Equipment Operators
Dawson Group
Smithers, BC
4d ago

Dawson Road Maintenance operates a diverse fleet of specialized equipment using the latest in technology, including GPS-tracking backed by real-time weather forecasts.

From winter snow to avalanches, mud slides or washouts, we work hard to make sure our highways are open and safe for the travelling public.

In this role you will be a valued member of Dawson Road Maintenance, working in a temporary, full-time position of Winter Equipment Operator s, reporting to the Road Foreman.

This position requires an experienced operator to meet company production objectives and work within specified tolerances.

There are currently vacancies in Smithers, Carnaby, Stewart and Meziadin Junction, B.C. and will require some travel throughout our great province.

Looking for Camp work? Stewart / Meziadin is for you!

Crews will have accommodations provided along with live out allowance and travel expenses covered!

All temporary positions are also eligible for both a signing and season completion bonus!


  • Must Prioritize safety of self and others in all aspects of the job
  • Ability to efficiently operate heavy equipment in all weather conditions
  • Operate heavy equipment on public roadways in a safe and appropriate manner
  • Follow direction of the Superintendent and Foreman with regards to daily production schedule and activities
  • Maintains a daily activity of work in progress and status of completion
  • Maintain proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment
  • Complete all work reports and maintenance logs

  • Minimum two (2) years of road maintenance and / or construction experience
  • Valid Class 1 or 3 Drivers license is an asset
  • Two (2) years commercial driving experience is an asset
  • Experience Operating Graders and Wheel Loaders
  • Experience in snow removal is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of road construction materials, road construction processes and industry requirements is an asset
  • Heavy Equipment Operating Certificate an asset

    Looking to be a key member of a well-established family-owned company? Our core values include : People First, Integrity, Respect and Excellence and as such we are committed to providing an environment that supports the growth and effectiveness of our employees and the organization.

    You will work for a company that offers an excellent compensation package, pension, and medical benefits, as well as learning and long-term advancement opportunities.

    The Dawson Group is expanding our reach and need people like you to join us on our journey, and to help us continue safely connecting our communities.

    Apply now to start the conversation!

    The Dawson Group uses a centralized application service- please apply electronically as paper resumes will not be accepted

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