Heavy Equipment Operator

The Municipality of Wawa requires a Heavy Equipment Operator within the Infrastructure Services Department. Reporting to the Director of Infrastructure Services, the successful candidate will be responsible for the safe operation of equipment required to maintain the existing municipal infrastructure.


  1. Must have and maintain a valid “DZ” driver license.
  2. Must have a minimum three (3) years heavy equipment operating experience; preference to municipal related truck and winter control experience.
  3. Must be a Grade 12 graduate.
  4. Must be in good physical condition.
  5. Mechanical repair knowledge and aptitude.
  6. Must be able to work overtime/shift work when requested.
  7. Ability to operate all municipal trucks, small vehicles and equipment.
  8. Required to perform physical labour.

You may get a detailed job description by contacting the Human Resources Department at 705-856-2244 ext. 225 or by email at humanresources@wawa.cc.

Shifts: Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Winter Schedule: 3 week rotation with 1 week being night shift from October 22 to April 28.
Hourly wage: $33.04

Wage and benefit package is in accordance with USW collective agreement.
Resumes may be submitted in confidence with a detailed cover letter stating:
Competition No. 2021-3, no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, April 16, 2021.

Municipality of Wawa
PO Box 500
40 Broadway Avenue
Wawa, ON P0S 1K0


by email at humanresources@wawa.cc.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected pursuant to The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used solely for the purposes of the candidate selection.