Class 1 Driver
National Oilwell Varco - Edmonton, AB

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NOV Tuboscope is looking for Class 1 Drivers. The Truck Driver is responsible for loading, transporting and unloading materials in a safe and efficient manner.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Loading and unloading Oilfield Multi Wheel Truck & Trailer combinations with a Gross Vehicle Weight in excess of 40,000 kgs. Primary cargo is oilfield tubular products and misc. oilfield equipment.
  • Transporting cargo over highway and offroad routes. Responsible to be familiar with and able to drive offroad in conditions that may include: rough roads, inclement weather, steep inclines and/or declines and other potential hazards.
  • Conduct a pre- and post-trip inspection of the vehicle and complete relevant section of the Driver's Daily Log to record inspection
  • Perform daily vehicle inspection and record in Driver's Daily Log
  • Responsible for monitoring vehicles and equipment, and to advise Supervisor when scheduled service is required
  • Receive assignment from Dispatch and continue to check in on a regular basis
  • Responsible to be available to work irregular shifts on an on-call basis. This is a 24-hour operation and Drivers are required to respond to call-ins within 2 hours.
  • Responsible to use load securing devices and tire chains
  • Be familiar with the provisions of all legislation and regulations affecting the operation of commercial vehicles and equipment


  • Partial high school education with the ability to read, write and speak a minimum amount of English to perform job duties
  • At least 1 year prior experience operating Oilfield Multi Wheel Truck & Trailer combinations, with offroad experience
  • Valid Alberta Class One License complete with air brake endorsement and no more than 6 demerits

Training Requirements:

  • Satisfactory completion of the Company's orientation Training
  • Satisfactory completion of the Company's Driver's Road Test Evaluation
  • Satisfactory completion of H2S, First Aid, PST, Working Alone, and PIC Examination
  • General Oilfield Driver Improvement Course (GODI)
  • National Safety Code Fundamentals Course
  • WHMIS and TDG (Company specific training provided)

HSE Requirements:

  • Work is performed in vehicle, yard and offsite environments. Possibility to be exposed to Hydrogen Sulphide and changes of temperature/humidity
  • Physical requirements: squatting, bending, kneeling, lifting up to 32 kilograms, reaching, twisting, crawling, ladder work, climbing, walking on rough ground, working near moving equipment and working alone.
  • Required to at all times wear proper protective clothing and equipment and perform duties in a safe manner

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National Oilwell Varco (NOV) is one of the world’s leading equipment and service providers to the oil and gas industry. With over 170...