July 11, 2023

Heavy Equipment Operator

Located in the North Thompson valley, at Simpcw Resources Group we provide environmental, management, and operational services while preserving Simpcw culture and heritage with respect towards the environment. Our goals include creating economic growth from the commercial development of natural resources within the Simpcw'ulécw (Simpcw Territory) by being the major contractor and competing for work in both the public and private sectors.

Current Opportunities

Simpcw Resources LLP is growing rapidly and looking for a dependable and enthusiastic Heavy Equipment Operator to join our Pipeline Maintenance team. The Heavy Equipment Operator will report to the Foreman and perform work outside in all weather conditions. The ideal operator will be able to use a dozer, excavator, grader, or other heavy equipment. The scope of work includes integrity digs and pipeline construction.


  • Operate heavy equipment including and not limited to:
    • Excavate operating oil/or gas utilities (hotline work)
    • Clear Right of Way
    • Site preparation
    • Locating underground utilities
    • General pipeline construction activities
    • Site clean- up and restoration
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks.
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment.
  • Secure special attachments to equipment.
  • Ensure safe work operations of the equipment and full compliance to operating procedures.
  • Other tasks, duties and requirements as assigned.


  • Previous pipeline construction or maintenance experience in an operator capacity and proven competency in excavation of operating utilities (hotline)
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity
  • Ensure the appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment
  • Ability to identify safety risks and hazards and comply with relevant safety procedures and regulations.
  • Physically able to perform manual labour outdoors (12 hours per shift, 6 days on, 1 day off)
  • Physically able to handle and lift heavy objects up to 50 pounds
  • Experience operating and excavator on pipeline related work is required
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Certificate
  • Ground Disturbance - Level II program an asset

What we offer

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Positive and collaborative team
  • Meaningful work

Note: Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol Testing may be required

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Thank you for your interest, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Preference will be given to qualified applicants of Aboriginal ancestry as per

Canada’s Human Rights Act and legislation surrounding Employment Equity.

Please submit cover letter and resume via email to HR@SimpcwResourcesGroup.com with the Subject Line: Heavy Equipment Operator