Job duties of the position
Operating heavy equipment, such as a loader, an excavator, a roller, etc., in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or the loss of life, is the primary role of a Heavy Equipment Operator.
Cleaning, maintaining and securing all equipment as directed by legislation, policies and procedures is also the responsibility of an operator.
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
or equivalent experience
3 years to less than 5 years
Steel-toed safety boots, Hard hat, Safety glasses/goggles, Safety vest
Criminal record check, Driving record check (abstract)
Own transportation, Valid driver's licence
Physically demanding, Attention to detail, Fast-paced environment, Overtime required
Various locations, Relocation costs not covered by employer
Outdoors, Hot, Dusty
Complete onboard and other logs, Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
Sloping and banking, Snow removal, Rough grading, Material handling, Land clearing, Excavation, Backfilling, Fine grading and finishing, Trenching, Sub-grade excavating
Operate heavy equipment, John Deere controls, Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks, Operate computer controlled equipment, Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment, Secure special attachments to equipment, Operate two-way radios and other communication equipment, Perform minor repairs to equipment, Operate hydraulic pumping systems
Backhoe excavator, loader, Bulldozer, large or small, Grader, Loader, Compactor, Paver, Front end loader, Gravel or dump truck
Development, Water & Sewer
Heavy Equipment Operator Trade Certification
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.