Heavy Equipment Operator

  • Oyen

Borea Construction

Estimated: $56,000 – $82,000 a year

Borea provides a work environment that is vibrant, dynamic and challenging. At Borea, you will be surrounded by the green energy construction industry’s best engineers, project managers, tradespeople, technicians, executives and administrators. We are looking for the best and brightest, who share our passion for building renewable energy parks, and power the next generation of Canadians.

Borea builds teams focusing on the following values:

  • Taking Care of Each Other
  • Embrace Challenge
  • Innovate for a Better Future
  • Lead with Passion
  • Commit to the Highest Quality Standards

Rooted in these values, its team gives the best of its talent and expertise and produces the expected results.


The HE Operator is a safety-minded worker that has construction industry experience and access to reliable transportation. The schedules are subject to variations depending on the project needs and delays. The ideal candidates are self starters willing to follow directions closely. The HE Operator can operate different types of machinery as: excavator, grader, bulldozer, loader, rock truck, roller-packer, telehandler, skid steer. (non-exhaustive list)

responsibilities and duties

· Inspects equipment to ensure it is in safe operable condition and any servicing has been completed

· Operate heavy equipment in compliance with the company’s operating safety policies and procedures

· Ensure company equipment and material is maintained, kept cleaned, and stored in a safe manner

· Properly reports any mechanical or safety problems with the equipment in accordance with company procedures

· Provide recommendations for maintaining and improving environmental performance

· Proactively communicate with foreman, superintendent and coworkers

· Complete required paperwork, reporting, and other documentation as required


· High school diploma/GED preferred

· Technical certifications/card/diploma required to operate heavy equipment according to the laws and regulations of the work location (corporate trainings sufficient for operating a roller-packer, telehandler and skid steer)

· 5 years of construction industry experience for the excavator and grader and 3 years of construction industry experience for the bulldozer, loader and rock truck

· Valid driver license

· Good physical condition and strength

· Comfort working in high-stress environment with extreme weather fluctuations

· Ability to work in teams and communicate both verbally and written

· A keen eye to details and good decision-making skills

· Manage to handle emergency situations, work pressure and stress

Responsibilities, duties and requirements can vary according to the project needs.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract

Additional pay:

  • Overtime pay


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • 10 hour shift