Stone Plow Operator

The Snowplow operator is responsible for the safe and productive operation of trucks, skid steers, loaders and/or RTV’s with mounted snow plows or pushers for the purpose of controlling snow and ice accumulations on job sites. Snowplow operators are expected to be available 24hrs/day, 7 days/week at any time a snow or ice event occurs on their sites. Snowplow operators are also responsible for excellent record keeping of their work including accurate times, dates, equipment inspections, site/service logs, and weather reporting.

  • Customer  and quality focus.
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Team work
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Responsibility and dependability
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Respond promptly to calls for snow and ice events.
  • Prepare and show up for shifts free from the influence of any drugs, alcohol, or medicines that have an effect on safe and productive equipment operation.
  • Conduct pre-shift inspections and maintenance on all vehicles and equipment.
  • Clear snow from customer sites from designated areas (marked on site maps).
  • Pile snow in designated and approved locations only.
  • Operate vehicles and snowplow equipment in a safe, responsible and efficient manner following all recommended operating procedures.
  • Control ice accumulations at job sites with the safe and responsible use of de-icing agents (salt, treated salt, liquids or other de-icing chemicals).
  • Hand-shovel or hand-treat site areas as required (walkways, doorways, fire equipment, etc.)
  • Be available for communication at all times during a shift and before/after shifts.
  • Accurately document site service records for each and every site including times, services performed, weather conditions etc.
  • Submit paperwork and documentation promptly at the end of each shift
    Document and report any obstacles at site(s).
  • Perform basic maintenance and small repairs on vehicles and equipment as required
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures
    Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations.
  • Completion of high school
    Valid drivers’ license and/or equipment operators certificate(s).
  • Safe driving record – able to submit a driver’s abstract (infractions history) upon request.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience operating snowplows and/or snowplow equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret maps.
  • Documentation knowledge of: driver logbook; pre-trip and post-trip inspections; maintenance and repair reports; and trip reports.
  • Physically fit with strong stamina.
  • Ability to follow safe working procedures
    Excellent observation skills and a strong attention to detail.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
    Effective communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team.
  • Speak, read, and write English.
  • Carry and use a smart phone or data-enabled device for communication and reporting.
  • Various locations including both residential and commercial sites.
  • Extremely flexible working hours, including nights, weekend, and holiday work
    Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Work safely near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis.
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including extreme cold, rain, dust, noise, and wet conditions.