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POSITIONS - Heavy Equipment Operator

Murphy Contracting Co. is currently accepting applications for seasonal Machine Operators. We are currently looking to hire operators for the 2024 season.

Are you looking for a new career opportunity and enjoy operating equipment? This is the position for you! 

Heavy equipment operators are responsible for operating various pieces of heavy equipment in a safe and controlled manner at a variety of construction sites, primarily located in Southwestern Ontario. This job generally involves moving various soils on-site to achieve the designed plan. We will provide successful candidates with training. 


    • Operate articulate trucks ranging in size from 30 ton to 50 ton capacity, during an 11 hour shift
    • Operate scrapers including twin engine Cat 627s and twin engine Cat 637s during an 11 hour shift
    • Be willing to operate other heavy equipment such as compactors, if the need arises
    • Work and operate outdoors in all weather conditions including; summer heat and some winter conditions
    • Inspect tires, fluids, lights, brakes, etc., daily to ensure equipment is fully functional and safe for operating
    • Communicate effectively with all other operators and supervisors using communication devices such as two-way radio
    • Perform daily services activities (fuel and grease) on own equipment and help others until servicing is completed after each shift.
    • Adhere to and follow safety and environmental rules and procedures.


    • Valid driver’s license
    • Previous heavy equipment experience is preferred but not necessary

Safety First

Our Health and Safety Policy is issued to every employee and ensures that due diligence is maintained at the workplace by all levels of our organization

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Used machinery and equipment sometimes becomes available. Check back and see what's listed when available.

Contact Us

If you are looking for experienced landfill construction, contact Murphys! We can assist you with all your earth-moving needs!

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We are experts in our field for more than 20 years!

Since inception, one of our main goals was to be very good at landfill construction.  Our people have vast experience in all aspects of landfill construction and remediation.

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