Reports To: Public Works Construction Coordinator or Construction Lead Hand
Key Responsibilities Include:
Operate heavy equipment such as a motor scraper and dozer on County road construction projects as required, in a safe and efficient manner.
Perform manual labour and assist on various projects ranging from crack filling and dust control to yard clean up.
Conduct daily inspections and provide basic daily maintenance and servicing of equipment.
Complete daily safety documentation and comply with County policies/ procedures.
Active participation in Lethbridge County’s Health and Safety program.
Various other related duties as assigned by the Construction Lead Hand or Public Works Construction Coordinator.
Previous experience on a road construction crew operating pieces of heavy equipment such as dozer, scraper or grader.
A valid Class 5 Driver’s License with air brake (Q) endorsement in good standing. A higher license class is considered an asset. A 5-year driver’s abstract will be required to ensure compliance with County Policy.
Minimum Grade 12 High School Education, GED or equivalent.
Knowledge of survey and field applications regarding work stakes, baseline, slopes, etc. is an asset.
Flagging and additional safety training is an asset.
Team-oriented with strong interpersonal skills.
Mechanically inclined, with the ability to troubleshoot potential equipment issues.
Physically fit and able to lift heavy loads (50 lbs) occasionally.
Adaptable to worksites that include a high level of dust, grease, mud or noise and outdoor temperatures that vary from hot to cold.
Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with other staff members, supervisors and the general public.
Ability to identify, assess and report existing or potential health and safety hazards.
This position may be subject to field evaluations to determine abilities operating specified equipment.
This casual position works 44-hours per week for the construction season working 9-hour days Monday through Thursday (7:00am-4:30pm) and 8-hours on Friday (7:00am-3:30pm) out of our Picture Butte Shop or other suitable locations within the County as required. This position may be subject to overtime to complete tasks in a timely and efficient manner. Casual staff are laid off in the fall or when projects are complete and Casual employees in good standing have a chance at recall for future work.
If you have the qualifications and believe this could be the right opportunity for you, please apply by sending your cover letter, resume or internal application to:
Please submit digital applications by email in PDF format.
Lethbridge County thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Additional applicants will be kept on file for any 2022 operational vacancies.
This competition was posted internally and externally on Monday, April 11, 2022.