Scraper Operator

Seasonal
Volker Stevin Contracting
Calgary, AB
Application deadline: 21/06/2024
Job ID: RQ24112

Reporting to Foreman, Scraper Operator is responsible for operating a self-propelled scraper or tractor drawn to move, haul, and grade earth on several types of construction sites. The Scraper Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of scraper equipment and must be familiar with aspects of road construction.

Equipment Operations:

  • Operate a scraper and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.
  • Perform daily maintenance and safety checks on equipment.
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment, and clean, lubricate, and refill equipment as necessary.
  • Determine the speed and direction of the machine  based on knowledge of the compressibility of the material under changing temperatures.
  • Effectively communicate with all site personnel.
  • Perform daily maintenance on equipment.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

Qualifications & Experience

  • High school or equivalent, with experience in related construction activities.
  • Class 5 license; clean driver’s abstract.
  • Minimum 3–5 years’ experience within the construction industry.
  • 2–3 years’ experience operating a packer is required.
  • Understanding of computerized controls and electronics.

Note: We promote a safe work environment with a substance abuse testing program.

While we appreciate all who have applied, we will only contact those who meet the requirements.

Thank you for your understanding.

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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