Equipment Operator


Location: Sarnia


Operate equipment such as haul trucks, backhoes, bulldozers, loaders and graders to excavate, move, load and grade earth, rock, gravel or other materials to trench, shore, backfill or grade, Fuel Truck Driver, Rock Truck Driver, Water Truck Driver, Truck driver, Excavation Equipment Operator.

  • Load, unload, tarp as needed, ensuring cargo safety/security
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks, cleaning equipment as scheduled and/or required, ensuring equipment is safely and securely stored
  • Document all required log books, hours and equipment maintenance records
  • Responsible for the safety of everyone nearby when operating machinery/equipment
  • Participate in tailboard meetings, including identification of potential work site hazards
  • Report potential hazards to Foremen and construction crews and document hazards & near misses
  • Clean, and safely and securely stores equipment as scheduled and/or required
  • Perform all work in accordance with company, industry, provincial and federal standards and legislation
  • Assist fellow crew members wherever required (may be manual labour and/or be outside your ticketed trade) to get the job done
  • Operate machinery in a safe manner, adhering to applicable traffic standards


  • Equipment operator trade certification(s)
  • 2-3 years of experience as an equipment operator – operating excavators, backhoes, digger, haul and/or picker trucks
  • MUST have a minimum three years documented experience operating a similar vehicle.
  • Clear driver’s abstracts – perfect condition
  • Valid AZ driver’s license
  • Powerline hazard awareness training
  • Transportation of dangerous goods training is an asset
  • CSTS – Construction safety certificate is an asset
  • Current First Aid Certification is an asset


  • Work outdoors – perhaps in some extreme climates
  • Excavation around existing utilities
  • Travel and work in various locations across Ontario
  • Accommodate different work schedules and shifts based on project requirements
  • Perform physically demanding work (able to lift 50+ pounds)
  • Be honest, hard-working and trustworthy