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Excavator Operator Posted on Mar 02, 2018 by H wilson Industries

  • Location Fort McMurray, AB
  • Earnings $32.00 to $38.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 44 to 65 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 3 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Apr 01, 2018
Job Requirements


H wilson Industries




No degree, certificate or diploma

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

First Aid Certificate


3 years to less than 5 years

Area of Work Experience

  • Trenching
  • Sub-grade excavating
  • Stripping
  • Sloping and banking
  • Rough grading
  • Fine grading and finishing
  • Excavation
  • Backfilling
  • Slope grooming

Additional Skills

  • Utilize material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • Prepare accident reports

Type of Heavy Equipment Operated

Backhoe excavator, loader

Type of Industry Experience

  • Residential construction
  • Large diameter pipeline construction

Specific Skills

  • Secure special attachments to equipment
  • Operate heavy equipment

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Work Site Environment


Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

Staff accommodation provided

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

Apr 01, 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 Excavator 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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