Job: Small Excavator Operator

Title Small Excavator Operator
Division Alpha Better Landscaping
Location Calgary and surrounding areas
Job Description

The Small Excavator Operator is responsible for the safe operation of a CAT 308C, CAT 320 DLL, or Case CX210 during project construction.

Responsibilities
  • Perform pre-operational and hazard assessment checks on equipment and job site.
  • Perform assigned excavations on schedule, as directed by the Heavy Equipment Supervisor and the project Superintendents.
  • Ensure grading, sloping, and trenching are done to the proper depth and grade.
  • Conduct work in accordance with OH&S requirements.
  • Observe and note condition of excavator equipment to ensure standards are met and problems and defects are corrected.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Core Competencies
  • Ability to communicate with crew members, supervisors, and other colleagues.
  • Ability to prioritize in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • Good hand eye coordination.
  • Physical dexterity to handle prolonged sitting and operating an excavator.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and the ability to follow directions.
  • Reliable, punctual, and a team player.
  • Open to continuous learning.
  • MUST BE ABLE TO WORK UNTIL THE END OF SEASON – NOVEMBER 2017.
Technical Requirements
  • 1 to 2 years experience operating an excavator.
  • Class 5 driver’s licence
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings, and specifications.
  • Calculate weight, distance, volume and other measurements related to excavating.
  • Own steel-toed boots.
Education
  • Excavator Operator Certificate is considered an asset.
  • Other construction and safety training considered an asset.
Post Date Jun 6, 2017
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