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Position Summary: The Swamper is required to determine the proper placement and alignment of the pile installations, working directly with the Piling Installation Operator.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain accurate documentation of the pile installations.
  • Coordination between all ground personnel and install operator.
  • Assist install operator with all equipment maintenance and equipment hookups.
  • Equipment spotting for install operator.
  • Pin up pile to installer’s equipment.
  • Visual inspect pile for defects of damage.
  • Ensure proper line up and placement of piles.
  • Ensure angle and offset of piles.
  • Recording piling information: angle, torque, serial number, embedment.
  • Maintain a high housekeeping standard.
  • Maintain a high standard of safety.
  • Operation of skid steer/ Loader equipment.
  • Operation of HPS lease rental Truck.
  • Completion of daily required paperwork
  • Other assigned work as required.

Special Requirements:

  • You must be physically fit and able to help move material and large objects.
  • You must have good safety awareness, good communication & competent decision- making skills, and a desire to perform requested duties with a focus on safety and appropriate precautions.
  • Work well with others;
  • Capable of working within a fast paced environment;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to follow direction, remain alert, and maintain a high level of concentration;
  • Have good judgement and the ability to react quickly;
  • Skid Steer and/or Loader experience required;


  • High school diploma.
  • Construction & equipment experience (Boom Truck / Excavator) preferred
  • MUST HAVE: a valid Class 5 driver’s license, own vehicle and clean drivers abstract.( MUST send copy of drivers abstract with resume)
  • MUST HAVE: CSTS 09, Standard First Aid, H2S, Ground Disturbance ( MUST send copy of certificates with resume)
  • Asset to have certification in: Animal/ Bear Awareness, OSSA Regional Orientation
  • MUST pass a 50lb physical fitness test and a drug & alcohol test.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be willing to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Physical labor
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  • Must be willing to travel throughout Alberta and work rotations.