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Looking for a company that encourages growth, offers flexibility to meet your lifestyle, and values what you do? You have come to the right place.

Company Background:

Established in 2005, Birch Mountain Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer with over 350 employees throughout the Fort McMurray region. Operating from its’ main operations in Fort McKay, BME provides vac, water, waste, fuel and flat bed hauling services to industrial and commercial customers.

When you join our team, you join a family of employees dedicated to a safe, enjoyable and a positive work environment.

Submission:

Applications for this position to be received by email only with submission of resume to HR@bmel.ca

We thank you for your interest in Birch Mountain Enterprises LP and remind all candidates that only successful applicants will be contacted. Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to local candidates.

For more information about Birch Mountain Enterprises LP, visit www.bmel.ca

Warehouse Attendant

Job Summary:

Operating out of our Fort McKay Main office and shop location, the Warehouse Attendant will be responsible to track and control inventory, maintain inventory in and out for reorder and financial reporting. They will also assist with the on going set up and organization of parts and tool storage, additionally all other duties as directed by the Maintenance manager and or Parts technician. The Warehouse Attendants role is to ensure the organization is supported by delivering a high-quality service that meets the expectations and needs of customers and the ownership.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Track, control and maintain inventory
  • Assist with providing data for Financial reporting
  • Receiving, stocking, selecting, and dispensing a variety of supplies and tools
  • Assist with the on going set up and organization of parts and tool storage
  • Follows up with purchasing and suppliers to ensure order processing is progressing and on any late deliveries to minimize impact on business.
  • Communicates issues and manages same with maintenance and operations team
  • Will be required to do physical inventory counts, cycle count adjustments
  • Maintains housekeeping standards in regular work areas and storage areas and follows company health, safety, and environmental policies/procedures
  • Must keep accurate records and maintain constant awareness of parts inventory levels
  • Assist in additional assigned duties from management or parts technician

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Two (2) or more year’s related experience in a Warehouse inventory setting
  • Basic computer skills are necessary in the position
  • Proficient with Microsoft word and excel programs
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervisory oversight, attentive to detail, and be highly organized
  • Must be willing to work overtime as required

Additional Requirements

  • Clear and precise verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven leadership ability with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to multitask while handle shifting and conflicting priorities and multiple deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • Have excellent organizational skills. High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Be a solution-oriented individual who can work both independently with minimal supervision, within a team environment
  • Ability to demonstrate a personal commitment and positive attitude towards the team
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with other employees and our customers.
  • Familiarity with data entry, filing and record keeping
  • Strong knowledge with Windows-based computer operating systems and software
  • Ability to follow special instructions
  • Work independently and stay focused to complete assigned work
  • Use system function to locate available inventory

Compensation and Schedule:

  • Competitive Market Rates according to experience
  • 5 on, 2 off

 

Additional Incentives:

  • Living out Allowance (LOA) (eligible after 90 days)
  • Company Health Benefits (eligible after 90 days)
  • Group Retirements Savings Plan (RSP) (eligible after 180 days)

Steam Truck Operator

Job Summary:

Operating from our site location, this position involves the safe operation of a Steam Truck for washing of heavy equipment and various industrial related projects throughout the Fort McMurray region.

Operators should be mechanically inclined and physically fit to work in all kinds of weather. Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience in the operation of high-pressure steam trucks.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operation of a High-Pressure Steam Truck – washing heavy equipment and light duty vehicles
  • Completion of daily documentation including but not limited to paper or electronic logbooks, customer work orders, field level risk assessment, pre/post trip inspections
  • Follow instructions for tasks assigned by Dispatch or Supervisor
  • Complete daily housekeeping of assigned truck to ensure maintenance of company image
  • Attend daily toolbox and safety meetings as scheduled and adhere to corporate and site safety regulations and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Possess a valid Class 5 with Q endorsement operator’s license with clean driver’s abstract
  • Minimum 3 years experience operating high pressure steam truck
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills
  • WHMIS, OSSA (or OSSA BSO or CSO) and CSTS certification
  • Must successfully pass BME driver’s evaluation, D&A and fit for duty pre-employment screening

Compensation and Schedule:

  • Competitive Market Rates according to experience
  • 7 on, 7 off shift rotation

Additional Incentives:

  • Company Health Benefits (eligible after 90 days)
  • LOA (eligible after 90 days)
  • Group Retirements Savings Plan (RSP) (eligible after 180 days)

Laborer (Temporary position)

Job Summary:

Operating from our client site location, this position involves the service of our site Wash Cars and lunchrooms, Filling with potable water and vacuum septic.

