Labourer - Roads - City of Maple Ridge

City of Maple Ridge

City of Maple Ridge

Labourer - Roads


Competition # 22-001
Status: Temporary Full-time CUPE
Department: Engineering Operations
Salary: $29.29 per hour
Closing: December 12, 2021

Please note the expected start date for this position is March 7, 2022.
 
Come grow with us! Are you a team player with a “can do attitude”, excellent communication & great customer service skills? We have the perfect opportunity for you!
 
POSITION OVERVIEW:
This is manual maintenance and construction work of some variety and complexity, which requires the performance of skilled and semi-skilled tasks. The duties may involve hazardous working conditions, specialized skills, and the incumbent may be assigned to various supervisors.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Considerable experience in civil construction and Municipal maintenance work. Some training and knowledge in the operation of small power equipment such as saws and rollers.  

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and materials used in civil construction and Municipal Maintenance work;
  • Must have the ability to understand, carry-out and effectively communicate to fellow employees, oral and written instructions from a supervisor;
  • Considerable skill in the proper and safe use of a variety of hand and power tools related to the work;
  • Ability to keep simple records of the work performed;
  • Sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to perform heavy manual outdoor work in all weather conditions;
  • Ability to respond to after hours emergencies;
  • Must show independence of judgment in the performance of duties and work with a minimum of supervision;
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate: small rollers, a variety of power saws, jack hammers, oil sprayers, vibrators, concrete mixer and drive light duty trucks.

 
LICENCES & CERTIFICATES:
A valid class 5 BC Driver's License with a safe driving record is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Preference will be given to candidates who have excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • You must have an interest and ability in dealing with the public, be a self-starter and be able to work independently.

 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Works with a crew to complete assigned tasks in a professional and competent manner. The employee should have knowledge of construction techniques.
  • Ability to operate light to medium duty trucks occasionally;
  • Performs skilled and unskilled labor to ensure the efficient operation of the division in accordance with departmental and divisional policies;
  • Ability to use power tools such as cut off saws, compactors and experience working with Asphalt black top and Concrete placing and finishing preferred;
  • You may also be required to work in the Sewers and Waterworks division on a as need basis;
  • As part of the application process we require you to upload your drivers' abstract.
  • Possession of a valid B.C. Class 3 Drivers License c/w air brake endorsement or heavy equipment operation experience will provide added opportunity for advancement;

 
This is a temporary full-time position for approximately six (6) months which may be extended or concluded at any time based on operational needs. Please note there are seven (7) temporary full-time positions available.

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Organization: City of Maple Ridge
Location: Maple Ridge, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Public Works & Operations
Posted: November 19, 2021, 10:43 am
Expires: December 12, 2021, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $29.29 Hour

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