Michels Canada, specializing in horizontal directional drilling, tunneling and pipeline construction, has an opportunity for a Tunnel Boring Machine Operator to work at various jobsites around Canada (our head office is located in Nisku, Alberta). Job responsibilities include operating tunnel boring machines with strong emphasis on safety, conducting pre-operational checks on equipment, cleaning and maintaining machines, communicating with other employees at jobsite, ensuring that all safety standards are followed, reading blueprints, maps, drawings and project specifications, calculating various measurements, preparing reports and logs, and preforming minor repairs to equipment if necessary. This position requires travel to various jobsites and working at jobsites for extended periods of time.
Applicants must have high school diploma or equivalent and at least 5 years of experience operating a tunnel boring machine. A valid driver’s license and travel to various jobsites are required. Ideal candidate would work well under pressure, have the ability to work in a fast paced environment and strong skills in problem solving, decision making, planning and organizing. Excellent customer service and communication skills are required.