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excavator operator


Source: Job Bank

Location

Calgary, AB
T3J3P7

Salary

$15.00 to $17.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: Will train

Work setting

  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Tasks

  • Operate heavy equipment
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
  • Secure special attachments to equipment
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • Operate two-way radios and other communication equipment
  • Perform minor repairs to equipment

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Heavy Equipment Operator Trade Certification
  • Occupational Health and Safety Certificate
  • Driver's License (Class 3 or D)
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Power Line Hazardous Training
  • Ground Disturbance - Level II program

Type of heavy equipment operated

  • Backhoe excavator, loader
  • Bulldozer, large or small
  • Trencher, large or small
  • Grader
  • Loader
  • Compactor
  • Roller
  • Front end loader
  • Dump truck
  • Gravel or dump truck
  • Bobcats

Area of work experience

  • Backfilling
  • Demolition
  • Excavation
  • Fine grading and finishing
  • Land clearing
  • Landscaping
  • Rough grading
  • Sloping and banking
  • Snow removal
  • Stripping
  • Sub-grade excavating
  • Sub-grade rolling
  • Trenching

Type of industry experience

  • Industrial/commercial/institutional (ICI) construction
  • Residential construction
  • Road construction

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Workplace information

  • On the road job

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Pension plan

Other benefits

  • Other benefits

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