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.  

The operator is responsible for the safety of the entire team working around the equipment

  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks on the equipment; including lubricating and cleaning

  • Operate the heavy equipment in a safe manner

  • Ensure the job is completed to exacting specifications

  • Complete pre-job hazard assessments including identifying underground and overhead utilities prior to beginning work

  • Willing to assist ground crew when machine is not in use

 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience operating an excavator

  • Must be physically able to repetitively lift, carry, push, pull at least 50lbs on a regular basis

  • Willing to work in inclement weather

  • Ability to work long hours with some weekends and overtime

  • Strong critical thinking, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

  • Must have a clean driving record and provide commercial driver abstract with resume

  • Clean Class 1 license a definite asset

 

Other Information:

  • Work overtime as required

  • Weekend work may be required

  • MUST have a valid driving license, and a clean driving record

 

SEND RESUMES TO:  

or drop off resumes to WID at A-1000, PINE STREET, 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.