Heavy Equipment Operator


Heavy Equipment Operator

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Job Position: Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: Nasittuq Corporation

Expected salary:

Location: Inuvik, NT

Heavy Equipment Operator Job Details:

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Join Nasittuq for a unique and rewarding experience!
Nasittuq provides Operation & Maintenance services for the North Warning System (NWS). The NWS is a joint Canada and United States early-warning radar system with 47 sites located in Northern Canada; a Control Centre and Support Centre located in North Bay, ON and a Contract Management Office located in Ottawa, ON.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
This position is responsible for maintaining road and runways as well as assisting with equipment maintenance.
This is a part time, Unionized rotational position. The candidate must be comfortable working in colder climates, during a 6 week on, 6 weeks off rotation schedule. All travel to/from site, including board and meals, is provided.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintaining roads, grounds, and gravel surfaces to ensure safe route passage
  • Safe operation of standard construction and heavy equipment (front end loaders, dozers, graders, trucks, dump truck, forklift) to maintain roads, run-ways, and grounds
  • Performing daily checks prior to vehicle use
  • Assisting with Mobile Support Equipment (MSE) maintenance/repairs and documents maintenance routines
  • Cleaning vehicles, performing fuel dips and fuel transfers, and assisting with sealift material delivery
  • Responsible for cleanliness of buildings where MSE are kept
  • Loading and unloading helicopters and fixed wing aircraft
  • Shoveling snow / grounds
  • Responding to site preservation emergencies and environmental emergencies
  • Identifies maintenance requirements to the LSS Manager/Site Supervisor/delegate
  • Providing assistance to the FMT-V in conducting Preventive Maintenance Inspections (PMI) and other trades as required when directed by the LSS Manager/Site Supervisor/delegate
  • Performing other duties as assigned that are transient in nature.

QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION: Grade 9 or combination of education and experience
CERTIFICATE(S) / LICENSE(S):

  • Licensed heavy equipment operator with Air Brake certification (DZ License)
  • Valid Class G driver’s license
  • Operators of GFE MSE must complete a Safe Backing course
  • Operators of GFE MSE being operated on airport ramps or runways must be authorized to do so by the appropriate Airport Authority

EXPERIENCE:

  • Related experience operating equipment (loaders, graders, dozers, dump trucks etc.) in a safe manner

COMPETENCIES / SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Operate single axel trucks in a safe and responsible manner
  • Operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Possess sound work ethics and problem-solving skills
  • Effective oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Documentation skills including ability to use MS Word and Excel
  • Effective time management skills and effective decision-making skills
  • Flexible and ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Ability to travel as part of a small team to adjacent sites to perform HEO functions
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including Fall Arrest Harness, as required
  • Ability to work under physically demanding, often adverse weather conditions in remote Arctic locations

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook
  • Standard First Aid trained with CPR Level A (with valid certificate) preferred

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • 48 hours work week, additional overtime eligible
  • costs associated with travel to and from site are covered
  • private bedroom accommodations and meals provided on site
  • benefits plan after 3 month probation period (extended health, dental, vision, disability, life) and pension plan, contributions matched by employer (5%)
  • arctic gear is provided
  • annual safety footwear allowance ($175)
  • vacation pay (6%)

Qualified and interested candidates please apply!
Nasittuq is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified groups. Inuit Land Claim Beneficiary applicants are encouraged to apply and self-identify.
APPLICANTS WHO ARE ENROLLED UNDER AN INUIT NUNANGAT LAND CLAIMS AGREEMENT WILL BE GIVEN PRIORITY HIRING. WE ENCOURAGE APPLICANTS TO SELF-IDENTIFY.
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Nasittuq provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.
We thank you for your interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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