Mainline Construction (2014) Ltd.

Mainline Construction (2014) Ltd.

  • Address: 14244 102 Street, Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 7E2
  • Job Locations: The position requires travel to various locations in the Grande Prairie region (AB). Travel expenses paid by the employer when work sites are outside of Grande Prairie.
  • Wage: $34 – $42/hour (based on skill level; salary increases as per Company policy).
    Employment terms and conditions: Seasonal, Full-Time, 40 to 70 hours/week, Morning, Day, Weekend, Overtime
  • Benefits:  Dental and health care plan, Life and ADD Insurance
  • Vacancies: 3
  • Anticipated start date:  Spring 2024 (Actual start date is weather-dependent)

Job requirements:

  • Language: Basic English
  • Education: Not required
  • Experience:  2 years of related experience
  • Industry experience: Industrial/commercial/institutional (ICI) construction, Road construction
  • Area of work experience:  Backfilling, Ditching, Excavation, Land clearing, Sub-grade excavating, Trenching
  • Type of heavy equipment operated: Excavator
  • Work Site Environment: Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat, and humidity
  • Work conditions and physical capabilities: Physically demanding, Attention to detail, Fast-paced environment, Overtime required, Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 20 LBS on a regular basis
  • Own tools/equipment: Steel-toed safety boots
  • Security and safety: Driving record check (abstract) not required for the position, but may be needed to perform certain tasks, Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements


Reporting to the Foreman, the Excavator Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the construction excavator/hoe to ensure the work completed is delivered according to contract specifications.

  • Operate heavy equipment (excavator/hoe) in a safe and appropriate manner and maintain proper awareness of one’s surroundings while operating the excavator on public roadways.
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks.
  • Operate computer-controlled equipment.
  • Work with ground personnel in the excavation and installation process of laying pipe online and grading.
  • Ensure the trench is excavated to the proper depth/grade.
  • Responsible for placement of water, storm, and sanitary sewer pipes in the excavation.
  • Follow the directions of the ground crew regarding craning, gravel placement, and grading.
  • Cut grade with minimal time spent on excavating to ensure production is on schedule.
  • Conduct trench work that meets OH&S requirements.
  • Operate Excavators on public roadways, maintaining proper awareness of one’s surroundings.
  • Ensure a sound understanding of the issues involving ground disturbance.
  • Perform routine cleaning and maintenance to ensure smooth operation of the Excavator/Hoe.
  • Be aware of proper rigging of pipe, manhole barrels, etc., and ensure safe work procedures are followed during the lowering of materials into the excavation.
  • Other related duties and responsibilities as required.

How to apply:

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