Equipment OperatorOttawa, Canada
We have an immediate position available for aHeavy Equipment Operatorfor ourOttawa LandfillinNavan, ON.
SUMMARY:Under general supervision, operates various equipment including graders, tractors, backhoes, front end loaders, dump trucks, and trash trucks. May also include forklifts and front skid steer loaders.
**2 Month Contract, possible permanent**
Location: 3354 Navan Rd Ottawa, ON K4B 1H9
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Operates graders for leveling and operates tractors to load materials such as dirt and rocks.
Operates backhoe and front end loaders as required.
Operates forklifts and dump trucks to transport trash and materials.
Operates various equipment for general site preparation, landscaping, snow removal, and related assignments.
Performs routine inspection and maintenance on equipment such as checking oil, water, and tires.
Promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Occasional weekends when needed.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience that is directly. related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Heavy Equipment Operator, 1-2 yrs experience required.
Must be able to pass all pre-employment tests.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Work involves almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, bio hazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.
Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
Ability to operate heavy equipment.
Knowledge of light and heavy equipment operation and maintenance.
Knowledge of basic vehicle inspection and maintenance including tire pressure, checking oil and water levels.
Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
DZ Driver's License preferred.
What’s In It for You?
Come, become part of a team that leads by example, through a strong presence in our local communities, charitable giving, sustainability initiatives and more.
We are an equal opportunity employer.