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Labourer, Roads

Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd.24.09.18

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

Labourer, Roads Division

(JOB ID: 6204318)


Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd. is seeking Laborers to work within our Calgary location for the construction season. Reporting to the Foreman, the Laborer is responsible for providing a physical labor support during all phases of construction and production. The Laborer provides a broad range of support in areas, such as, hand work, moving materials, clearing terrain, site preparation, shoveling and basic equipment operation.


This job entails all aspects of optimizing and maintaining duties such as, but not limited to, the following: load , unload and move construction materials around the worksite, manually remove large rocks and debris turned up by graders and other heavy equipment, ensuring all revealed rocks and debris are clear before equipment makes further passes, execute traffic control plans by placing, removing, covering and uncovering traffic control signs, cones, barricades and other traffic control devices. Direct traffic when necessary, signal operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment and movement of materials, assist in the installation of culverts to drain water and/or use a generator and pump to remove rain water from ditches on the construction site, using a rake or shovel, spread gravel and other construction materials over road surfaces, building or decreasing slopes or leveling asphalt to fine grade specifications, shoveling test holes by locating markers/flags and quarantine any exposed pipes. Mark test holes with stakes, paint or ribbon, ensure worksite is organized and free of clutter, rubble and garbage, shovel asphalt mix into areas inaccessible to paving machines, and compact mix using rakes and hand tampers, operate equipment, such as pneumatic hammers, vibrators, tampers, and skid steer when needed, other General Labour and construction related duties as required.


The Ideal Candidate for this position will possess the following:

Qualifications and Experience:

• Valid Class 5 Alberta Vehicle Operator’s License
• Applicable Volker Stevin Operators Training
• Applicable Alberta Construction Safety Training (such as Flag Training)
• Excellent team skills
• Self-motivated and able to work without direct supervision at times
• Ability to work overtime, evenings, and weekends
• Actively seeks increased responsibility and takes initiative
• Demonstrates ability to adapt and deal with issues as they arise
• Show enthusiasm for work, generates new ideas and engage others
• Physical Capabilities (i.e. lift up to 50 - 100 LBS).


Working in a team environment you will enjoy competitive wages, excellent benefits, and opportunities for advancement. Note: We promote a safe work environment with a substance abuse testing program.

How to Apply:

Please submit applications/resumes to Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd., quoting Competition #6204318 - "Labourer, Roads"


By email: careers@volkerstevin.ca


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