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Job Details

Horizontal Earth-Boring Machine Operator

Employer

Hot Rod Directional Boring Ltd.

Date Posted

September 23, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Devon, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $35.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 70 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 14, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Hot Rod Directional Boring Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

Outdoors

Work setting

Relocation costs not covered by employer

Tasks

  • Operate heavy equipment
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks
  • Utilize material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
  • Operate two-way radios and other communication equipment
  • Perform minor repairs to equipment

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Hydrogen Sulphide Awareness (H2S) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Certificate
  • Ground Disturbance - Level II program

Drilling equipment

Drilling machine

Type of industry experience

  • Industrial/commercial/institutional (ICI) construction
  • Oil and Gas Well Sites
  • Residential construction

Security and safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

Overtime required

Own tools/equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes
  • Involves supporting green economy sectors
  • Requires specialized environmental skills or knowledge

Workplace information

On the road job

Screening questions

  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term care insurance

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Horizontal Earth-Boring Machine 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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