2800 – Lowbed Operator – Class 1

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Equipment Operator
  • Experience 2-5 Years
  • Posting ID 815
  • No. of Openings 1
  • Department Maintenance & Skilled Trades

Job Description

Company Description:

Launched in 1998 with nothing more than a used Caterpillar dozer and an entrepreneurial spirit, Bouchier has grown to be a leading provider of integrated site services to the Athabasca Oil Sands region.

From our head office in Fort McKay, Alberta and administrative office in Fort McMurray, Alberta, the company now employs more than 800 dedicated team members and commands a fleet of over 350 pieces of equipment.

With a strong belief in doing the right things in the right way, Bouchier is now one of the largest companies owned and operated by Indigenous peoples in the area providing contracting, construction, and general site services.

Position Summary:

Type:             Full Time, Permanent

Location:       Fort McKay, AB – Incubator Park

Schedule:      7 on / 7 off – 12 hour days

Compensation Details:

  • Vacation pay at 6% – paid out bi-weekly upon start date
  • H&D benefits
    • $500 health spending account – 100% employer paid
    • Employer paid Insurances
  • RPP (Registered Pension Plan) with company matching
  • Employer paid Employee Assistance Program

Other Incentives:

  • Base Pay increase available based on performance and progression
  • Safety Recognition
  • Years of Service Recognition – Annual
  • Bouchier welcome gift and company swag
  • Overtime available but not guaranteed

This position is open to Local Candidates only – Fort McMurray, AB

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Operate all assigned equipment in a safe and effective manner
  • Pick-up and deliver equipment (dozers, excavators, rock trucks, graders, class 8 trucks, etc.) to and from plant sites surrounding Fort McKay and Fort McMurray
  • Read, countersign and enter comments into daily operator log book
  • Complete and document a pre‐operational check on assigned equipment
  • Grease equipment as necessary
  • Ensure all equipment has proper safety equipment in place
  • Keep interior clean
  • Any required repairs to assigned equipment are communicated to maintenance personnel
  • Maintain a cooperative working relationship with customers and other employees
  • Participate in Job Hazard Assessment’s, Feld Level Risk Assessment’s and line‐up meetings
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Maintenance Manager
  • Assist in and around shop and yard when no deliveries required

Education & Experience:

  • 2-5 years heavy equipment hauling is mandatory
  • Must have a Valid Class 1 with clean 5 year driver’s abstract
  • Ability to lift and pull up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to work in all weather
  • Ability to work shift work (7-7, 12 hour days with averaging agreement)
  • Safety conscious attitude
  • CSTS and OSSA Regional Orientation or OSSA BSO (Basic Safety Orientation before December 31, 2018) or CSO (Common Safety Orientation after January 1, 2019) – will be required upon hire/before coming to site
  • Ability to pass Drug & Alcohol and a Fit for Duty test
  • Applicants must have the ability to speak, read and write fluently in English

Additional Information:

Bouchier is pleased to offer competitive wages, a Health and Dental Benefit Package as well as a group Registered Pension Plan.

Application Instructions:
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until suitable candidate is found.

Please apply online: Via: bouchier.ca/careers

Main Office PO Box 6607, Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 5N4

Please follow us on Facebook at https://m.facebook.com/BouchierGroup/

Bouchier would like to thank all applicants who apply to our postings. Please note that only those selected for interviews will be contacted directly. No phone calls please.

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