Muskoka Lakes Permanent Full Time $29.32


The Roads Equipment Operator is a blend of winter plowing operations and summer construction and maintenance work. The ideal candidate holds a DZ license and experience operating standard and automatic equipment, including tandem axle plow trucks. Each operator has a distinct plow route in the winter and will be required to work outside of the daily and weekly work hours to ensure the roads are safe for the public. The summer season offers an alternative work schedule and allows for time off using vacation and banked hours more freely at this time. This is a great overall work environment with a strong team and includes pension and benefits.


• Operate a full line of municipal equipment ranging through trucks, graders, back-hoes, bull-dozers, etc.

• Operate small equipment and hand tools such as, chainsaws, air compressors and attachments, culver steamers, grinders, portable generators, wood chippers, etc.

• Float equipment on trailers to job sites as required, based on licensing

• Perform road and equipment operations and maintenance

• Load, transport, unload and stockpile road construction and maintenance materials

• Follow safe work plans created under legislative and Township requirements

• Accurately record daily work activities using a standard form

• Perform daily circle checks on vehicles and equipment; complete minor preventative maintenance tasks, report all equipment issues

• Complete routine cleaning duties at the public works yards, including vehicles (interior and exterior).

• Participate in corporate training initiatives and information sessions

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

• Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent

• Book 7 training, or willing to obtain

• Valid Ontario DZ license required, AZ license an asset

• 3-5 years roads construction and/or maintenance experience

• First Aid Certification, or willing to obtain

• Excellent understanding of the Occupational Health & Safety Act

• Ability to effectively interact, consult, and communicate with employees and members of public

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