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Heavy Equipment Operator Posted on Mar 13, 2018 by Fort Mckay Group of Companies LP

  • Location Fort McMurray, AB
  • Earnings $34.55 hourly
  • Work Hours 84 hours bi-weekly
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 27, 2018
Job Requirements


Fort Mckay Group of Companies LP




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

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

  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Certificate
  • Forklift Operator Certification
  • Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA)


1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

  • Prepare accident reports
  • Complete onboard and other logs

Type of Heavy Equipment Operated

  • Operate forklift
  • Loader

Type of Industry Experience

Oil and Gas Well Sites

Specific Skills

  • Operate two-way radios and other communication equipment
  • Operate heavy equipment
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Attention to detail

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 27, 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.

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