Excavator Operator-Foreman

by | Apr 19, 2021 | Employment Opportunities

Alternative Landscaping Ltd. is a local, family-run company that has been creating award-winning outdoor landscapes for more than two decades. We complete commercial and residential projects in landscaping, excavation, and maintenance and operate a year-round garden centre that services southwestern Manitoba. Constantly striving to provide “Superior Workmanship by People Who Care”, the Alternative Team works hard every day to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients and create projects that will have a lasting impact in the region. Check out our website at www.alternativelandscapingltd.com . The Excavation Team at Alternative Landscaping Ltd. works on a wide range of projects, including sewer and water installation, total lot clearing, demolition, site preparation excavation and backfill. We’re looking for Excavator Operator-Foreman experienced with sewer and water jobs to join our team. About the Job: • Oversees job sites and crew activities, including drivers, other operators, and labourers, ensuring strict adherence to safe work practices, equipment maintenance and crew performance. • Administers job processes such as delivering toolbox talks and completing safety and equipment reports, and ensures required equipment and tools are ready for shift. • Operate equipment such an excavator during construction and related activities. • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment and clean, lubricate and refill equipment, and keep maintenance records for each piece of equipment. • Maintains active communication with all other crew members and ensures strict adherence to construction and safety regulations. • Visually inspect construction sites to check for land grading, underground utilities locations, overhead obstacles, and other obstacles that may deter or affect construction. Requirements: • Ability to work outdoors in all weather and frequently lift heavy materials; strength and endurance are essential to this job. • Strong communication skills to relay information to other crew members and receive instructions from the job foreman. • Mechanical skills to correctly identify equipment issues. • Strong attention to detail (aware and observant) at all times to notice anything that may compromise job safety or construction tasks. • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, and construction plans. • Driver’s license required; Class 3 with Air preferred • Minimum 3 years of sewer and water experience. Working Conditions: • Work is performed in a vehicle and outdoors in all weather conditions. • Occasional heavy labour. • 10 hour shifts standard; some weekend work may be required. • This is a seasonal, full-time position that may lead into a year-round opportunity. • Wage is dependent upon experience. To apply, visit our career page at www.alternativelandscapingltd.com (https://www.northstarats.com/Alternative-Landscaping).