Heavy Equipment Operator
TalentSphere Staffing Solutions
Vancouver, BC, Canada
9h ago

TalentSphere has partnered with an industry leader in civil infrastructure construction and excavation services. They are respected and recognized in the construction industry for their proven track record of delivering great projects with attention to quality and safety.

Our client has built a reputation for providing a superior customer experience through focus on communication and ability to advance creative solutions to complex and challenging projects.

Together with over 100 employees, our cleint offers unique insight and attention to detail in their services, whether working on a straightforward site preparation or complicated specialty projects.

They have the experience, specialized machinery, knowledge base and entrepreneurial attitude that allows them to deliver on a variety of projects.

They are committed, driven, creative and engaged with a collaborative spirit and desire for excellence. They offer a dynamic team environment, one with exciting challenges, growth potential and true camaraderie, as well as competitive compensation & benefits and continued educational support.

We are currently seeking Heavy Equipment Operators to join their team.

Responsibilities

  • Operate a variety of heavy equipment in a safe, responsible, and efficient manner
  • Clean, lubricate, and maintain equipment including, but not limited to, greasing, shoveling tracks, cleaning windows and cab interior
  • Complete daily paperwork including fuel reports, inspection reports, and time cards detailing machine hours as well as time worked, etc. as required
  • Conduct thorough safety and maintenance inspection when assigned to a new machine
  • Immediately report any mechanical defects, safety defects, and / or existing damage to Foreman
  • Ensure equipment is in safe working order and that safety tools are installed at all times
  • Secure appropriate special attachments to equipment including, but not limited to, safety wedges
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Foreman.
  • Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience operating heavy machinery and equipment in a civil construction environment
  • Possess Heavy Equipment Operator trade certification. Air brake endorsement and some college, vocational, or technical training an asset
  • Possess a valid driver's license and clean drivers abstract
  • Current safety tickets an asset
  • Must be well familiar with attachments including their use, maintenance, and safety requirements
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications an asset
  • Physically fit and capable of performing daily job requirements
  • Excellent observation skills, strong attention to detail, and good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Must be local and have own transportation
  • Possess a comprehensive understanding of tools and equipment required for the job
  • Strong work ethic, excellent attendance record, and a good attitude required
  • Ability to work under pressure in some situations.
  • Must be willing to join union
  • Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. If this position is appealing to you, then please submit your resume (in word-doc form) to sjames talentsphere.

    ca Only candidates legally entitled to work in Canada will be considered.

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