Heavy Equipment/Commercial Fleet Trainer - Municipal Group of Companies

Saint John , New Brunswick

The Municipal Group of Companies, based in Bedford Nova Scotia, is a large, diversified organization engaged in all major aspects of the heavy civil construction, mining and environmental services within the Atlantic Provinces. We are currently seeking a Heavy Equipment/Commercial Fleet Trainer to join our Training department based out of Saint John, New Brunswick.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluation of drivers & equipment operators
  • Perform evaluations on commercial drivers to assess professional skills
  • Training operators on small/heavy equipment
  • Standardize tools used by commercial drivers (e.g. trip inspection forms & logbook/ELD)
  • Participate in snow operations training
  • Training new employees and working with existing employees with commercial vehicles & on small/heavy equipment
  • Working with various MGOC stakeholders at different locations
  • Must be willing to travel to different provinces
  • Working with other trainer(s) and mentor(s) at various MGOC locations
  • The ability to learn & teach various theory classes
  • Assist in developing, maintaining, and update standard procedures & programs for training
  • Willing to learn how to operate new equipment & commercial units
  • Familiarize yourself with new & different commercial units & equipment in MGOC
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:

  • Grade 12 education
  • 5 + years in the commercial trucking industry
  • 5 + experience in the operation of heavy equipment or a similar combination of training and experience
  • Must possess a valid class 1 driver’s license
  • Experienced with hauling heavy equipment & different trailers
  • Proficient in the operation and maintenance of heavy civil construction equipment (i.e. Off highway trucks, loader, excavator, dozer, etc).
  • Good comprehension of the mechanics of the equipment
  • Proven experience in group facilitation and projects
  • Motivated individual that works well with others & has a positive attitude
  • Oral and written communications skills
  • Computer literacy with MS Office products
  • Interpersonal relations skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow and enforce safety rules and utilize appropriate safety equipment
  • Firm understanding of the Motor Vehicle Act, regulations, and legislation (Federal, Provincial, and local)
  • Environmental background with Refuse trucks would be an asset 

A comprehensive compensation package is offered with this position along with opportunities for advancement and training and development.

Application Process:
Completed applications should be submitted to:

Human Resources
Attention: Jessica Wilson
Via Email: jessica.wilson@dexter.ca

Please reference “Commercial Fleet Trainer NB” in the subject line.

We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume.  

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.