Highway Maintenance Worker - 6 Month Contract

Lafarge Canada - Edmonton, AB (4 months ago)

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Why work for Lafarge?
Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions. From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions. Lafarge takes personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you. Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us! More information can be found at www.lafarge.ca/careers .

Overview
The objective of this job is to be prepared every day to carry out highway maintenance work including supervision of workers. This could involve inspecting roads, driving snow plow truck, doing labour type work such as crack sealing, installing signs, removal of debris off of highways and any other type of duty that is necessary.

Responsibilities
Be prepared to be trained in the following programs if not already trained:
Employee orientation
Operator training
Flag training
WHIMIS
TDG
First Aid
And any other course that management believes will be applicable to the duties.
Ensure all safe work practices are adhered to.
Complete written administration information as requested by superintendent.
Report any accidents or incidents that have occurred while performing the work.
Take the company medical and drug screening
Service, clean, repair and maintain equipment
Ensure that equipment is being maintained to Company and safety standards.
Establish safe work and productive habits.
Be prepared to report to work on very short notice even on week ends.

Dimensions:
You will report directly to foreman or his designate
Specific Accountabilities: (As directed by the foreman or Supervisor)

Inspect highways and their conditions
Report any deficiencies to superintendent
Operate snow plow truck
Operate loaders to load snowplow trucks

Carry out manual work such as:
Sign repairs
Guardrail repairs
Removal of road kill
Placing of Gravel or asphalt
Repair of delineators
Crack sealing
Other maintenance activities as required

Ensure the public’s safety during work activities
Qualifications
Grade ten education or higher.
A minimum of two years truck driving experience
Class 3 license with air endorsement
Experience in operating snow plow trucks
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Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.

As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization. Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project. We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life. We are positioned to deliver on this commitment.