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Posted Date 6 months ago(11/3/2021 12:26 PM)
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Fort McMurray

Position Scope

NACG is looking for the following positions:


  • Haul Truck Operator
  • Dozer Operator
  • Excavator Operator
  • Grader Operator
  • Atriculating Truck Operator
  • Service Technician (Fuel/Lube)
  • Ticketed Off-Road Mechanic (HET)

Accommodations: Site dependent

Transportation: Bussing provided from Fort McMurray to site (before and after shifts)

Overtime: Provided after 10 hours a day or 44 hours a week

Shifts: Various Shifts Available (14x7, 10x4, 14x14)


Haul Truck Operator

  • Operation of a 777/793 Haul Trucks

Dozer Operator

  • Operation of a D8-D11 Dozer

  • Overburden bulk dirt moving

Excavator Operator

  • Operation of an Excavator
  • Loading mine haul trucks


Grader Operator

  • Operation of a 16/24 Grader

Atriculating Truck Operator

  • Operation of an Articulating Truck

Service Technician (Fuel/Lube)

  • Fueling/lubricating heavy equipment in the field.
  • Assist with oil changes


Ticketed Off-Road Mechanic (HET)

  • Diagnose and repair equipment performance issues, up to and including component change outs.
  • Perform Preventative Maintenance inspections (PM’s) and running repairs on a variety of Off Road equipment.
  • List of equipment includes:
    • Rigid Frame Haul trucks (Cat and Komatsu)
    • Articulated Haul Trucks (Cat, Volvo, Deere, Komatsu)
    • Dozers (Cat and Deere)
    • Excavators/Shovels (Hitachi, Cat, Deere, Komatsu)
    • Graders (Cat)


Haul Truck Operator

  • 1 years' experience operating a Haul Truck (777, 785 & 793's)
  • 2 years' experience in amine/indistrial environment


Dozer Operator

  • Experience on D8-D10

  • Experience in Overburden bulk dirt moving

Excavator Operator

  • Mimimum of 5 years experience working as an Excavator Operator loading mine haul trucks


Grader Operator

  • Minimum 1 Years' experience operating 16/24 Grader
  • Must be able to read grade stakes and be familair with GPS. 


Atriculating Truck Operator

  • 1 year experience operating an Articulating Truck
  • Other equipment experience an asset (Loader, and/or Drum Packer)

Service Technician (Fuel/Lube)

  • Class 3 licence with air brakes

  • Previous experience in the oil sands 

Ticketed Off-Road Mechanic (HET)

  • A valid Alberta Trade Ticket (Off Road) Certificate or an Interprovincial Red Seal Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic/Technician (Off Road).
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience post trade ticket certification on large Haul Trucks/Dozers/Graders and Excavators.
  • Possess excellent diagnostic and troubleshooting skills and abilities.
  • Capable of working with minimal supervision.
  • Exhibit professional work behaviours.
  • Committed to continuous learning.
  • Experience with Cat SIS is an asset.
  • Basic knowledge of computer applications.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills in daily work interaction.


All successful candidates must:

  1. Be proficient in English, both verbally and written
  2. Have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  3. Have experience as requested as mentioned above
  4. Subject to Random Testing at: Suncor, Suncor Fort Hills and Kearl sites
  5. Disclose COVID-19 vaccination status:
    • Fully immunized individuals must provide government issued proof of vaccination to be exempt from site testing requirements
    • Individuals not fully immunized may be subject to site COVID-19 testing requirements and associated costs
  6. 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:

  1. CSO or BSO Certification
  2. Copy of Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  3. Copy of recent Driver’s Abstract
  4. VOID cheque/direct deposit form

Once dispatched the following processes will occur:

  1. Will receive a call from NACG to set up all required pre-employment testing
  2. An email will be sent with all required New Hire Paperwork to be filled out
  3. 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 an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected.


Become a member of the North American family today!


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