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Job Details

Heavy Equipment Operator

Employer

Tollestrup Construction (2005) Inc.

Date Posted

June 11, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Lethbridge, AB
  • Earnings $24.00 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 11, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Tollestrup Construction (2005) Inc.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Hot
  • Dusty

Work setting

Various locations

Tasks

  • Interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications to plan methods or sequences of operation
  • Operate heavy equipment
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks
  • Operate computer controlled equipment
  • Understand the purpose, proper usgage and information found on material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • Prepare accident reports
  • Operate two-way radios and other communication equipment
  • Perform minor repairs to equipment

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

Driver's License (Class 3 or D)

Type of heavy equipment operated

  • Backhoe excavator, loader
  • Bulldozer, large or small
  • Grader
  • Loader
  • Asphalt spreader
  • Paver
  • Roller
  • Scraper
  • Gravel or dump truck

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Skidsteer
  • Skidder

Area of work experience

  • Ditching
  • Fine grading and finishing
  • Rough grading
  • Sloping and banking
  • Trenching

Type of industry experience

Road construction

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Wellness program

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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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