Employment Type
Job Location
242006 Range Road 243, Wheatland County, Alberta, T1P 2C4
Date posted
November 24, 2023
Valid through
December 8, 2023

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Position title
Heavy Truck Operator

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Position Summary:

As a member of the Public Works Team, the Heavy Truck Operator is responsible for operating the heavy truck and when required, other heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner ensuring that roadways are accessible, safe, and in good condition.

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

  • Haul gravel for County roads or to trouble spots for road repair.
  • Stockpile gravel during winter months.
  • Report any dangerous or unsafe road conditions.
  • Perform all daily safety and maintenance checks.
  • Perform general care and maintenance of all equipment being used; notify the Foreman of any repairs required.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, organized, and secure work area.
  • 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.
  • Experience working with heavy equipment, including equipment maintenance and storage procedures.
  • Experience and knowledge of road construction and road maintenance.
  • 3 years’ experience driving similar vehicles and hauling similar commodities is preferred.
  • Valid Class 1 Alberta drivers’ licence.
  • Dozer, wheel loader, and water truck experience an asset.
Working Conditions
  • (Approximately) April – November (Summer Season) – Monday to Friday; 50 regular hours/week;
  • (Approximately) December – March (Winter Season) – Monday to Friday; 45 regular hours/week;
  • Overtime may be required