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Carmacks Enterprises Ltd.

Grader Operator (NOC 73400)

  • Employer: Carmacks Enterprises Ltd.
  • Job Location: Based in Edmonton, the position requires travel to various sites in Alberta. Travel expenses paid by the employer.
  • Wage: $38.00 to $42.00 / Hour (based on skills and experience/salary increases as per company policy)
  • Employment terms & conditions: Seasonal, Full-time, 44 Hours / Week, Overtime, Day, Morning, Evening, Weekend
  • Benefits: Medical benefits, Dental benefits, Matching RRSP, Company stock purchase plan, Employee assistance program, Boot allowance,
  • Financial support for relocation available for out-of-province applicants
  • Vacancies: 2
  • Anticipated Start Date: Spring 2023 (Actual start date is weather dependent)

Job requirements:

  • Language: English
  • Education: Not required
  • Experience: 1 year of related experience
  • Work Site Environment: Outdoors, Dusty
  • Industry experience: Road construction
  • Area of work experience: Rough and fine grading, and finishing
  • Work Setting: Various locations
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Physically demanding, Attention to detail, Overtime required, Handling heavy loads
  • Own Tools/Equipment: Steel-toed safety boots
  • Personal suitability: Team player, Dependability
  • Security and safety: Driving record check (abstract)
  • Transportation/travel information: Willing to travel regularly, Travel expenses paid by employed


  • Operate heavy equipment (Grader) in a safe manner and in accordance with Carmacks Equipment maintenance practices.
  • Operate the Grader on public roadways, safely and efficiently, with continuous awareness of surroundings.
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks, perform routine cleaning and maintenance to ensure smooth operation of the grader.
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment,
  • Secure special attachments to equipment
  • Operate grader controls to regulate height and angle of the grader blade.
  • Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment.
  • Ensure a sound understanding of the issues involving ground disturbance.
  • Drive grader in successive passes over working area, observing reference stakes or hand signals of other workers, to level the surface to the specified grade.
  • Ability  to determine the depth of the cut.
  • Ensure grader is in proper gear and is not moving too fast for working conditions.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of grades and interpret roadway plans and drawings.
  • Attend daily and weekly safety meetings and inspections.
  • Complete daily safety documentation.

How to apply: **Please include the Job Reference ID (HEO2023) in your application**

  • By Mail: 701 – 25 Avenue, Nisku, Alberta, T9E 0C1
  • By Fax: (780) 955-1768
  • By Email:

Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces, Visible minorities, Indigenous people, and Newcomers to Canada are welcome to apply.