Now Hiring – Boom Truck Driver, Class 1

Two Locations

  • Star Building Materials at 2345 Alyth Road SE, Calgary which is on a great bus route!
  • 292156 Crosspointe Road, Rocky View County, AB (behind the Century Downs Racetrack/Casino in Balzac) and NOT on a bus route.

Why Join Us?

At Star Building Materials, we offer an exciting place to build your career, with:

  • Competitive compensation and benefit packages
  • Educational assistance program
  • Company matching RRSP/DPSP program
  • Employee home purchase program
  • Employee discounts.
  • High School Diploma, or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 months of relevant delivery/boom truck/crane driving experience.
  • Valid Class 1 driver’s licence or better and Satisfactory Driver’s abstract.
  • Satisfactory verification of criminal record check.
  • Physically able to lift, carry, push or pull objects weighing up to 85 lbs. without the assistance of mobile, powered equipment.
  • Physically able to climb ladders and work at heights of up to 24’ on flat or angled rooftops.
  • Attention to detail, good hand/eye coordination and situational awareness of physical work environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience working with building materials is an asset.
Job Overview

Reporting to the Shipping Supervisor, the Boom Truck Driver loads, delivers and unloads building products to various customer sites. They are also responsible for keeping the equipment they operate in good working condition. The boom Truck Driver operates the truck mounted crane, unloads shingles onto the roof, and delivers drywall.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Providing excellent customer service to all customers as a representative of the company.
  • Loading trucks in a safe and timely manner, minimizing down time in the yard.
  • Assisting forklift operators loading trucks as needed.
  • Verifying accuracy of shipping documents.
  • Delivering materials via the most efficient route to remain on schedule.
  • Taking photos for proof of undamaged, complete and correctly placed delivery.
  • Adhering to Star’s Safety Programs and standard operating procedures at all times.
  • Keeping equipment clean and in good operating condition, including completion of daily pre-trip inspections and site assessments.
  • Problem solving and decision making as part of day to day tasks.
  • Using iPad apps for safety, inspections and proof of delivery (Site Docs, Bistrack).
  • Operating delivery units with courtesy and according to provincial regulations.
Work Conditions

You primarily work outdoors during regular business hours.  Work is mobile with exposure to potential accidents or occupational hazards as well as dealing with inclement weather, heights, dust and noise. Occasional weekend or evening work may be required. Actions taken and decisions made directly impact the safety and health of others. Overtime may be required during the busy season.

About Us

Star Building Materials is an independent, wholly owned division of Qualico. The company is a leading provider of building materials, trusses, ready to move homes, and cottage and garage packages operating under the Star Building Materials, Star Ready to Move Homes and Star Truss brands. With over 50 years of experience, Star Building Materials is committed to providing reliable and innovative products and services.

Qualico welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process. 

Candidates being considered will be contacted. We thank you for your interest.

Apply Now!