NWS Heavy Equipment Operator - Seasonal

Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)


  full-time   employee

Cambridge Bay

Permanent Seasonal Heavy Equipment Operator

Permanent Seasonal NWS Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) ? Inuvik, Cambridge Bay, Hall Beach, Iqaluit, Goose Bay

Raytheon seeks Permanent Seasonal Heavy Equipment Operator ? Diesel (HEO) to support the NWS system O&M Contract.The positions will be based out of the five (5) Logistics Support Sites (LSS) in Inuvik, Cambridge Bay, Hall Beach, Iqaluit or Goose Bay.The successful candidate will be offered temporary assignments to maintains roads, grounds, gravel surfaces, grading and mark/remove any obstructions and ensure safe route passage and will need to be flexible in traveling in and between different zones within the Canadian Arctic locations.This includes:

Safe operation of heavy equipment (trucks, bus, dump truck, fork lift)

Assisting vehicle mechanic and other trades as required

Cleaning vehicles, fuel dips, fuel transfers

Responsible for cleanliness of buildings where MSE are kept

Fueling, loading and unloading helicopter

Assisting with sea lift

Shoveling snow / grounds

Responding to site preservation emergencies and environmental emergencies

Conducting and documenting accident investigations

Secondary duties, as required, may include but not limited to: participating on the Fire Brigade; providing bear protection; assisting in the maintenance of the LSS library; conducting environmental, safety, security and quality checks and audits, general housekeeping in support of a healthy and safe workplace environment and taking proactive and corrective measures in these areas

Other duties as assigned.


High School diploma or equivalent experience

Minimum 2 years as licensed Heavy Equipment Operator with airbrake endorsement

Valid Class G drivers? license and valid heavy equipment license(s)

Experience operating equipment, ie. dozers, loaders, graders, dump trucks

Desirable skills and experiences

Must be familiar safety regulations and practices.

Direct work experience on the North Warning System will be preferred.

Familiarity with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Must be Standard First Aid trained, including CPR Level A, and hold a valid certificate.

Must be comfortable working in and flying to remote Arctic locations via helicopter and/or smaller fixed wing aircraft.

Must possess serviceable safety boots that meet standards for workplace safety.

Effective written and verbal skills (English).

Possession and Acquisition License (PAL) would be considered an asset.

Work Environment

Ability to travel as part of a small team to and from locations, including personal meal preparation and tidying.

Must be able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including Fall Arrest Harness, as required

Ability to work under physically demanding, often adverse weather conditions in remote Arctic locations

Cultural awareness and sensitivity and an understanding of work in the Canadian Arctic.

NWS promotes employment equity as part of the Legislated Employment Equity Program and encourages those who are: a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority to apply. Individuals who are Inuit status with proof of land claim and the ability to communicate in Inuktitut is preferred. Individuals contacted for a job opportunity should advise the company of any accommodation measures needed in a timely manner. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package

Successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal reference check and pass a security clearance check to a reliability level through the Canadian Government.

To apply or review a more detailed description of duties and requirements please visit: 103133


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