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Excavator/ Hoe Operator

Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd.22.03.19

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Excavator/ Hoe Operator

Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd. (a Volker Stevin Canada company) has the following full time hourly position available located in CALGARY, Alberta

Excavator/ Hoe Operator, Underground Division

(JOB ID: 6201519)


Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd. is seeking experienced Excavator/ Hoe Operators to work within the Calgary area for the upcoming construction season. Reporting to the Foreman and the Equipment Trainer, the Excavator/ Hoe 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.

The Excavator/ Hoe Operator will be accountable for duties such as, but not limited to, the following: Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment, conduct pre-operational checks on equipment, clean, lubricate and refill equipment fluids 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/Hoe on public roadways, maintaining proper awareness of one’s surroundings and ensure a sound understanding of the issues involving ground disturbance. 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:

Qualifications and Experience:

• High school or equivalent; with experience in related construction activities
• Valid Class 5 Operator’s License; with clean Driver Abstract
• Minimum 3 – 5 years’ experience within road construction and Water and Sewer installation
• 2 – 3 years’ experience operating an Excavator/ Hoe is required
• Knowledge of road construction materials, road construction processes and industry requirements
• Valid Ground Disturbance certificate
• 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 Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd., quoting job title “Excavator/Hoe” AND the job ID #:”6201519”


ONLINE: https://vscontracting.ca
EMAIL: careers@volkerstevin.ca


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