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Heavy-Duty Equipment Operator Posted on Feb 27, 2018 by Alsa Road Construction Ltd

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $26.24 to $34.53 hourly
  • Work Hours 50 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 29, 2018
Job Requirements


Alsa Road Construction Ltd




No degree, certificate or diploma

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

  • Driver's License (Class 3 or D)
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Ground Disturbance - Level 1 program
  • Ground Disturbance - Level II program


5 years or more

Area of Work Experience

  • Trenching
  • Sub-grade excavating
  • Stripping
  • Sloping and banking
  • Rough grading
  • Fine grading and finishing
  • Excavation
  • Ditching
  • Backfilling
  • Snow removal

Additional Skills

  • Utilize material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Prepare accident reports
  • Calculate weight, distance, volume and length measurements

Type of Heavy Equipment Operated

  • Loader
  • Grader
  • Gravel or dump truck
  • Backhoe excavator, loader
  • Bobcats
  • Front end loader
  • Gradall

Type of Industry Experience

  • Road construction
  • Residential construction

Specific Skills

  • 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
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Safety vest

Work Site Environment


Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

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.

Advertised Until

Mar 29, 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 Heavy-Duty Equipment 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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