Excavator Operator

Acheson, AB T7X, Canada

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

The role of the Excavator Operator is to operator various excavators to assist the Drill Rig Operator in the completion of continuous flight auger (CFA) pile installation projects from beginning to end, ensuring all customer requirements are met. The Excavator Operator reports directly to the Drill Rig Operator to assure standards of safety and quality are consistently met and exceeded.



  • Operate various excavators to assist with the movement of dirt and concrete from completed piles

  • Work closely with the swampers on the ground to rig, hoist and install rebar cages into concrete piles using an excavator

  • Work with the Drill Rig Operator to rig, hoist and attach various diameters of flight augers as required for multiple diameter installation purposes

  • Operate company vehicles and equipment according to operating manuals and legal requirements

  • Participate in ongoing hazard assessments, daily toolbox meetings and complete safety documentation and paperwork as per company policy

  • Complete general site housekeeping duties

  • Maintain positive public image of the company with appropriate personal conduct and by operating company vehicles and equipment in a professional and courteous manner

  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures in relation to both safety and quality

  • Various other duties as required


  • 5+ years of experience operating excavators, specifically bucket experience

  • Ability to complete required SureHire pre-employment testing, including but not limited to, drug and alcohol testing, a medical questionnaire, and a 50 lbs. back assessment


  • High School Diploma

  • Alberta Class 5 (or higher) driver’s license, driving abstract that contains no more than 5 demerit points and 1 collision

  • CSTS 09 or CSTS 2020 and Global Ground Disturbance Level II


  • Ability to multi-task and move between tasks as required

  • Ability to self-motivate in a repetitive working environment

  • Ability to follow direction

  • Punctual and reliable


  • Sitting and standing for extended periods of time

  • Travelling away from home for periods of time

  • Repetitive tasks and duties

  • Working conditions contingent on weather


Salary: $28.00-$32.00 per hour

Additional pay:

  • Overtime pay


  • 10 hour shift

  • Monday to Friday

  • Weekend availability


  • Benefits including a health and dental package & employee assistance plan

  • Group RRSP and deferred profit sharing plan

  • Friendly, fast paced environment with room for career growth and advancement

  • Competitive wage with overtime pay

  • Vacation and holiday pay

  • LOA for out of town work

  • Training and development opportunities

  • Referral incentives

  • Boot allowance

  • Company paid safety training


  • We pursue excellence by constantly raising the bar

  • We have passion and enthusiasm – for our roles, the company and our relationships

  • We are experts that continually grow

  • We do the right thing

  • We are team players

About the Company

Roterra is a turn-key foundation solutions provider with focus on four main technologies: helical screw, bored cast-inplace, driven, and continuous flight auger piling along with excavation support (shoring). We offer engineering and fabrication solutions with a focus on providing end-to-end service. We service all markets and all project sizes pride ourselves on providing industry-leading customer experience.