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Heavy Equipment Operator (Construction Services West)

Spruce Grove, Alberta Time Type: Full time

Determined. Imaginative. Curious. If these are some of the ways you describe yourself — we want to learn more about you! At TC Energy, we are Energy Problem Solvers — passionate about transitioning North America to cleaner energy while meeting the energy demands of today and tomorrow. If that sounds like a challenge you want to help tackle, we want you to join our team! Posting Close Date: 18 January 2023 The Opportunity We are currently looking for an experienced Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) to join our Construction Services team in Spruce Grove, AB. Reporting to the Construction Services West Crew Leader, this position is responsible for supporting pipeline construction activity primarily operating excavators, dozers, loaders, pipe layers, boom trucks and transport trucks & trailers associated with pipeline maintenance. The successful candidate will often be performing these activities near high pressure pipelines and other energized facilities. Please Note: This position works a modified schedule of 9 days on / 5 days off. What you’ll do

  • Operate Equipment near and around above and below ground facilities

  • Strictly adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations and internal operating procedures

  • Perform routine daily pre-use inspections to ensure safe operability of all equipment

  • Perform minor maintenance activities such as equipment lubrication to ensure equipment is maintained and is clean

  • Assist team with pre-job planning of all ground disturbances to ensure safety and compliance of excavations

  • Assume the role of the excavation coordinator as it pertains to TC Energy operating procedures

  • Communicate any unsafe conditions or accidents/injuries in a timely manner to the supervisor in order to facilitate prompt corrective action and reporting

  • Report equipment or vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the equipment upon immediate observation

  • Responsible for shipping, receiving, loading and unloading of construction materials and equipment for projects

  • Support the team in other general pipeline maintenance activities as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalency

  • 2 years’ operating equipment (excavator, dozer, boom truck, pipe layers, loaders, forklift etc.)

  • Exposure to reading and interpreting pipeline drawings, one call clearances and project specific drawings

Preferred Qualifications

  • Valid Class 1 Driver’s License

  • Pipeline construction industry experience, including hands on “hotline” excavation experience

  • Hoisting certification

  • Working knowledge of high volume and high-pressure pumps used in pipeline hydrostatic testing activities and high volume / high-pressure air compressors

  • Strong planning and organization skills

This position requires candidates to:

  • Successfully complete a pre-employment medical screening, including drug and alcohol testing

  • Have and maintain a valid driver's license and provide a driver's abstract (record) for review

  • Travel often (95%) to support construction activities in other company locations which will require overnight stays away from home and may be for long duration

  • Work a modified work schedule (9 days on/5 days off)

  • Be subject to overtime, extended work hours and work weeks, and callouts as needed

Relocation Eligibility: This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program About our business TC Energy is a leading energy infrastructure company in North America. We have three complementary businesses of natural gas pipelines, liquids (oil) pipelines, and power generation. Our operations span three countries, seven Canadian provinces, and 34 U.S. states. TC Energy is an equal opportunity employer. Learn more Visit us at and connect with us on our social media channels for our latest news, employee stories, community activities, and other updates. Thank you for choosing TC Energy in your career search. * Depending on qualifications, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder. * Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions. * All positions require background screening. Some require criminal and/or credit checks to comply with regulations. * TC Energy is committed to provide employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or disability. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available on request during the recruitment process. Applicants with disabilities can request accessible formats or communication supports by contacting

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