Skip to the main content
Career Information Hotline

Toll Free 1-800-661-3753

Edmonton 780-422-4266

Guest Account Sign In Sign Up
Job Details

Heavy Equipment Operator Posted on Mar 13, 2018 by Peak Contracting Services Inc

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $35.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 3 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 3 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Apr 03, 2018
Job Requirements


Peak Contracting Services Inc




No degree, certificate or diploma


2 years to less than 3 years

Area of Work Experience

  • Trenching
  • Sloping and banking
  • Rough grading
  • Excavation
  • Backfilling
  • Slope grooming

Additional Skills

  • Utilize material safety data sheets (MSDS)
  • Complete onboard and other logs

Type of Heavy Equipment Operated

  • Loader
  • Backhoe excavator, loader

Type of Industry Experience

  • Road construction
  • Residential construction

Specific Skills

  • Secure special attachments to equipment
  • Operate heavy equipment
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks
  • John Deere controls

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Hot

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
  • Overtime required

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

Apr 03, 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 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.

Learn More

Was this page useful?