Equipment Operator Labourer- Temporary Full Time

Reporting to the Operations Working Foreperson, the Equipment Operator/Labourer is responsible for driving trucks and operating heavy equipment in the construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, and signs for the Dufferin County road system. This position is responsible for keeping the roads safe for commuters and the community in general (e.g., plowing winter roads, cleaning roads). This position also responds to inquiries from the public while out on the roads.

Posting Date

Closing Date

What you’ll do

  • Operate a tandem snow plow complete with sand/salter and wing
  • Operate a wheeled loader to load sand and salt on to winter maintenance vehicles and push back snowbanks
  • Operate pickup truck for winter road patrol to monitor weather and road conditions and dispatch required maintenance equipment
  • Remove debris from roads (patroller)
  • Respond to emergency calls received from police, utilities and the public; provide support for road closures, inspections and clean up after collisions
  • Erection and removal of snow fences
  • Free drainage ditches and culverts from clogged snow and ice buildup
  • Snow removal
  • Other tasks as assigned

What you’ll bring

  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • First Aid training
  • Minimum 2 years of experience operating tandem snow plow-sander combination units and loaders and other heavy construction equipment
  • Road construction experience
  • Knowledge of road construction and maintenance best practices with ability to adapt practices to complex situations
  • Must be compliant with the Commercial Vehicle Operator Registration
  • Valid DZ driver’s license required
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Public
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