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Our people are committed, driven, creative and engaged with a collaborative spirit and desire for excellence. We offer a dynamic team environment, one with exciting challenges, growth potential and true camaraderie, as well as competitive remuneration & benefits and continued educational support.

If you’re interested in a career with Conwest, please send your resume and cover letter to hr@conwestcontracting.com, including the name of the position you’re applying for on the subject line.

Current Openings

Office

The Position

The Coordinator’s primary goals are to assist in the planning, organization, and quality control of the project while providing ongoing support of the project staff.

Key Internal Relationships

  • Reports to the Project Manager and Director of Construction as required.
  • Works directly with the Project Managers as part of a collaborative, team-based culture.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with change orders; obtain quotes, assess costs and impacts to project schedule.
  • Assist with project completion close-outs.
  • Maintain and distribute site records; post records to company document management system, and assemble documents to support claims.
  • Administer requests for information; liaise with project team, client, and subcontractors, and attend site/project meetings as required.
  • Coordinate inspections and acquire permits.
  • Coordinate selection and purchase of materials and services for the project; liaise with suppliers.
  • Oversee accurate completion of all site paperwork including time sheets, dailies, invoices, and work records for accurate cost coding to applicable contract items.
  • Work with all on-site personnel, as required, to identify and resolve issues, ensure quality control, and support the overall project schedule and goals.
  • Support and confirm performance of the health & safety and environmental requirements of the work.

Education, Experience, and Skill Requirements

Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications/skills:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in civil, earthworks, and underground utilities.
  • Proficiency in Bluebeam, Agtek, Timberline, Microsoft Project, Adobe, and MS Office.
  • Well organized, detail oriented, punctual.
  • Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to effectively represent company in multi-party discussions.
  • Commitment to excellence in service delivery, a safe workplace, and environmental protection.
  • Degree/Diploma in civil engineering/civil engineering technology.
  • Adaptable, team player and enthusiastic learner with the ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplined team.

If you’re interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter to HR@conwestcontracting.com, including the name of the position you’re applying for on the subject line.

Site

Key Responsibilities

  • Inspect small tools and equipment before each shift and throughout the day and immediately advise Foreman of any/all deficiencies, defects, or damage
  • Ensure worksite is organized and free of clutter, rubble, and garbage to ensure a clean working space and prevent damage of equipment
  • Execute traffic control plans by placing, removing, covering and uncovering traffic control signs, cones, barricades, and other traffic control devices as directed by site TCP or Supervisor
  • Signal operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment and movement of materials
  • Assist in the installation of culverts to drain water and/or use a generator and pump to remove rain water from ditches and general dewatering on the construction site
  • Using a rake or shovel, spread gravel and other construction materials over road surfaces, building slabs, or leveling asphalt/gravels to fine grade specifications
  • Shovel asphalt/gravels into areas inaccessible to heavy equipment
  • Operate small tools and equipment, such as pneumatic hammers, vibrators, tampers, cutoff saws, laser levels, and other miscellaneous hand tools equipment
  • Cut concrete, PCV, and metal
  • Load, unload, and move construction materials around the worksite
  • Guide heavy equipment operators around site and trenches and assist with equipment attachments
  • Other General Labour and construction related duties as required and assigned by the Foreman including hand work, clearing terrain, site preparation, shoveling, and basic equipment operation

Qualifications

  • Previous experience working in a civil construction environment is an asset but not required
  • Strong work ethic, excellent attendance record, and a good attitude required
  • Ability to lift, handle, and move 50lbs
  • Must be able to work well with minimum supervision within a union environment and be willing to join CLAC
  • Must be local and have own transportation
  • Current safety tickets an asset

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Key Responsibilities

  • Operate a variety of heavy equipment in a safe, responsible, and efficient manner
  • Clean, lubricate, and maintain equipment including, but not limited to, greasing, shoveling tracks, cleaning windows and cab interior
  • Complete daily paperwork including fuel reports, inspection reports, and time cards detailing machine hours as well as time worked, etc. as required
  • Conduct thorough safety and maintenance inspection when assigned to a new machine
  • Immediately report any mechanical defects, safety defects, and/or existing damage to Foreman
  • Ensure equipment is in safe working order and that safety tools are installed at all times
  • Secure appropriate special attachments to equipment including, but not limited to, safety wedges

Qualifications

  • Possess Heavy Equipment Operator trade certification, valid driver’s license, and clean drivers abstract. Air brake endorsement and some college, vocational, or technical training an asset
  • Minimum 5 years of experience operating heavy equipment
  • Current safety tickets an asset
  • Must be well familiar with attachments including their use, maintenance, and safety requirements
  • Must be able to work well within a union environment and be willing to join CLAC
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications an asset
  • Physically fit and capable of performing daily job requirements
  • Excellent observation skills, strong attention to detail, and good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Must be local and have own transportation

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent.

Key Responsibilities

  • Installing underground utilities to designed grades and applicable construction standards including storm, water and sewer mains and services
  • Pre-locate existing utilities and work with heavy equipment to ensure that existing utilities are exposed without contact
  • Installation of Hydro, Telus, and Shaw ducting
  • Utilize different shoring methods to provide a safe excavation for entry
  • Set up pipe laser and establish proper design grade
  • Organize all tools and equipment required for the job at the beginning of the shift
  • Digging with excavator to ensure trench grade, bedding depths, and backfill are installed correctly
  • Lay pipe to design grade ensuring proper tamping of pipe
  • Bolt up mechanically restrained fittings, valves, and pipe to manufacturer’s specifications
  • Cut concrete and set manholes, box culverts, chambers, etc. for different applications including live utility main overbuilds
  • Notify Foreman of any installation conflicts immediately
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Foreman

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as either a pipe layer or skilled labourer in a utilities installation setting including extensive experience with the installation of storm, water, and sanitary main and services as well as the installation of Hydro, Telus, and Shaw
  • Possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Possess a comprehensive understanding of tools and equipment required for the job
  • Be completely familiar with cutting/beveling pipe
  • Possess a strong understanding of safe excavations and WorkSafeBC guidelines for excavation requirements, and have the ability to work around excavation equipment and in tight areas safely
  • Know how to assemble and install shoring or trench cages in excavations as required.
  • Have an understanding of the issues involving ground disturbance
  • Ability to thoroughly read, understand, and interpret civil construction plans and drawings
  • Ability to work under pressure in some situations
  • Must be willing to become a member of CLAC

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent.