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Steep Slope Excavator Operator- Pipeline

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Job Description

Job Summary:
We have several openings for experienced Steep Slope - Excavator Operators for our pipeline projects. The successful candidate will be responsible for operating in accordance with quality, safety and efficiency standards.

Employer: Ledcor Group

Business Address: Suite 1200-1067 Cordova Street W, Vancouver, BC V6C 1C7

Title/NOC: Steep Slope Excavator Operator (NOC 7521)

Term: 2 years

Number of Positions: 50

Language of Work: English

Wage : $45.78/hour

Benefits Package: Benefits provided by CLAC

Location of work: Valemount and Kitimat, BC (various remote locations)

Contact: [email protected]

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Effectively and safely operates excavators, utilizing machine specific controls and machine attachments to complete all necessary tasks related to pipeline construction. This includes operating on adverse terrain, in winter operations, and/or near other equipment and power lines.
  • Operates in crowded, fast-paced working environments, and exercises extreme caution with awareness of potential situational hazards to ensure site safety.
  • Interprets verbal and non-verbal communication (including hand signals) from operators, ground personnel and swampers, and acts accordingly.
  • Performs mechanical inspections and servicing including controls and operations, completing logbooks, performs maintenance and adjustments, ensures good housekeeping, and performs machine lubrication.
  • Performs effective operation of equipment by recognizing unusual machine movements and sounds.
  • Recognizes existing and potential hazards and knows how to identify these through conducting a field level pre-job hazard analysis, checking the machine for hazards and assessing any tasks before start.

  • Completion of a one- to two-year apprenticeship program or some high school, college or industry courses in heavy equipment operating combined with on-the-job training.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience operating excavators and other heavy equipment on a mainline pipeline job or similar experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience operating an Excavator on slopes greater than 21 degrees is required.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience operating an Excavator on slopes requiring winch assistance.
  • Previous experience working on mainline pipeline project preferred.
  • Previous excavator operating experience performing tasks such as building access roads, stripping, shading, grading, trenching, bore support, creek crossings, backfill and/or cleanup required.
  • Previous experience working on steep slopes and mountainous terrain is required.
  • Must successfully complete pre-access drug and alcohol testing.
  • Must be willing and able to obtain valid First Aid, PCST (Pipeline Construction Safety Training) and Ground Disturbance Lvl 2 certificates. Training provided.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision.

Additional Information:

Company Description

Ledcor Pipeline offers a unique set of pipeline services unmatched anywhere in the oil and gas industry. From pipeline construction to investigative digs and subcontractor management, we are accustomed to operating in challenging terrain, and we maintain some of the largest pipeline networks in the world.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. We are committed to continuing to build on our culture of empowerment, inclusion and belonging.

Date Posted
Sep 10, 2021

167 Ocelot Road, Kitimat, BC, Canada

About Ledcor

The Ledcor Group of Companies is one of North America’s most diversified construction companies, serving the building, heavy industrial, civil and Infrastructure, mining, pipeline, power and communications sectors. Ledcor also owns operations in aviation, forestry, marine transportation services, property investment, and wastewater treatment. Ledcor employs more than 7000 people in over 20 offices across North America. Since 1947 Ledcor has been growing with its clients and partners: Forward. Together. Find out how at



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-11

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