Labourers should be mechanically inclined and physically fit to work in all kinds of weather. Preference will be given to candidates with previous water and vac or site experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Temporary position – Support of a 4-6 month shut down
  • 2 years’ experience in a labourer role is preferred
  • Ability to drive in a mine setting and work in outside conditions
  • Be able to spot equipment in to position safely. Previous spotting experience will be considered an asset
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. (will be doing a lot of lifting and working outdoors) and work well with others
  • Must be able to workcollaboratively with all colleagues
  • Mustbe a strong multi-tasker and be able to prioritize duties
  • Tidying up of C-Can and hose racks, picking up liter around the yard and emptying garbage bins around the laydown
  • Be able to clear walkways of snow and spread sand when needed
  • Proper use of specialized P.P.E. while performing daily duties
  • Notify management immediately of connections for water and septic have deficiencies or need for repairs
  • Maintain cleanliness of Water/Vac Trucks and all other work areas including the main Laydown
  • Completion of daily documentation including but not limited to field level Hazard assessment, Near Miss and Hazard IDs
  • Attend daily toolbox and safety meetings as scheduled and adhere to corporate and site safety regulations and procedures
  • Follow all other instructions by leadership

Qualifications:

  • Possess a valid Class 5 operator’s license with clean driver’s abstract.\
  • Previous site experience
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills
  • CSTS and OSSA, BSO or CSO Certification
  • Valid WHMIS Certification
  • Must successfully pass BME’s IRP-12 spotting evaluation, D&A and fit for duty pre-employment screening

Compensation and Schedule:

  • Competitive Market Rates according to experience
  • To be determined (day or night)

Additional Incentives:

  • NLA for local candidates that are eligible
  • Bussing provided to and from Fort McMurray

Class 3 Driver (Temporary position)

Job Summary:

Operating from our client site location, this position involves the service of our site wash cars and lunchrooms, filling with potable water and vacuum septic, the safe operation of a variety of equipment including, but not limited to:

  • Tandem or Tri-drive Water trucks
  • Tandem or Tri-drive straight Vac trucks
  • Tri-drive Combo and Hydro Vac Trucks

Operators should be mechanically inclined and physically fit to work in all kinds of weather. Preference will be given to candidates with previous water and vac experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Temporary position – Support of a 4-6 month shut down
  • Completion of daily documentation including but not limited to paper or electronic log books, customer work orders, field level risk assessment, pre/post trip inspections
  • Follow instructions for tasks assigned by Dispatch or Supervisor
  • Complete daily housekeeping of assigned truck to ensure maintenance of company image
  • Attend daily tool box and safety meetings as scheduled and adhere to corporate and site safety regulations and procedures

Qualifications:

  • Possess a valid Class 3 operator’s license with clean driver’s abstract
  • Minimum 3 years experience (including operations of up to 18 speed manual, class 1 equipment)
  • Previous (or related) experience operating water, straight vac, hydro vac or combo vac units
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills
  • TDG, OSSA (or OSSA BSO) and CSTS certification
  • Must successfully pass BME driver’s evaluation, D&A and fit for duty pre-employment screening

Compensation and Schedule:

  • Competitive Market Rates according to experience
  • Shift to be determined

Additional Incentives:

  • NLA for local candidates that are eligible
  • Bussing provided to and from Fort McMurray

Class 1 or 3 Operators

Job Summary:

Operating from our Fort McKay main shop, this position involves the safe operation of several types of Class 1 or Class 3 unites. Operators should be mechanically inclined and physically fit to work in all kinds of weather. Preference will be given to candidates that possess previous experience in the industrial sector.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate several types of units (Water, Vacuum, Hydro-Vac, Roll off, Steam truck, Flat bed, Tanker, B-Train) in a safe and efficient manner
  • Must be physically able to perform tasks and work in all weather
  • Completion of daily documentation including but not limited to daily logbooks, customer work orders, field level risk assessment, pre/post trip inspections
  • Follow instructions for tasks assigned by Dispatch or Supervisor
  • Complete daily housekeeping of assigned truck to ensure maintenance of company image
  • Attend daily toolbox and safety meetings as scheduled and adhere to corporate and site safety regulations and procedures.
  • Maintain and operate all BME tools and equipment to the required standards and procedures
  • Ensure that all training is kept current
  • Follow all TDG and WHMIS standards and regulations
  • Seek out continuous improvement opportunities
  • Provide customer-focused services in all activities

