City of Brampton - Brampton, ON (23 days ago)

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Job Description:
Exciting things are happening at the City of Brampton. Take a look at what employees are working on related to our Term of Council Priorities moving us forward towards The Brampton 2040 Vision.




Reporting to the Works Foreperson, works as part of a crew to assist in applying asphalt/concrete on roads and property, control traffic, maintain watercourses, and perform winter maintenance projects.

Performs winter maintenance: shovels or operates walkways behind plows and snowblowers, and sands paths, sidewalks, etc.;
Maintains watercourses; operates mowers, trimmers, saw, etc. to cut and remove plants; digs debris, digs out or fills-in banks, lifts rocks to install gabion baskets;
Performs flagging to ensure site safety; places cones/signs; directs traffic flow through the area;
Performs turf maintenance: digs and removes old sod, applies topsoil, new sod, rakes and picks up leaves;
Assists in repairing catch basins/manholes: sets up tools, breaks up/removes asphalt, concrete, brick, etc. Cleans precast, replaces frame and lid, back fills with gravel to prepare for asphalt using wacker packer and jackhammer;
Assists in asphalt projects: assists in setting up tools/equipment and site, lays gravel, applies emulsion, and spreads asphalt with shovel or rake;
Assists in concrete projects: assists in setting up tools/equipment, breaking up and removing curbs/sidewalks using jackhammer, filling with gravel, forming and measuring area, mixing, shovelling and levelling cement, cleaning site;
Repairs roads: sets-up tools/equipment, breaks up and removes old road using pick, sledgehammer, shovel and/or jackhammer. Loads debris on truck, backfills, levels and tampers area, and applies asphalt. Cleans and fills potholes with asphalt or cold-patch;
Acts as wing person on snow plows: assists in installing wing; lubes and checks equipment, operates levers, watches for obstacles and communicates with drivers;
Maintains own tools: cleans and performs minor repairs;
Responds to on-site requests from public regarding work performed;
Installs and removes snow fence: checks prior to installation/and throughout winter; measures area, installs posts and fencing.
Other similar and related duties as assigned.

Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
Over one (1) year, up to and including two (2) years experience in asphalt and/or concrete work or basic construction.
Must possess a valid non-probationary Ontario Class G driver’s licence.
Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

Job status: Permanent

Job Type: Union

Applications must be received by: February 6, 2020

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

As part of the corporation’s Modernizing Job Evaluation project, this position will undergo an evaluation which may result in a change to the rate of compensation. Any changes affecting this position will be communicated as information becomes available.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above quoting reference #103669 by February 6, 2020 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

The City is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.