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Winter Road Equipment Operator/Construction Drivers

Westcan Bulk Transport Yellowknife, NT
  • Posted: over a month ago
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At RTL Construction, we dedicate ourselves to delivering complete, customer-driven civil and industrial construction solutions. Our team of industry professionals has worked to build a reputation for safety, on time and on budget completion and unparalleled customer service.

RTL is currently recruiting for Equipment Operators and Construction Drivers to join our team on a seasonal basis for the annual winter road (ice road) season. We’re looking for experienced operators to support the work we do on our part of the building of the Tibbitt to Contwoyto Winter Road Joint Venture (http://www.jvtcwinterroad.ca/). Listed below are positions which may interest you!

Positions:

  • Snow Cat Operators: plowing snow (including off lakes) and building portages with snow and water
  • Loader Operators: clearing snow around camp and building portages with snow and water and loading and unloading trucks with forks
  • Grader Operators: plowing snow off lakes and building portages with snow and water
  • Construction Drivers (Water / Plow Truck)
    • Minimum 2 years’ driving experience accompanied by a clean driver’s abstract
    • Minimum Class 3, prefer Class 1 driving experience
    • Water and/or plow truck driving experience required
    • Plowing snow is required
    • Assisting with building portages and flooding for ice road construction

We are also looking for RTL and Heavy Equipment Operators for our Yellowknife location at Capital Transit Mix.

What you bring:

  • Minimum 2 years' ice road building/civil construction experience using aforementioned equipment
  • A safety conscious approach to all job duties
  • Ability to follow rigid direction provided in order to maintain the safety of all working on the build
  • Required to perform job site hazard analysis
  • Participation in daily tool box talks is required
  • Solid understanding of preventative maintenance and minor equipment repair
  • Capacity to perform difficult, manual labour in extremely cold temperatures (-40) for long hours at a time
  • "Roll up your sleeves attitude” to take initiative and go beyond the job duties by supporting the team on the ground and labouring on site as required
  • Communicate via VHF radios as required

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive wages
  • A safe work environment
  • Well maintained equipment
  • Camp accommodations
  • 4 weeks on, 2 weeks off turnaround schedule with paid airfare from the nearest major airport to your residence to place of employment
  • Employment commencing on or near December 28, 2019 through late March, 2020 (as required)

Westcan Bulk Transport

Why Work Here?

We’re looking for high-performance people interested in high-performance careers. Merge right here at Westcan.

With over 50 years of experience, we know a thing or two about what it takes to succeed in the bulk transportation and construction industries. Equipment can be matched. Processes can be copied. It’s nearly impossible, however, to recreate the synergy that occurs when a close-knit group of professionals work together to achieve a single goal. In other words, it’s the people that set us apart.

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