Employment Type
Job Location
242006 Range Road 243, Wheatland County, Alberta, T1P 1J6
Date posted
November 20, 2023
Valid through
December 4, 2023

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Position title
Heavy Equipment Operator

Job Number:


Position Summary:

The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner to ensure Wheatland County roadways are accessible, safe, and in good condition.

The Heavy Equipment Operator will provide back-up support within the Public Works Operations as required.

  • Properly operate equipment in accordance with Wheatland County policies, and ensure work is performed in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Perform all daily safety, maintenance checks and conduct general care and maintenance of equipment.
  • Notify the Construction or Surfacing Foreman of any repairs needed.
  • Report any dangerous or unsafe road conditions to the Construction or Surfacing Foreman
  • Ensure adherence to all applicable Wheatland County policies and bylaws.
  • Ensure compliance with OH&S including attendance at safety meetings, being properly trained in OH&S related topics, and ensuring work is completed in a safe manner.
  • Appropriately, and in a timely manner complete administrative tasks when required.
  • Relate to and communicate with co-workers, management, customers and vendors sincerely, clearly, tactfully, promptly and courteously; respond to inquiries and complaints promptly and professionally.
  • Perform tasks, consistent with the position, including special projects / assignments, as may be required on an ad hoc basis.
  • Valid Class 5 Alberta drivers’ license
  • Class 1 license
  • Related experience and education
  • Experience working with a Cat 14M motor grader, Cat 627 motor scraper, Cat dozers D7, D6, D5 and other light equipment
  • Ability to work alone and work cooperatively in a team environment
Working Conditions
  • (Approximately) April – November (Summer Season) – Monday to Friday; 50 regular hours/week;
  • (Approximately) December – March (Winter Season) – Monday to Friday; 40 regular hours/week;
  • Overtime may be required