Equipment Operator


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Winnipeg, MB - (CAN) 330 St Mary Avenue MB Winnipeg , MB R3C 3Z5



Job Description

Manpower is looking for Permanent full time - Equipment Operator for an exciting client located in Near North Transcona Area, Manitoba.

We are currently seeking a scrap yard Excavator/Material Handler Operator to work our facility. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the excavator operator will operate various excavators and material handlers and will be responsible for safely moving and processing product, loading, and unloading trucks and feeding the shredder.

What is in it for you?

* Great wages

* Permanent role

* 12-hour shifts

* Competitive wages and bonus opportunities

* Family medical, dental, and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost

* Short- and long-term disability programs

* Competitive retirement plans

* Paid vacations and statutory holidays

* Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company

* Tuition reimbursement

* Career growth and more

What is the job?

* Perform thorough pre-shift inspection to company standards

* Top up fluids, grease machine, clean radiator and perform minor repairs as required

* When working with other personnel, receives signals on movements to be made

* Operates controls to govern direction and speed of movement of the excavator

* Responsible for safely transferring scrap metal material throughout the yard

* Responsible for loading scrap metal material onto loading trucks, with minimal damage

* Unloading and positioning machinery

* Transferring miscellaneous materials in the building area

* Aware of warning signs/alarms within the interior cab of the excavator

* Notifies Yard Superintendent of full scrap car

* Notifies appropriate personnel of any procedural abnormalities

* Keeps work area clean

* Observes and follows all safety rules and regulations

* Notifies appropriate personnel of any procedural abnormalities

* Observes and follows all safety rules and regulations

* Other duties as required by the immediate Supervisor

What do you bring to the job?

* Minimum education level - completion of High School or GED equivalent.

* Minimum 6 months of experience operating an excavator or similar heavy motorized equipment (loader, large truck, dozer)

* Strong communication skills - communicates clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and over mobile radio devices

* Strong work ethic - uses time efficiently, works safely, and ensure everyone around him/her is working safely

* Excellent judgment as it pertains to the operation of powered heavy equipment

* Manual skill and comfort operating controls to control movement of machine

* Responsible for mechanically handling and transporting material in a safe manner, free from defect and damage

* Operates excavator, showing care for the equipment

* Strong attention to detail with close visual attention for sustained/long periods of time

* Safety conscious and orientated

* Comfortable working in all types of variable weather conditions

* Must be flexible to work 12 Hour Shifts on a Day and Night rotational shift basis

* Ability to pass a background check and substance test.

* Must have own transportation

* Able to start work immediately

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