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Competition #: 2014-06
Position Category: Temporary
Position Title: Equipment Operator - Seasonal
Section: Maintenance
Location: Rocky View County
Position Class: Salary
Work Shift: First Shift

The typical minimum level of education to perform this job competently is equivalent to high school completion with specialized training.  It would typically require a minimum of 5 years professional experience and continuous learning to competently perform this job. 

Job Description:

1 Seasonal Position

(May 5 to September 26th, 2014)

The Equipment Operator will competently operate a variety of heavy equipment (truck, grader, front-end loader, track hoe, skid steer loader (with multiple attachments), tracked mulching machine, dozer, scraper, farm tractors and implements, smooth drum and sheep foot packer) to support road maintenance and road construction initiatives throughout the County, and comply with safe work practices, procedures and legislation at all times.

Key Accountabilities:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate various equipment as assigned in a safe, efficient and effective manner to include but not limited to:
    • Operating grader performing gravel patching and/or regular gravel road maintenance, road rehabilitation and asphalt repairs.
    • Loading and unloading equipment for trailer transportation to and from job sites. 
    • Operating backhoe to dig trenches for drainage ditches and culvert installations, or perform dig-outs for road repairs.
  • Perform daily pre- and post-operation equipment checks.
  • Perform general labour as assigned.
  • Provide superior customer service to both internal and external clients.
  • Participate in and contribute to safety meetings and job hazard assessment reviews.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Aptitudes:

  • Minimum 5 years relevant progressive work experience.
  • Competently demonstrate experience and operation on a minimum of 5 different types of heavy equipment.
  • Hold a valid Class 1 or 3Q vehicle operator’s permit.
  • Demonstrate and execute safe and skilful operation of equipment at all times.
  • Physically able to perform demanding tasks including: bending, shovelling, heavy lifting up to 18 kilograms (40 pounds), and operating equipment for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, or work as part of a team

Hours of work: 6:00am – 4:30pm May 1 to October 31. Wage: $24.00 per hour. 

This opportunity will be posted until a suitable candidates are found.  Interested applicants are invited to e-mail their résumé and cover letter to please ensure you enter the competition title in the subject line.


PLEASE NOTE:  All applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in

Canada, and only those selected for interview will be contacted.















Hours Desired: Full Time
Position Open Date: 04/29/2014
Position Closed Date: 05/11/2014
An Equal Opportunity Employer
# : Maintenance
911-32 Ave NE
Calgary, AB T2E 6X6
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