Boom Operator - Dexter Construction

Bedford , Nova Scotia

Dexter Construction Company is a large, diversified Construction Company engaged in all major aspects of the heavy civil construction industry within the Atlantic Provinces. We are currently looking for a Class 3 Boom Truck Operator with a Class 2 Crane License to join our Bedford Operation for the 2021 season.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the boom truck;
  • Check in with Dispatcher to determine what time to leave and return;
  • Ensure safe and proper placement of equipment and usage of rigging;
  • Load and unload materials, tools, and equipment under varying traffic and road conditions;
  • Maintain telephone or radio contact with appropriate supervisor to receive delivery instructions;
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks
  • Immediately advise of any requirements for maintenance or repairs;
  • Report any driving infractions and/or suspensions;
  • Be aware of surroundings at all times;
  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task;
  • Ensure safety of fellow employees;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:

  • Valid Class 3 commercial driver’s license with clear driver abstract;
  • 2 years similar experience in a construction environment;
  • Class 2 Crane Ticket
  • Ability to follow a firm work schedule as directed by supervisor;
  • Must be well versed in construction site protocols, rules and code of conduct;
  • Willingness to work in a team environment;
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner;
  • Comply with all safety policies and procedures;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisors to ensure that projects are completed properly;
  • Working safely is a condition of employment.

Working Conditions:
The Boom Truck Operator has a physically strenuous and demanding job. The Boom Truck Operator will be lifting, pulling and managing heavy equipment and objects. This position will require the use of PPE, Hardhat, Steel Toe Boots, and reflective vest to minimize risk on the worksite. The worksite environment for this position is outside in varying weather conditions.

A comprehensive pension and benefits package are offered with this position along with opportunities for advancement and training and development.

Application Process:

Completed applications should be submitted to:
Human Resources
Attention: HR
Via Email: hr@dexter.ca
Please reference “Boom Truck Operator” in the subject line.
We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume.

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.