Equipment Operator

Sutherland Group
Posted 3 months ago
$30-$34 per hour
Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for an Equipment Operator to join our BC Eco team for our forestry roadbuilding operations in the West Kootenays. As a Sutherland Group Company, BC Eco values more than simply providing industry-renowned services to our clients. We put the happiness, success, and growth of our team members and community first. Join us in our commitment to elevate and innovate in the forestry industry.


  • Wage is $30-34 per hour, depending on experience
  • Overtime pay after 8 hours
  • Monday to Friday shifts with overtime work often available.
  • Consistent, steady work in a professional and respectful environment. As a member of the Sutherland Group, we are proud to be able to serve not only our loyal clients, but our partner companies as well, guaranteeing work for our industry-leading teams.


BC Eco is a proud member of the Sutherland Group of Companies. It is our great pleasure to extend the following benefits to all Sutherland Group team members:

  • Pension Program with Sutherland Group matching contributions up to 100%, starting at 3%, increasing in graduated increments and topping out at 5% after 8 years.
  • Extended health benefits program through a cost shared benefits plan.
  • Confidential Employee Family Assistance Program
  • Health & Safety Policy & Programs


  • Operate excavator and dozer in the construction of forestry roads.
  • Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner, perform daily equipment inspections and maintenance.
  • Operate other heavy equipment as required and instructed by site supervisors.
  • Ability to travel to various job sites within the West Kootenays region as required.
  • Ensure company policies, core values and culture are being consistently upheld.
  • General job set-up, site clean up, and materials removal.


As a member of the BC Eco team, we expect you bring the following to the table:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience operating excavator and dozer.
  • Experience running grader would be an asset.
  • Mechanical aptitude and capable of performing basic daily equipment maintenance.
  • Motivated self-starter with positive attitude and proven safety record.
  • Experience running other types of heavy equipment would be an asset.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s licence.
  • Experience and knowledge of working in a forestry roadbuilding environment preferred.
  • Physically fit and able to walk uneven ground in a forest environment.
  • Team player who is willing to pitch in wherever needed.


If you think there’s a fit, we look forward to meeting you and thank you in advance for your application

Visit our website to learn more about The Sutherland Group


BC Eco is a board-based forestry services provider that prioritizes environmental and sustainable work practices. For over 15 years, BC Eco has offered mobile large-scale chipping and grinding, forestry consulting, screening, road building, maintenance and equipment rental throughout Alberta and British Columbia.


The Sutherland Group of Companies is a specialized integrated network of heavy industry experts, with an offering that extends from equipment and logistics through to people and safety, in service of high-performing customers in the civil, forestry, transportation, and marine industries in search of complex supply chain solutions.

For nearly 30 years, we have worked to position The Sutherland Group as a heavy industry leader, not only with our partners, but from within. We are proud to

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