Heavy Equipment Operator

Kamloops, BC

Monte McDonald

2055 Grasslands Blvd Kamloops BC V2B 0A6

• monte@extremeexcavating.ca • Phone: 250-371-1092


To apply my training and experience as a heavy equipment operator and construction foreman to gain valuable work

experience and a fulfilling career. Currently, I am working on my Gold Seal Foreman certification, with Canadian Construction Association. Also, I am a member of the First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun.


Extreme Excavating Ltd – Foreman/Heavy Equipment Operator     2009-Present

·        Responsible for supervising equipment operations and field crew.

·        Ensuring that safety precautions and measures are followed at all times    as well as always working as a contributing team player.

·        Started as an equipment operator running excavator, loader, dozer, and    CAT M series grader. I now shift between working as a foreman and          heavy equipment operator depending on where my skills are required on a specific job site.

New Afton Mine – Underground miner                        2012-2013

·        Underground mining specializing in Road maintenance services for haul roads and access roads.

·        General laborer, operating scoop tram loaders, caterpillar 140 M wheel grader and water trucks for dust control.

Brentwood Enterprises – Labourer/ Heavy Equipment Operator    2006-2009

·       Pipe layer, general laborer, packer operator, D 400 E 40 Ton Caterpillar rock truck driver.

·       Operated service excavator for backfilling underground utility excavations.

·       Operated mainline excavator for underground utilities.

·       Loaded trucks with 450 size excavator and 980-wheel loader.

·       Operated CAT 420 C backhoe with pipe crew, grading, sloping and ditching.


·       Graduated in the class of 2006 from Westyde Secondary School

·        Operating Engineers Backhoe/Excavator training course completed in 2007


·        First Aid Level 1

·        Transportation Endorsement

·       Leadership for Safety Excellence

·       Confined Spaces

·       Construction Industry Ethics

·       Supervising for Safety

·       WHMIS 2015

·       ICBC approved Air Brake Endorsement


·        Ability to operate a wide range of equipment

·        Punctual, reliable and hardworking individual with a strong work ethic

·        Strong safety values, conscious of risk and aware of surroundings at all times

·        Strong leadership and teamwork skills

·        Mechanically inclined

·        Class 5 Drivers License


I have been a member of the Joint Health and Safety Committee for the past 4 years where my duties involve:

·        Attending monthly committee meetings

·        Evaluating hazards and risks that may cause incidents, injuries, and illness

·        Participating in development and implementation of programs to protect the employees’ safety and health

·        Assisting the employer in resolving worker health and safety complaints


Doug MacLeod

Extreme Excavating-Owner

Kamloops, BC



Alistair Elliot

Extreme Excavating-Superintendent

Kamloops, BC



  • Updated 2 years ago

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