• Full Time
  • Calgary

Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd.

Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd.

Address: 7175 12 St SE, Calgary, AB T2H 2S6
Job Locations: The position requires travel to various locations in the Calgary region (AB).
Wage: $36 – $42 /hour (based on skill level; salary increases as per Company policy).
Employment terms and conditions: Permanent, Full-Time, 30 to 70 hours/week, Morning, Day, Weekend, Overtime
Benefits: Dental and health care plan, Life and ADD Insurance
Vacancies: 12
Anticipated start date: As soon as possible

Job Requirements

• Language: Basic English
• Education: Not required
• Experience: 5 years of related experience
• Industry experience: Industrial/commercial/institutional (ICI) construction, Road construction, Underground
• Area of work experience: Rough and fine grading and finishing
• Type of heavy equipment operated: Grader, Excavator, Scraper
• Work Site Environment: Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt
• Work conditions and physical capabilities: Physically demanding, Attention to detail, Fast-paced environment, Overtime required, Must be physically capable to lift and carry a minimum of 40 lbs. repetitively on a regular basis
• Own tools/equipment: Steel-toed safety boots
• Security and safety: Driving record check (abstract) not required for the position, but may be needed to perform certain tasks, Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements


• Reporting to the Foreman, the Grader Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the self-propelled motor grader.
• The Grader Operator performs either rough or fine-grade finishing, precisely spreading and mixing materials to dry and prep roads, constructing road surfaces to precise grade specifications, laying cold mix, and/or shaving and rip out old road surfaces.
• Operate heavy equipment (motor grader) safely and appropriately and maintain proper awareness of one’s surroundings while operating the Grader on public roadways.
• Clean and lubricate equipment and refill equipment tanks.
• Operate computer-controlled equipment.
• Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment.
• Secure special attachments to equipment.
• Perform routine cleaning, daily maintenance, and safety checks on equipment.
• Precisely operate the grader blade to windrow gravel to the center of the road.
• Operate grader controls to regulate the height and angle of the grader blade and lower to loosen packed soil to permit grading.
• Drive grader in a successive pass over the working area, observing reference stakes or hand signals of other workers, to level the surface to the specified grade.
• Feel levers and listen to equipment sounds to determine the depth of the cut, finish grade base surface preparation within half an inch.
• Ensure the grader is in proper gear and is not moving too fast for working conditions.
• Knowledge of issues involving ground disturbance.
• Operate related equipment as required (e.g., excavator, scraper, etc.)
• Other related duties and tasks as required.

How To Apply:
Online: https://www.cognitoforms.com/volkerstevincanada/_2024volkerstevincontractingheoapplication
By email: careersvolker@volkerstevin.ca

Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces, Visible minorities, Indigenous people, and Newcomers to Canada are welcome to apply.