• 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.