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Heavy Equipment Operator

Employer

Alpha Better Landscaping Inc.

Date Posted

November 10, 2022

Languages

English or French
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $23.00 to $28.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 30 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 8  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 21, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Alpha Better Landscaping Inc.

Languages

English or French

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Hot

Work setting

Various locations

Tasks

  • Operate heavy equipment
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
  • Prepare accident reports
  • Secure special attachments to equipment
  • Operate hydraulic pumping systems

Type of heavy equipment operated

  • Backhoe excavator, loader
  • Loader
  • Front end loader
  • Bobcats

Area of work experience

  • Backfilling
  • Excavation
  • Fine grading and finishing
  • Land clearing
  • Landscaping
  • Rough grading
  • Sloping and banking
  • Snow removal
  • Trenching

Security and safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • 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

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

Group insurance benefits


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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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