The Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of Heavy Equipment of 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).
Considerable experience in the operation of heavy-duty equipment (Grader, Packer, Picker Truck, Skid Steer, Single Axle Truck, Tractor, Dozer, Loader, Tandem Truck, and Reclaimer.) Experience in the operation of excavator, rubber tire backhoe would be an asset with a primary focus on the Loader to support all drainage activities. This position primarily supports drainage activities during spring and summer and winter operations during fall and winter.
Interested? Click on the following link to apply: Operator II
Key Responsibilities Include:
Ability to safely operate various small power tools by taking precautions to avoid incident. Knowledge of servicing the equipment assigned would be an asset.
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.
Considerable experience in the operation of heavy-duty equipment or a number of different types of automotive equipment used for the maintenance and repair of roads or other related duties.
Valid Class 3 Q endorsed Driver’s License
Acceptable Commercial Driver’s Abstract.
Ground Disturbance Safety Training Level 1.
Standard First Aid and CPR.
Safety training in the following areas would be considered an asset however there is opportunity for internal training: 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, Customer Service.
Additional Job Information:
Salary Range: $30.14-$35.25 per hour
Position Type: Permanent Full Time
Posted Date: Sept 18, 2023
Closing Date: Oct 06, 2023