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Highway Maintenance Worker/Operator {Sherwood Park}

Volker Stevin Highways Ltd.24.02.20

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2019-07-17

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

Highway Maintenance Worker/Operator {Sherwood Park}

Job ID#: 2-700032011

 

Volker Stevin Highways Ltd. is seeking an experienced  Highway Maintenance Worker/Operator (I or II depending on experience). 

Under direction of a Foreman, this position is skilled to safely operate variety of heavy equipment used in highways maintenance work. Highway Maintenance Worker/Operator is responsible for highway maintenance and bridge equipment operation and maintenance; and will perform labor intensive duties as required, ensuring that Highway Maintenance Program is delivered according to contract specifications.

 

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

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.
  • Clean and valid driver’s abstract.
  • Experience in snowplow operation - minimum 50 hours behind the wheel.
  • Experience and aptitude for operation and minor maintenance of light, medium, and heavy equipment.
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks.
  • Valid Standard First Aid Certificate (preferred). 

 

Working Environment / Conditions:

Within a nature of 24/7 operation, the following work conditions are potentially needed to be considered:

 

Winter Conditions:

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

 

Summer Conditions:

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

 

Click for more details - Highway Maintenance Worker/Operator Position Profile

 

Working in a team environment you will enjoy competitive wages, excellent benefits, and opportunities for advancement. Note: We promote  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 # 2-700032011

 

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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