Heavy Equipment Operator

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Head Office Location: 224 Earl Stewart Drive, Aurora, ON L4G6V7

Work Location: Various jobsites across southern Ontario

Hourly Wage: $31.07 – $37.16 / hour (depending on experience)

Vacancies: 2

Employment Type: Permanent, full time

Hours of Work: 7:00am – 5:30pm Monday – Friday (weekends as needed/requested)

Languages of Work: English


Contribute to the construction of projects by operating small and heavy equipment with quality and efficiency as well as labouring.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Stock piling, stripping and stumping;
  • Sub-grade excavating and rolling;
  • trenching;
  • landscaping;
  • Rough and fine grading;
  • Ditching and backfilling;
  • Asphalt finishing;
  • Demolition;
  • Excavation;
  • Land clearing;
  • Material handling;
  • Slope grooming, sloping and banking;
  • Operate GPS equipment (if you are capable);
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks;
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment;
  • Operate two-way radios and other communication equipment; and
  • Perform minor repairs to equipment.


  • 5 years or more experience performing the above mentioned responsibilities on various equipment (i.e. Excavators, Bulldozers, Loaders, and Skid steers)
  • Operate GPS equipment (considered an asset)
  • Experience in road construction as well as commercial and institutional as a Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with a reliable vehicle
  • Capable of working outdoors in a fast-paced environment within a team


  • Dental and health care plan, paramedical services coverage, vision care benefits
  • Team building opportunities, wellness program, learning/training paid by employer, paid time off
  • Life insurance, pension and RRSP

Rutherford is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment. We also will provide accommodation, upon request, for applicants with disabilities throughout the selection process.

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