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heavy equipment operator

Source: Job Bank


Calgary, AB


$32.00 to $35.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 60 hours per week
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Dusty

Work setting

  • Various locations


  • Operate heavy equipment
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
  • Secure special attachments to equipment
  • Perform minor repairs to equipment
  • Operate power vibrators to compact concrete
  • Load, move, sort and pile materials and supplies
  • Clean snow and ice from walkways and parking areas
  • Operate and maintain landscape maintenance equipment

Type of heavy equipment operated

  • Backhoe excavator, loader
  • Concrete spreader
  • Front end loader
  • Landscape maintenance

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Power mowers

Area of work experience

  • Backfilling
  • Demolition
  • Excavation
  • Fine grading and finishing
  • Land clearing
  • Landscaping
  • Material handling
  • Rough grading
  • Slope grooming
  • Sloping and banking
  • Snow removal
  • Stock piling

Type of industry experience

  • Residential construction

Construction specialization

  • Sidewalks and curbs

Area of specialization

  • Construction

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Client focus

Workplace information

  • On the road job

Health benefits

  • Dental plan

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