Heavy Equipment Operators
Purpose of the Position
The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner. These positions are critical to the effective and efficient operations of TCL.
Reporting to the Mine Support Supervisors, the HEO will operate surface mining heavy equipment; contributing to efficient production and mine site operation. The heavy equipment operated will depend on the level the incumbent occupies (HEO 1, 2, 3 or 4), as outlined under Knowledge, Skills and Abilities.
The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for the safe, efficient and effective operation of the equipment under their control at the mine site.
1. Operate heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner to maximize production and minimize the risk of injury, property damage, or loss of life.
2. General employment responsibilities.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
HEO4 (785 Haul Truck Driver)
Operates site services vehicles such as water/sewer trucks, 3/4Tonne and larger site vehicles, vans and buses and including shuttle buses and entry level haul trucks;
HEO3 (830 Haul Truck Driver, D10 Dozer & 16H Grader)
May operate site services vehicles (HEO4) and operates haul trucks and/or graders, loaders and other support equipment;
HEO2 (EX1200 Excavator, EX1900 Excavator, Blaster & Driller)
May operate site services vehicles (HEO4), support equipment and haul trucks (HEO3) and large dozers, loaders, graders and medium capacity excavators, etc.
HEO1 (EX2600 Excavator & Multi Operator)
May operate site services vehicles (HEO4), support equipment and haul trucks (HEO3 & HEO2) and demonstrate competence on production loading tools.
The minimum requirements for each position is 500 hours on the exact piece of equipment listed or its equivalent. (I.E 500 hours on the Komatsu 375 Dozer instead of the Cat D10 Dozer).
You must have a Class 5 Driver's license or Higher for all HEO positions and be able to successfully complete and pass a Drug & Alcohol test, a thorough medical evaluation, and a background/criminal record check to be granted site medical/security accesses.
All applicants must submit the following documents **(please upload these documents to the Cover Letter section of the application)**:
All positions require individuals with proven ability to work in a cross cultural, diverse environment demonstrating cultural awareness and sensitivity. All must be open and flexible to perform other duties as required. The ability to speak the Tłı̨chǫ language is considered an asset.