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heavy-duty equipment operator


Source: Job Bank

Location

Ross River, YT
Y0B1S0

Salary

$34.00 to $35.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: Other trades certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Hot

Work setting

  • Various locations
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

Tasks

  • Operate heavy equipment
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks
  • Operate computer controlled equipment
  • Complete onboard and other logs
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
  • Prepare accident reports
  • Secure special attachments to equipment
  • Operate two-way radios and other communication equipment
  • Perform minor repairs to equipment

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Heavy Equipment Operator Trade Certification
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Driver's License (Class 3 or D)
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • CPR Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Certificate

Type of heavy equipment operated

  • Backhoe excavator, loader
  • Bulldozer, large or small
  • Grader
  • Loader
  • Concrete spreader
  • Compactor
  • Scraper
  • Operate forklift
  • Dump truck
  • Gravel or dump truck
  • Bobcats

Area of work experience

  • Asphalt finishing
  • Backfilling
  • Demolition
  • Ditching
  • Excavation
  • Fine grading and finishing
  • Haul road maintenance
  • Land clearing
  • Material handling
  • Rough grading
  • Slope grooming
  • Sloping and banking
  • Snow removal
  • Stock piling
  • Stripping
  • Stumping
  • Sub-grade excavating
  • Trenching

Security and safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Willing to travel
  • Public transportation is not available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Safety vest

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Health benefits

  • Health care plan

Other benefits

  • On-site housing options

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