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heavy equipment operator


Source: Job Bank

Location

Canada

Salary

$24.00 to $40.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: Experience an asset

Work site environment

  • Outdoors

Tasks

  • Operate heavy equipment
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks
  • Measure distance, volume, length and weight
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
  • Secure special attachments to equipment
  • Perform minor repairs to equipment
  • Operate machines and equipment

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Driver's License (Class 3 or D)

Type of heavy equipment operated

  • Backhoe excavator, loader
  • Bulldozer, large or small
  • Trencher, large or small
  • Compactor
  • Gravel or dump truck
  • Bobcats

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Skidsteer

Area of work experience

  • Backfilling
  • Demolition
  • Ditching
  • Excavation
  • Fine grading and finishing
  • Landscaping
  • Stripping
  • Trenching

Type of industry experience

  • Residential construction

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Fast-paced environment

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Personal suitability

  • Positive attitude

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits

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