Excavator Operator (Full Time)


Adventure Construction


Job Location(s)

161 Mishaw Road
Prince Rupert, British Columbia
V8J 3Y1, Canada

Job Description

Adventure Construction, part of the Terus Construction Group., is seeking an Excavator Operator.  Terus Construction Ltd. is a leader in the construction industry in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory.

Reporting to the Foreman you will be required to work in a rock quarry environment and load trucks with shot rock, rip rap and various other materials.


Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Must be able to operate an excavator with a high level of skill in all aspects of quarrying.
  • Comply with applicable mines regulations and occupational health and safety regulations.
  • Perform pre-trip inspection to ensure mechanical, safety and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Maintain daily logs, inspection logs and other necessary paperwork.
  • Must ensure a solid understanding of, and comply with the principles of the company’s Code of Ethics.
  • Must examine situations in light of the principles of the Code of Ethics.
  • Other duties as required


Education, Training, Diplomas and Certifications     

  •  Driver’s License

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience running large excavators in rock.

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to safely operate and perform daily inspections on equipment
  • Some mechanical aptitude.
  • Knowledge of road construction procedures.
  • Knowledge of applicable safety legislation and ability to perform pre and post trip equipment checks.
  • Ability to identify safety hazards.

Working Conditions

  • Travel as required.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Use of personal protection equipment is required.
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol policy, including testing requirements.
  • Must comply with all company policies.
  • Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.

Closing Date

Aug 21, 2021

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