Leduc County is looking for an experienced and highly motivated temporary Heavy Equipment Operator to join our team. Reporting to the Foreman – West Area, this exciting opportunity operates single and tandem axle trucks, graders, front-end loaders and other medium and heavy weight construction equipment to support the maintenance of county roads and municipal infrastructure. The Heavy Equipment Operator is a key contributor to the achievement of the department’s operational deliverables.
The safety of our staff and citizens is our primary concern and we are dedicated to providing and maintaining a healthy work-life balance and environment for our employees.
Leduc County’s mission is to serve its citizens and create an enhanced quality of life through effective leadership, committed partnerships and open, transparent communication. Our vision is to be a leading member of the Edmonton Metropolitan Region, offering an economic advantage, sustainable agricultural network, environmental leadership and an unsurpassed quality of life.
You are a team player committed to a safe, collaborative and professional work environment. You are committed to continuous improvement, customer service, innovation and supporting Leduc County’s vision of growing a vibrant and spirited community.
If you excel working under pressure, and if forward-thinking, problem-solving, strategic planning and quick adaptability to change is second nature to you, keep reading because we want to hear from you!
Key Responsibilities Include:
What you will do
Operates heavy equipment such as tandem trucks with snowplow and wing attachments, graders, excavators and front-end loaders, performing various road maintenance functions in the summer and snow and ice removal in the winter months.
Services and performs minor maintenance on assigned equipment.
Logs hours and complies with the Traffic Safety Act.
Performs various labourer duties as required.
Hauls and unloads various types of materials, gravel, earth, asphalt, water, and road equipment in designated areas for maintenance and construction as required.
Adheres to guidelines as set out in Leduc County’s policies and administrative directives.
Accountable for working in compliance with the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulation and Code and participation in the Health, Safety and Wellness Program.
Performs related duties as required.
What you need to succeed
A high school diploma and a valid Class 3 Alberta Driver’s License. Three (3) years of trucking experience or tandem axle plow/sand truck or other heavy equipment operation.
Nice to have
A Class 1 Alberta Driver’s License and familiarity with County operations and knowledge of rural communities are assets.
What’s in it for you
Our leadership team values your voice, input and is committed to your growth and success. We are committed to be our best and hire the best!
We offer a competitive annual salary of between $28.64 - $35.80 per hour with 4% vacation pay each payday.
The opportunity is temporary, 4-month, full-time and is 40 hours per week scheduled Monday to Friday, with some extended hours to meet operational requirements. The office is located at 101-1101 5 St. Nisku, AB.
How to apply
Applications must be submitted on our website at careers.leduc-county.com to be considered. This opportunity will remain open until 4:30 p.m. May 6, 2022.
We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Apr 27, 2022
Closing Date: May 06, 2022