Water and/or Tack truck driver

By | July 31, 2021

At Nelson River Construction, you become part of a team that is not just committed, but also enthusiastic about building and repairing road construction projects. We employ people who are passionate about their work and seek career challenges and advancement.


Reporting to the Asphalt Foreman, the Tack distributor / Water Truck Driver is responsible for the safe and efficient operation and distribution of materials to the job site.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years experience in hauling liquids in a road construction setting
  • Maintain a valid class 3 Drivers licence with air, clean abstract and be insurable
  • Knowledge of road construction materials, road construction processes and industry requirements
  • Must be physically fit and able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 LBS
  • Punctual and able to work full time, overtime, and occasional weekends
  • Required to work out of town and at times in a camp environment in remote locations
  • Good attitude, common sense, the ability to follow directions, hard work and dependability are extremely important.


  • Operate the Tack distributor / Water Truck and other equipment in a safe and appropriate manner
  • Understand and follow directions from supervisors as to the required work area and emulsion/water distribution rates
  • Cleaning and setting spray bars, and cleaning excess asphalt out of tanks
  • Constantly monitor temperature, heat oil within confines of recommended temperature
  • Perform daily maintenance checks and report any mechanical or safety issues to supervisors
  • Operate other heavy equipment and participate in construction related duties as part of a team as required.

Willing to work out of town and in remote locations, as required.

Willing to work overtime.
Nelson River Construction
Nelson River Construction offers great growth opportunities and excellent wages and benefits. If you are interested in becoming part of a strong team, and a leader in the construction industry, please forward your resume. 

Must provide a current Drivers Abstract upon Hire.

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