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Job Details

Heavy Equipment Operator

Employer

Sveer Maintenance Ltd.

Date Posted

July 28, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Lloydminster, AB
  • Earnings $19.00 to $38.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 30 to 84 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 25, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Sveer Maintenance Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Hot
  • Noisy

Work Setting

  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Paving
  • Equipment operation

Tasks

  • Operate heavy equipment
  • Calculate weight, distance, volume and length measurements
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
  • Secure special attachments to equipment
  • Operate two-way radios and other communication equipment
  • Supervise workers and projects
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed
  • Co-ordinate work activities with other project supervisors or managers
  • Read blueprints and drawings

Supervision

  • Labourers
  • Heavy equipment operators, except crane
  • 5-10 people

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • Driver's License (Class 3 or D)
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) training

Technical Experience

Grading

Area of Work Experience

  • Asphalt finishing
  • Excavation
  • Fine grading and finishing
  • Rough grading
  • Snow removal
  • Stripping
  • Sub-grade excavating
  • Sub-grade rolling

Area of Specialization

Construction

Security and Safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized
  • Time management

Experience

5 years or more

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Heavy Equipment Operator 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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