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Excavator Operator

Crosslinx Transit Solutions Constructors Contract  Anywhere 15 Jul 2020

Job Description

Crosslinx Transit Solutions
90 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto ON M4P 2Y3


Title of position: Excavator Operator


Number of positions: 3

Employees will be required to work shift, which will include evenings, and could include weekends.


Job duties:

Tunnel face excavation using either breaker, tunnel bucket or roadheader. Demolition of piles, shotcrete walls and piles shavings. Execution of final excavation shape avoiding over-excavation. Loading of dumper trucks inside the tunnel. Daily maintenance of the excavator. Equipment to be Operated:

  • CAT 328D LCR Tunnel Excavator;
  • ITC 312-N1 Tunnel Excavator & mucking machine.

Terms of employment: Full-time, project-based ending in April 2021


Wage: $46.73 per hour.  Employees/Tunnel Excavtor Operators will be required to become members of Labourers International Union of North America, Local 183.  (Monthly Membership Dues are $35.00 and Working Dues are 3% of Gross earnings).

Skills requirements:



  • Secondary School or equivalent;
  • practical training, classroom or simulation;
  • English language (written and spoken)

Work experience

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience and training in underground digging.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in soft ground tunnel digging.
  • Candidates must pass test of safety performance in operating CAT 328D LCR or ITC 312-N1


Benefits package: Employees/Members of Local 183 receive Vacation & Statutory Holiday Pay, Health & Welfare Benefits, Pension etc. Relocation assistance is provided for non-local candidates.

Location of work: Eglinton Crosstown LRT Project, Toronto, ON

How to Apply: Applications will be accepted via our job board located on our website at – then click on “Job Opportunities”

Contact information: HR Team (416) 679.6116, ext. 52111, (applications received via email will be instructed to apply via our website at the link above)


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