member of a greater team.
  • Willingness to work in the Ft McMurray area and live in remote camps, working a rotational schedule.
  • CSTS/OSSA or BSO Certification, or ESC CSO certification.
  • Must be in good health and physical condition to perform duties assigned.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-access drug and alcohol test.

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Thompson Construction Group is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We would like to thank all applicants for submitting their resume; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.