Excavator Side Hoe Operator – UG

Full Time Seasonal
Volker Stevin Contracting
Calgary, AB
Application deadline: 30/09/2022
Job ID: 1-621702211

Reporting to a Foreman and an Equipment Trainer, an Excavator Side Hoe Operator is responsible for safe and efficient operation of a construction excavator/hoe and will perform duties as assigned to ensure that completed work is delivered according to contract specifications.

General Responsibilities:

  • Operate an excavator/hoe and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.
  • Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment.
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment, and clean, lubricate and refill equipment as necessary.
  • Work with ground personnel in the excavation and installation process of laying pipe on line and grade.
  • Ensure trench is excavated to the proper depth/grade.
  • Responsible for placement of water, storm and sanitary sewer pipe in the excavation.
  • Follow directions of ground crew regarding craning, gravel placement and grading.
  • Other duties as required.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

Qualifications & Experience

  • High school or equivalent; with experience in related construction activities.
  • Valid Class 5 Operator’s License; clean Driver Abstract.
  • Minimum 3–5 years’ experience within road construction and Water and Sewer installation.
  • 2–3 years of experience operating an Excavator/Hoe is required.
  • Knowledge of road construction materials, road construction processes and industry requirements

About Volker Stevin Contracting

Since 1978 Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd. has been one of the premier civil contractors in the Calgary region. We are a well-established, and highly respected general contractor with a wealth of experience, and expertise in projects ranging from $10,000 to $150,000,000. We take great pride in delivering top quality projects on time, and on budget. As one of the larger local contractors, we have the personnel, resources, and equipment to ensure timely delivery of the projects to which we commit. Our resource pool offers us approximately 800 employees, from general laborers to the most highly skilled equipment operators, foremen, superintendents, and project managers, all within the City of Calgary and area.

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