ON-CALL Heavy Equipment Operator REF#272


Title:                     Heavy Equipment Operator (On-Call)        

Department:      Tsuut’ina Roads Maintenance Program

Reports to:         Roads Manager


Assist in all aspects of operation and maintaining heavy equipment, single axle and tandem vehicles. Also assist with reconstruction and maintenance of main and secondary roads.


  • Operate all heavy equipment, plow/sander trucks, and one-ton plow trucks in a safe and efficient way according to all policies and procedures
  • Must be able to operate any of the following equipment in a safe productive manner:
  • John Deere, Kobelco Excavator’s
  • Caterpillar 140m, John Deere 770D Motor Grader’s
  • Western Star 18 speed Plow/Sander truck (snow removal)
  • International single axle Plow/Sander truck (snow removal)
  • One-ton plow trucks (snow removal)
  • Be compliant with all regulatory requirements and established safe practices, such as PPE, 3-Point contact, lockouts, and safe parking.
  • Demonstrate skill in the identification of key hazards and use of strategies to work safely such as stability of machine, awareness of position, clearance, safe movement, other machinery/vehicles/workers.
  • Start-up and shut down of equipment safely, by following comprehensive pre-operational checks.
  • Maintain and monitor equipment, following maintenance procedures monitoring gauges.
  • Clean heavy equipment as scheduled and / or required
  • Advise foreman and mechanics of any requirements for maintenance or repairs.
  • Practice work place safe


  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience in heavy equipment
  • Certified class 1, 3, and 5 licenses with clean drivers abstract
  • Tickets required; WHIMS, First Aid, Air Brakes, Bear awareness
  • Must be able to communicate well with co-workers
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Must be able to meet all safety requirements and applicable safety polices


  • Depending on your position – a Vulnerable Sector check may be required upon application from all provinces, states or countries lived in for the last four years. Vulnerable Sector checks must be completed within the past month.


Please note that this organization adheres to Sections 1 – 9 of the Aboriginal Employee Preference Policy for selection and displacement.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be under a probationary period at the commencement of his or her employment.

 Competition Opens: August 9, 2022

Competition Closes: September 9, 2022 @ 12:00PM MT (No applications will be considered after this time)


Please apply in writing, including a resume to:       

Tsuut’ina Nation Human Resources Department

9911 Chiila Boulevard, Tsuut’ina, Alberta T3T 0E1

OR Email: Jobs@tsuutina.com

Please reference in subject line: JOB TITLE & REF# or will NOT be opened

We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those chosen with the required qualifications will be contacted for an interview.



To apply for this job email your details to jobs@tsuutina.com.