Grapple & Shear Operator

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$26.00-$35.00 Per hour


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability


At least 3 years


  • Trade Certificate (preferred)

Work remotely:


We offer the following:

  • Year-round work in all climates
  • Overtime when needed
  • Regular reviews and incentives
  • Great team environment
  • Monthly lunches that are worth talking about
  • Benefits fully paid by the company once qualified
  • Sick day pay once qualified

CAC is seeking a skilled Grapple & Shear operator to join our team. This is a fast-paced environment that encompasses a wide range of opportunities from our metal recycling division to project work throughout Alberta.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Processing materials such as pipe, exchangers, modules, and farm equipment using grapples attachments on material handlers
  • Loading and unloading step decks, super b’s, demo boxes, flat decks with bunks and pins using grapple and magnet attachments
  • Clean, lubricate, fuel, and perform minor repairs to equipment
  • Attention to detail, safety consciousness, and always aware of others and their surroundings.


  • Heavy equipment operator certification or equivalent experience required
  • Experience with Sany, Komatsu, Hitachi, Liebherr, Sennebogen, JCB, Case, Acculoader material handlers are required
  • Industry experience in scrap/recycling, forestry, mines, or similar experience is desirable
  • Calculate weight, volume, and length measurements for various materials processed at our facility
  • Knowledge and understanding of counterbalance for more specialized equipment
  • The ability to rig is desirable


  • Competitive wages
  • Benefits: Medical/Dental & Disability
  • Vacation Pay
  • A rapidly growing family-operated company
  • Work within a recession-proof industry
  • Salary: Dependent on Experience and Qualifications

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