Boom Truck / Crane Operator

Boom Truck / Crane Operator - Fort St. John

Location: Fort St. John, BC, Canada
Career Number: 3634
Date Posted: 2024-06-18

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Over the past 50+ years, the relentless pursuit of excellence and self sufficiency has led DFI to grow from a small, one-truck operation into a multi-national company that works across the globe delivering world-class products and services across a vast array of industries.

Our own independent ERW pipe mill, our 54-acre storage yard, 200,000 square feet of shop space (featuring overhead cranes, vehicle exhaust extraction, and mechanic pits), our in-house engineers, our custom-built cranes, and internal international opportunities are all examples of what proudly sets us apart.

We recognize that none of the above could be achieved without a world class workforce, so let us invest in you.
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Job Profile

We are looking for an ambitious, innovative, and hardworking professional that can complement our exceptional team. Our picker/boom truck operators will utilize 35 and 45 ton truck mounted cranes to facilitate the installation of driven and helical pilings using mostly hydraulic pile installation equipment. Picker operators are required to supervise a small crew and are responsible for the safe and efficient management of jobs they are assigned to.

Wage: $48-$55/hour

• Comprehensive Health and Dental plan
• RRSP Matching
• Employee Referral Program
• Professional Development Allowance
• Employee preferred fuel pricing program
• Career advancement opportunities
• Employee Assistance Program
• Employee discounts at participating vendors

Job Duties

  • Safely drive and operate DFI boom trucks or track cranes
  • Maintain a legal Driver's logbook
  • Practice proper, legal load securement
  • Care for and maintain company equipment to DFI standards
  • Provide piledriving service to customers in accordance with DFI procedures
  • Adhere to all policy and instructions provided in DFI Operating Manuals and SWPs
  • Take part in all safety meetings
  • Operate company vehicles and equipment in a professional, safe and courteous manner
  • Prepare safety and billing documentation in the field


  • Class 1 Drivers license required
  • Current Apprenticeship registration or Journeyman Boom Truck/Mobile Crane ticket
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Capability to plan and organize tasks
  • Ability to meet deadlines with high performance
  • Comfortable working out of town
  • Safety tickets are an asset
  • This is a safety-sensitive position requiring successful completion of pre-employment drug & alcohol testing and fitness-for-work testing
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