Loader Operator - Seasonal

Location: Peace River, Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 09-17-2017
LOADER OPERATOR
E Construction Ltd. is one of Western Canada’s largest paving contractors, with over 500 employees helping us provide our products and services throughout Alberta 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 a professional and enthusiastic, seasonal LOADER OPERATOR , to work full-time in our Peace River Division until approximately the end of October 2017.

SUMMARY
Reporting to the Foreman, the Loader Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Loader. This position operates loaders equipped with front-mounted hydraulically powered bucket or scoop which is used to transport aggregate or other materials, feed hoppers or chutes, and/or stock pile aggregates.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Operate the Loader and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.
  • Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment.
  • Understand and follow directions from supervisors as to required work area.
  • Operate Loader controls to lower and tilt bucket and drive forward to force bucket into bulk material; Move lever to raise and tilt bucket when filled, or to dump material.
  • Ensure a sound understanding of the issues involving ground disturbance.
  • Operate Loader on public or private roadways, maintaining proper awareness of ones surroundings.
  • Perform routine cleaning and maintenance to ensure smooth operation of the Loader.
  • Train new employees in the safe and efficient operation of the Loader.
  • Operate other heavy equipment and other construction related duties as required.
REQUIREMENTS/EXPERIENCE
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred.
  • Class 5 Drivers License or equivalent.
  • Minimum 1 – 2 years of experience within the road construction industry.
  • 1 to 2 years’ experience operating a loader is required.
  • Knowledge of road construction materials, road construction processes and industry requirements.
  • Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 LBS on a regular basis.
  • Use of Personal Protection Equipment is required.
  • Use of sunscreen, long sleeves, and appropriate headgear is recommended.
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements.
  • Willing to work out of town and in remote locations, as required.
  • Willing to work overtime, as required.
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.
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