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Heavy Equipment Operator


  • NetHire
  • 11/21/19
  • Canada
  • N1C 1A1
  • Confidential / Yearly
  • Full-Time
We are looking for someone with 4+ years of experience as a Heavy Equipment Operator who will be working throughout Ontario.

Also recruiting for Haul Truck Operators minimum: Heavy Equipment School, Farm experience, or Tow Truck Driver required.
The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible to safely operate heavy equipment, completing equipment related tasks including bulk dirt movement, loading trucks, sloping and shaping in a variety of locations through Ontario as per the specifications and direction from the Foremen and Superintendent. It is the responsibility of the operator, to complete these tasks in a safe and efficient manner to avoid injury to themselves or others or damage to the equipment or other property.

Equipment used will include haul (rock) trucks, excavators (Cat Control), front-end loaders, bulldozers, graders and compactors. The Heavy Equipment Operator must also clean, maintain and secure all equipment.

Common Roles and Responsibilities

Consistently promotes by direction and example, the company values, Mission and Vision

Informs the Foremen and / or Superintendent of resource requirements well in advance

Provides guidance to their crew(s) based on their extensive experience

Ensures all JHAs are complete as required and turned into the Foremen and / or Superintendent

Completes their daily equipment log and safety checks on each unit operated

Report any equipment deficiencies as they encounter them

Responsible for the safety of the crews they are directly working with

Follow new safety and task-specific protocols as they are implemented

Clean and Grease the equipment as necessary

Park the equipment in a safe manner when not in use


Required Skill Set
Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Operate all heavy equipment such as: Excavator (cat control), haul (rock)trucks, bulldozers, front-end loaders, graders crusher, screen plants and other related equipment;

Ensure and manage the machines or equipment in a safe and secure way;

Strong technical knowledge of Bulk Dirt Movement in both a Civil Construction and Pit and Quarry setting

Perform periodic safety, maintenance or service checks to ensure proper functions of the equipment;

Inform and advise of any repairs or maintenance required on equipment;

Perform road work, excavation work, lifting work, as required;

Respond to signals and directions by staff and work in coordination with them;

Maintain proper coordination and cooperation with the road and transport system while driving/working, so that normal activities are not disrupted;

Work in adherence to safety practices, procedures, work site and traffic laws;

Perform other related duties that may arise from time to time.

A high level of self-management & personal leadership skills

Strong commitment to team code of honor and company values

Ability to anticipate and communicate job site needs well in advance

Proactive and punctual

Ability to develop creative and effective solutions to challenging obstacles

Good verbal and written communication skills

Basic understanding of engineered drawings, charts, diagrams, maps and surveys

Good interpersonal skills to interact with all project entities as required

Proven track record in both a Civil Construction and Pit and Quarry setting

Eagerness to learn and grow

Ability to make it to the Job Site as directed by the Dispatcher

Valid drivers license


Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

Have a Safety-Focused approach to work, and ability to handle and assist in emergency situations

4 + years of heavy equipment operator experience

Methods and techniques for proper set up and of the equipment to maximize efficiency

Adhering to all workplace safety practices

Both manual and electronic operations

Must have physical ability to withstand a strenuous and dangerous work environment

Possess physical strength to operate heavy and power-driven equipment

Be a Team Player

Able to work independently with minimal supervision



Compensation Plan

Competitive hourly wage


Other Benefits (All items are to be used specifically for work purposes)

Dental and Medical Life Insurance

RRSP matching to 2%

Access to the career development program


Please apply today

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