Yukon

Heavy Equipment Operator I (BB-46BD1)

Found in: Neuvoo CA

Description:
Department Government of Yukon -> Highways & Public Works - HPW TMBHighways Payroll Suspense Location Teslin, YT Y0A 1B0 CA (Primary)
Job Type Permanent End Date Full/Part Time Full-time Standard Hours Bi-weekly 80 Classification OS08 Salary $33.11 - $33.11 Union YEU Days Off As Per Rotation Travel 25% Admissibility Open to all Candidates, Preference - Canadian Aboriginal ancestry, Preference - Yukon First Nations ancestry

This competition is open to all candidates who meet the above noted Admissibility. A hiring preference will apply for qualified candidates of Canadian Aboriginal ancestry, with a priority for qualified Yukon First Nation candidates. This initiative is in support of Yukon government’s goal for a representative public service. For more information on the hiring preference visit

Job Summary and Requirements

Highways and Public Works

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Building Foundations

Inspiring Innovation

Exceeding Expectations

Without a firm foundation, nothing lasts.

Yukon’s Department of Highways and Public Works provides services and infrastructure that Yukoners need to go about their daily lives with safety, connectivity, and purpose. Things like roads and bridges, buildings and equipment, airports and government services, and information and communications networks. It’s a big department with many tools and hats. Our work is building the foundations that enable you to enjoy a full life in Yukon, one with freedom and opportunity to travel where you need, to do your job without constraints and to connect with the people that matter to you.

We’re here so you can be there.

The Transportation Division of Highways and Public Works builds and maintains the infrastructure, systems and programs that are critical to a healthy and vibrant Yukon. We employ operators, engineers, analysts, administrators, mechanics, and safety specialists to name a few and we offer many rewarding career opportunities. Our aviation, engineering, maintenance and transport services branches ensure a safe and effective transportation network that connects Yukon to the world and supports economic growth and a healthy society within the territory. We take this responsibility very seriously and we thrive in a challenging environment keeping the Yukon on the move 24/7.

Our people are your people.

Reporting to the Road Foreperson, this position is responsible for operating various pieces of light and heavy equipment and assisting with construction and maintenance activities for highways, recreational roads, airstrips and other facilities throughout Yukon, ensuring they are up to an acceptable standard for safe use by the traveling public.

Essential Qualifications

Review the essential qualifications below. We will screen your resume based on these qualifications.

  • Job experience operating a wide variety of heavy equipment which must include a dump truck and loader.
  • Valid Class 3 driver’s licence with air endorsement.
  • If you have these qualifications, ensure you clearly expand upon them (for each applicable employer) in your resume.

    Prior to applying, refer to our sample resume to assist you in your application.

    Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

    Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Safety and service oriented
  • Dedicated to working in an environment which promotes respect, dependability and reliability
  • Motivation to learn
  • Effective oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and adaptable to changing conditions
  • Willing to work to contribute to the team environment
  • Additional Information

    Conditions of Employment:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Yukon Class 3 driver’s licence with air endorsement;
  • YG certification on heavy equipment (loader and dump truck);
  • Transportation Dangerous Goods Certificate (must be obtained within 6 months of hire).
  • Job Requirements: Travel, working in adverse weather conditions, mandatory use of personal protective equipment, adhering to the safety program and all applicable policies and procedures, shift work, and working outside of headquarters area for extended periods of time.

    Eligibility List 6 months Post Date 30 March 2021 Close Date 15 April 2021

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