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 Career Opportunities

Operations & Shop Maintenance 
Location: St. Albert

Sturgeon Valley Fertilizers Ltd. is looking for a confident and experienced heavy equipment operator. This role will be key in running, maintaining and upkeeping the St. Albert TerraGator floaters. During the non-operational times, this role will work collaboratively in the shop to complete shop related maintenance tasks.


The ideal candidate will have a background in operating various types of equipment such as forklift, skid steer, farm equipment (combine, floater, baler, etc.), truck and trailer, etc. they will also have a mechanical aptitude and a high level of integrity towards quality work.

Equipment Operator

  • Operate custom application equipment to apply crop protection products and fertilizer

  • Calibrate and check rates throughout the day to ensure accurate application

  • Ensure the proper herbicides and mixing orders are used

  • Monitoring weather and ensuring application conditions is within tolerance

  • Communicate with the agronomist and custom services coordinator to ensure timely and accurate application

  • Communicate with the custom services coordinator of any changes or additional product requirements

  • Communicate with the shop staff to trouble shoot and correct equipment problems

  • Communicate with the shop staff to order parts and confirm purchase order number

  • Responsible for basic equipment maintenance (greasing, cleaning distributors, oil and fluid check, etc.)

  • Keep equipment clean and tidy throughout the season.  At the end of the spring and fall season give a complete clean of the machine to help minimize fertilizer corrosion.

  • Complete documentation for each custom job and hand in to the custom services coordinator daily

  • Ensure all products taken from the plant is either used and invoiced or returned to warehouse

  • Ensure understanding of all maps and directions to arrive at proper destination for jobs

  • Communicate and coordinate with dry delivery drivers where to unload product in the field

  • Ensure floater is ready for the next day’s work at the end of the day (Fuel etc.)


Shop Technician

  • Assist on repairs and maintenance on trucks and plant equipment when appropriate

  • Assist shop staff with picking up parts and equipment

  • Assist customers with loading and unloading products from warehouse

  • Assist in operating skid steer loader in fertilizer facility and snow removal if required

  • Offer training, guidance, and assistance to newer, seasonal staff

  • Must be able to climb to heights as tall as 100 feet



Class 5 is a requirement

Class 1 or 3 is considered an asset

Legally entitled to work in Canada is a requirement

Clean drivers abstract

Must be able to lift a minimum 50 lbs

Send your resume to and tell us why you would be a good fit!
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St. Albert


55003 Range Rd 253, Sturgeon County, T8T 1R8

Phone: 780-458-6015
Fax: 780-460-7373

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57402 Range Rd 252A, Legal, T0G 1L0

Phone: 780-961-3088

Fax: 780-961-3084

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