Heavy Equipment Operator (Class 3Q) Grading

Mainline Construction
Grande Prairie, AB
Application deadline: 31/07/2022
Job ID: 5-MNL1302211

Mainline Construction Ltd. is seeking an experienced Heavy Equipment operators with Class 3 Q for full-time, seasonal positions with our Grading & Oilfield division in Grande Prairie, AB.


What you will be doing: Reporting to a Foreman, the Heavy Equipment Operator is is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of a variety of equipment and must be familiar with aspects of road construction and compaction of soil and granular material.


  • Operate a Packer, Water truck and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner and maintaining proper awareness of ones’ surroundings while operating on public roadways.
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
  • Conducts pre-trip/walk-around safety inspections and reports any maintenance concerns with the equipment.
  • Have truck loaded, check for oversized material, and bring to the proper stockpile
  • Understand ground disturbance challenges while operating
  • Coordinates truck activities with the excavator and other truck operators
  • Operate other heavy equipment and perform other construction related duties as required
  • Communicate on work plans with a supervisor to ensure safe and efficient movement of materials.
  • Oversee safety of other workers and report safety issues to a supervisor.
  • Report any irregularities in materials being delivered or obtained.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

Qualifications & Experience

  • High school or equivalent; with experience in related construction activities
  • Class 1 or class 3Q license; clean abstract
  • Minimum 3 –5 years’ experience within the Construction Industry
  • 2 –3 years’ experience operating heavy equipment such as Water truck, Packer or Hoe is required
  • Relevant Oilfield Certification /Safety tickets would be an asset
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Understanding of computerized controls and electronics.

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.

About Mainline Construction

Our story began in 1992, when Harvey Bennett opened a deep utility construction business serving the local residential markets of Grande Prairie, Alberta. Over the years, he grew the company to service other industries, and expanded to include earthworks, oilfield construction, gravel supply, and trucking. As Harvey maintained the growth of the business, his primary focus and priority was always his staff, clients and the community. The family atmosphere at Mainline Construction and its supporting community was a natural fit when Volker Stevin Canada purchased the company in 2014.

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