Backhoe Operator

Location: Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 09-12-2018
E Construction Ltd. is one of Western Canada’s largest paving contractors, with over 650 employees helping us provide our products and services throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories. Our equipment fleet and shops are among the most modern in our business. We take pride in our employees and place a high-value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day.
 
We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced, seasonal Backhoe Operator , to work full-time in our East Division.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Competency in the safe and efficient operation of Backhoes.
  • Maneuver heavy equipment into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew as needed; check that vehicle position is correct and any special loading equipment is properly positioned.
  • Ability to coordinate, discuss and plan project procedures and goals with fellow base crew personnel.
  • Using equipment for backfilling, digging, loam/gravel spread, trenching, and loading trucks.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS/EXPERIENCE
  • Must have a valid class 5 driver’s license.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience within the road construction industry.
  • Minimum 2 to 3 years’ experience operating a Backhoe is required.
  • Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 LBS on a regular basis.
  • Must have excellent hand, eye and foot coordination, and an excellent sense of balance.
  • Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.
  • Must comply with Drug and Alcohol, and Fitness testing requirements.
  • Must be available to work both out-of-town and in remote locations.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
We are pleased to offer the successful candidate an attractive wage, comprehensive benefits, including a pension plan, educational assistance, excellent opportunities for professional growth, and more.
 
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send in your resume by pressing the "Apply Now" button below.
 
We thank all candidates for their interest in a position with E Construction Ltd., however only candidates selected to move forward will be contacted.
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