Bridge Worker III

In by Saamis Lethbridge

Volker Stevin Highways Ltd.
Published
July 4, 2024
Location
Lethbridge, Canada
Category
Job Type
City
  • Lethbridge

Description

Full job description

Volker Stevin Canada and its subsidiaries across Western Canada are dedicated to providing the highest level of quality services in the areas of: construction, project management, highway maintenance, civil works and bridge construction, maintenance and rehabilitation expertise, and asphalt/aggregate plants and pits.

Position Rationale:

The Bridge Worker III is a competent bridge worker with experience in all aspects of the actual maintenance and construction of bridge structures. At various times, the Bridge Worker III may be working as a carpenter, concrete finisher, sand-blaster, painter, steel-man (structural or re-bar), rigger, equipment operator, flag-person, general labourer, etc. The work involves a wide variety of activities using numerous different tools, equipment, and materials.

Position Accountabilities:

  • Operate and perform minor maintenance on equipment such as jackhammers, drills, chainsaws, tampers, sandblasters, and concrete vibrators.
  • Work on the structural steel and concrete components of bridges, and assist in bridge washing, cleaning, painting, sandblasting, sealing, grouting, placing structural concrete, etc.
  • Handle various toxic products such as epoxies, grouts, sealers, paints, thinners, and cleaners.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience in heavy civil construction.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team to complete the task at hand.
  • Ability to work with and around heavy construction equipment.
  • Ability to work with a variety of new and salvage materials ensuring optimum usage.
  • Ability to work with a variety of hand and power tools and equipment used in bridge work.

Working Environment/Conditions:

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

Qualifications and Experience:

  • High School education or equivalent.
  • 3+ years bridge or construction experience.
  • Ability to work as a lead hand.
  • Class 3 Alberta Vehicle Operator’s License.
  • Standard First Aid Certificate.
  • Applicable Alberta Construction Safety Association Training.
  • Ability to perform heavy strenuous work in an outdoor construction site setting.
  • Ability to work at considerable heights.
  • Awareness of one’s own condition and relative fitness to ensure total readiness for work.
  • Ability toact in a courteous manner in order to project a positive Company image.
  • Knowledge of accepted bridge construction practices.
  • Ability to read detailed engineering drawings.
  • Awareness of various applicable Acts and Regulations.

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., quoting JOB ID: RQ2458

Online: vshighways.ca

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

For a full list of job responsibilities, please visit our Career Page.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

Experience:

  • bridge or construction: 3 years (required)

Licence/Certification:

  • First Aid Certificate (required)
  • class 3 license (required)

Work Location: In person

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