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Heavy Equipment Operator - Public Works

Heavy Equipment Operator - Public Works NOV 2023
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Under the direction of the Public Works Manager, the Heavy Equipment Operator maintains and operates heavy equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· From 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. walk around inspection on all heavy equipment.

· Responsibility for the maintenance of his grader ex: grease job, oil change, and filter change every 250 hours.

· Fills in daily time sheets, other duties performed ex: grading main roads, driveways, washing machine, changing tires, changing blades and greasing and maintaining Heavy Equipment.

· Must read operators and maintenance manuals for the operator is responsible for maintaining daily, weekly and monthly checks and grease intervals with up to date maintenance documentation.

· Must learn how to maintain road tops for proper crown and gain the knowledge of snow removal techniques for different households. Ex: so that windrow is away from house.

· Be aware of your section and note which roads need immediate attention (soft spots) and which roads need weekly attention. Also, roads that may need gravel.

· Check your section for damaged or missing sign, garbage or obstruction on the roads which may pose a hazard. Ex: mufflers, rocks, boards, also areas that may need a snow fence or brushing.

· Must be willing to work overtime when required. Heavy rain falls and blizzards require serious immediate attention with operators working around the clock urgency to ensure that the roads are in safe driving condition with the shortest reasonable amount of time.

· Responsible for learning how to assist in changing blades, wings, v, plow, rippers, cable, sheer pins, seized nipples, light fuses, air and fuel filter, wipers, tires, tire chains, prime a diesel engine, tighten belts, hoses, fluid checks and test.

· Must submit daily logs to Foreman and weekly log to Manager's discretion.

· Must be willing to cross train.


· Must submit Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate.

· Must have a valid Class 3 and/or Class 1 driver’s license.

· Must have the capability to operate all heavy equipment.

· Must Submit a resume, application, copy of driver’s license, clear criminal record check.

· Willingness to work on weekends or after hours.

· Must be willing to take training where available.

· Must be subject to alcohol and drug testing.

CLOSING DATE: NOVEMBER 9, 2023 @ 4:00 pm



To be considered for this position, you must submit all necessary documentation (Application, Cover letter, Resume, Certification/Licenses, Criminal Record Check, Driver License)

Samson Cree Nation Telephone (780) 585-3793 Personnel Department Extension 107 Box 159 FAX (780) 585-2088 Maskwacis, Alberta, T0C 1N0 Email:

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