Heavy Duty Equipment Operator

Posted on Sep 22

Grant Kurian Trucking Ltd

Elma, MB

Work Location Information Room and board provided; Various locations

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced environment; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Overtime required

Transportation/Travel Information

Willing to travel; Willing to travel regularly; Valid driver's licence

Work Site Environment Outdoors; Hot

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots; Hard hat; Safety glasses/goggles; Safety vest

Security and Safety Driving record check (abstract)

Type of Industry Experience Forestry and logging

Type of Heavy Equipment Operated

Bulldozer, large or small; Backhoe excavator, loader; Front end loader

Additional Skills

Utilize material safety data sheets (MSDS); Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications; Prepare accident reports; Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment; Complete onboard and other logs

Area of Work Experience

Stumping; Rough grading; Material handling; Land clearing; Excavation; Ditching

Specific Skills

Secure special attachments to equipment; Perform minor repairs to equipment; Operate two-way radios and other communication equipment; Operate heavy equipment; Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment; Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks; John Deere controls

Experience 3 years to less than 5 years

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate; Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate; First Aid Certificate; CPR Certificate; Driver's License (Class 3 or D)

Education No degree, certificate or diploma

Languages English

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