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Operator, Heavy Construction-Equipment

Employer

Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd.

Date Posted

November 15, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $31.60 to $39.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 70 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 52  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 15, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

Outdoors

Work setting

Various locations

Tasks

  • Operate heavy equipment
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks
  • Operate computer controlled equipment
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
  • Secure special attachments to equipment

Type of heavy equipment operated

  • Backhoe excavator, loader
  • Bulldozer, large or small
  • Grader

Area of work experience

  • Backfilling
  • Ditching
  • Excavation
  • Fine grading and finishing
  • Land clearing
  • Rough grading
  • Slope grooming
  • Sub-grade excavating
  • Trenching

Type of industry experience

  • Industrial/commercial/institutional (ICI) construction
  • Road construction

Security and safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Transportation/travel information

  • Willing to travel
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Own tools/equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan

Long term benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Other benefits

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Operator, Heavy Construction-Equipment 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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