Excavator Operator

Subsidiary: Terus Construction Ltd.

Terus Construction Ltd. is an integrated road construction and materials manufacturing company, which has been building roads in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory for over 30 years through decentralized business centers.

Road construction, asphalt paving, aggregate production, hot mix asphalt and ready-mix concrete supply are the core activities. In addition, the Company acts as general contractor on civil construction projects, including excavation, utilities, concrete placement, sidewalks, and curbs, and in all kind of road construction related activities.

Over 800 jobs every year are performed through more than 20 decentralized business centers, such as highway rehabilitation, airport construction, industrial, municipal and commercial work, subdivisions. More than 550 employees are locally employed.

Terus Construction provides challenging and rewarding opportunities in an entrepreneurial, diverse, inclusive and respectful work environment. As our growth creates new career opportunities, likely there is the right one for you!

Adventure Construction, part of the Terus Construction Group., is seeking an Excavator Operator in Prince Rupert at our Quarry Operation. Terus Construction Ltd. is a leader in the construction industry in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. 



Reporting to the Foreman you will be required to work in a rock quarry environment and load trucks with shot rock, rip rap and various other materials.



  • Must be able to operate an excavator with a high level of skill in all aspects of quarrying.
  • Comply with applicable mines regulations and occupational health and safety regulations. 
  • Perform pre-trip inspection to ensure mechanical, safety and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Maintain daily logs, inspection logs and other necessary paperwork.
  • Must ensure a solid understanding of, and comply with the principles of the company’s Code of Ethics.
  • Other duties as required


  • Minimum 5 years of experience running large excavators in rock quarry
  • Valid class 5 driver's license with clean driver's abstract.
  • Some mechanical aptitude.
  • Knowledge of applicable safety legislation and ability to perform pre and post trip equipment checks.
  • Ability to identify safety hazards.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs or more, ability to work in extreme weather conditions, confined space & heights, and possess the required PPE and steel-toed work shoes. 
  • First Aid & WHMIS certificates are considered and asset. 
  • Successfully pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. 

Terms of Employment: 
Permanent – full-time (Overtime, week-ends, days & nights) and requires on call availability as business

To apply for this position, please visit www.terusconstruction.ca 

We would like to thank all applicants for submitting their resume.  However, only applicants selected to be interviewed will be contacted.

Terus Construction Ltd. offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high-performance organization including competitive salary and benefits package, along with in-house training, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

Must be able to meet all safety requirements including pre-employment drug/alcohol testing.

We would like to thank all applicants for submitting their resume.  However only applicants selected to be interviewed will be contacted.