Job # 1002423, Equipment Operator

Title: Equipment Operator
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Expires on: 10/9/2018
Reports to: Operations Manager

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Welcome to GFL Calgary!

We are a dynamic, growth-oriented and safety-focused company. Providing collection and processing for Waste, Recycling and Organics, GFL stretches across North America with over 6,000 employees. With customer service and safety as our focus, we are looking for full time energetic and driven Heavy Equipment Operator to support our growing company.

With an eye to continued growth and steady employment, we offer the following:

• A healthy workplace culture
• Competitive wages with a RRSP matching programs (after 1 year of employment)
• Flexible working environment and hours
• Comprehensive benefits package

Career stability and advancement is well-within the reach of driven and motivated employees!

The Opportunity

As the Equipment Operator you will be responsible for operating multiple self-propelled Agricultural spreader machines on Farmers Fields.

Job Duties

• Adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations and compliances
• Communicate any unsafe conditions or accidents/injuries in a timely manner to the supervisor in order to facilitate prompt correction or reporting
• Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
• Clean, lubricate and perform other minor maintenance work
• Keep detailed and accurate reports and documentation
• Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology and operation techniques
• Oversee cargo handling and secure loads, including equipment preparation, application of safe practices, compliance with applicable Acts and regulations
• Perform trip inspections on equipment operated and load, ensuring safety and roadworthiness
• Maneuver trucks/heavy equipment
• Check vehicles before driving them to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order
• Assist in loading and unloading of trucks
• Ensure that any debris caused by the loading/unloading of truck is cleaned up
• Check vehicles before driving them to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order
• Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the equipment
• Other duties that may arise as assigned by supervisor or members of the Management Team.

Required Experience

• Class 5 License
• Farming experience is an asset
• Agricultural experience is an asset
• Ability to life 40 lbs. to perform routine vehicle maintenance
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Strong work ethic
• Confident and consistent decisive personality
• Safety conscious

Working Conditions

• 24/7 availability may be required
• Travel to off-site locations will be required
• Overtime as required

GFL Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


If you would like to learn more about this position, please email your questions to GFL Human Resources.


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