Heavy Equipement Operator


Job Description

The ideal candidate must be experienced in operating heavy equipment such as backhoe, Mini-Ex and other pieces of equipment. The Back Hoe Operator will be responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner to excavate, move and grade earth, rock, gravel or other materials. This position is not limited to operating heavy equipment but assisting with general labouring work such as preparing required materials and clean-up of the work area with the Heavy Equipment crew on assigned projects.

Job Duties:

  • Operate heavy equipment to complete a variety of job tasks to assist with landscape construction projects.
  • Perform preventative maintenance by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning on a daily basis.
  • Able to function independently with little supervision and as well as part of a team to meet deadlines.
  • Good verbal and observation skills with the ability to work with a high degree of operational dexterity.
  • Operate all heavy equipment in a safe and efficient way according to all relevant legislation, company policies and procedures.
  • Candidate must work with enthusiasm and energy while working under a variety of pressures and extremes of weather conditions.
  • Work with a can do attitude, always achieving great results.


  • Valid driver’s license, Class 5
  • Minimum 3 years of experience operating heavy equipment
  • Basic measurement and calculation skills
  • Ability to follow safe working procedures
  • Excellent observation skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written) in English and French
  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
  • Computer skills an asset

Job Type: Full-time

Guaranteed job till the end of the season

Overtime is paid

Lots of hours of work

Possibility of Snow operator job in the winter season. (Separate contract with competitive salary)

Phone is provided

Uniforms and safety gears provided

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00 to $22.00 /hour

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