Excavator & Dozer Operator

Sutherland Group
Posted 2 months ago
Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for an Excavator & Dozer Operator to join our BC Eco team in Castlegar, BC. 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.


Pay rate is dependent on experience Overtime pay after 8 hours Reliable year-round, Monday to Friday shifts 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. SUTHERLAND GROUP BENEFITS

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 Banking services partnership with BMO - exclusive product offerings for our employees and their family members, when certain employment conditions are met. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Proficiently operate 10 to 40 Ton excavators and dozers of various makes and models. Assist in building and maintaining of forestry service roads by excavating, moving and loading dirt, rock and other materials. Select and fit various attachments including buckets, grapples, blades and rock breaking hammers. 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.
Travel to various job sites throughout the Kootenays and Boundary Country, including but not limited to Castlegar, Grand Forks, Nakusp, Creston & Nelson. Ensure company policies, core values and culture are being consistently upheld. General job set-up, site clean up, and materials removal. Perform additional duties as assigned REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

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

Minimum 3 years' experience operating excavator and dozer Experience and knowledge of building forestry roads, using a power grapple and timber handling preferred Experience operating Rock Truck is an asset Mechanical aptitude and capable of performing basic daily equipment maintenance Physically fit and able to walk uneven ground and construction locations Valid Class 5 driver’s licence Willing to travel to different worksites daily, with the possibility of overnight travel Motivated self-starter with positive attitude and proven safety record Team player who is willing to pitch in wherever needed JOIN THE TEAM

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.

A SUTHERLAND GROUP COMPANY 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 prioritize the success of our team members by offering a diversified workplace, competitive compensation plans, benefits, training, and ongoing growth opportunities.

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