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Transportation Compliance Specialist in Nisku at Michels

Date Posted: 6/17/2018

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Job Description

Job Title: Transportation Compliance Specialist

Position Objective: The main job function is to ensure compliance with all NSC and Transportation requirements, across Canada. Provincial and Federal Requirements. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, with a positive and proactive attitude.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with day to day operations of Commercial Transportation compliance program with a primary focus on Canada
  • Interpret and provide subject matter expertise on Canadian Federal Commercial Motor Vehicle rules and requirements;
  • Manage the monitoring of driver logs and inspections, hours of service, electronic logging device systems, and preventative maintenance systems for compliance
  • Monitor and communicate regulatory changes
  • Responsible for managing driver’s files
  •  Document the training and experience of the delegated employees relevant to internal auditing of hours of service records and retain the information on file
  • Hold management and drivers accountable for compliance
  • Applying for permits
  • Oversee IFTA return for each calendar quarter.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated significant skills, 2+ years knowledge/experience in regulations
  • Working knowledge of Hours of service, pre-trip inspection, weights and dimensions and cargo securement
  • Familiarity with International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA)
  • Well versed with “safety laws” (Traffic Safety Act) and regulations made under the Act and the Dangerous Goods Transportation and Handling Act
  • Ability to prioritize workload
  • Experience is maintaining driver files and log books
  • Experience in providing commercial driver training
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record
  • Possess strong computer skills: Proficiency in MS Office including MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint


  • Communication
  • Team Work
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Action Oriented
  • Problem Solving
  • Customer Focus
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Peer Relationships

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear
  •  The employee must regularly lift or move 10 pounds and frequently lift or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus                                                 

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, stand and walk
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet