Heavy Equipment Operator - Base Operations

Acadia Group of Companies - Saskatoon, SK (30+ days ago)

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Acadia Group of Companies is looking for Heavy Equipment Operators for their Base Operations division.

Base Operations provides production and installation services including new Civil and Municipal roadway and parking lot construction and rehabilitation, and site development including asphalt and concrete paving.

Heavy Equipment Operators will be responsible for operating a variety of equipment which may include:
backhoe, excavator, loaders, bulldozer, front end loader, skid steer, roller, etc. Operators will use heavy equipment to perform a variety of tasks which may include: fine grading and finishing, landscaping, back-filling, excavation, rough grading, stumping, sub-grade excavating, trenching, material handling, and slope grooming.

Responsibilities

  • Operate equipment in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury or property damage.
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks.
  • Clean heavy equipment as required.
  • Ensure heavy equipment is safely and securely stored.
  • Routine Maintenance.
  • Complete and maintain daily operating & safety records
  • Advise mechanics of any requirements for maintenance or repairs.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Skills & Knowledge

  • 3+ Years of experience
  • Knowledge of safety rules, instructions and policies, workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures
  • Knowledge of industrial, commercial, and road construction
  • Strong verbal & listening skills
  • Time management skills
  • Must be honest, and trustworthy, respectful, flexible and have good work ethics

Requirements

  • Valid Class 5 Saskatchewan Driver’s License and reliable transportation
  • Completion of Safety and First Aid courses would be an asset.
  • Must arrive at work “Fit for Duty” as required.
  • May be required to take a drug and alcohol test

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be notified. We regret that we cannot accept phone calls regarding the status of an application.
Please reference Job# 036 when applying.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Heavy Equipment Operator: 3 years (Preferred)