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Backhoe Operator Posted on Mar 14, 2018 by B&T Excavating Ltd.

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 to $30.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Mar 28, 2018
Job Requirements


B&T Excavating Ltd.




No degree, certificate or diploma

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Certificate
  • Ground Disturbance - Level 1 program


5 years or more

Area of Work Experience

  • Trenching
  • Rough grading
  • Fine grading and finishing
  • Excavation
  • Ditching
  • Demolition
  • Backfilling
  • Snow removal

Additional Skills

  • Utilize material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • Complete onboard and other logs

Type of Heavy Equipment Operated

  • Loader
  • Gravel or dump truck
  • Backhoe excavator, loader

Type of Industry Experience

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

Specific Skills

  • Perform minor repairs to equipment
  • Operate two-way radios and other communication equipment
  • Operate heavy equipment
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks

Security and Safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By e-mail:

Advertised Until

Mar 28, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Backhoe Operator is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)

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


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


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 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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