Fort McKay Group of Companies LP Heavy Equipment Operator in Fort McMurray, Alberta

Competition #: HR18-0311

At Fort McKay Group of Companies LP we are committed to ensuring ?no harm? to our most valuable asset ? people. We hope to achieve this by: promoting personal safety amongst the workforce; striving for excellence in Safety Performance by making continuous improvement an essential component of our Health, Safety & Environment management systems; we believe the safety is everyone?s responsibility and can only be achieved through the active participation of everyone within the organization. We are devoted to making ?Safety? Our Way of Life?.

Fort McKay Group of Companies LP is currently recruiting for experienced Heavy Equipment Operators for Fort McKay Strategic Services LP. The successful candidate will conduct all activities in a manner that supports the mission, vision and values of the Fort McKay Group of Companies LP. These are permanent fulltime positions located on the Syncrude Site.

NOTE: Camp accommodation is NOT provided.

Fort McKay Group of Companies LP is an equity employer and qualified applicants of Aboriginal ancestry may be given first consideration in any hiring decision. If you wish to receive consideration under the equity principles in our Hiring and Recruitment Policy you must declare your Aboriginal status in your application.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate heavy equipment to move, load and unload materials

  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment and keep the truck clean

  • Must be dependable and reliable

  • Required to comply with all road regulations on site

  • Be alert to risks or threats in order to prevent losses before they occur

  • Give proper care to the operation and maintenance of the equipment

  • Report all damage of the equipment to the Team Leader

  • 6&6 schedule: days and nights

Skills and Qualifications Required:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent is required

  • Retention of a valid class five (5) driver?s license and clean drivers abstract is required

  • Minimum one (1) year experience is required

  • CSTS and OSSA or BSO required

  • LPS experience is required

  • Ability to speak, write and read English is required

  • College or industry courses in heavy equipment operating is considered an asset

  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada

Working Conditions:

Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) is required at all times. There are some physically demanding aspects of the job such as climbing the equipment.