Loader Operator - Ice Road Construction

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Location: Iqalui, NU, Canada
Job ID: R8068
Job Status: Full-Time



Job Summary:

You are a skilled Loader Operator with experience building ice roads in northern Canada. You will be operating a 966 to 980 size loader to assist with the construction and maintenance of building ice roads on an open mine site. If you are looking for an exciting project to be a part of, this is the position for you!

Join the Ledcor Heavy Civil & Mining team in Nunavut today! This is a camp-based position with supplied chartered flights.

Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Safe and efficient operation of Cat 966 to 980 loaders to meet production targets
  • Experience building ice roads
  • Conduct pre-trip/walk-around safety inspections and completes daily Field Level Hazard Assessments for all activities 
  • Maintain heavy equipment in good operating condition, reporting and logging maintenance requirements or concerns  
  • Be a leader of both safety and production for the team by ensuring compliance with all company, client, and legislated safety policies and procedures 


  • Experience building ice roads on a heavy civil site is required
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug & alcohol testing
  • Must be fully vaccinated and provide valid COVID-19 vaccination record (unless you have a legitimate recognized medical or religious reason for not getting vaccinated)

Work Conditions: 

  • Applicants who reside within Nunavut will be given preference due to the location of this project
  • 21/21 rotation work schedule; working 11.5 hours per day.
  • Must be open to night shifts
  • Work will be primarily outdoors for extended periods of time in harsh weather conditions

Additional Information:

Company Description

Ledcor builds and maintains infrastructure in various industries including oil and gas, transportation, and mining. We’re experts in public and private infrastructure construction and maintenance. Our vast projects include: full-scale contract mining, earthworks, foundations, national highways, bridges, roads, waterways, dams, airports, underground utilities, independent power projects and site reclamation.

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!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. We are committed to continuing to build on our culture of empowerment, inclusion and belonging.  

View our full Inclusion & Diversity statement here.

Date Posted
Jan 17, 2022

., Iqalui, NU, Canada