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Job Details

Excavator Operator

Employer

Prax Enterprises Ltd

Date Posted

July 22, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Slave Lake, AB
  • Earnings $35.00 to $40.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 80 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 12, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Prax Enterprises Ltd

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

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

  • Hydrogen Sulphide Awareness (H2S) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Ground Disturbance - Level II program

Experience

5 years or more

Area of Work Experience

  • Trenching
  • Sub-grade excavating
  • Stripping
  • Sloping and banking
  • Rough grading
  • Material handling
  • Land clearing
  • Landscaping
  • Fine grading and finishing
  • Excavation
  • Ditching
  • Demolition
  • Backfilling
  • Slope grooming
  • Snow removal
  • Stock piling

Type of Heavy Equipment Operated

  • Side-boom
  • Bulldozer, large or small
  • Backhoe excavator, loader

Type of Industry Experience

Oil and Gas Well Sites

Specific Skills

  • 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)

Own Tools/Equipment

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

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • 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

  • Various locations
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

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

Aug 12, 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 Excavator Operator 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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