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Heavy-Duty Equipment Operator Posted on Nov 10, 2017 by Kichton Contracting Ltd

  • Location Acheson, AB
  • Earnings $30.00 to $35.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 40 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jan 06, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Kichton Contracting Ltd

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

Experience an asset

Area of Work Experience

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

Additional Skills

  • Utilize material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • Calculate weight, distance, volume and length measurements
  • Complete onboard and other logs

Type of Heavy Equipment Operated

  • Trencher, large or small
  • Loader
  • Grader
  • Gravel or dump truck
  • Compactor
  • Cable shovel, large or small
  • Backhoe excavator, loader
  • Front end loader
  • Gradall
  • Dump truck

Type of Industry Experience

  • Residential construction
  • Large diameter pipeline construction
  • Industrial/commercial/institutional (ICI) construction

Specific Skills

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

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety vest

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

  • Various locations
  • Relocation costs covered by employer

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.

In Person

25296 117 avenue
Acheson, Alberta T7X6C2

Advertised Until

Jan 06, 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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Heavy-Duty Equipment Operator is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)
NOC code: 7421
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 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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