Heavy Equipment Operator

Where innovation, technology and integrity come together.

Presently working in Guelph, we are seeking someone to join our growing team in the role of a Heavy Equipment Operator. Our preference is to hire people with drive and passion to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate(s) will initially join our Guelph team and then continue to the next project at a new location.

We operate year round, so the ideal candidate must be willing to work in all weather conditions and physically able to meet the strenuous demands of the job.


  • Safely and accurately operate machines using CAT and DEERE controls

  • Confidently operate a 35 ton excavator in a range of applications such as; loading trucks, bulk cutting and filling, excavating for trenches and strip footings, and final trimming

  • Accurately and efficiently grade a variety of material

  • Conduct basic maintenance

  • Conduct pre-operation inspections, assembly, and disassembly of crane

  • Calculating capacities and weight to prepare for operation

  • Maintaining records and logbooks

  • Other site and labour duties as assigned

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Experienced in driving a range of heavy earth moving machinery; large excavators in particular – 4 to 5 years’ experience and certification preferred

  • Knowledge of basic earth moving or civil work concepts and methodologies

  • Interested and willing to perform labourer duties as required

  • AZ licence certified, and interested in transporting our materials on occasion considered an asset

  • Able to work overtime and occasional Saturdays

  • Able to provide their own transportation

  • Strong work ethic

  • Punctual

Are you a leading professional ready to join our diverse team of superintendents, estimators, engineers, trade professionals, project managers, accounting, legal and industry experts? If so, send in your resume and cover letter to our team!

Newton Group Ltd. consistently ranks among the best companies to work for, and we aspire to be the most respected builder, renowned for excellence, leadership, and unsurpassed value.

Newton Group Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes and encourages all applicants.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Qualified candidates should email their resume or fax to: 519-822-6159.

Please note that only candidates being invited to interview will be contacted, no agencies and no telephone calls please.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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41 Massey Rd

Guelph, ON N1H 7M6

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