Road Foreman - Bella Coola

Dawson Road Maintenance - Bella Coola, BC (30+ days ago)

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THE COMPANY

Are you looking for a chance to be part of something big, something meaningful, something important? How about keeping our vital transportation infrastructure — our necessary 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 temporary, full-time Road Foreman; reporting to the Superintendent, Roads. As Road Foreman, you will assist in the supervision and activities of maintenance crews, sub-contractors and hired equipment. Your base location will be Bella Coola, BC and will include some travel throughout our great province.

WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE

  • Prioritize safety of self and others in all aspects of the job
  • Effectively follow instructions and function without direct supervision
  • Ensure efficiency of scheduled work that is carried out by employees under your supervision
  • Exercise tact and co-operation in dealing with employees, the general public and government personnel
  • Have extensive knowledge and experience in road maintenance and the requirements of MoTi maintenance specifications
  • Communicate and work co-operatively with Stakeholders
  • Be knowledgeable of Dawson Road Maintenance Safety and Equipment Management Policies.
  • Operate equipment as required.
  • Communicate and work co-operatively with outside agencies such as Municipal Governments, Forestry, Environment, Conservation, Mine Inspectors, R.C.M.P., Worksafe B.C., Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Etc.

WHAT YOU BRING

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in management level roles required
  • Minimum five (5) years of knowledge and experience in the road maintenance industry required
  • Valid Class 3 Driver’s License with an Air Brake Endorsement required
  • Valid Class 1 Driver’s License preferred
  • Must have a clean driver’s abstract
  • Capability to operate equipment subject to qualifications
  • Ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions
  • Ability to complete shift work as required

BENEFITS

Looking to be a key member 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 Types: Full-time, Temporary

Experience:

  • road maintenance: 5 years (Preferred)
  • management: 3 years (Preferred)

Licence:

  • class 3 (Required)
  • class 1 (Preferred)