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Lease Operator - Freight

07 Transportation – Edmonton, Alberta
Department 07 Transportation
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced


Compensation Potential to earn $25,000  - $30,000 per month

Why Work Here?
“Safety Bonuses, referral bonuses, paid insurance & licensing, paid fuel, paid permits, business discounts.”

Potential to earn up to $150,000 approximately during our 9 months of seasonal work. Ventures West has seasonal work as well. Fuel, Calcium, and Fertilizer. Pick your poison. Time off when you want it too. Great for those that don't want the hassle of Oilfield Work and all the tickets it requires. We also have an Ice Road component, during the months of February and March, the Tibbett to Contwoyto Winter Ice Road, as featured on first season of Ice Road Truckers. Commodities are fuel and freight. Fuel costs on the ice road for owner operators are fully covered.

This is a great opportunity for those that are bored of the same old routine. Put the fun back into driving and investigate this opportunity!


Ventures West Transport requires a  Class 1 Freight Hauler.  The Driver will be responsible for hauling freight from Yellowknife to Northern Mines. We offer a competitive flat rate per trip pay, with additional earning opportunities (safety & completion bonus). Drivers will have access to Ventures’ base camp in Yellowknife for meals and other facilities.

Duties include:

  • Secure and deliver loads to mines
  • Pre-trip and Post-trip of equipment
  • Properly track and document activity log
  • Report any issues to dispatch

Abilities & Competencies Required:

  • Class 1 Driver's License
  • Minimum of 2 years' freight hauling
  • Minimum of 2 years' Super B train experience
  • Previous ice road experience


  • Must have a clean driver's abstract
  • Must provide a negative pre-employment drug test 
  • Must provide a clean criminal record check
  • Must provide a copy of current drivers license

Why work for Ventures West Transport?

  • Potential to up to $25,000 - $30,000 on the Winter Road
  • Safety Bonuses (some restrictions apply)
  • Referral Bonuses (some restrictions apply)
  • Company registration and insurance
  • Business discounts including fuel, work clothing and tires.

About Ventures West Transport LP:

Ventures West Transport LP is Western Canadian transportation company specializing in bulk fuel transportation to northern mine sites and year-round haulage of various ground fuels, liquids and freight throughout Western Canada. We are currently looking for a dedicated Owner Operator to join the Ventures West team.

Please fax or e-mail abstract:

780-998-7660 Attn: HR


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  • Location
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • Department
    07 Transportation
  • Employment Type
    Permanent Full Time
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