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Job Details

Equipment Operator, Heavy-Duty

Employer

K.A.M. Construction Corporation

Date Posted

May 06, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $27.00 to $32.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 20, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

K.A.M. Construction Corporation

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

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

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Driver's License (Class 3 or D)
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Certificate
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Heavy Equipment Operator Trade Certification
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) training

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Sledgehammer
  • Jackhammers
  • Drills
  • Concrete saws
  • Concrete vibrators
  • Reciprocating saws
  • Circular saws
  • Augers
  • Grinding machine

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Construction Specialization

Roads and bridges

Additional Skills

  • Utilize material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Prepare accident reports
  • Calculate weight, distance, volume and length measurements
  • Complete onboard and other logs

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Type of Heavy Equipment Operated

  • Side-boom
  • Gravel or dump truck
  • Concrete pumping equipment

Type of Industry Experience

  • Road construction
  • Residential construction

Specific Skills

  • Secure special attachments to equipment
  • Operate heavy equipment
  • Mix, pour and spread materials
  • Load, unload and transport construction materials
  • Erect and dismantle concrete forms, scaffolding, ramps, catwalks shoring and barricades
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
  • Assist heavy equipment operators

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Safety vest
  • Gloves

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Reliability

Screening questions

  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • 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

May 20, 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 for this NOC group 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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Abilities

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General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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