Heavy Equipment Operator

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Martensville, SK S0K, Canada
  • May 13, 2022

Job Description

Additional Locations: na

Primary Locations: Saskatchewan, Martensville, 420 9th Street North Box 398, S0K 2T0 

Requisition ID: 167350

Position Overview

As a Heavy Equipment Operator you will safely operate our large equipment supporting our utility group. You will work with the Foreperson on the safe execution of work for a number of our clients. In this role you will be required to travel to multiple sites across a region; as a result frequent overnight stays will be required.

Job Duties

  • Operation of Hydro Axe, Excavator and/or Skid Steer, Mulcher.
  • Conduct vehicle and equipment checks prior to operation.
  • Assistance in loading/unloading equipment at different work locations.
  • Groundwork support for trimming operations; chainsaw use, chipping / loading brush.
  • Assist the Trimmers and Foreman in job site setup, debris removal, cleanup, and equipment maintenance.
  • Willing and able to temporarily move locations as contract progresses.


  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and air brake endorsement considered an asset.
  • 3 years’ experience with excavators, mulchers or front-end loaders.
  • General landscaping experience.
  • Experience with chainsaw and chipping operations.
  • Positive attitude and work ethic, willingness to learn and progress.  
  • Ability to work safely, as part of crew team.
  • Bondable with no prior criminal record.

Additional Information

  • Mostly rural locations.
  • Daily Per Diem.
  • Hotel expenses covered while on assignment.
  • Shifts vary based on scope and location however can include requirements for turnaround.
  • Overtime required.
  • Full time. Year-round employment.
  • Occasional overtime required.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Excellent Benefits package, RRSP Matching
  • Employee owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
  • Davey provides ongoing training and careers advancement opportunities.

Company Overview

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited has been performing tree care and vegetation management services across Canada since 1930. With over 850 employees, we continuously pride ourselves on unmatched quality and safety. Davey Tree has numerous crews that are professionally trained to provide tree trimming and removal services to ensure the scope of this contracted work is completed safely, and well before any deadlines. Our relatable experiences and industries serviced include notably Utilities, Municipalities, Government, Rail, Commercial and Residential.

Divisional Overview

We provide utilities, rail and road transport with safe and efficient right of way clearance services. Clients rely on us for timely resource mobilization during severe weather events and proactive planning services, such as system hardening and storm restorations.


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, provincial law.

If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please email canada.recruiting@davey.com.



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