Excavator Operator

Seasonal - Full-Time
Calgary, AB
Posted 1 month ago

Experienced Excavator Operator

IronCreek Energy Services provides industry-leading services and equipment to support the oil & gas, mining, and construction sectors around North America.

We are proud to have a cohesive team of qualified professionals, able to tackle the most challenging projects without hesitation and provide the exceptional service and equipment selection that modern industries need to thrive.  We continue to look for qualified professionals with integrity, passion and a commitment to safety and the environment.


IronCreek Energy Services is currently seeking Experienced Excavator Operators for various locations across Western Canada, including British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba.

Reporting to the Operation, General Manager or their delegate, the person in the Excavator Operator role is responsible for operating, inspecting, maintaining, and troubleshooting Excavators as part of the IronCreek Energy Services Inc. team.

This is a technical and detail-oriented position that will require the operator to adapt to the needs of our client. The applicant needs to have a mechanical aptitude, be an effective problem solver, have a strong work ethic, positive attitude, with a solid focus on customer service. This individual will thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate and Maintain Cuttings Management System including operation of CAT/Deere Track Hoe
  • Maintenance and Daily Upkeep of Unit including Oil changes, Greasing and all other servicing
  • Operate Track Hoe in a Safe and Efficient manner around the rig location or other locations
  • Operate Track Hoe in accordance with IronCreek’s Corporate Safety Policy, Practices and Procedures as per HS&E Manual
  • Perform and Document Daily/Weekly Inspections as per Cuttings Manual (Provided), including the following:
    • Daily Hoe Inspection (Daily)
    • Cuttings Tracking (Daily)
    • Maintenance (Weekly)
    • Safety Meeting/Tool Box Talk (Weekly)
    • Job Set Up (Beginning and End of Well)
    • Hazard Report (Minimum One Per Week)
    • Job Safety Analysis (As Required)
    • Incident Reports (As Needed)
    • Daily BBS (Behavior Based Safety) Card Submission
  • Rig-site Operations
    • Perform all Cuttings Management Actions
    • Organize Equipment and Material Onsite
    • Support Rig Crews (organize pipe, help with protectors, strapping pipe etc.)
    • Maintain Lease Conditions
    • Conduct routine service to machine/equipment
    • Tracks shoveled every shift
    • No smoking allowed in machines

What We Offer

  • Competitive Day Rate that reflects your skills and experience
  • Holiday and vacation pay paid out on every paycheque
  • Full Benefits after 90 day waiting period
  • Benefits include: Extended Health: Prescription Drugs, Paramedical, Medical Tavel benefits / Dental / Life and AD&D plus Depending Life, Long Term Disability / EFAP and more.
  • Shifts are normally 20 on and 10 off 12 hour days.
  • Paid Kilometers for travel to and from locations
  • Competitive daily living out allowance

Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must be dependable and reliable and health and safety conscious
  • Able to read and follow directions and/or procedures
  • Able to work as a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Excavator operation experience
  • Forklift experience
  • Mechanical aptitude and good dexterity
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Expertise with hand tools, power tools and mechanically inclined
  • Basic Microsoft Office computers skills could be an asset

Education, Training, and Experience

  • Minimum 2 years experience operating an Excavator.
  • Some rig experience ideal.
  • Maintain all Safety Tickets as required including:
    • H2S Alive (Required)
    • WHIMIS (Required, provided by IC)
    • TDG (Required provided by IC)
    • First Aid Level C CPR/AED (Required)
    • Common Safety Orientation (CSO)
    • Bear Awareness
    • Basic computer skills may be required

Special Conditions of Employment

  • Must be able to lift/move a minimum of 50lb.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, clean driver’s abstract and reliable mode of transportation
  • Successful pre-access / pre-employment Drug and alcohol test is required
  • Travel will be required.

Position Details

  • PAY:   $33 – $45 an hour depending on experience +Living out Allowance,
  • JOB TYPE:   Full-time – Seasonal
  • SHIFTS:   12-hour Shifts
  • SCHEDULE:   20on / 10off
  • LOCATION:   Calgary, AB

We invite you to join our team and wear the IronCreek ORANGE! To apply, please send your resume and relevant certificates to: Resumes@ironcreekinc.com. Additionally, to help us better understand your experience and assess your fit for the positions, please take a few minutes to complete our online application form. Apply-Online: “CLICK HERE”

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