Heavy Equipment Shear operator

Confidential Company

FULL TIME Edmonton, AB, Canada

We are looking for a heavy duty shear operator to shear metals of all shapes and sizes in our scrap yard. We are based in Edmonton with easy access to Sherwood Park Freeway, Anthony Henday and yellow head. We process scrap metal at our site and load for shipment to Asia.


You need to have the following experience in order to be considered for this role:

3+ years as operating heavy equipment with a shear attachment
experience working in one or more of the following:
Scrap recycling yard, railway yard, mines.
Experience operating excavator and shearing metals of all shapes and sizes
Knowledge of how to shear challenging pieces of equipment (exchangers, chutes etc)
Some experience using grapple and magnet
Skill to lift small pieces with the shear, fold metal and balance metal in the shear


You need a minimum of 2 years experience with a shear and the same using a grapple for moving and cutting materials.
Having a certificate as a heavy equipment operator is a definite advantage
Previous experience in a scrap yard is a plus

Why It's Awesome to Work Here

We offer the following:

a competitive hourly rate
benefits once qualified
sick and personal allowance once probation is completed
ongoing training internal and external
a great team to work with
monthly luncheons
annual reviews
recognition and achievement awards
We pride ourselves on a safe working environment, where we work together to keep each other safe