Bridge Foreman

Dawson Road Maintenance - Smithers, BC (10 months ago)

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Are you looking for a chance to be part of something big, something meaningful, something important? How about keeping our vital transportation infrastructure —roads, highways and bridges — safe for B.C. families and businesses!

Dawson Road Maintenance is looking for skilled, passionate people to help us safely connect our communities.

We operate a diverse fleet of specialized equipment using the latest in technology, including GPS-tracking backed by real-time weather forecasts. From winter snow to avalanches, mud slides or washouts, we work hard to make sure our highways are open and safe for the travelling public.

Work for us and you will be a valued member of the Dawson Group, a family owned group of transportation and construction companies serving all of B.C. People First is one of our core values, and we take it seriously. As well, we pride ourselves on acting with Integrity, Excellence and Respect. These values define us and guide all the decisions we make.

In this role you will be a valued member at Dawson Road Maintenance, working as a full time permanent Bridge Foreman, reporting to: Superintendent, Roads. This position requires an experienced Bridge Foreman to safely manage all bride crews, projects and inspections. Your base location will be Smithers, BC. These positions will include some travel throughout our great province.


  • Must Prioritize safety of self and others in all aspects of the job
  • Manage bridge projects
  • Supervise and participate in bridge maintenance and repair
  • Assist in conducting detailed bridge inspections
  • Instruct crews on safety precautions and enforce safety regulations
  • Arrange for the delivery of necessary materials, tools and equipment
  • Maintain contact with Ministry of Transportation, the general public and external organizations


  • Minimum three (3) years of bridge work experience
  • Minimum two (2) years of road maintenance and/or construction experience
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in a supervisory role
  • Valid Class 1 or 3 Drivers license is required
  • Valid Certificate of Qualification in the trade of Piledriver and Bridgeman issued by the Province of BC Ministry of Labour


Looking to be part of a well-established family-owned company? Our core values include: People First, Integrity, Respect and Excellence and as such we are committed to providing an environment that supports the growth and effectiveness of our employees and the organization. You will work for a company that offers an excellent compensation package, pension, and medical benefits, as well as learning and long-term advancement opportunities.

The Dawson Group is expanding our reach and need people like you to join us on our journey and help us achieve our vision of safely connecting our communities.

Apply now to start the conversation!

The Dawson Group uses a centralized application service- please apply electronically as paper resumes will not be accepted

Job Type: Permanent


  • supervision: 1 year (Preferred)
  • bridge work: 3 years (Preferred)
  • road maintenance/construction: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Red Seal Piledriver and Bridgeman (Required)
  • class 1 or class 3 (Required)