Job: Hydro-seeder Operator

Title
Hydro-seeder Operator
Division
Delta Landscaping
Location
Calgary and surrounding areas
Job Description

The Hydro-seeder Operator is responsible for the efficient transport and delivery of seed material/water to various company job sites. This position requires the safe operation of a tandem axle truck with a canon mounted on the top for spraying.

Responsibilities
  • Perform pre-operational and hazard assessment checks on equipment and job site.
  • Transport and deliver mixture with the Canon Operator to assigned job sites on schedule.
  • Ensure job sites are properly watered/seeded in accordance to company standards.
  • Conduct work in accordance with OH&S requirements.
  • Observe and note condition of truck and 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.
  • Ability to make effective decisions independently.
  • Good hand eye coordination.
  • Demonstrate client service and public interaction skills.
  • Physical dexterity to manage driving and assisting the Canon Operator to carry seed up the ladder to the holding tank. Additionally assist filling of the water tank and operating the hoses (approximately 25-50 lbs.)
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and the ability to follow directions.
  • Reliable, punctual, and a team player.
  • Must be physically fit and accustomed to lifting weight above shoulder height.
  • Open to continuous learning.
  • MUST BE ABLE TO WORK UNTIL THE END OF SEASON – NOVEMBER 2019.
Technical Requirements
  • Basic knowledge of Calgary’s routes, communities, and major roads.
  • Clean to fairly clean Class 3 driver’s licence with Q endorsement.
  • Own steel-toed boots.
  • Demonstrate defensive driving techniques.
Education
  • Completion of a defensive driving course is considered an asset.
  • Completion of construction, landscaping, or safety training considered an asset.
Post Date
Feb 4, 2019
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