Highway Maintenance Worker (Auxiliary)

Mainroad Group - Sparwood, BC (10 months ago)

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An opportunity exists at Mainroad East-Kootenay Contracting LP for Highway Maintenance Driver/Labourers. These are auxillary, on-call positions, based out of our Sparwood yard, for the duration of the winter season until approximately March 2020.

Drivers will be responsible for operating & driving sanding, plowing, and salting trucks during snow events. Drivers will be placed on a call-out list and contacted when a snowfall event starts or is anticipated.

The successful candidates shall have the following qualifications:

  • Class 3 driver's license with Air Brake Endorsement and a clean driver's abstract
  • Ability to drive a truck, run a loader, and proficient in driving standard transmission
  • Ability to work on call shifts 24/7
  • Previous experience in construction and/or highway maintenance is an asset
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to learn quickly
  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude
  • Willing to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills
  • Dedicated and committed to providing safe and reliable highways for the driving public

Job duties include the following:

  • Sanding, plowing snow, and salting highways/roads during snow events
  • Clearing of litter, debris, and roadkill
  • Operating and driving trucks to haul material

Please forward your resume and driver’s abstract. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time


  • highway maintenance: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Class 3 with Air Brake Endorsement (Required)