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Reports to: Division Manager


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 jobsites.

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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 recordkeeping of their work including accurate times, dates, equipment inspections, site/service logs, and weather reporting.

Core Capabilities

  • Customer and quality focus
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Team work
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Responsibility and dependability
  • Ethics and integrity

Job Duties

  • 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 jobsites 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
  • 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

Work Conditions

  • 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