Bridge Worker {Lethbridge}

Volker Stevin Highways
Lethbridge, AB
Application deadline: 30/09/2022
Job ID: 2-671512211

A Bridge Worker is a skilled bridge/construction worker involved with maintenance and construction of bridge structures and other types of related infrastructure. The work involves a wide variety of activities using numerous tools, equipment, and materials.

Maintenance and construction duties include, but are not limited to the following: working at considerable heights, performing strenuous work in an outdoor setting, working with a variety of hand and power tools and equipment, working with and around heavy construction equipment, work as a flag-person, work with a variety of new and salvage materials ensuring optimum usage, and other duties as required. This position requires adequate physical strength and agility to perform the required tasks.

Work Environment / Conditions:

  • Awareness of one’s own condition and relative fitness to ensure total readiness for work.
  • Working at considerable heights, performing strenuous work in an outdoor setting.
  • Out of town and weekend work is expected.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

Qualifications & Experience

  • High school or equivalent; with experience in related construction activities.
  • Class 5 license; clean drive’s abstract.
  • Experience in heavy civil concrete construction.
  • Fabrication, erection, and removal of formwork and falsework.
  • Preparation of foundation (concrete working slab), placing, consolidating, finishing, curing, and protection of concrete for slabs and walls including cold weather requirements.
  • Installation of embedded metal fabrications.
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions.
  • Possible out of town and weekend work on an as required basis.

About Volker Stevin Highways

Our story begins in 1996 with the privatization of Highway Maintenance in the Province of Alberta. We started our operations in Southern Alberta, and have maintained the roads, and bridges in the Lethbridge Contract Maintenance Areas ever since. In 2001, we assumed responsibility for the Calgary area, and further expanded our operations in 2016 with the 30-year maintenance contract of the North East section of the Anthony Henday Drive in Edmonton. In August 2019 we added all of Mountain View County and Clearwater County to our areas and currently maintain approximately 30% of the provincial road network (~ 18,500 lane km’s). Over 200 plow trucks, and more than 350 people, work all year round to provide safe roads and bridges to the travelling public in Alberta.

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