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Date:  Jun 23, 2022

Bear Lake, British Columbia, CA

Operating Sector:  Pipelines

Position Title:  Heavy Equipment Trainer

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Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


About Us

SA Energy Group is a General Partnership between Robert B. Somerville and Aecon Utilities, a division of Aecon Construction Group.  SA Energy Group provides mainline pipeline construction services to the Canadian Oil and Gas industry.  We have a strong project backlog and our successes are well documented having constructed over 1000 km of large diameter pipeline over the past 7 years.


Purpose of the Position

Reporting to the Corporate Safety Manager and Site Safety Manager, the Pipeline Heavy Equipment Trainer will work with operations to provide competency and training programs that drive productivity and safety in the field.


Status of the Position

This is a temporary, full-time position.  The work schedule will be 6 days on (Monday – Saturday) and 1 day off (Sunday), 12 hours per day. The employment term shall be dependent on the duration of the current project and future project workload.



The position will be based out of SA Energy Group’s Project Offices in camp, located northeast of Prince George, BC.


Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver training in both classroom and one-on one settings to Assessors.
  • Perform consistent, accurate, and reliable assessments on operators’ and assessors’ abilities to operate specific equipment in the field in a safe and competent manner.
  • Develop and implement training program materials. Perform reviews of program documentation to ensure consistency in the field.
  • Providing guidance and advice to key stakeholders (i.e.) Superintendents, Foremen, competent assessors.
  • Maintain a clear understanding of current regulatory requirements, and able to explain requirements when necessary.
  • Responsible for the accuracy and validity of all certifications and compliances (e.g. First Aid, equipment-specific tickets, etc.)
  • Other duties as reasonably required to support the objectives of the Company.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • 10+ years of relevant industry experience dealing directly with equipment.
  • Capable of providing guidance and advice in a collaborative manner.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven knowledge of mobile equipment safety practices.
  • Ability to write Field Level Hazard Assessments.
  • Basic computer literacy, including experience with Outlook, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDFs.
  • Ability to learn and understand software programs.
  • Technologically savvy and quick to embrace new equipment technologies.
  • Being able to provide remote learning when required.
  • Valid class 5 license with the ability to obtain a Class 1 license and/or Air Ticket.
  • Valid Fall arrest, Elevated work platform, Telehandler, and Forklift operator certifications an asset.


Supervisor Accountability



Physical Demands Analysis

  • Remote project locations.
  • Ability to work 6 days on, 1 day off schedule.
  • Travel and/or living in temporary accommodations is required.
  • Extended work hours as required.


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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