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Overview

The Loader Operator is responsible for the safe and professional operation of a Loader to clear snow from parking lots and roadways as part of our Snow Management Crew. This job affords you the opportunity for year-round employment and to develop yourself professionally.

Activities

  • Proficient operation of Front-end Loaders and/or Tractor equipped with snowblade/bucket attachments
  • Operate safely the equipment in snowy/icy conditions while avoiding damage to equipment and property. Drive defensively under harsh weather conditions.
  • Knowledge of road construction materials, road construction, processes and industry requirements.
  • Operate Loader on public or private roadways, maintaining proper awareness of one’s surroundings.
  • Load trucks with snow during Snow Removal Operations.
  • Ability to attach different sized/style of attachments (bucket, straight blade, combination plow) to Loader.
  • Perform equipment inspections.
  • Perform routine cleaning, daily maintenance and safety checks to ensure smooth operation of equipment (fuelling, lubricating equipment).
  • Repair any errors, defects or malfunctioning that may come up while operating the machinery. Report to Supervisor in case of any serious damage.
  • Record keeping – time sheets, circle checks, work orders, safety records, etc…
  • Conduct work in accordance with Ontario Health & Safety requirements.
  • Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety program, and encourage all employees, to adopt safety as a culture.
  • Demonstrated professionalism. Addresses clients’ questions, comments, and concerns or refers clients to the Supervisor as appropriate.
  • Participate as a vital team member, and work as part of a team. Contribute towards the success of the organization by exchanging information, assist in problem solving.
  • Operate other heavy equipment and other construction related duties as required( skid steer, backhoe, etc).
  • Be prepared to assist crews with physical tasks when required including shoveling.

Work Conditions

  • MUST enjoy challenges and have the ability to adapt to the unpredictability of snow & winter conditions.
  • Physical ability to handle prolonged sitting, jostling in the cab and getting in and out of equipment – Good eye/hand coordination.

Required Skills & Attributes

  • Posses a Valid Class G driving license, experience operating heavy equipment.
  • Reliable, punctual, possess a positive attitude, and a team player.
  • Ability to work extended hours and have access to a Mobile phone and own transportation.
  • Mechanical aptitude: responsible for carrying out pre-trip inspections and topping up fluid, fuel etc.
  • Ability to prioritize work in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • Managing assigned tasks efficiently, effectively and under heavy workload/ time constraints.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and the ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Specific Skills Required

  • Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate.
  • Minimum three years experience operating a Loader.
  • Preference will be given to those who have winter snow plowing experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Heavy Equipment Operators Certificate.
 

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Q1: Do you have a Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate?
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Q2: Do you have a driver’s license and transportation to work?
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Q3: Are you available to work nights and weekends during our winter and spring operating seasons?
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Q4: Do you live in Canada?
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