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Job Details

Equipment Operator, Heavy-Duty

Employer

Lethbridge County

Date Posted

January 18, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Picture Butte, AB
  • Earnings $28.65 to $33.78 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 44 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 17, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Lethbridge County

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Hot

Tasks

  • Operate heavy equipment
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks
  • Utilize material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
  • Perform minor repairs to equipment

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate

Type of heavy equipment operated

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

Area of work experience

  • Backfilling
  • Excavation
  • Fine grading and finishing
  • Haul road maintenance
  • Material handling
  • Sloping and banking
  • Sub-grade excavating

Type of industry experience

Road construction

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail

Own tools/equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Screening questions

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

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years


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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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