Construction Equipment Operator
Prica Group - Waterloo, ON

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Position Overview

The Construction Equipment Operator will be responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Check heavy equipment using approved circle check procedures before operating them to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Operate heavy equipment such as excavators and loaders.
  • Adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations and compliances.
  • Communicate any unsafe conditions or accidents/injuries in a timely manner to the supervisor in order to facilitate prompt correction or reporting.
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
  • Diagnose / identify defects in heavy duty equipment.
  • Accurate completion of work orders.
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other minor maintenance work.
  • Keep detailed and accurate reports and documentation.
  • Maneuver trucks/heavy equipment into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew as needed; check that vehicle position is correct and any special loading equipment is properly positioned.
  • Check all documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.
  • Operate equipment such as computers and telephones to exchange necessary information supervisors, or other operators.
  • Ensure that material is properly protected from the outdoor elements.
  • Ensure that any debris caused by the loading/unloading of equipment is cleaned up.
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • Heavy Equipment Operator Trade Certification
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of construction and maintenance techniques.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with ability to perform routine equipment maintenance.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with strong oral and written communication abilities.
  • Exceptional organizational abilities with task prioritization, multi-tasking, use of timelines and time management techniques.
  • Knowledge of construction equipment safety.
  • Must be able to work with little supervision.
  • Strong attention to detail.

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