CNRL Horizon Oil Sands – Utility Heavy Equipment Operators (Excavators, Loaders, Dozers, Graders) – Camp and Flights

Fly in and fly out remote camp jobs for heavy equipment operators for the oil sands of Alberta. A project at the CNRL Horizon Oil Sands Project currently has immediate openings for Utility Heavy Equipment Operators, including Excavators, Loaders, Dozers, Graders, and more, for their oil sands mining operations. Great pay and benefits with covered remote camp accommodations and flights for weekly work rotations.

CNRL Horizon Oil Sands - Utility Heavy Equipment Operators (Excavators, Loaders, Dozers, Graders). Covered flights and remote camp accommodations.
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  • Remote camp accommodations including meals and lodging
  • Fly in and fly out from flight hubs in Edmonton and Calgary
  • 7-day on, 7-day off work rotation
  • Vacation pay at 6%, health & dental coverage, and long-term disability benefits (eligibility after 12 months of continuous service).
  • RPP (Registered Pension Plan) plan with company matching (eligibility after 12 months of continuous service).
  • Benefit from employer-paid assistance for employees.
  • Explore opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • Recognize your commitment to safety.
  • Receive company support for renewing required certifications.

Available fly in and fly out remote camp jobs at the CNRL Horizon Oil Sands include the following positions.

  1. Heavy Equipment Operators
    • Excavator Operators
    • Loader Operators
    • Dozer Operators
    • Grader Operators

As a Utility Heavy Equipment Operator, your primary responsibility is to safely and efficiently operate various heavy equipment, including Excavators, Loaders, Dozers, and Graders, among others. In addition, you will maintain, clean, and secure all equipment as per legal regulations, company policies, and procedures. While working within the Common Services division, you may also perform road maintenance and occasionally undertake laborer duties.

  • Operate all assigned heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner.
  • Maintain a daily operator logbook, recording essential information.
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment and perform greasing as necessary.
  • Ensure the presence of appropriate safety equipment on all machinery.
  • Keep equipment interiors clean and communicate any repair needs.
  • Foster positive relationships with customers and colleagues.
  • Participate in safety assessments and meetings.
  • Execute other duties as directed by the Site Superintendent.

Education & Experience Requirements include the following.

  • 2-5 years of experience operating heavy equipment.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License (Class 1 or 3 preferred).
  • Clean 5-year Driver Abstract (to be obtained within 30 days of employment).
  • One of the following safety orientations: CSTS09, OSSA Regional Orientation, OSSA BSO (Basic Safety Orientation before December 31, 2018), or CSO (Common Safety Orientation after January 1, 2019).
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds or more.
  • Safety-conscious mindset.
  • Willingness to work in variable climates and environmental conditions.
  • Comfortable working in proximity to water.
  • Ability to pass a Drug and Alcohol test and Fit for Duty test.
  • Fluency in English (speaking, reading, and writing).

Following considered as an asset for the utility heavy equipment operator positions.

  • WHMIS 2015 Certification.
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certification.
  • Ground Disturbance Certification.
  • OSSA Confined Space Entry and Monitor Certification.
  • First Aid Certification.
  • H2S Alive Certification.

CNRL Horizon Oil Sands

Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) Horizon is one of the prominent oil sands operations located north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. Owned and operated by CNRL, the Horizon project extracts bitumen from the oil sands through open-pit mining techniques. The bitumen is then upgraded on-site to produce a high-quality synthetic crude oil. Since its inception, the Horizon operation has played a significant role in Alberta’s energy sector, contributing significantly to the economy and advancing technologies and practices in the oil sands industry.

The Bouchier Group, headquartered in Fort McKay near the Fort McMurray region of Alberta, Canada, is a major player in the Athabasca Oil Sands region. With a robust fleet of over 350 equipment units and a dedicated workforce of more than 800 employees, Bouchier offers comprehensive services to the oil sands industry, including site maintenance, civil construction, and contract mining including the operations at the CNRL Horizon Oil Sands.

If you’re interested in fly-in/fly-out remote camp heavy equipment operator job opportunities with Bouchier at CNRL Horizon Oil Sands Project, follow the link for the application process.

Bouchier is an equal opportunity employer, welcoming applications from all qualified candidates. Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted for further evaluations.

Heavy Equipment Operators – CNRL



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