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Job Details

Equipment Operator, Heavy-Duty

Employer

Strome Energy Services Ltd.

Date Posted

January 14, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Fort McMurray, AB
  • Earnings $36.00 to $45.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 84 hours bi-weekly
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 6  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jan 28, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Strome Energy Services Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

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

  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Certificate
  • Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) basic safety orientation (BSO)

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Area of Work Experience

  • Trenching
  • Sub-grade excavating
  • Stripping
  • Sloping and banking
  • Rough grading
  • Haul road maintenance
  • Fine grading and finishing
  • Excavation
  • Ditching
  • Backfilling
  • Slope grooming
  • Stock piling

Additional Skills

  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • Complete onboard and other logs

Type of Heavy Equipment Operated

  • Loader
  • Gravel or dump truck
  • Bulldozer, large or small
  • Backhoe excavator, loader
  • Bobcats

Type of Industry Experience

  • Surface mining
  • Oil and Gas Well Sites

Specific Skills

  • Secure special attachments to equipment
  • Perform minor repairs to equipment
  • Operate two-way radios and other communication equipment
  • Operate heavy equipment
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Medical exam
  • Drug test

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Room and board provided

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?

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

Jan 28, 2022

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 & Abilities
The Equipment Operator, Heavy-Duty is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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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