Heavy Equipment Operator

Full Job Description


We have an exciting opportunity for a Heavy Equipment Operator to join our Yard Operations team, reporting to the Manager of Container Yard Operations. The successful candidate must be an enthusiastic and motivated self-starter able to work with minimal supervision. Our Heavy Equipment Operator’s use Top Picks to move containers throughout our container yard.


  • Safely operate Heavy Equipment including Top Pick and Forklift
  • Use Top Pick to assemble, stack, unstack, reposition, and transfer containers on/off chassis
  • Handle various types of Heavy Equipment in any Class between 1 and 7
  • Complete various reports as are required or requested and to submit them in a timely manner to meet required deadlines
  • Perform computer related tasks related to the operations of the container yard as requested by your supervisor
  • Follow and enforce all safety rules established by the company for the workplace


  • Experience backing up and steering commercial trailers in a limited space environment
  • Experience operating a variety of Heavy Equipment including Top Pick, Fork Lift, Excavator, and Backhoe’s would be an asset
  • Air Brake endorsement required
  • Class 1 license would be an asset but is not a requirement
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Copy of driver’s abstract required at time of application
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Previous customer service experience would be an asset
  • Fork Lift experience would be an asset

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay


  • heavy equipment operator: 1 year (preferred)