Heavy Equipment Operator I

Heavy Equipment Operator I


Job Position: Heavy Equipment Operator I

Company: Government of Yukon

Expected salary:

Location: Dawson City, YT

Heavy Equipment Operator I Job Details:


This is a until -filled competition. Candidates are encouraged not to delay submitting their application as this posting can close at any time after 10 business days with 24-hours posted notice. Resumes will be screened at regular intervals until the position is filled or the competition closes, whichever is earliest.

This posting will be used to fill anticipatory Casual and/or Auxiliary Labourer positions in various Northern Grader Stations.

Highways and Public Works – who we are

Employees at Highways and Public Works are responsible for ensuring safe and efficient public highways, airstrips, buildings, and information systems. Our collective vision is to make a difference in the lives of Yukoners. At all levels of our organization, we value leadership, innovation, teamwork, and keeping our people safe. Our priorities are to be client focused, to support our people, to build sustainably, and to advance reconciliation throughout Yukon.

This opportunity…

We are looking for candidates who are safety and service orientated, motivated to learn and are dedicated to working in an environment which promotes respect, dependability and reliability.

This positing is to establish a pool of qualified candidates for anticipatory hires during our busy summer season.

If you are interested in these positions please submit your resume clearly demonstrating your experience and qualifications, as further selection will be based solely on the information you provide.

For more information about this position, please contact: Jonathan Rudolph, Area Superintendent-Transportation Maintenance at

Essential Qualifications

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet each of the following qualifications. Please note, selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

  • Work experience operating a dump truck and loader would be an asset
  • Valid Class 3 driver’s license with air endorsement is mandatory.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Safety and service oriented
  • Dedicated to working in an environment which promotes respect, dependability and reliability
  • Motivation to learn
  • Effective oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and adaptable to changing conditions
  • Willing to work to contribute to the team environment

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Yukon Class 3 driver’s licence with air endorsement
  • YG competency on heavy equipment (loader and dump truck)
  • Transportation Dangerous Goods Certificate (must be obtained within 6 months of hire)

Job Requirements:

Travel, working in adverse weather conditions, mandatory use of personal protective equipment, personal tool kit, adhering to the safety program and all applicable policies and procedures.

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Post Date

1 March 2024

Close Date

1 April 2024

Job Description

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