Foreman {Elkwater}

Full Time
Volker Stevin Highways
elkwater, AB
Application deadline: 30/09/2022
Job ID: 2-681622211

The Foreman is a knowledgeable and experienced leader coordinating Highway Maintenance Operations and managing workers for their assigned area.

The Foreman is the key person in charge of ensuring the Highway Maintenance program is delivered according to contract specifications while coordinating with various functions to manage the deliverables and the day to day operations. With a keen awareness of materials expenses, permits and other regulations, as well as employee safety are all top-of-mind for the Foreman.


The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the Highway Maintenance or similar field.
  • High School Diploma or extensive field experience.
  • Valid Class 1 (preferred) or Class 3 driver’s license with air endorsement.
  • Valid clean driver’s 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.
  • In-depth experience with relevant health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Perform physically demanding tasks.
  • Valid Standard First Aid Certificate (preferred).
  • Basic Computer use with Microsoft Office knowledge (Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • Basic Cellphone use and technical capabilities.

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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