Heavy Equipment Operator
Hazelwood Construction Services Inc
Nanaimo and Victoria, BC
4d ago


Hazelwood Construction Services, Inc., a division of The Hazelwood Group, is seeking Heavy Equipment Operators to join a hard-working, collaborative, and safety-conscious team on various projects throughout Vancouver Island.

We have consistent, year-round work available.

The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner. Heavy equipment may include rock trucks, front-end loaders, excavators, dozers, graders, and other pieces of equipment.

The Operator must be able to dig trenches safely and effectively, fine grade, and load trucks. This role is also responsible to clean, maintain and secure all equipment as directed by legislation, policies and procedures.


  • $33.91 per hour, plus lots of overtime;
  • 12.5% vacation & holiday pay; and
  • excellent benefits and pension plan after 250 hours.
  • Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience as a Heavy Equipment Operator in civil construction
  • Must have prior experience digging around existing underground utilities
  • Class 5 driver’s license
  • Heavy Equipment Operator Journeyman certificate
  • Machine GPS experience is preferred.
  • Air brake endorsement preferred
  • Knowledge of truck and equipment safety
  • Knowledge of water, sewer, and storm works
  • Knowledge of operation of front-end loaders, excavators, dozers, graders, and other pieces of heavy equipment
  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance and storage
  • Knowledge of road construction and maintenance techniques
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Strong work ethic
  • Professional / mature demeanor under stressful situations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Confident, consistent decisive personality
  • Must be able to work with little supervision; must be self-directed
  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to deal with people tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • Benefits of Employment Why work at Hazelwood Construction Services?

  • Comprehensive benefits plan which includes extended health & dental, vision care, disability, life insurance, and pension plan.
  • Hazelwood Construction is a well-organized company with the resources to complete jobs with the proper equipment and personnel in place.
  • We have a supportive, family-oriented core group of staff that are great to work with and very proud of the work we do.
  • We welcome applications from individuals who meet the above criteria and who are interested in a career with Hazelwood Construction Services.

    Union rates apply and all benefits are provided through the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 115.

    Since 1993, Hazelwood Construction has built a solid reputation for market excellence, drawing on a foundation of quality work, stability and innovative approaches to challenging projects.

    Our company is founded on the principles of dedication, teamwork, and commitment to quality construction. After more than 20 years, Hazelwood Construction continues to maintain stable growth, while steadily diversifying the company’s project portfolio.

    No job is too challenging and innovation is the key to our success.

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