The Opportunity

Coldbrook, NS

The Shaw Group Limited is one of the 50 Best-Managed Companies in Canada and is one of Eastern Canada's leading natural resource manufacturers and community developers. Shaw Resources is a division of the Shaw Group of Companies. Shaw Resources has developed a range of value-added natural resource based products in industrial minerals and wood pellets for industrial, commercial and retail markets. Quality products, processing expertise, and market knowledge have helped Shaw Resources sustain growth founded on innovation and new markets.

We are seeking a full-time position for an experienced Equipment (Wheel Loader) Operator for our Keddy Aggregate division in Coldbrook, Nova Scotia. We are seeking someone with a strong work ethic, ability to work independently under minimal supervision and safety focused mindset.

What you'll do


  • Participating in all aspects of operation of the Wash Plant
  • Safe and efficient operation of the front-end loaders and other equipment
  • Transport Material, load trucks and feed screeners and hoppers in an efficient manner
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks
  • Quality control of product
  • Communicating with other team members
  • Reporting to the plant operator on any issues regarding quality, safety, maintenance, and production.
  • Carrying out facility maintenance requirements as directed from the plant operator.
  • Maintaining all levels of communication, such as production, log books, and verbal communication.
  • Required to maintain a clean work environment "everything has a place and everything in its place".
  • Other duties, as may be required.

What you'll need


  • Commitment to a safe work culture
  • Comply with all safety policies and procedures
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work unsupervised
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • 2+ years of heavy equipment experience
  • Class 1/3 license will be considered an asset
  • Mechanical aptitude & experience an asset

Overtime will be required. You must be able to work in hot/cold environments and be physically capable of performing manual tasks safely.

We're looking for

Core Skills

Communication Heavy Equipment Maintenance Operators Production Safety

A little bit about us

The Shaw Group Limited

The Shaw Group is one of Eastern Canada's leading manufacturers and community developers. With a strong focus on products for the construction industry, we compete in a variety of market sectors and produce close to 1,000 individual products in 12 facilities across the Maritimes. Five retail Shaw Centres and more than 300 dealers sell Shaw Group products. Our company operates on a decentralized basis through a number of divisions and subsidiaries: Shaw Brick, Shaw Precast Solutions, Shaw Resources, Clayton Developments Limited, MMH Prestige Homes Inc., Ven-Rez Products Limited, Shaw Lifestyle and Shaw Living.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

We understand the importance of investing in and developing our people. We are collaborative and team oriented. We provide our team with the opportunities to grow and we create a safe environment for our people to bring fresh ideas to the table. And we like people with a "let's get it done" attitude! If this sounds like the right fit for you, please show your interest by submitting your cover letter and resume.

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