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Heavy Equipment Operator - Loraas Landfill

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Job Order #: 5635953

Employer Name:
Loraas Disposal Services Ltd.
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Grade 10
1-2 Years
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Employer Name:
Loraas Disposal Services Ltd.

Employer Address:
805 47TH ST E

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The Loraas Landfill, located just outside of Martensville, is seeking a Heavy Equipment Operator to join its team.

- Operate heavy equipment in a safe and efficient way according to all relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
- Adhere to all safety procedures and policies according to company Safety Manual and OH&S Regulations.
- Perform daily safety and maintenance checks and report any issues or items of concern found.
- Clean heavy equipment as scheduled or required.
- Directing traffic in and around the material delivery areas.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

- 1-2 years of experience operating equipment
- Certificate(s) in Heavy Equipment Operation preferred.
- General mechanical aptitude/experience in basic daily maintenance of heavy equipment required
- Safety conscious, able to work safely in sometimes challenging conditions
- Farm background considered an asset
- Good communication skills
- Enthusiastic, hardworking, friendly attitude- Mature outlook on life
- Able to adapt to new situations
- As a condition of employment, all new employees to safety sensitive positions must successfully pass a substance test within a two week period of their hiring date. A criminal record check will also be required.

We offer:
- Family/team atmosphere where staff are valued and appreciated
- Excellent well maintained equipment and facilities, including a brand new state-of-the-art shop.  
- Competitive or above industry wage rates with annual review
- Annual bonus incentive based upon performance and annual evaluation
- Blue Cross Benefits Plan
- Pension Plan with increasing employer contributions with years of service
- Opportunities for learning, advancement, personal growth, and challenge


Skills and Abilities

Own Tools/Equipment
 - Steel-toed safety boots
Security and Safety
 - Drug test
 - Driving record check (abstract)
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
Work Site Environment
 - Outdoors
Specific Skills
 - Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks
 - Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
 - Operate heavy equipment
 - Operate two-way radios and other communication equipment
Essential Skills
 - Finding information
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Reading text
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Valid driver's licence
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Heavy Equipment Operator Trade Certification
Type of Heavy Equipment Operated
 - Gravel truck
 - Backhoe excavator, loader
 - Compactor
 - Front end loader
 - Grader
 - Loader
 - Scraper
Type Of Work Experience
 - Slope grooming
 - Backfilling
 - Excavating
 - Haul road maintenance
 - Land clearing
 - Rough grading
 - Sloping and banking
 - Trenching


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