Excavator Operator

Chapman Industries - Vernon, BC (26 days ago)

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Position Description:

Operate various sizes of excavators for civil roadbuilding, earthworks and deep and shallow utilities. Responsible for mainlining and/or backfill operations. Hoisting materials, loading trucks etc.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Complete Daily pre-trip Inspection before operating any equipment
  • Meet with superintendent and foreman before job commences to discuss scope of work and site hazards
  • Inspect equipment at the end of each shift to make sure cabs are locked, night switches are off, etc

Necessary Skills & Qualifications:

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to identify and avoid high risk activities
  • Demonstrated ability to operate a broad range of excavators
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to maintain written records

Education and Experience:

The following education or experience are required for this position:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in the construction industry
  • Heavy Equipment Operator Certification as asset but not required
  • Valid BC Driver’s License

Physical Demands:

  • Lifting up to 50lbs
  • Sitting for extended periods of time
  • Climbing on and off equipment
  • Work in extreme temperatures

Work Environment:

The following work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the job holder will encounter:

  • Work outdoors in all season
  • Work around heavy equipment
  • Work near traffic
  • Exposure to loud noises
  • Work near overhead and underground utilities

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.00 to $30.00 /hour

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.00 to $30.00 /hour


  • Excavator Operator: 5 years (Required)


  • English (Required)