Haul Truck Driver: Levels 1 – 3 (USC)


    Website Ensign Energy

    The Haul Truck Driver:  Levels 1 – 3 is responsible for helping on rig moves, hauling equipment down the road, and securing loads according to DOT standards.

    Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities

    • Works in a safe, healthy, and environmentally protective manner
    • Moves drilling rigs and related equipment from the current location to the new location
    • Ensures all required paperwork is in their truck
    • Keeps trip sheets, interstate mileage records, and logbooks
    • Maintains a clean, safe, and organized work environment and performs light maintenance on units they drive
    • Maintains pre-trip inspection records
    • Abides by and is responsible for enforcement of safety policies
    • Follows all load securement requirements
    • Follows direction and is in close communication with supervisor and rig managers
    • Documents work per Ensign standards
    • Abides by all DOT laws, rules and regulations and is willing and able to travel when and where requested
    • Demonstrates willingness and availability to work long hours and weekends when requested on short notice
    • Reports and corrects any unsafe work practices and safety hazards
    • Participates in all safety programs, processes and requirements
    • Attends Operations Training up to two times per year and up to five days per training at designated locations
    • Performs other duties as directed by management
    • Level 1:
      • Learns and understands winch operations
      • Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections
      • Demonstrates ability to back up to loads
      • Fills out logs
      • Learns and understands proper load securement
      • Checks chains and OSHA knots
      • Understands directions and routes
    • Level 2:
      • Understands and is proficient in Haul Truck Driver Level 1 duties
      • Performs maintenance of truck and keeps truck clean
      • Helps out in yard when asked
      • Answers phone and is willing to go out after-hours
      • Helps and mentors Level 1 Haul Truck Drivers
    • Level 3:
      • Understands and is proficient in Haul Truck Driver: Levels 1 and 2 duties
      • Performs tasks efficiently, safely and without supervision
      • Helps and mentors Haul Truck Drivers:  Levels 1 & 2


    The employee must:

    • Be at least 21 years of age, according to USDOT regulations
    • Pass a post-offer physical examination, fitness testing, safety aptitude test, drug tests & background check
    • Provide proof of and maintain proper legal authorization to work in the United States
    • Arrange for reliable transportation to and from work and training locations
    • Be able to speak and read English well enough  to understand verbal and written safety postings, alerts and announcements, communicate with co-workers and be able to participate in job safety analysis meetings
    • Maintain a valid CDL Class A License, preferably with Hazmat and Tanker Endorsements; good driving record and medical card; and meet Ensign Insurance Requirements to drive, including permission for release of driver records

    Technical Competencies

    • Understands and is capable of reading all safety / training requirements and materials
    • Demonstrates knowledge of basic mechanical and technical skills
    • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills

    Behavioral Competencies

    • Works in a manner that insures personal safety and the safety of fellow employees.
    • Maintains a professional, effective, and polite relationship with other Ensign employees and suppliers
    • Strives continuously to develop a greater knowledge and proficiency as related to job
    • Works well as a team player and demonstrates willingness to share knowledge to advance knowledge and skills of others
    • Respects chain of command and follows through on instructions

    Education and Experience

    • Level 1: High School diploma or GED preferred
    • Level 2: High School diploma or GED and 1 year of experience is preferred
    • Level 3: High School diploma or GED and 3 years of experience is preferred

    Other Accountabilities

    • Business Ethics – Understands fully Ensign’s ethics policy and its application in all business dealings including contractual agreements and contract negotiations
    • Business Policies – Understands and agrees to follow all of Ensign’s Policy and Directives and procedures as set forth in the Ensign Company Policy and Basic Directives Handbook for Employees
    • Certifications – Maintains technical and safety certifications required by company or government agencies; remains current on all OSHA, EUSD and other required training
    • Drug-free workplace – Conforms to a drug-free workplace, not be under the influence of mind-altering prescription or non-prescription drugs, including alcohol and other drugs of abuse.
    • Occupational Health and Safety – Understands fully the Ensign Health and Safety policy and self-responsibility for own health and safety at work; Demonstrates responsibility to avoid adversely affecting the health and safety of others through any act or omission
      • Uses the correct protective clothing and equipment as provided by Ensign and guards against misuse or damage to such equipment
      • Reports any hazardous situations arising in the workplace that cannot be self-corrected, or injury incurred during the course of work, no matter how minor
      • Avoids injury resulting from manual handling tasks, by use of risk assessment, correct mechanical handling equipment and correct manual handling techniquesEnsign United States Drilling Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Ensign provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.  Ensign takes affirmative action to employ, advance in employment and otherwise treat qualified individuals without discrimination as required by law.

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    To apply for this job please visit us-ensignenergy.icims.com.