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Winch Operator – 6 month Contract - Terrace

Winch Operator – 6 month Contract

Fort McMurray


Tridon Communications is currently seeking a Winch Operator on a 6 month contract  for work Local to Fort McMurray and surrounding areas on a rotational schedule.


Job Summary:


The Winch Operator is responsible for operating and maintaining winches used in construction, manufacturing, and other industries. This includes lifting and moving heavy loads, as well as ensuring that equipment is functioning properly and safely. The job requires physical strength, attention to detail, and knowledge of safety procedures.



  • Maintaining winch and ensure the equipment is functioning properly and safely
  • Controlling the movement of materials and equipment, lifting and lowering heavy objects as required
  • Ensuring loads are moved safely and efficiently
  • Monitor equipment gauges and indicators to verify load position.
  • Reposition winch when required
  • Load and unload materials using equipment and machines.
  • Select loads according to weight and size.
  • Operate, maintain, repair and preserve all tower erection tools and equipment
  • Climb ladders in order to position and setup vehicle-mounted derricks.
  • Adherence to all Safety policies and procedures
  • Site surveys
  • Other duties as assigned


Must Haves:

  • Safety First Mindset
  • Knowledge of hand and power tools, test equipment and design/fabrication techniques
  • Minimum 2 years’ tower and/or telecom experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in operating winch
  • Experience in tower stacking is considered a strong asset
  • Knowledge of products and services offered by Tridon Communications
  • Safety standards related to office, shop and store environments
  • Ability to gain access to client sites by passing a pre access drug and alcohol test and maintaining the ability to pass a pre access test at a moments notice to gain access to client’s site and perform safety sensitive work
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 Operator’s License
  • Clean 5 years Drivers Abstract
  • Fluent in English written and verbal communications
  • Team Player

Physical Demands:

The Winch Operator must be able to sit for extended periods of time while driving to site. Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time while working on site year round and be able to carry loads of up to 50LBS for short periods of time. May be required to work out of town and away from home from time to time.

Tridon Offers:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Company paid benefits
  • Company RRSP Matching
  • Additional paid days off for Years of Service
  • Manufacturer provided training
  • Opportunity to advance and grow within a rapidly growing Company

We Are A:

  • MOTOROLA Platinum Service Centre
  • KENWOOD Authorized Dealer
  • State of the Art CSA (Canadian Standards Association) Certified Repair Centre
  • COR Certified Employer

About Us:

Tridon Communications is a full solution Telecom Systems Integrator with CSA certification and licensed by APEGA. Our Engineering, Radio Communications, Data Communications, Security, Mobility, and Tower Divisions collaborate with customers to build custom solutions for their wireless communication needs. We have been supplying wireless communication products and services to Alberta industry since 1981. We operate seven service shops in Fort McMurray, Edmonton, Edson, Hinton, Calgary, Saskatoon & Terrace British Columbia.



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