HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

Our Construction Team:

With approximately 12-20 employees making up the very experienced year-round construction and maintenance team, WID is a diversified irrigation district with essential water supply services, earthworks construction, pipeline construction, canal construction, irrigation development and enhancements, equipment operations, irrigation maintenance, and customer servicing.  

Our ideal candidate for the role of Heavy Equipment Operator will have the following abilities:

 

Primary Focus:

  • The Equipment Operator is responsible for operating equipment in a safe and appropriate manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life main activities

  • Equipment Operations may include trucks, front-end loaders, dozers, graders, compactors, excavators snowblowers and other pieces of equipment

  • Equipment Operator must also clean, maintain and secure all equipment as directed by legislation, policies and procedures

  • Equipment Operator must deal with residents and members of the public in a courteous and respectful manner

  • Perform work connected with pipeline construction, canal construction, and maintenance and repair of infrastructure in the Irrigation District

  • Perform all duties with a high regard for safety and the environment

  • Finishing skills preferred

 

General Position Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Involves shoveling, standing, sitting, stooping, bending, squatting, walking and lifting weights up to 50 pounds (23 kg) unassisted

  • Perform daily safety and maintenance and practice workplace safety

  • As the majority of this work is conducted outdoors, workers must be ready to work in all types of weather conditions, including inclement weather

  • Climbing in and out of trenches, walking on uneven ground, working around heavy equipment and working in confined spaces is required

  • Participate in routine maintenance, and labourer duties as assigned

 

Other Information:

  • Work overtime as required and weekend work may be required

  • MUST have a valid driving license, and a clean driving record. Class 1 would be considered an asset

 

Job Types: Full-time

 

SEND RESUMES TO:  

or drop off resumes to WID at 105, 900 PINE ROAD, STRATHMORE

COVID-19 considerations: We follow all recommendations for Covid-19 safety.

We would like to thank everyone for their application; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.