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1 Jun 2023

Full-Time Heavy Equipment Operator

Testa Trucking and Excavating – Posted by jobgym225 St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Heavy Equipment Operator in Excavating
Testa Trucking and Excavating
St. Catharines, ON
$28-$32 an hour – Full-time

Full Job Description
This position is a great fit for the operator with experience in excavating. Your main focus will be on excavating and installation including machine operation, manual labour, and site servicing, as needed.


  • Excavate basements, new septic systems, and underground utilities in close proximity of houses and other structures and utilities with care and precision
  • Operate a variety of machines including skid steers, excavators, backhoes, and bulldozers
  • Install septic systems, piping, and other manual labour per project, including hand digging close to utilities, service sites as needed
  • Perform daily circle checks of machinery and report defects and needed repairs
  • Use of hand and power tools, as needed
  • Ensure that yourself and others on site are following plans and executing work in a safe and efficient manner, as needed

What We Offer

  • Wage is based on experience, qualifications, and performance, starting at $28.00-$32.00 an hour based, with opportunity to increase
  • Performance bonuses available
  • Overtime available
  • Benefits:  Extended Health Coverage, Dental Coverage, Prescription Coverage


  • Daytime only, Monday-Friday, some Saturdays
  • Steady work, year-round


  • Experience excavating
  • 3+ years experience operating all of: skid steers, excavators, backhoes, and bulldozers
  • A valid driver’s license and a safe driving record
  • Experience using hand and power tools
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work as a team leader and independently
  • Able to work long hours in various weather conditions, year-round
  • Punctual and Reliable

Company Description

Testa Excavating Inc. was formed to create a septic service and excavation company that truly treated their employees well and put the customer first. Now, after 30 years of service, our skilled team continues to take a principled approach to delivering personalized, high quality excavation, concrete, and septic installation services to customers in St. Catharines and throughout the Niagara Region.

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Job Categories: Trades/Transport/Equipment. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: $28- $32/hr.

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