Qualifications:

  • Possess a valid Class 1 or 3 operator’s license with a clean driver’s abstract
  • Minimum 3 years experience (including up to 18 speed manual class 1 equipment)
  • Previous (or related) experience operating Water, Vacuum, Hydro or Combo Vac units
  • Mine drive experience is an asset
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills
  • OSSA (or BSO/CSO) and CSTS certification
  • Must successfully pass BME driver’s evaluation, D&A and fit for duty pre-employment screening

Compensation and Schedule:

  • Competitive Market Rates according to experience
  • Shift to be determined
  • No camp accommodations provided

Additional Incentives:

  • Company Health Benefits (eligible after 90 days)
  • LOA (eligible after 90 days)
  • Group Retirements Savings Plan (RSP) (eligible after 180 days)

Light Equipment Towing

Job Summary:

Operating from our Client site location, this position involves the transportation of our site Mobile Wash Cars and generators; Moving, and safe operation of a variety of equipment including, but not limited to:

  • Single Axle Flat Tilt Deck

Operators should be mechanically inclined and physically fit to work in all kinds of weather. Preference will be given to candidates with previous towing experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Moving light equipment (wash cars, generators, and light duty trucks) in a congested mining environment in adverse conditions
  • Transportation of light equipment to and from site locations
  • Safely operate Tilt deck in a mining environment and within guidelines outlined in BME Driving Policies
  • Proper use, application and storage of chemicals when required and in accordance with SDS, BME Policies/Procedures
  • Operate equipment in a safely manner and in accordance to all rules including client mine driving requirements
  • Notify management immediately of equipment/vehicle deficiencies or needs for repairs
  • Maintain cleanliness of company equipment and all other work areas
  • Completion of daily documentation including but not limited to customer work orders, field level Hazard assessment, pre/post trip inspections, Near Miss and Hazard IDs
  • Complete daily housekeeping of assigned truck to ensure maintenance of company image
  • Attend daily toolbox and safety meetings as scheduled and adhere to corporate and site safety regulations and procedures
  • Follow all other instructions by leadership

Qualifications:

  • Possess a valid Minimum Class 3 operator’s license with clean driver’s abstract
  • Minimum 3 years experience (including operations of up to 18 speed manuals)
  • Previous (or related) experience operating Tilt decks
  • Must have experience towing trailers on and off road
  • Mine driving experience
  • Winching (towing) experience
  • Load securement and transportation knowledge
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills
  • CSTS and OSSA, BSO or CSO Certification
  • Valid WHMIS Certification
  • Must successfully pass BME driver’s evaluation, D&A and fit for duty pre-employment screening

Compensation and Schedule:

  • Competitive Market Rates according to experience
  • 7 days on and 7 days off shift rotation (day or night)

Additional Incentives:

  • Company Health Benefits (eligible after 90 days)
  • LOA (eligible after 90 days)
  • Group Retirements Savings Plan (RSP) (eligible after 180 days)

Class 1 or 3 Operators (Remote)

Job Summary:

Operating from our Client’s site location, this position involves the safe operation of several types of Class 1 or Class 3 unites. Operators should be mechanically inclined and physically fit to work in all kinds of weather. Preference will be given to candidates that possess previous experience in the industrial sector.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate several types of units (Water, Vacuum, Hydro-Vac, Roll off, Steam truck, Flat bed, Tanker, B-Train) in a safe and efficient manner
  • Must be physically able to perform tasks and work in all weather
  • Completion of daily documentation including but not limited to daily logbooks, customer work orders, field level risk assessment, pre/post trip inspections
  • Follow instructions for tasks assigned by Dispatch or Supervisor
  • Complete daily housekeeping of assigned truck to ensure maintenance of company image
  • Attend daily toolbox and safety meetings as scheduled and adhere to corporate and site safety regulations and procedures.
  • Maintain and operate all BME tools and equipment to the required standards and procedures
  • Ensure that all training is kept current
  • Follow all TDG and WHMIS standards and regulations
  • Seek out continuous improvement opportunities
  • Provide customer-focused services in all activities

Qualifications:

  • Possess a valid Class 1 or 3 operator’s license with clean driver’s abstract
  • Minimum 3 years experience (including up to 18 speed manual class 1 equipment)
  • Previous (or related) experience operating Water, Vacuum, Hydro or Combo Vac units
  • Mine drive experience is an asset
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills
  • OSSA (or BSO/CSO) and CSTS certification
  • H2S Alive and First Aid Certification
  • Must successfully pass BME driver’s evaluation, D&A and fit for duty pre-employment screening

