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Excavator Operator - Fort McMurray

H. Wilson Industries (2010) Ltd.30.09.22 ICT

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(Job ID: 3-WIL0892211)


H. Wilson Industries (2010) Ltd. is seeking and experienced Excavator Operator. Reporting to the Foreman, the Excavator Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the construction excavator/hoe and to perform duties as assigned to ensuring the work completed is delivered according to contract specifications.

Position Accountabilities:

  • Operate the Excavator and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.
  • Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment.
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment, and clean, lubricate and refill equipment as necessary.
  • Work with ground personnel in the excavation and installation process of laying pipe on line and grade.
  • Ensure trench is excavated to the proper depth/grade.
  • Responsible for placement of water, storm and sanitary sewer pipe in the excavation.
  • Follow directions of ground crew regarding craning, gravel placement and grading.
  • Cut grade with minimal time spent on excavating to ensure production is on schedule.
  • Conduct trench work, which meets OH&S requirements.
  • Operate Excavator on public roadways, maintaining proper awareness of one’s surroundings.
  • Ensure a sound understanding of the issues involving ground disturbance.
  •  Perform routine cleaning and maintenance to ensure smooth operation of the Excavator/Hoe.
  • Be aware of proper rigging of pipe, manhole barrels, etc. and ensure safe work procedures are followed during the lowering of materials into the excavation.

The Ideal Candidate for this position will possess the following:

  • High school diploma or equivalent with experience in related construction activities
  • Valid Class 5 Operator’s License; with clean Driver Abstract
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years’ experience within construction and Water & Sewer experience
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience operating an Excavator is required
  • Relevant Certification /Safety tickets would be an asset
  • Knowledge of road construction materials, road construction processes and industry requirements
  • Possible out of town and weekend work on an as required basis


Working in a team environment you will enjoy competitive wages, excellent benefits, and opportunities for advancement. Note: We promote a safe work environment with a substance abuse testing program.


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How to Apply:

Please submit applications/resumes to H. Wilson (2010) Industries, quoting the Job ID: 3-WIL0892211


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While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected will be contacted for an interview.


Our company

Wilson Industries Ltd was incorporated in May 1977, and is located in Fort McMurray, a community within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo in Northern Alberta. The company operates out of a modern, newly constructed 8,000 square foot building with an adjoining 12,000 square foot shop on 10 acres of land.

This facility is strategically located on busy highway 63, two kilometers north of the city, and has access to all major Oil Sands facilities. Originally a specialty paving company, the organization has evolved to provide additional services including sewer and water installations, excavation, site grading, sand and gravel supply, concrete works and snow clearing services.

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