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Highway Maintenance Worker/Operator {Foremost}

Volker Stevin Highways Ltd.21.05.19

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2019-05-07

Volker Stevin Highways Ltd. (a Volker Stevin Canada company) has the following full time hourly position available located in Foremost, Alberta.

Highway Maintenance Worker/Operator

Job ID#: 680601911 

 

Volker Stevin Highways Ltd. is seeking experienced  Highway Maintenance Worker/Operators (I or II depending on experience). Under the direction of the Foreman, this position is skilled work in the safe operations of a variety of heavy equipment used in highways maintenance work. The Highway Maintenance Worker/Operator is responsible to operate and maintain highway maintenance/bridge equipment and to perform labor intensive duties as required, ensuring that the Highway Maintenance Program is delivered according to contract specifications.

 

This job entails all aspects of road maintenance with duties such as, but not limited to, the following:  equipment operation/truck driving, physical labor, roadside and highway maintenance functions, sign replacement, guard rail maintenance, flagging, snow plowing and other such related tasks as assigned.  All duties are performed in varying weather conditions. 

 

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The Ideal Candidates for these positions will possess the following:

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Valid Class 1 (preferred) or Class 3 driver’s license with air endorsement
  • Valid driver’s clean abstract
  • Experience in the operation of a Snowplow; minimum 50 hours behind the wheel
  • Experience and aptitude for operation and minor maintenance of light, medium, and heavy equipment
  • Perform physically demanding tasks
  • Valid Standard First Aid Certificate (preferred) 

Working Environment / Conditions:

Within the nature of a 24/7 operation, some of the conditions that we potentially need to account for in the work are:

Winter Conditions:

  • Long hours and days of continuous service
  • Significant shift work, on-call, and night shift work required
  • Poor visibility when plowing
  • Planning and scheduling of work shifts and call-ins
  • Work will be outdoors in various weather conditions; extreme cold, ensure preparedness with proper clothing, PPE
  • Dealing with traffic on poor road conditions
  • Dealing with accidents/emergencies on the highways

Summer Conditions:

  • Long hours working on the highways
  • Significant shift work, on-call, and night shift work required
  • Work will be outdoors in various weather conditions; extreme heat conditions, windy conditions, and rainy conditions; ensure preparedness with proper fluids for hydration, clothing, PPE
  • Dealing with high traffic volumes in work zones.

 

Working in a team environment you will enjoy competitive wages, excellent benefits, and opportunities for advancement. Note: We promote a safe work environment with a substance abuse testing program.

How to Apply:

Please submit applications/resumes to Volker Stevin Highways Ltd., please reference Job ID # 680601911

 

Email: Careers@volkerstevin.ca  
Website: see online application button below

 

 

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected will be contacted for an interview.

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