Overview

City of Hamilton Heavy Equipment Operator – Periodic Posting Full Time in Hamilton, ON

City of Hamilton

Branch Hamilton ON CA

Position:
Heavy Equipment Operator – Periodic Posting
Location:
Hamilton, ON

Legislation, Book 7 traffic control, Minimum Maintenance Standards, 70 Hours Regulation, and HTA. Performs labouring and driving duties as assigned on a daily…

JOB ID #: 12291
Heavy Equipment Operator – Periodic Posting
Public Works
Operations
Various
NUMBER OF VACANCIES: Various
UNION/NON-UNION: CUPE Local 5167 Outside
HOURS Of WORK: 40.00 per week
GRADE: E
SALARY/HOUR: $24.920 – $27.087 per hour

  • Note: See appropriate Collective Agreement or the Non Union Salary Range for details.

STATUS/LENGTH: Various

  • Periodic Posting – All vacancies for this position shall be filled from this competition during the time peroid of March 15th 2017 – September 15th 2017

Job Description ID #: 6035

JOB SUMMARY:
Operates and maintains various pieces of heavy equipment related to roadside drainage, hard surface and loose top maintenance programs. Performs labouring and driving duties as assigned on a daily basis as required for all maintenance programs. Performs duties in various locations in Operations Division. Must be able to work in adverse road and weather conditions. Demonstrated ability to interpret excavation locates, understand blueprints, transit/level for grades. Complete accurate daily inspection and documentation of all relevant pieces of heavy equipment. Interacts with the general public, representatives of external agencies, supervisors and co-workers in a courteous and respectful manner. Works and competent knowledge in accordance with the provisions of applicable Health and Safety legislation and all City of Hamilton corporate and departmental policies and procedures related to Occupational Health and Safety.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
Demonstrated substantial experience and ability to operate heavy equipment Gradall, Backhoe, Road Motor Grader, asphalt Roller ( >5ton), excavating equipment, Loaders, quick connect bucket/fork attachments in accordance with the designs and standards of various road maintenance programs normally acquired by a combination of education and relevant work experience. Demonstrated experience and training with heavy equipment, Gradall, Backhoe, Road Motor Grader, asphalt Rollers ( >5ton), excavation equipment, Loaders, quick connect bucket/fork attachments, dump trucks, and other vehicles.

Must possess a Class “DZ” Driver’s Licence valid in the Province of Ontario and a Driver’s abstract clear of any demerit points and pending infractions and/or record found to be satisfactory to the City of Hamilton. A-Z licence will be considered an Asset.

Must be able to understand and follow detailed procedures, instructions and take direction. Ability to accurately complete various logs, documents, inspection forms and other administrative information, Able to use fractions and decimal arithmetic and simple formulas, diagrams and drawings.

Must be able to understand and follow detailed procedures, instructions and take direction. Ability to accurately complete various logs, documents, inspection forms and other administrative information. Knowledge and experience reading blueprints and utilizing transit/level tools, hand tools. Must be able to lift a minimum of 23kgs, with an occasional requirement to lift up to 45kgs.

Must have solid interpersonal skills required to assist and respond with all scenarios and situations in regards to the general public, co-workers, supervisors and any other stakeholders etc. Requirement to work beyond 8 hrs, work shift, overtime, callouts, weekends, nights etc. when needed. Must be able to work with crew as well as independently with minimal supervision and in adverse road and weather conditions.

Knowledge of relevant legislation such as but not limited to Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations including W.H.M.I.S. legislation, Book 7 traffic control, Minimum Maintenance Standards, 70 Hours Regulation, and HTA.

Working knowledge and computer skills utilizing Web search engines, GPS tools and windows functions. Demonstrated experience operating a CVOR vehicle for more than 3 years and OSSD or equivalent would all be considered an asset.

Selection Process:
This competition will include an interview and/or assessment(s) as part of the selection process.

Disclaimer:
Be advised that Human Resources frequently audits resumes of internal/external applicants to ensure/validate information provided is consistent and trustworthy. Falsification of information provided at any time throughout the recruitment process may be grounds for disqualification discipline up to and including termination.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Hamilton, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-11
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