Heavy Equipment Operator

The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner. Heavy equipment may include excavators, front-end loaders, dozers, graders and other pieces of equipment.

Working Conditions:

  • Physically strenuous and demanding job, including lifting, pulling and managing heavy objects.

  • Work is performed outside in all weather conditions

  • Willingness and ability to travel out of town to perform work as necessary.

  • Must provide own steel toe boots.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of and ability to operate a variety of pieces of heavy equipment in a safe manner

  • Knowledge of road construction and maintenance techniques

  • Ability to read and write to complete and maintain daily operating and safety records

  • Knowledge of safety rules, instructions and policies.

  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures

  • Strong verbal and listening communication skills

  • Time management skills

  • Must demonstrate the following personal attributes: honest and trustworthy, respectful, flexible, and have sound work ethics.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Operate heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life.

  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks.

  • Clean heavy equipment as scheduled and/or required.

  • Ensure heavy equipment is safely and securely stored

  • Advise the Mechanics of any requirements for maintenance or repairs

  • Participate in routine maintenance

  • Perform general errands as assigned by the on-site Supervisor

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent, Seasonal

Salary: $28.00-$32.00 per hour

Additional Pay:

  • Overtime pay


  • Company pension

  • Dental care

  • Disability insurance

  • Extended health care

  • Life insurance

  • RRSP match

  • Vision care


  • 12 hour shift

  • Overtime


  • excavator operating: 5 years (preferred)

  • grading: 5 years (preferred)

  • dozer operating: 5 years (preferred)

  • loader operating: 5 years (preferred)

Please send applications to jobs@moncrief.ca

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