Summer Laborer (Elbow River, AB)

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Volker Stevin Highways Ltd
May 3, 2023
Elbow River, Canada
Job Type
$17.00-$20.00 per hour
  • Lethbridge


Reporting to a Foreman, a Laborer is responsible for providing physical labor support during all phases of construction and production. Laborer provides a broad range of support in areas, such as handwork, moving materials, clearing terrain, site preparation, shoveling and basic equipment operation.

General Responsibilities:

  • Perform various highway maintenance tasks such as potholes patching, cracks sealing, spray patching, culverts maintenance erosion and vegetation control, and bridge maintenance.
  • Operate equipment such as skid steer, loader and powered hand tools as required.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and cleaning of equipment.
  • Ditch mowing, weed control, garbage pickup.
  • Locate and identify hazards; taking immediate action as required.
  • Operate equipment, such as pneumatic hammers, vibrators, tampers, and skid steer when needed.
  • Other general labor and construction-related duties as required.

Working Environment/Conditions:

  • Work Overtime as required.
  • Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.
  • Use of Personal Protection Equipment is required.
  • Use of sunscreen, long sleeves and appropriate headgear is recommended.
  • Must comply with the company’s substance testing requirements.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred.
  • Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 40 Lbs. on a regular basis.
  • Ability to perform heavy strenuous work in an outdoor construction site setting.
  • Ability to act courteously to project a positive company image.
  • Awareness of one’s own condition and relative fitness to ensure total readiness for work.

Note: This is a fixed term contract: 4-5 months.

How to Apply:
Please submit applications/resumes to, please reference Job ID # RQ23097

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

Job Type: Seasonal
Contract length: 4-5 months

Salary: $17.00-$20.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability


  • Class 5 License (required)

Work Location: In person

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