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Job Details

Equipment Operator, Heavy-Duty

Employer

Kidco Construction Ltd.

Date Posted

October 14, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $35.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 64 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 28, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Kidco Construction Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Ground Disturbance - Level 1 program
  • Ground Disturbance - Level II program
  • Fall Arrest Protection Training Course

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Area of Work Experience

  • Trenching
  • Sub-grade excavating
  • Stripping
  • Rough grading
  • Fine grading and finishing
  • Excavation
  • Backfilling
  • Stock piling

Additional Skills

  • Utilize material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Type of Heavy Equipment Operated

  • Scraper
  • Loader
  • Grader
  • Gravel or dump truck
  • Bulldozer, large or small
  • Backhoe excavator, loader
  • Front end loader

Type of Industry Experience

Residential construction

Specific Skills

  • Operate heavy equipment
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Safety vest

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

Various locations

Workplace information

On the road job

Benefits

  • Medical Benefits
  • Group Insurance Benefits
  • Vision Care Benefits
  • Other Benefits

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Oct 28, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Equipment Operator, Heavy-Duty is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating bulldozers and heavy dredging, paving and surfacing equipment to deepen waterways, reclaim earth fill, lay, spread and compact concrete, asphalt and other surface materials during highway and road construction; and in operating power shovels to excavate rock, ore and other materials from open-pit mines, strip mines, quarries and construction pits

METHODICAL

Interest in comparing information to move, load and unload cargo and to clear brush and stumps before logging activities using bulldozers and other heavy equipment

innovative

Interest in conducting pre-operational checks on equipment and in cleaning, lubricating and refilling equipment, and in building roads at logging and surface mining sites using bulldozers and other heavy equipment

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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