Equipment Operators – Excavator & Dozer

Equipment Operators – Excavator & Dozer

We are interested in hiring experienced equipment operators for work throughout Northern BC and Alberta

Job Description

To be considered for this heavy equipment operator position you must have a minimum of 3 years of civil/earthworks construction experience. Work will be at various locations throughout North East BC and Alberta

Job Responsibilities

Operating heavy equipment in a safe and productive manner, including:

  • recognizing potential machine hazards (e.g., blind spots, crush hazard)
  • recognizing potential site hazards (e.g., pedestrian traffic, slope instability)
  • recognizing potential environmental hazards (e.g., fuel/oils spills or leaks)
  • Demonstrating the ability to steer/brake/operate the excavator
  • Ensure excavation/grading is to the proper depth/grade
  • Build levels and excavate land surfaces using a variety of techniques
  • Follow directions of ground crew
  • Cut grade with minimal time spent on excavating to ensure production is on schedule
  • Correctly assessing slope stability and excavator stability on slopes
  • Demonstrating ability to correctly spot trucks on dumps/roadways
  • Handling and/or moving material
  • Knowledge of the excavator/dozer
  • Demonstrating ability to control excavator/dozer functions
  • Performing all duties within the capacities and limitations of the equipment assigned
  • Complete/maintain daily pre-trip checklists and outline to the supervisor any concerns regarding the safe operation of the equipment assigned
  • Demonstrates the correct start-up procedure and operates controls to warm-up hydraulics
  • Performing routine checks on equipment to ensure it is safe and in good working order, including, good housekeeping practices i.e., Ensures windows and mirrors are clean, and mirrors are adjusted correctly and proper track cleaning
  • Have a good idea of your surroundings on where equipment and personal is in your working zone
  • Always observe the following safety practices:
    • Never use cell phone or personal electronic devices on equipment
    • When out of the equipment safety gear must be always be worn
    • Uses three-point contact for mounting and dismounting machine
    • Must be a strong communicator in dealing with internal team members


Skills and Abilities

  • First Aid
  • Physically Fit with the Ability to Perform Physical Labor
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Willingness to Learn
  • Safety Focused
  • Positive Attitude
  • Ability to work 12-hours a day on a 21×7 rotation
  • Ability and willingness to work in all weather conditions
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety and excellent attendance record


  • Competitive Wages
  • Benefits Package Available
  • Training Opportunities
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Excellent Work/Life Balance
  • Overtime


Expected start date: Immediately

Job Types: Full-time

Salary: $30.00 to $40.00 per hour, based on knowledge & experience


  • 10-to-12-hour shifts
  • Day shift
  • Local and Out of Region work

Work remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • As COVID-19 regulations are in effect, please email your resume to: