Sideboom Operator

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Location: Fort MacKay, AB, Canada
Job ID: R1972
Job Status: Full-Time



Job Summary:

You are an experienced Sideboom Operator with experience in the Oil & Gas industry. You will be directly responsible for the safe operation of sidebooms in a crowded, fast-paced working environment. Your ability to ensure the safety of yourself and others is paramount and always top of mind. You're a team player who is willing to lend a hand whenever assistance is required in order to get the job done.

Join the Ledcor team today!

Essential Responsibilities

  • Operate 561, 572, 583, 587 and 594 models in order to move pipe/welding/bolt up
  • Effectively and safely operate hydraulic sidebooms utilizing machine specific controls and machine attachments to complete lift pipe and complete all necessary tasks
  • Utilize sideboom in adverse terrain, winter operations, and exercise extreme caution with awareness of potential situational hazards to ensure site safety
  • Conduct pre-trip/walk-around safety inspections and completes daily Field Level Hazard Assessments, logs and reports any maintenance concerns with the equipment
  • May perform other related duties such as assisting the team when needed when you are not operating a sideboom


  • Must successfully complete pre-access drug and alcohol testing
  • Must possess valid OSSA (Oil Sands Safety Association) Basic Safety Orientation certification or valid CSTS .09 (Construction Safety Training Systems) certification
  • Must possess a valid form of government issued photo identification
  • Minimum 1-2 years' experience operating sidebooms
  • Must be able to interpret capacity chart(s) and identify the rigging requirements
  • Must be able to understand the capacity of each component and the relationships between the length of the boom, length of cable, cable size and load limits
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lb., work at heights, be agile and able to go on/off equipment

Work Conditions

  • Camp based position with full accommodations provided
  • 14/14 shift rotation, compressed work week,12 hours per day, overtime after 80 hours
  • Flights provided from Edmonton and Calgary hubs
  • Benefits provided by CLAC
  • Work will be primarily outdoors in various weather conditions

Additional Information:

Company Description

Ledcor Pipeline offers a unique set of pipeline services unmatched anywhere in the oil and gas industry. From pipeline construction to investigative digs and subcontractor management, we are accustomed to operating in challenging terrain, and we maintain some of the largest pipeline networks in the world. 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Date Posted
Nov 15, 2019

Fort MacKay Industrial Park Lot 21, Fort MacKay, AB, Canada