Heavy Equipment Operator / Amphibious Specialty #74660

Company: Great Excavations Inc.

Job Description

Job Type: Seasonal

Great Excavations is a leader in amphibious equipment technologies. Our focus is on reducing both environmental impact and cost for our clients.

Position Summary: The position of Heavy Equipment Operator / Amphibious Specialty is responsible for performing to the highest standards on all aspects of our construction and environmental services work.

Safety Mandate: Safety is our top priority. All operators must:

  • Ensure all company and site-specific safety policies and procedures are followed.
  • Actively participate in all safety-related meetings.


  • Great Excavations is looking for well-rounded individuals with experience running heavy equipment, particularly amphibious excavators, standard excavators and/or dozers.
  • Applicants must have previously worked in and around water and muskeg, performing general dirt work, clearing and reclamation.
  • Matting and ice road experience is preferred.
  • Supervisory and HSE skills are an asset, as is experience working on OSSA-member sites.
  • Certification in the following areas is preferred: BSO, OSSA, CSTS/PSTS, Ground Disturbance.

Note: We are actively seeking applicants based in Lethbridge or Fort McMurray. Some travel required to and from worksites.

To Apply: At Great Excavations, we appreciate a positive attitude and strong work ethic, as well as a commitment to workplace safety. Resumes should be sent to: apply [at] grtexc [dot] com before March 13, 2017.

No phone calls, please.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 


Since our inception in 2010, Great Excavations has been delivering ground-breaking solutions to a variety of clients. For more information, check us out online or on Facebook.

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