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Heavy Equipment Operator - Saskatoon Aggregates

locationSaskatoon, SK, Canada
PublishedPublished: Published 1 week ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in 1 month
Heavy Equipment Operator
Shift Work
2 - 5 years

As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Lafarge is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of our strategy, we are becoming a net-zero company, with our people and communities at the heart of our success. We are driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. It’s all thanks to our 7,000 talented people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.

Lafarge people are passionate about finding better ways to build. They embrace innovation and improvement with a pioneering spirit. They work as trusted partners, creating better solutions and experiences for their customers, communities, and colleagues.


As a Heavy Equipment Operator, you will maintain operations of the pit on a day to day basis. Reporting to the Aggregates Production Lead Hand, the Heavy Equipment Operator will be required to inspect, maintain and operate a wheel loader, excavator, dozer and or 40-ton articulated haul trucks and will be required to assist with labour and servicing activities as a part of the crushing/pit crew.


  • Ensure the safety of company personnel, the community, and environment.
  • Responsible for completing daily equipment checklist.
  • Responsible for maintaining and inspecting equipment to ensure good working order and document conditions found prior to shift operation.
  • Monitor material production within specifications.
  • Ensure consistent feed to maintain a quality product.
  • Create an atmosphere of teamwork.
  • Seek out and implement Best Practices.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Communicate information with Crusher Foreman.
  • Ensure safety goals are achieved.
  • Work co-operatively with all personnel.


  • The ideal candidate will have a broad range experience operating heavy equipment (1A License an asset), a minimum two (2) years mining/aggregates experience preferred and five (5) years proven experience in heavy equipment operation.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills and works well in a team environment.

You will also demonstrate

  • A positive and proactive attitude towards teamwork and safety.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective organizational, time management and analytical skills.
  • Self-motivated and can work with minimal supervision.

NOTE: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

As part of our dedicated focus on the health and safety of all employees, a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol testing and a criminal record check, may be required.

At Lafarge, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you’re in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you’ll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You’ll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it’s only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.

Years of experience

  • 2 - 5 years
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