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Bobcat Operator Posted on Feb 28, 2018 by The Yardmaster Ltd.

  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $23.00 to $30.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 28, 2018
Job Requirements


The Yardmaster Ltd.




No degree, certificate or diploma

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

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Driver's License (Class 3 or D)
  • Ground Disturbance - Level 1 program
  • Ground Disturbance - Level II program


3 years to less than 5 years

Area of Work Experience

  • Trenching
  • Sub-grade excavating
  • Stripping
  • Sloping and banking
  • Rough grading
  • Material handling
  • Land clearing
  • Landscaping
  • Fine grading and finishing
  • Excavation
  • Demolition
  • Backfilling
  • Slope grooming
  • Snow removal
  • Stock piling

Additional Skills

  • Prepare accident reports
  • Calculate weight, distance, volume and length measurements

Type of Heavy Equipment Operated

  • Trencher, large or small
  • Loader
  • Gravel or dump truck
  • Compactor
  • Backhoe excavator, loader
  • Bobcats
  • Front end loader
  • Dump truck

Type of Industry Experience

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

Specific Skills

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

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

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 Mail

1A - 721072 RR 53
Grande Prairie County #1, Alberta T8X0N5

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 Bobcat 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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