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2024 Construction Season: Heavy Equipment Operator 

Craig Bardson Excavating Inc., an excavating and grading contractor located in Albany, MN, is now taking applications for a seasonal Heavy position. Primary responsibility is safely operating a quad or tri-axle dump truck hauling materials and equipment to and from our projects. Other job functions include performing basic maintenance on trucks, operating heavy equipment, and general labor tasks.  Job requires early mornings and possibly some overnights. Pay is hourly and can vary depending on experience.  

Position Requirements:

-Ability to run heavy equipment including: skidloader, excavator, dozer (GPS enabled) loader etc.

-Valid Drivers License (Class A preferred but not required) 

-Acceptable Driving Record 

-Current health Card (Or the ability to obtain one)

-Ability to travel

-Ability to pass a pre-employment drug test

-Ability to work long hours

-Basic reading and writing skills 


Experience running heavy equipment preferred but not required. Willing to train the right candidate. 


-Competitive Pay

-Prevailing wage rates on applicable projects 

-Health Insurance 

-Simple IRA with match

-Paid Holidays (during the working season)

-Opportunity to operate heavy equipment

-Family owned company environment

-Opportunity for advancement

-Paid drive time

To Join Our Team-3 Ways to Apply:

1. Complete the online employment application on our apply online page.

2. Download the employment application below.  Send the completed application to or fax to (320) 845-6376 or mail to 31902 Sand Lake Road, Albany, MN 56307

3. Apply in person at our office: 31980 Mapleview Road, Albany, MN 56307 (Due to COVID-19 please call (320) 845-4952 ahead of time to schedule an in person application) 

Job Application 

If you have any questions, email or call (320) 845-4952 and ask for Mariah. 

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