AIM is hiring!

Six (6) Operators –Calgary Composting Facility

Company Overview

AIM is an expert in the process design and operations of organics processing and material recovery facilities. AIM is a best practices and single resource organization, partnering with world class leaders across Provincial, Canadian and International markets to provide solutions for today’s environmental challenges and evolving landscape. AIM works to develop plans tailored to fit individual client needs and waste stream profiles and then provides the proper team and technology to exceed all business, operational and community objectives. Our team of professionals are leaders in our field providing subject matter expertise to accurately design a waste management facility while taking into consideration all facility start-up, processing, on-going operations, maintenance and rehabilitation (OMR) and stakeholder engagement objectives.

 City of Calgary Composting Facility

The City of Calgary Composting Facility is a new $143 Million dollar facility that is under construction and is scheduled to begin operations in July 2017. It is located on the Shepard Waste Management Facility, south of 114th Avenue S.E. Key characteristics of the facility include:

  • Four facility complexes including – main administrative and education offices; centralize receiving and processing facility; curing building for final stage processing; and a storage building. Collectively, the facility is 521,000 square feet.
  • The facility will process up to 145,500 metric tons of residential food and yard waste and dewatered biosolids from The City’s wastewater treatment process every year.
  • Finished compost will be tested to ensure it meets the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment(CCME) Category A standards and quality.

Opportunity Profile

AIM is commencing the build of its team to execute a ten-year agreement for the Operations, Maintenance and Rehabilitation (OMR) of the City of Calgary Composting Facility.   AIM is looking for six (6) Operators to join our team by June 19th, 2017 as we begin the OMR contract in July 2017. Reporting to the Compost Process Supervisor, notable day-to-day activities of the Operator will include the following:


  • Operate a variety of large equipment in an efficient and safe operating manner including the following:
    • Volvo 120/150/180 Loaders.
    • Skid Steer and attachments.
    • Genie Scissor and Boom Lift.
    • Vermeer Compost Turnover.
    • Other major equipment as required.
  • Inspect equipment prior to commencement and conclusion of each shift completing all daily maintenance and operating log reports.
  • Loads and unloads all organics waste products and materials into shredders, mixers, screening systems and compost processing vessels.
  • Maintains a clean working environment promoting individual and team commitment to OH&S best practices.
  • Ensures that all organics feedstock material received for processing is compliant with standard operating procedures (SOPs) and quality assurance requirements.
  • Identifies and reports any equipment deficiencies to the Compost Process Supervisor.
  • Accurately completes all daily operations reports including checklists and logs in accordance with AIM Environmental, City of Calgary and Regulatory Agency requirements.
  • Monitors all compost processing activities in collaboration with operations team members integrating key SCADA and Management System data to optimize processing and productivity results.
  • Actively participates in daily tool box meetings and scheduled staff, OH&S and Environmental training programs and meetings.
  • Engages in continuous learning ensuring openness to new training and development programs, maintaining applicable industry and manufacturer certifications and credentials.
  • Regular updates one’s knowledge pertaining to composting in Alberta and CCME guidelines.
  • Safely performs other duties as assigned.


  • Compost or Landfill Operator Certification preferred.
  •  Knowledge of the commercial composting infrastructure, equipment, systems and processes an asset.
  • Experience operating and maintaining heavy equipment.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficient working and collaborating skills with recognized problem solving, decision making, planning, organizing and continuous learning competencies.
  • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to respond to emergency calls.

 Hours: Shift work and weekend work may be involved.

There has never been a better time to join the AIM team. You’ll join a passionate and hard-working team who love pulling together to solve problems, implement solutions and have fun. With a focus on safety first, you’ll make sure that all operating activities are carried out to highest standards of quality, reliability, and performance.

A competitive compensation and benefits plan are offered and will be discussed in a personal interview.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to and include the job postion name in your subject line.

Thank you for your interest. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.