Excavator Operator - Earthworks

North Rock Construction Projects - Cochrane, ON (30+ days ago)

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Heavy Equipment Operator

Working under Superintendent and Field Supervisor(s)

Roles and Responsibilities – Including but not limited to:

  • Ensure a sound understanding of the issues involving ground disturbance
  • Perform all pre-trip inspections thoroughly
  • Ability to follow direction and understand scope of work
  • Accurately complete all work reports
  • Effective communication
  • Regularly perform Health & Safety inspection of equipment and tools
  • Follow all Health and Safety rules and regulations, as well as site specific policies
  • Work under customers’ standards
  • Follow equipment maintenance schedule and advise if repairs are required
  • Perform other tasks related to this function
  • Ensure assigned equipment is operated and maintained to original equipment manufacturer specifications and industry best practices

Excavator: 35 ton – 125 ton (or equivalent)

  • Operate hydraulic excavator in a safe and productive manner
  • Manage stockpile materials and load production haul units while maintaining a proper loading platform
  • Identify and sort different size aggregates to required specifications
  • Provide proper trenching, ditching, sloping and grading
  • Read and understand survey grade stakes and layouts
  • Place blast rock and various materials to predetermine elevations
  • Maintain proper safety berms at all times

Job Types: Full-time, Contract


  • heavy equipment operator: 2 years (Preferred)