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Driver/Heavy Equipment Operator

Driver/Heavy Equipment Operator

locationFort McMurray, AB, Canada
PublishedPublished: Published 2 weeks ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in less than 4 weeks
2 - 5 years
TrainingClass 1 Driver's License | Class 3 Driver's License

We value people.   We offer competitive wages.  We also provide benefits on day 1 for you and your family. We know how important this is to families and we want to be there for you.  

We value your time.  We want you to feel fulfilled both at work and at home.  We often offer innovative shifts to achieve this, along with experience-based vacation time to encourage better work-life balance.

We value your growth.  We are growing/adapting, and we need more great people to help us do that safely and sustainability. We want to help you develop your skills and hone your talents to help us do that.

Together, we are SECURE

Job Purpose:

SECURE is currently recruiting for a Driver / Heavy Equipment Operator to join our Metals Recycling team located in Fort McMurray, AB. This is a fly in/out position on 14/7 work schedule. Prospective individuals will require Equipment Operating experience, preferably with excavator/material handlers and shears. This position would be well-suited to individuals with Forestry, Construction or Oilfield industry experience that want to be working closer to home and have a set schedule and hours of work.

The successful candidate must adhere to our safety program and work as a contributing member of the site team. This role requires utilizing a Heavy-Duty Tandem Roll-Off Truck, a Heavy-Duty Tandem Articulating Crane Flat Deck Truck, and a Heavy-Duty Self-Loader Truck.


The responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:   

  • Safely operate over dimension/overweight units, in diverse weather and challenging work site environments.
  • Comply with all jurisdictional traffic safety legislation.
  • Inspect transport units and loads for safe operation during, prior to, and after all transport assignments as required by jurisdictional, and / or NSC standards.
  • Ensure load is properly secured at all times.
  • Completion and submission on a timely basis of all documentation as required. This includes logbooks, equipment inspection reports, time tickets, accompanying manifests, trip records, fuel, and credit card receipts.
  • Abide by all company and customer specific safety procedures.
  • Prepare manifests and/or bills of lading, as required, for each transaction.
  • Inspect all material to ensure compliance with manifest, and bill of lading descriptions.
  • Communicate with customer regarding expected onsite arrival and service requirements.
  • Loading and transporting equipment and materials for Metals Recycling.
  • Ensure all transport of hazardous and non-hazardous materials complies with TDG Regulations.
  • Ensure equipment / loads being transported meet all requirements relating to weight and dimension regulations for each jurisdiction traveled.
  • Must be able to work varied shift start and finish times, occasional weekends/overtime and occasionally travel away from home location overnight for project-based work.


The individual in this role will have the following skills: 

  • Technical
    • Valid and current Class 1 or 3 with Q Endorsement Driver’s License is required.
    • Minimum of 3 years driving experience in the transportation industry or demonstrated competency.
    • Solid knowledge base with respect to Hours of Service, load securement and driving regulations.
    • Ability to accurately maintain Log Books, Trip Records and Inspections on a daily basis as per legislated requirements.
    • Ability to conduct proper pre/post trip inspections of transport vehicles for safe operation prior to, during and after transport pickups and deliveries.
    • Strong mechanical knowledge with respect to the maintenance, servicing and repair of transport vehicles.
    • Ability to complete minor servicing and maintenance of transport vehicles, including but not limited to, greasing, replacement of air filters, brake adjustments and settings.
    • Ability to safely operate transport vehicles through difficult weather conditions and challenging work site environments.
    • Prior experience operating heavy equipment (excavators, shears).
    • Ability to perform physical tasks, including lifting, shoveling, moving containers and other heavy materials.
    • Strong work ethic and ability to work long days and occasional overnights.
    • Fit-for-Work each day. 


  • Ability to communicate effectively and express thoughts and ideas in a clear manner.
  • Good listening skills along with ability to accept and follow direction.
  • Open and honest with team members as it relates to all aspects of the work.
  • Ability to work alone and cover for supervision when required.
  • Self-starter with the ability to understand operation objectives and can complete tasks with limited supervision.

Please Note:

  • Rotation – 14 days on/7 days off
  • Applicants must be willing and able to work on a rotational work schedule, which includes fly-in & fly-out to site from Calgary or Edmonton.

At SECURE, we focus on opportunities for growth and improvement; for our employees, our customers, our partners, and the communities we operate in. We are an energetic team, driven by the needs of our customers, and care about making a meaningful contribution. We strive to attract, retain, and motivate employees by offering a compensation package that competitively recognizes employee contributions and performance.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Leading industry wages with competitive base salary, compensation programs
  • Industry leading safety
  • Comprehensive benefits package including:
    • Employer paid benefits: health, dental & more
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Employee Wellness Program
    • Employee savings plans
  • Career progression/internal mobility opportunities including off season rotational opportunities
  • Community investment activities
  • A competitive employee referral program.

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  • SECURE is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are not assessed on the grounds of race, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.




Attention to Detail


Team Oriented




Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject



Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work



High School or better.



Valid and current Class 1 or Class 3 Driver's License with Q Endorsement

2 years:

Prior excavator equipment operation

Licenses & Certifications


Drivers Licence (Class 3)

Drivers Licence (Class 1)

Area of focus

  • Environment

Required education level

  • High school diploma 

Years of experience

  • 2 - 5 years
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