Dozer Operator - Finish - Calgary (BB-70D47)
Found in: Talent CA
Description:Description:Reporting to the Foreman, the job of the Dozer Operator is the safe and efficient operation of the Dozer. The Dozer Operator slopes, levels, moves material and controls the direction and angle of the equipment in order to shape and contour the site.Responsibilities: The responsibilities of the dozer operator include, but are not limited to:Operate the dozer in a safe and appropriate manner.Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment. Understand, interpret and follow directions from supervisors as to required work area. Operate dozer controls to regulate height and angle of the dozer blade and lower scarifier to loosen packed soil to permit grading. Feel levers and listen to equipment sounds to determine depth of the cut. Ensure a sound understanding of the issues involving ground disturbance. Operate the Dozer in successive passes over construction surface to raise or lower terrain to specified grade, following markings on grade stakes or hand signals. Use the Dozer to level soil, move rock, debris and material.Sloping, push cat when needed and bulking.Perform pre and post trip inspections which requires climbing on equipment.Perform routine cleaning of Tracks/cab to ensure smooth operation of the dozer. Ensure dozer is in proper gear, and is not moving too fast for working conditions. Demonstrate an understanding of grades and interpret roadway plans and drawings. Train new employees in the safe and efficient operation of the dozer. Must ensure a solid understanding of, and comply with the principles of the company’s Code of Ethics. Must examine situations in light of the principles of the Code of Ethics.Participate as a vital team member, and contribute towards the success of the organization, which may involve the provision of other technical and administrative support, as required. Promote a team approach and maintain dialogue with all employees to exchange information and gather ideas. Collaborate with any project teams on other special initiatives, as required.Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety program, and encourage all employees, subcontractors and consultants to adopt safety as a culture.Attend daily and weekly safety meetings and inspections. Work with the Foreman/Safety Department to investigate damage, incidents or near misses on the worksite, and ensure proper procedures are carried out according to the Company’s Safety Program. Work in a safe, responsible manner to not intentionally or unintentionally injure oneself, or endanger the wellbeing of others.Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:5 seasons as a finish Dozer Operator on roads and highways.Experience in finishing work is required (sloping, leveling).Experience doing stripping work an asset.Experience with GPS Trimble an asset.Excellent problem solving skills required.Good analytical ability and manual dexterity.Must have proven ability to work in tight spots.Good communication and interpersonal skills required.Must be a team player.Ability to work in physically demanding conditions.Committed to working in a safe and efficient manner.CSA approved steel toed boots with 6” ankle support.CSTS-09, and H2S Awareness training is an asset.Successful candidates are required to have personal reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.Candidates must successfully complete orientation.May be subject to Criminal Record checks depending on site requirements.Rate will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Options for living accommodations and daily allowances are available and will be provided.Sureway Construction Group adheres to employment equity and equal opportunity programs and encourages all women, visible minorities, Aboriginals and disabled persons to apply. We would like to thank all applicants for submitting their resume; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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