North Star Contracting

Rakerman

CA-AB-Calgary
2 weeks ago
ID
2017-1135
# of Openings
1
Category
Surface

Overview

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From 1 bobcat 19 years ago, North Star Contracting Inc. is now a full-service civil contracting company with over 150 employees working in the Underground Utilities, Paving, Concrete and Surface Industries. Having been recognized in the Civil construction industry for over 18 years, North Star has proudly completed many high-profile, multifaceted projects around the Calgary area. Our people are the foundation of our company and we pride ourselves in the culture we’ve created within North Star by hiring and promoting the right people.

 

Grading and Paving:

 

Our grading and paving division has worked on many different types of projects around the city of Calgary from small patches, to sub-divisions to interchanges to large commercial sites and consistently provides the highest quality work on schedule.

Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Redistribute and spread asphalt using efficient techniques, getting it ready for rolling, while maintaining a good pace.
  • Work as part of the paving crew primarily raking asphalt, shoveling excess asphalt and sweeping up debris. 
  • Complete daily safety documentation and comply with established company policies and procedures.

Qualifications

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience working on a paving crew.
  • Thorough understanding of construction procedure and safety practices.
  • Active Construction Safety Training System (CSTS) Certification.
  • WHMIS Certification.
  • Valid First Aid would be considered an asset.
  • Must have Valid Class 5 driver’s license with a clean current drivers abstract.
  • Must have own transportation with strong knowledge of Calgary and surrounding area.
  • Knowledge and understanding of temperature changes and their impact on various materials.
  • Knowledge of heavy equipment and paving operations.
  • Listens to direction.
  • Self-motivated and able to complete tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Dedicated, reliable, hard-working, team player.

 

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

  • Must be available to work long hours including evenings and weekends during the work season April to December.
  • Must be able to work in extreme heat up to and could exceed 64 Celsius.
  • Must be physically fit to perform manual labour in all types of environments and conditions.
  • Must have CSA approved safety boots.

 

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED, a combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Safety courses will be required upon hiring.
  • Additional education or work experience considered an asset.

 

Location: 64 Technology Way, Calgary AB. T3S 0B9

 

North Star Contracting is an equal opportunity employer and values the commitment of providing a good culture and fostering a team work-ethic to our employees. The safety and professionalism of our people are at the forefront of our business strategy and we are committed to providing the tools to help our people grow.

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