AODA Statement of Commitment:

Kieswetter Excavating is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals a manner that maintains their dignity and independence.  We believe in equal opportunity and are committed to meet the needs of people with disabilities.  Accommodations are made made in a timely manner while preventing and removing barriers to accessibility to further meet the standards.

Kieswetter Excavating will provide training to employees on Ontario’s accessibility laws and the Human Rights Code as it pertains to their roles and responsibilities through out the organization.

Information and Communication
Kieswetter Excavating will make all information and communication available to those upon request.  Various formats are available for support.

Kieswetter Excavating is committed to a fair and accessible employment practices.  When requested, accommodations will be made to ensure equality of all individual applicants.

For further information on the accessibility plan, please contact Human Resources.

Work at Kieswetter Excavating

At Kieswetter Excavating you will be working with highly experienced professionals who love what they do.  We work on a variety of projects throughout Waterloo Region, Guelph and Surrounding Area. We foster growth through ongoing feedback and a positive working environment.  We are a family-owned company that values and respects the members of our team.  We provide excellent compensation and benefits.  Working at Kieswetter is more than a job, it is a career.  Check below for available positions and click on the link at the bottom of the page to apply.

We are presently accepting applications for the following positions:

Experienced Heavy Equipment Operators
We are presently seeking experienced operators for Excavator, Bulldozer, Wheel Loader, Skidsteer, Track Loader and Articulated Trucks.  You must be a conscientious operator that cares about the quality of your workmanship and maintenance of your equipment.  A minimum of 5 years experience is required along with a positive attitude and high skill level.  Please do not apply if you do not have any past experience. 

If you are a graduate of a heavy equipment school and have no previous employment as an operator, we recommend you apply for the General Labourer position.

General Labourer (Entry-Level)

If you are a motivated individual looking for an entry-level position, this is the opportunity for you.  You must be eager to work and ready to learn.   You must be a team player that takes pride in your workmanship.  A good portion of our team started here.  This is the best place to begin and learn the technical side of the industry from our experienced professionals.

Skilled Labourer

If you are already experienced in construction and looking for a career move to a strong and reputable company, then please apply.  Many of our skilled labourers come from other excavating, sewer and watermain and landscaping companies.  If you are able to offer our team an experienced hand, then we want to hear from you.


We are presently seeking experienced pipelayers to join our industry-leading site servicing crews. You must be reliable, able to work well in a team in environment and be able to achieve a high level of workmanship.

General Superintendent

We are presently seeking a Superintendent capable of managing civil projects.  The candidate must be capable of assessing and co-ordinating project needs and performing supervisory tasks including layout.  Excellent interpersonal skills are a must as is a desire to do things right the first time. 

Project Manager
We are presently seeking an experienced Project Manager capable of managing civil contracts.   The candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with co-workers, field staff, suppliers and clientele.  The candidate must be meticulous in their work and pay attention to detail.  As the environment is fast-paced, the ability to prioritize tasks and work loads while supporting clients and field staff is critical. 

Licensed Mechanic
We are presently seeking a Licensed Mechanic with a minimum of 3 years experience .  Truck or Heavy Equipment mechanics both welcome.  Must be able to work in a team, multitask and prioritize tasks.  Applicant must possess a valid Driver's License.

Dump Truck Driver

We offer the areas top wages and best benefits for dump truck drivers plus year-round work.  All trucks are stored inside overnight in a climate-controlled environment.  You must be reliable and show care for your truck.  Previous experience in a dump truck, trailer and/or float application is a must.  Several positions are available.  All ELDs are installed and operational for June 2021.

Construction Surveyor
The Construction Surveyor will report to our Head Surveyor and be responsible for day-to-day survey requirements including the following:

  • Surveying for site services, grading and curb & sidewalk works with GPS equipment
  • Perform Topographical surveys as needed
  • Surveying for excavations with GPS and/or Laser technology
  • Setting up GPS base stations
  • Keeping appropriate records and documentation

Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • Prior field surveying experience or a relevant education with experience surveying (CET)
  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • Ability to read construction drawings
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Care in work and accuracy of work
  • Experience with AutoCAD or Trimble Business Centre software is an asset

Project Co-ordinator:
The Project Co-ordinator will assist project managers in the administration of contracts.  Scope of this position includes the following:

  • Setup projects on various software programs
  • Organize project documentation
  • Track time and tonnages for T&M Invoices; Assemble work summaries
  • Send Invoices
  • Track internal and external costs for projects
  • Communicate with suppliers and clients as required
  • Prepare project schedules


  • CET certification recommended
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel and Office Skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and high level attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion