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Career Title: Heavy Equipment Operator
NAICS Code: Public Administration (92)
Job Term: Temporary
Modified Date: Jan 11, 2021
Recruiter: Lamont County
Description: Lamont County has an opening for an experienced Heavy Equipment Operator on a seasonal basis with our Public Works Department for 7 months (weather dependent). The successful candidate will perform road maintenance, gravelling, dust control, approach building, culvert replacement, sign installation, bridge repairs, crack sealing and road patching.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Safe and efficient operation of heavy equipment which may include a packer, dozer, excavator, track hoe, loader, gravel truck, and other equipment as required.
• Perform daily pre and post-operation equipment inspections.
• Perform minor servicing and maintenance on equipment.
• Perform labour duties as associated with culvert and sign installations, crack sealing and road patching, placement of rip rap, erosion and other related duties.
• Report garbage, broken or damaged signs, debris, fallen trees on County roads.
• Assist with flood control and repair.
• Compliance with the Lamont County health and safety program.
• Other maintenance related duties as assigned.

Lamont County is committed to protecting the health and safety of its employees, all personnel are governed by the County’s Health & Safety Program. Applicants may be road tested to demonstrate operating skills.

The regular hours of work are between 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Hours may vary depending on weather. The salary range is $28.13 - $34.30/hour. This competition will remain open until January 15th, 2021.

Please forward your application in one of the following ways:
Email: hr@lamontcounty.ca | Website: www.lamontcounty.ca

Lamont County thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. All resumes are retained on file for a period of 6 months.
Qualifications: • Three (3) or more years of relevant and progressive heavy equipment operating experience.
• High School Diploma or GED.
• Minimum of a valid Class 3 Alberta Driver’s license with Air Brake Endorsement (Q).
• Ability to lift approximately 50 lbs, sit for prolonged periods, climb in and out of equipment.
• Ability to work in all types of weather (rain, cold or hot) and dusty conditions.
• Overtime and working weekends may be required from time to time.
• Safety conscious and attentive to the working environment they are in.
• Excellent public relations and communication skills are required.
• Mechanical aptitude to perform routine inspection and light servicing of equipment.
• Ability to work as part of a team, and independently effectively.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
• A satisfactory and valid Driver’s Abstract.
• A satisfactory Criminal Record Check.

Salary: $28.13 - $34.30/hour
Education: High School Diploma or GED
Category: Public Works
Job Expiry Date: Jan 15, 2021
Company: Lamont County
City: Lamont, Alberta
Postal code: T0B 2R0
Country: Canada
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