CAREERS: Excavator Operator


Wednesday June 5th, 2024

Excavator Operator

Dallas Watt Demolition Ltd. is a full-service demolition and specialty contracting company. With a focus on professional results and customer satisfaction, our team is proud of its proven ability to provide our clients with a satisfying and professional job – even in the most difficult and restrictive settings.

Projects include: the complete demolition of any building and/or on-site improvements, selective demolition, and asset recovery for renovations to heritage buildings, residential, hospitality, institutional, commercial, industrial, warehouse, as well as seismic upgrades and building envelope projects.

We are looking for a new team member to fill the position of Demolition Operator to work at various demolition sites in and around the Lower Mainland of BC.

Why join Dallas Watt and BM Group?

We are family-owned and operate a portfolio that provides construction solutions in multiple industries from real estate development, construction support services, materials supply to structural support and waterproofing. We care about our people and know that when we work together, we’re stronger.

What You’ll Do:

  • Machine operation in a safe and respectful manner on DWD’s & client job sites
  • Strive for and maintain a high standard for quality of work that helps to elevate the skills of the rest of the Demolition Team
  • Work with Field Supervisors and Crew to perform various tasks including but not limited to, demolishing building structures of all compositions with heavy equipment in accordance with project specifications
  • Always ensure effective communication and eye contact with the ground field crew
  • Report on demolition progress and any potential issues as they arise to Field Supervisors
  • Perform daily pre-inspection machinery safety checks and service
  • Work at heights and in deep spaces, if required
  • Attend, and be an active participant in all mandatory safety meetings

What you’ll bring:

  • Experience with running up to 350 and 380 class Excavators with hoe rams, processors, and other demolition attachments
  • 5+ years’ experience as an operator in the demolition industry performing building and concrete structures demolition
  • An understanding of Safety and the expectations to exceed Safety standards in an on-site environment
  • Valid Safety tickets
  • Self-motivation with an ability to work independently and as part of a larger team
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to drive within the Province of BC
  • Be fit for work – ability to see, hear, walk, stand, lift up to 50lbs
  • Ability to communicate in English both verbally and writing
  • Good work ethic and willing to learn with the desire to produce quality results

We support equity, diversity and inclusion in our recruitment and hiring practices and encourage all to apply to this and any other of our available work opportunities.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: $33.00-$40.00 per hour

Expected hours: 30 – 40 per week

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