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Heavy Equipment Operators - Kearl, Fort McMurray, AB

$43.41 to $45.63 Per Hour
Job Type
9 Sep 2022
Position Scope:

Kearl is looking for Heavy Equipment Operators to join our team. Our Kearl site is located in the Fort McMurray region, where we currently have many long-term contracts. What we can offer you is a competitive total compensation package, stable employment and a dynamic working environment with opportunities for career progression!

Heavy Equipment Operators must have experience running Dozer or Excavator. Blended rates from $43.41/hour to $45.63/hour.

Daily Attraction Bonus: Kearl is offering a daily attraction bonus for days worked at $85/day

Kearl Advantage: Kearl is offering a travel allowance per rotation. Amount determined based on location. Travel allowances will be paid to/from location.

Kearl provides transportation to/from site from Fort McMurray in addition to camp and flights to and/from Edmonton or Calgary!

Successful applicants must join the OE955 union.

Apply today and join the NACG family.

Note - Kearl applicants must also have Common Safety Orientation (CSO).


Heavy Equipment Operator applicants must have:

Minimum 1-3 year experience in a mining environment accepting trucks on a mining dump setup or working around mining loading equipment or experience with reading grade stakes & reading GPS
Must be able to follow instructions to ensure safe equipment operation
Fluent in the language of English. Written and spoken
High school diploma, GED, and/or post-secondary education is considered an asset

All successful candidates must:

Be proficient in English, both verbally and written
Have a valid Class 5 Driver's License
Have experience as requested as mentioned above
Subject to Random Testing at: Suncor, Suncor Fort Hills and Kearl sites
Undergo and successfully pass the following testing:
Breath Alcohol Test
Urine Drug Test
Fitness-to-Work Assessment
Audiometric Testing
Vision Screening
Criminal Record Check

Shift, site, and start times are subject to change.

All successful candidates MUST provide the following items prior to confirmation of their start date:

CSO Certification
Copy of Valid Class 5 Driver's License
Copy of recent Driver's Abstract
VOID cheque/direct deposit form
Silica Awareness
Hydrogen Sulphide Awareness

Once dispatched the following processes will occur:

Will receive a call from NACG to set up all required pre-employment testing
An email will be sent with all required New Hire Paperwork to be filled out
After all results are received by NACG candidates will be contacted by Site Admin to schedule orientation and confirm your start date and other site specific details.

Please note the entire On-boarding process can take anywhere from 3-8 business days.



North American Construction Group (NACG) has served as an industry leader in the heavy construction and mining industries for over 65 years. In that time, we've proven ourselves as a safe and reliable contractor who can complete projects of any size and scope. We've also taken a number of bold steps forward to broaden our footprint, expanding to mines outside our provincial borders, and providing third-party maintenance services to clients and customers.

In addition to providing employees with rewarding careers, North American has a whole lot more to offer:

Significant Growth - As a company, NACG is rapidly expanding, and has practically doubled in size over the past year alone.
Long Term Contracts - With over $1 billion dollars in contracted work booked through 2023, NACG can provide long term employment solutions and numerous opportunities for advancement.
Commitment To Safety - With a top tier record for safety performance, NACG is dedicated to ensuring that everyone gets home safe, and constantly strives for a goal zero performance.
Competitive Compensation - NACG provides competitive compensation packages for all employees.

North American Construction Group is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels safe, valued, and respected. We recognize the talent, perspective, and creative force that diverse groups of people generate, and we encourage all people to express interest with us especially those from marginalized and underrepresented groups who might hesitate before applying. If you require extra support in submitting interest on a role or throughout our interview process, please call us at or email us at to ask for assistance.

North American Construction Group acknowledges that we perform work on the Traditional Treaty 6 and 8 Territories, home to the Cree, Dene, Blackfoot, Saulteaux and Nakota Sioux, and the Metis Nation of Alberta. We encourage members of those and all traditional lands to apply with us.
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  • Job Reference: 707783909-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: North American Construction Group Inc.
  • Location: Canada
  • Salary: $43.41 to $45.63 Per Hour
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent