Equipment Operators

Pattullo Bridge Replacement Project

Equipment Operators and Apprentices, that have experience operating Excavators, Loaders and Dozers are required on the Pattullo Bridge Replacement Project all throughout 2023.

Below you’ll find what certifications and other requirements are needed for this trade on this project. Requirements can change from one project to the next, so be sure to read the trade profile (this page) for the project you’re hoping to work on.

If you’ve got questions, we’re here to help. Just email or call 1-888-567-2242.


Working Conditions and other requirements:

  • Extended shift hours in changing weather conditions.
  • Busy, noisy and dusty environments on dynamic terrains with multiple trades working together.
  • Personal Protective Equipment will be required (e.g., steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.)
  • Construction jobs may require workers to be in good physical condition with the ability to lift heavy weight.
  • Ability to follow instructions and basic design specifications.
  • Must have good observational skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Have a good understanding and the ability to follow safe work procedures.
  • Have good communication and interpersonal skills.


Experience, qualifications, and certifications that are considered an asset:

  • Valid HEO ticket, Fall Protection, Skid Steer and Ground Disturbance Level II Certificate considered an asset.
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience in operating Heavy Equipment (Excavators, Loaders, Backhoe and Dozers) including attachments.
  • Must have experience working around underground utilities and installing pipe.
  • Experience working with trench boxes and shoring.
  • Experience in completing field/site paperwork.
  • Ability to read technical drawings and assist managing materials following city specifications.
  • A Valid Class 5 Driver’s License with a clean driver’s abstract.
  • Experience working in heavy civil construction or road building considered an asset.
  • Site Ready BC including WHMIS (details will be provided by BCIB upon employment).