Heavy Equipment Operator
Moncrief Construction Limited

Job Description

The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner. Heavy equipment may include excavators, front-end loaders, dozers, graders and other pieces of equipment.

Working Conditions:

  • Physically strenuous and demanding job, including lifting, pulling and managing heavy objects.
  • Work is performed outside in all weather conditions
  • Willingness and ability to travel out of town to perform work as necessary.
  • Must provide own steel toe boots.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of and ability to operate a variety of pieces of heavy equipment in a safe manner
  • Knowledge of road construction and maintenance techniques
  • Ability to read and write to complete and maintain daily operating and safety records
  • Knowledge of safety rules, instructions and policies.
  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures
  • Strong verbal and listening communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Must demonstrate the following personal attributes: honest and trustworthy, respectful, flexible, and have sound work ethics.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Operate heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life.
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks.
  • Clean heavy equipment as scheduled and/or required.
  • Ensure heavy equipment is safely and securely stored
  • Advise the Mechanics of any requirements for maintenance or repairs
  • Participate in routine maintenance
  • Perform general errands as assigned by the on-site Supervisor
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $28.00 to $32.00 /hour


  • grader: 5 years (Preferred)
  • excavator: 5 years (Preferred)
  • dozer: 5 years (Preferred)
  • loader: 5 years (Preferred)


  • G Class Driver's Licence (Preferred)