Excavator Operator

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Vancouver BC

Looking for an experienced excavator operator that has over 5 years of experience in civil work, demolition, excavation, and grading. Looking to get started right away. Please read the job requirements and qualifications.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities, but are not limited to are:

  • Notify the project manager when issues arise such as a conflict in the drawings, extra work may be performed or changing/unforeseen conditions are revealed.
  • Ensure materials, equipments and labours are utilized most efficiently and effectively.
  • Ensure that deliveries to site are complete and in accordance with materials order.
  • Coordinate separate modules of the construction process to ensure harmony.
  • Performs daily, weekly and monthly safety meetings and inspections.
  • Organize necessary tools for the days’ work at the beginning of the shift.
  • Assist pipelayers in setting up lasers or levels.
  • Ensure that all equipments that are not functioning properly is reported to Field Manager and Dispatch.
  • Inspect the site at the end of the shift to make sure no tools have been left out.
  • Ensure that all open excavation, manholes etc. are adequately barricaded.
  • Ensure that before you, or anyone else, enters a confined space, have been properly trained and understand the procedures for entering a confined space.
  • Accurately review or complete Daily Field Reports (DFR) showing all hours for crew under the appropriate cost code, as well as all materials delivered to site, and showing daily productions.
  • Make sure that work sites are cleaned and cleared of any hazardous materials prior to the beginning of a construction project.
  • Ensure periodic maintenance and proper storage of construction equipments and tools.

Position Requirements, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Have proficient knowledge of construction materials and supplies.
  • Have proficient knowledge of Health and Safety.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction procedures, equipments, and OH&S guidelines
  • A valid BC driver’s license (class 5) with clean drivers abstract and own reliable transportation.
  • Be safety orientated, self-motivated and work well with others.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret construction drawings, plans and blueprints.
  • Ability to work outside in all types of weather, along with additional hours as needed (possibly weekends).
  • Good physical condition and stamina

Compensation depends on experience and job fit.

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