Arrow Transportation Systems Inc.

Excavator Operator - Princeton, BC

Job Locations CA-BC | CA-BC-Princeton
Company Arrowhead


In Business since 1919 and still growing, Arrow is a leader in bulk commodity hauling, reload operations, freight management, logistics, consulting, and technology with operations throughout Canada and the U.S.


We are looking for experienced Excavator Operators for project based work in Princeton, BC.


Great people work here!

We Offer

  • Competitive Pay
  • Full Benefits including dental, life insurance, pharmaceutical, vision care, chiropractor, massage, EAP, and more....
  • Opportunity to join an RRSP matching program
  • Season project based work
  • New equipment
  • Direct deposit pay

Shift: 5 days on, 2 days off; 8-10hrs/day


As an Arrow excavator operator, you will perform heavy civil works such as mass excavations, sewer and water installations, retaining wall excavation and back fill. The Operator will work in tight work areas and in close proximity of other workers, underground utilities, overhead power lines and the general public.


  • Operate Excavators sizes 20T to 40T
  • Operate and control the equipment safely in changing ground conditions
  • Perform road work, excavation work, lifting work, and have knowledge of rigging
  • Respond to signals and directions by the staff and work in coordination with them
  • Working with both buckets and rock excavation attachments
  • Work in adherence to all safe work practices, procedures, as well as all regulatory requirements
  • Perform daily equipment maintenance and requesting required services
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager

You Possess

  • Minimum 5 years of excavator experience including mass excavation, sewer and water installation, retaining wall exaction and backfill
  • Experience working in heavy civil construction
  • Knowledge of quick change attachments, working with both buckets and rock excavation attachments
  • Mechanical inclination of equipment maintenance (mechanic, welder, machinist) is an asset but not required
  • Experience with routine maintenance operations
  • Strong safety mindset
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions (snow, rain, sub-freezing temps, heat, wind)
  • Solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Quality oriented and strong attention to detail

We are an equal opportunity employer.



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