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Wolf Lake Construction (2003) Inc. in Sudbury is hiring an Equipment Operator. 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.

  • Operating the equipment safely in snowy/icy conditions while avoiding damage to equipment and property. Driving defensively under harsh weather conditions.

  • Applying knowledge of road construction materials, road construction, processes and industry requirements.

  • Operating loader on public or private roadways, maintaining proper awareness of one’s surroundings.

  • Loading trucks with snow during snow removal operations.

  • Should be able to attach different sized/styles of attachments (bucket, straight blade, combination plow) to the loader.

  • Performing equipment inspections.

  • Performing routine cleaning, daily maintenance and safety checks to ensure smooth operation of equipment (fuelling, lubricating equipment).

  • Repairing any errors, defects or malfunctioning that may come up while operating the machinery. Should report to the Supervisor in case of any serious damage.

  • Record keeping – timesheets, circle checks, work orders, safety records, etc.

  • Conducting work in accordance with Ontario Health & Safety requirements.

  • Promoting, executing and adhering to the company’s safety program, and encouraging all employees to adopt safety as a culture.

  • Demonstrated professionalism: addressing clients’ questions, comments, and concerns, or referring clients to the Supervisor as appropriate.

  • Participating as a vital team member, and working as part of a team. Contributing to the success of the organization by exchanging information and assisting in problem-solving.

  • Operating other heavy equipment and other construction-related duties as required (skid steer, backhoe, etc).

  • Being prepared to assist crews with physical tasks when required, including shovelling.

Work Conditions

  • MUST enjoy challenges and have the ability to adapt to the unpredictability of snow and winter conditions.

  • Must have the physical ability to handle prolonged sitting, jostling in the cab and getting in and out of equipment – good eye/hand coordination.

Required Skills & Attributes

  • Possess a valid Class G driving license, experience operating heavy equipment.

  • Managing assigned tasks efficiently, effectively and under heavy workload/time constraints.

  • Ability to work extended hours, and should 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.

  • Reliable, punctual, possess a positive attitude, and a team player.

  • 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 of 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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Wolf Lake Construction (2003) Inc.

 

Mailing Address

249 Wolf Lake Road, 

Sudbury, ON P3G 1L9

 

Shop Location

3015 CKSO Road,

Sudbury, ON P3G 1B5


705-507-4515

info@wolflakeconstruction.ca

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