The Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of Heavy Equipment for the road rehabilitation and maintenance activities. Reporting to the Transportation Supervisor, the Operator works independently and/or with a crew engaged in the maintenance of the County’s roads (paved or gravel) and assets (bridges, drainage ditches and signs).
These positions have varied start and end dates based on operational need
Ability to safely operate various small power tools by taking precautions to avoid incident. Knowledge of servicing the equipment assigned would be an asset.
Considerable experience in the operation of heavy-duty equipment or automotive equipment such as but not limited to:
Operator I: Packer, Skid Steer, Single Axle Truck, Tractor
Operator II: Packer, Picker Truck, Skid Steer, Single Axle Truck, Tractor, Dozer, Grader, Loader, Tandem Truck, and Reclaimer.
Provide training to inexperienced operators in the use of such equipment.
Required to interact with County employees, citizens, contractors in an appropriate manner as guided by Sturgeon County Values.
Adhere to applicable responsibilities and accountabilities as outlined in the Sturgeon County Health and Safety Management System.
Adhere to the National Safety Codes responsibilities as outlined in the Sturgeon County Vehicle and Equipment – Safety, Maintenance, and Inspection Program.
Keep County equipment and vehicles in good housekeeping order.
Work may be performed in extreme temperatures or high levels of noise. Physical job requirements: May require lifting and carrying of up to 23kg, bending, twisting, kneeling, squatting, crawling, exposure to outdoor conditions, dust, and fumes, and working near equipment.
Perform Labour duties associated with applicable tasks and complete other duties as required by supervisor.
Availability to work overtime when required.
Job Skills and Qualifications
Must work effectively and efficiently with others and alone, be punctual, communicate openly, take direction well and show initiative. Work is performed on work sites within the county.
Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence (Op l) Class 3 (Op ll) and an acceptable 5-year Commercial Drivers Abstract accompanied with a Defensive Driving Certificate.
Emergency or Standard First Aid and CPR.
Safety training in the following areas (willingness to achieve, may be provided to successful candidates): National Safety Codes, Pre-trip Inspection, Flag Person Training Course, Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG), Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Forklift Operator Certification, Coupling/Uncoupling, Cargo Securement - Rigging and Slinging, Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator - Boom Truck, Chainsaw Safety, Fire Extinguisher, Overhead Powerline, Ground Disturbance Safety Training and Customer Service Training.
Additional Job Information:
Salary Range: $27.22-$34.12 per hour
Position Type: Seasonal (10 positions)
Posted Date: Feb 24, 2022
Closing Date: Mar 11, 2022