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Heavy Equipment Operator Posted on Jan 09, 2018 by VISCO DEMOLITION CONTRACTORS LTD

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $28.00 to $36.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jan 23, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

VISCO DEMOLITION CONTRACTORS LTD

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

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

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Confined Space Entry Training
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)

Experience

5 years or more

Area of Work Experience

  • Sub-grade excavating
  • Rough grading
  • Material handling
  • Excavation
  • Demolition
  • Backfilling
  • Stock piling

Additional Skills

  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Prepare accident reports

Type of Heavy Equipment Operated

  • Loader
  • Gravel or dump truck
  • Cable shovel, large or small
  • Backhoe excavator, loader
  • Front end loader

Type of Industry Experience

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

Specific Skills

  • Operate heavy equipment
  • Operate computer controlled equipment
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks
  • Assist in demolishing buildings

Security and Safety

  • Medical exam
  • Drug test

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Safety vest

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

Various locations


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

Jan 23, 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 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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