Heavy Equipment Operators (Seasonal)

Canadian Forces Base Borden - MLS
September 15, 2023
October 15, 2023
Borden, ON
Job Type
Canadian Forces Base Borden
Other Requirements
  • Drivers License
  • Certificates / Designations
How to Apply
Information you must provide: Your resumé!
Resume Screening Services
Start Date
ASAP (pending obtaining Government of Canada Reliability Security Screening Certificate)
Wage / Salary
$28.19 - $30.62 (plus shift premiums)
Days of the Week
Rotating 12 hours shifts - Monday to Sunday


Positions operate heavy construction and engineering vehicles consisting of, but not limited to: road graders; front-end loaders; bulldozers; backhoes; agricultural tractors; excavators; sweepers; mobile cranes; rig loads; snow and ice control equipment; snow plows; chemical spreaders; snow blowers;  and dump tracks

- Performs snow clearance, maintains roads and parking lots at CFB Borden and existing gravel roads, clears     drainage areas, lift heavy objects with cranes or fork trucks

-  Loads/uploads/ties down heavy equipment on tractor-trailer units

- Ensures all safety equipment required is available and serviceable. Performs general vehicle maintenance         including visual inspections, lubrication, parts replacements as required

- Washing and cleaning of vehicles and regular work areas and performs daily vehicle inspections to maintain optimum performance

- Maintains trip tickets, operator logs and conveyance documents as required

-  12 hour shifts on rotating schedules (days and nights), November to April exact dates TBD

Skills Required

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following:

- Possession of a valid unrestricted Class 3 (DZ in Ontario) Driver’s License with air brake endorsement valid in the province of work
- At least two years’ experience within the past five years in the operation of a variety of heavy equipment, including but not limited to:
Dump Truck, Front End Loader, Bulldozer, Backhoe, Excavator or Grader

- High school diploma from a Canadian province, or;
- Vocational diploma in heavy equipment operation or the equivalent from any province

- Experience in industrial snow-clearing
- Experience working in snow and ice control operations
- Experience in road maintenance
- Experience maintaining unpaved surfaces
- Experience performing operator inspections and daily maintenance on a variety of heavy equipment
- Experience in maintaining driver logs, defect sheets and other applicable documentation
- Experience working or volunteering in a mixed military/civilian environment

Additional qualifications may be required for some positions and you may be contacted and asked to submit information or to be further assessed against these qualifications
Asset qualifications can be applied as essential qualifications as identified by the hiring manager

- Willingness to obtain and retain a DND 404 driver’s license
- Overtime may be required
- Shift work may be required
- Callbacks may be required
- Willing and able to work evenings, nights and weekends
- Willing and able to travel, work overtime if required.
- Must wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as required

-Reliability Status security clearance
- Possession of a valid DZ Driver’s License without restrictions from the province of Ontario or other provincial or territorial equivalent
- Must be able and available to work shift work, weekends, overtime, and stand by as required and sometimes on short notice
- Eligibility and willingness to obtain and maintain a valid departmental driver’s licenses (DND 404)
- Able to safely perform a variety of physically demanding tasks including lifting up to 30 kg, climbing ladders, working on uneven
surfaces, and sitting for periods of 4-5 hours on a daily basis
- Current and up-to-date driver's abstract from the candidate's provincial transportation authority showing evidence of a satisfactory
and safe driving record for the last three years.

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