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Tervita Corporation Seasonal Heavy Equipment Operator – Winnipeg, MB 1 Temporary in Winnipeg, MB

Tervita Corporation

Branch Winnipeg MB CA

Position:
Seasonal Heavy Equipment Operator – Winnipeg, MB 1
Location:
Winnipeg, MB

Our integrated earth, water, waste and resource solutions deliver safe and efficient results through all phases of a project by minimizing impact, maximizing…

Tervita is a leading environmental solutions provider. Our integrated earth, water, waste and resource solutions deliver safe and efficient results through all phases of a project by minimizing impact, maximizing returns.™ Our dedicated employees are trusted sustainability partners to oil and gas, construction, mining, government and communities. Safety is our highest priority: it influences our actions and shapes our culture.

Position Summary:
Tervita Environmental Services has a need for Heavy Equipment Operators to support various projects. The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for day-to-day duties on site needed to complete work in a safe and timely fashion and maintain a clean work site. This may include the demolition and reclamation of contaminated sites, including the removal of underground storage tanks, excavation of contaminated soils, construction of landfills, installation of pipeline systems for water treatment and venting, and building demolition. This position must also adhere to our safety program and work as a contributing member of the site team.

This position will be based from the Winnipeg area and will travel to project sites. Applicants should live within one (1) hour of Winnipeg.

Key Responsibilities:
Safety

Ensure all Tervita safety policies and procedures are followed

Be cognizant of and adhere to any site specific safety requirements

Partake in all safety related meetings including: daily tail gates, last minute risk assessment, etc.

Loading Material / Material Management

Load various materials such as earth, rock, contaminated soil, steel, demolition debris, etc. into heavy trucks or train cars

Transport material from excavation to stockpile

Operating of machinery / equipment

Operating various types of heavy construction equipment

Ensure proper attachment is used, ie, digging bucket, wrist twist, allu bucket, shear

Must be familiar with operating and servicing small equipment

Must have an understanding of all power and small tools

Specialty Work

Operate heavy equipment with pile driver head to drill test holes into the earth for environmental sampling purposes

Operate heavy dredging equipment to deepen waterways or reclaim earth fill

Use heavy equipment to build slurry trenches and walls

Assist in demolition using long reach and shear attachments

Various Other Tasks:
General laboring at times, including but not limited to, digging, sweeping, monitoring, sampling and spotting for trucks

Drive a crew truck to and from site as required

Ensure slip tanks in pickup are always full

Site Checks

Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment

Clean, lubricate and fuel all equipment and general site housekeeping

Ensure safety fences / markings are all in place

Notify supervisor and or repair shop of any required work to be done

Qualifications:
5000 hours, or 5 years’ experience operating heavy construction equipment

Bulldozer and/or Excavator experience is required

Valid and current Class 5 Driver’s License

Basic comprehension and ability to follow Tervita’s Workplace Health and Safety requirements relevant to the assigned work site, including but not limited to Tervita’s “Stop & Think Process” and Tervita’s “Hazard Assessment Process”

Ability to complete safety documentation in an accurate and timely manner

Ability to perform physical tasks, including lifting, shoveling, moving containers and other heavy materials

Strong work ethic and willingness to persevere through difficult weather conditions, challenging work site environments, and long demanding work days

Willingness to work away from home for significant blocks of time, moving from project to project as required

Ability to manage weather and/or seasonal interruptions in work schedule

Fit-for-Work each day

Tervita Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender/sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, the basis of genetic information or any other group protected by Federal or Provincial law or local ordinance.

Applicants who are extended an employment offer will be required to complete a pre-employment check. All employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of this pre-employment process.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2018-04-03
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