District of West Vancouver Equipment Operator III (Temporary Full-time) Full Time in Vancouver, BC

District of West Vancouver

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Equipment Operator III (Temporary Full-time)
Vancouver, BC

Operating loader equipment in a variety of tasks including the maintenance and construction of roads, waterworks, drainage;…

Position Overview
The West Vancouver Utilities Construction Department is accepting applications for a temporary full-time Equipment Operator III position. The position will focus on operating a tandem axle truck with an attached folding boom crane. The operator must be a Level A Fulford Crane Safe Certified, or equivalent, and be recognized by Work Safe BC. The operator must hold a valid Class 1 or 3 BC Licence with airbrake endorsement.


The position will be responsible for:

  • Operating loader equipment in a variety of tasks including the maintenance and construction of roads, waterworks, drainage;
  • Performing a variety of utilities construction duties using the assigned equipment, which may include the usage of backhoes, excavators, front-end loaders, bobcats, etc;
  • Washing, cleaning and service repairs (add fluid, adjust brakes, replace bulbs, etc.) to equipment;
  • Performing daily equipment inspections and submitting inspection reports; and,
  • Performing other duties as required.

The preferred candidate will posses considerable experience in the operation of various equipment as applied to general utilities construction and maintenance work; ability to operate equipment in congested conditions; good knowledge of the rules of safe operation and the precautions necessary to avoid accidents or machine damage; some knowledge of the methods, practices and tools used in servicing and making adjustments to such equipment; the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; and, mechanical aptitude along with adequate physical stamina to permit performance of assigned duties in all types of weather.

The successful candidate has completed senior secondary school and possesses considerable experience or training in the operation of this or similar equipment and construction machinery. A valid Class 1 or 3 BC Licence with an Air Brake endorsement is required. An Operator’s certificate in accordance with WorkSafe BC’s Occupational Health & Safety Regulations would be considered an asset.

Posting Disclaimer
This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates. For details please refer to the Class Specification which is available for inspection in the Human Resources Department or on Westnet.

Functional Area
Engineering & Environment Services

Job Status
Temporary Full-Time

Date Added

Hours of Work
40 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary)

Compensation – Hourly
$30.70 per hour (2016 rates) + 12% in lieu of benefits

Application Information
To Apply: Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Portal at www.westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position. Please note that all candidates must apply through our Career Portal; we are no longer accepting applications via mail, email, in person, or by fax.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-01
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