City of Terrace
  • 22-Nov-2022 to 09-Dec-2022 (PST)
  • Casual


Under the direction of a Working Foreman, operates heavy equipment for construction, maintenance, snow clearing and winter road maintenance, and performs manual duties as assigned.


  1. Operate heavy equipment assigned on a day-to-day basis including, but not limited to, graders with snowplowing wing, bulldozers, loaders with snowplow blade or bucket (one yard and over), backhoes, dump truck (over five yards), street sweepers and self-loading scraper;
  2. Dig near and around water and sewer lines and mains, as well as other utility services;
  3. Inspect equipment daily for visible damage, for fluid and fuel requirements, electrical systems, tire checks, etc., and report any defects to Working Foreman;
  4. Assist with assembly, removal and adjustment of attachments to various pieces of equipment;
  5. Prepare and maintain daily operational records and reports;
  6. Assist with manual duties including, but not limited to, drainage ditch maintenance, brush clearing, road marking, pipe laying, shovelling, pavement, flagging, concrete work, jack hammering, street sign maintenance, valve and hydrant maintenance, etc.;
  7. Emergency call outs and shift work may be required;
  8. Other duties, as required.


  1. Grade twelve education;
  2. Minimum of three years' related experience with a background in operating and maintaining heavy equipment;
  3. Mechanical aptitude;
  4. Demonstrated ability to operate relevant equipment safely and efficiently in close proximity to service lines;
  5. Ability to work to given lines and grades;
  6. A good understanding of municipal infrastructure;
  7. Good physical condition and able to perform heavy manual labour;
  8. Good working knowledge of WorkSafeBC Regulations and the Motor Vehicle Act, as it pertains to the work involved;
  9. First Aid training;
  10. Ability to work independently and to accomplish tasks and assignments;
  11. Ability to deal effectively with co-workers and the public;
  12. Valid Class 3 B.C. Driver's Licence, with air brakes endorsement.

The above statement is a general description of the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

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