Class 3 Equipment Operator

Dawson Group
March 28, 2024
Fort St. John
Job Type
Must have relevant experience
Salary Type
Hourly Rate
$32.46-$ 35.21
British Columbia


Dawson Road Maintenance is looking for Equipment Operators, holding a Class 1 or 3 license, who will skillfully navigate summer work to ensure our roadways are safe for all travelers. This will include operating equipment, and labourer type duties.

In this role you will be a valued member of Dawson Road Maintenance, working in a temporary, full-time position of Equipment Operator, reporting to the Road Foreman. This position requires an experienced operator to meet company production objectives and work within specified tolerances. The base location will be Fort St. John, B.C. and will require some travel throughout our great province.


  • Must Prioritize safety of self and others in all aspects of the job
  • Ability to efficiently operate heavy equipment in all weather conditions
  • Willingness to complete labourer type duties as required
  • Operate heavy equipment on public roadways in a safe and appropriate manner
  • Follow direction of the Superintendent and Foreman with regards to daily production schedule and activities
  • Maintains a daily activity of work in progress and status of completion
  • Maintain proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment
  • Complete all work reports and maintenance logs



  • Minimum two (2) years of road maintenance and/or construction experience
  • Valid Class 1 preferred, or 3 Drivers license is required
  • Two (2) years commercial driving experience is an asset
  • Experience in snow removal is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of road construction materials, road construction processes and industry requirements
  • Heavy Equipment Operating Certificate an asset
  • Able to manage electronic reporting using tablets
  • Minor equipment maintenance

How to Apply

Looking to be a key member of a well-established family-owned company? Our core values include: People First, Integrity, Respect and Excellence and as such we are committed to providing an environment that supports the growth and effectiveness of our employees and the organization. You will work for a company that offers an excellent compensation package, pension, and medical benefits, as well as learning and long-term advancement opportunities.

The Dawson Group is expanding our reach and need people like you to join us on our journey, and to help us continue safely connecting our communities.

Apply now to start the conversation!

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview 

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