Heavy Equipment Operator

Okanagan, BC

9–12022 Pretty Road
Lake Country, BC V4V 1H1
(250) 808-5961 or (306) 241-9150


I am a reliable and self-motivated Heavy Equipment Operator with 11 years’ experience operating dozers, graders and loaders. I also have experience operating excavators, roller compactors, skid steers, articulated rock trucks and water trucks.

I gained valuable insight into earth work projects in my role as Foreman (2015-2018) at the BHP Billiton Jansen Mine Site development. This involved overseeing site services activities, land management, road building, pond construction and maintenance of surrounding roads and highways.


Dozer, Grader, Loader – 11 years’ experience

Excavator, Skid Steer, Roller Compactor, Articulated Rock Truck, Water Truck experience

Overhead Crane and Zoom Boom experience

People leadership and supervisory skills

Ability to lead/assist in all phases of earth works projects

Successful at leading and effectively motivating equipment operating teams
Conduct inspections and complete routine maintenance and mechanical repairs of equipment

Flexible, organized and composed. Confident in my ability to stay focused and ensure all tasks are completed professionally and on schedule

Attentive to detail, ensuring policies and procedures are followed and safe operation of equipment occurs

Consistent, dependable and able to develop strong working relationships with co-workers and management

Safety conscious; implement site health, safety and environmental practices and policies


– Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate            – Overhead Crane
– Safety Construction Orientation Training         – Forklift
– Leadership for Safety Excellence                    – Zoom Boom
– OHS Standard First Aid, CPR-A and AED          – Fusion Ticket
– Level 2 Ground Disturbance                           – Aerial Work Platform
– Fall Protection                                               – WHIMIS
– Confined Space Entry and Monitor


Oct 2018-Nov 2018 Peace River Hydro Partners, Site C Dam, Fort St. John, BC
Dozer Operator (laid-off/shortage of work)

May 2012-Sep 2018 SEC/BHP Billiton – Jansen Mine Site Development, Leroy, SK
Heavy Equipment Operator (contract end)
Site Foreman Duties 2015-2018

Operate Dozer, Excavator, Grader, Loader, Skid Steer, Articulated Rock Truck, Water Truck, Overhead Crane and Zoom Boom; conduct inspections and complete maintenance and repairs of equipment
Responsible for site services activities, land management, road building, pond construction, water and hydrovac services and maintenance of surrounding roads and highways
Supervise and schedule equipment operators and labour crews’ activities; ensure employees are properly trained
Ensure all activities adhere to company and legislated health, safety and environmental practices and policies

2007-2012 Flint Energy Services Ltd., Lloydminster, SK
Dozer and Excavator Operator – pipeline installations

K-Line Maintenance & Construction Ltd., Emerald Park, SK
Tow Cat Operator – fiber optic lines

MacEwan Constructors Inc., Corman Park, SK
Dozer and Grader Operator – water and sewer installations


Calvin Jaman, Superintendent Earthworks Contractor, SK, (306) 380-8592
Alex Lang, Superintendent, BHP Billiton/Jansen Mine Site, Leroy, SK, (306) 229-8231
Adam Switenky, Safety Advisor Contractor, SK (306) 930-1171

  • Updated 4 years ago

To contact this candidate email elvisjoey@sasktel.net

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