Compensation and Schedule:

  • Competitive Market Rates according to experience
  • 14 on, 14 off
  • Camp accommodations provided
  • Flights to and from Edmonton or Calgary provided

Additional Incentives:

  • Company Health Benefits (eligible after 90 days)
  • Group Retirements Savings Plan (RSP) (eligible after 180 days)

Heavy Duty Mechanic (Journeyman) Nightshift

Job Summary:

Operating from our Fort McKay main shop, this position involves shop and field repairs to our fleet of heavy-duty highway trucks. Candidates shall have knowledge on all aspects of heavy spec trucks with preference given to those that possess experience with water, vac, high pressure and flusher units.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repair or replace defective parts, components or systems
  • Install new or replacement parts according to manufacturer and/or truck specification
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure work completed meets manufacturers’ specification and AB Transportation regulations
  • Completion of repair documentation including but not limited to work order, field level risk assessment, and hazard identification
  • Follow instructions for tasks assigned by shop supervisor
  • Complete daily housekeeping of assigned area or service vehicle to ensure maintenance of company image
  • Attend daily tool box and safety meetings as scheduled and adhere to corporate and site safety regulations and procedures

Qualifications:

  • Must be certified as a Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician (min 3 years heavy truck experience)
  • Possess valid driver’s license (min class 5) with clean abstract
  • Be knowledgeable in all aspects of heavy truck repair including, but not limited to hydraulic, electronic, suspension and computer diagnosis
  • Previous or related experience with water, vac and steam trucks preferred
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills
  • OSSA (or OSSA BSO) and CSTS certification
  • Must successfully pass BME pre-employment evaluation, D&A and fit for duty pre-employment screening

Additional Incentives:

  • Company Health Benefits (eligible after 90 days)
  • LOA (eligible after 90 days) for local candidates
  • Group Retirements Savings Plan (RSP) (eligible after 180 days)

Trainer

Job Summary:

Reporting to the operations manager and operating from our Fort McKay Business Incubator Park laydown, the trainer is responsible to develop a competency and skill sets in an individual to perform his/her effectively and efficiently in the workplace. The trainer must communicate to the trainees about what is expected out of the training in a simple and professional way. The individual in this position must be able to multi-task efficiently in a fast-paced environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

All general duties that are required of a trainer-specifications will follow and not limited to:

New workers:

  • Co-ordinate with HR and conduct road tests prior to onboarding
  • Walk through equipment with new employee, with a formal training session and competency sign off (the sign off must have job steps, hazards, PPE requirements etc. included)
  • Do drive alongs with all employees
  • Evaluate all BME employees and follow up with their next evaluation date
  • Monitor employee progress with no end date (review training matrix)
  • Assist in managing employees’ needs for training (Fall pro, EFA, SFA, EWP, CSEM etc)
  • Sign off on graduating Short Service Workers
  • Take Train-the-Trainer course when required (WHMIS, TDG, Bonding Mat etc)
  • Conduct Bonding mat training for Hydro-Vac Operators
  • Develop training programs (Tanks loading and off-loading)
  • Track on-site training (visit new and older workers)
  • Set up training grounds to show proper steps and techniques so they can see how it’s done
  • Walk through a pre-post trip, and what to look for all types of units with employees
  • Ensure employees are trained, competent and ticketed for the job
  • Conduct general and site inspections
  • Conduct equipment inspections
  • Lead by example and set the right example by not taking shortcuts, wearing full PPE, following all BME rules, policies, procedures and practices
  • Ensure safe operation and maintenance of all assigned equipment
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment

Qualifications:

  • Possess valid driver’s licence (minimum class 1) with clean abstract
  • OSSA (or BSO) and CSTS Certification
  • NCSO Certified or working towards
  • Minimum 3 years previous supervisory and or training experience or related to
  • NCSO Designation or working towards
  • Above average troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Excellent customer/employee relations
  • Interpersonal skills, facilitation and planning skills
  • Strong computer skills (i.e. Outlook, excel, SharePoint, etc.)
  • Must keep all site access active
  • Must have great time management skills
  • Must understand and training all types of equipment
  • Must know and be up to date of site job and training requirements
  • Must successfully pass BME pre-employment evaluation, D&A and fit for duty pre-employment screening

Additional Incentives:

  • Company Health Benefits (eligible after 90 days)
  • LOA (eligible after 90 days) for local candidates
  • Group Retirements Savings Plan (RSP) (eligible after 180 days)