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We are looking for someone with Heavy Equipment Training, Trucking, or Tow Truck Driving, 4+ years of experience as a Heavy Equipment Operator who will be working throughout Ontario.
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 ResponsibilitiesConsistently 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 JHA’s 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 ResponsibilitiesOperate 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 driver’s license
Qualifications, Skills and AbilitiesHave 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 PlanCompetitive 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 Keywords: Truck Drivers, Driving, Driver, Trucking, Trucker, Company Driver, Team Driver, AZ, Owner Operator, O/O, Class 1, OTR, Drivers, Truckers, Route Driver, Delivery Driver, Class 1 Drivers, Haul Truck, Company Driver, Driver, Company Truck Driver, Excavator, Dozer, Crusher, Screener, Loader, Loading, Screening, Crushing, Excavating, AZ Drivers, Single Driver, Ontario, ON, Brampton, Rockwood, Halton Hills, Georgetown, Acton, Puslinch, Milton, Cambridge, Breslau, Kitchener, Waterloo, St. JacobÂ’s, Ayr, Elmira, Elora, Fergus, Erin
Level of education
Work experience (years)
Accidental death insurance
Commitment to work-life balance
Registered retirement savings plan
This employer is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
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