Roadway Maintenance Leader I / Labourer II - Auxiliary
City of Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2d ago

Description Roadway Maintenance Leader I / Labourer II - Auxiliary

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38439 At the City of Edmonton - Parks & Roads Services, the long-term success of serving our citizens is implemented by the actions of exceptional leaders who exemplify our Cultural Commitments of being Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent.

As a leader in our branch, your role will be to inspire and cultivate our vision and cultural commitments while championing continuous improvement in your area of responsibility.

As a Roadway Maintenance Leader I, you will be a working foreman in charge of a crew engaged in performing many differing aspects of the auxiliary structures program.

You will be responsible for the work performed by the members of the crew, ensuring compliance to all methods, procedures in respect to the task being performed. Your duties may include :

  • Lead crew on various job sites in relation to predetermined schedules
  • Assess field conditions upon arrival and direct the setup of equipment and manpower
  • Initiate appropriate traffic control and related safety measures
  • Participate in equipment operations, labouring activities including : Construction, maintenance and repair and cleaning of auxiliary assets such as fences, railings, streetscape, wooden sidewalks, stairs, bollards, fences and guardrails, noise walls, retaining walls, sandboxes, A-Frames etc, as required
  • Support and assist the Roadway Maintenance Leader II by performing additional tasks including scheduling, First Calls, handling 311 notifications, SAP data entry and update and maintenance of Auxiliary Structures Asset inventory
  • Evaluate the current capabilities and productivity of individual crew members
  • Assign work tasks to labourers and others
  • Demonstrate the use of equipment and tools to train individual crew members as required
  • Ensure that appropriate safety (PPE) and related occupational health and safety regulations are observed by the crew
  • As a Labourer II, you will assist in the construction and maintenance of Auxiliary structures assets throughout the City of Edmonton.

    Duties include, but are not limited to :

  • Operation of power tools, hand tools and small equipment, such as chainsaws, tampers, mowers, jackhammers, blower packs, generators, etc.
  • Construction, repair and cleaning of auxiliary assets such as fences, railings, streetscape, etc
  • Assist in the maintenance and construction of wooden sidewalks, stairs, bollards, fences and guardrails, noise walls, retaining walls, sandboxes, A-Frames, etc.
  • Perform graffiti abatement as required
  • Perform snow removal as required
  • Load and unload material from truck to work site and vice versa
  • Assist with flagging procedures when required
  • Assist with yard duties when required
  • Assists with digging holes and trenches
  • Operation of light delivery vehicles transporting material and supplies
  • Work independently when familiar with duties; work is monitored by supervisor to ensure production meets standards
  • Read and interpret surface grading plans and drawings
  • Perform work within standard safety and environment requirements
  • Performs other related duties as required
  • Qualifications

  • Completion of Grade 12, supplemented by Supervisory Training
  • Certifications in the use of skid steer, chainsaw, oxy acetylene torch, knuckle boom crane and / or ground disturbance
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience with Auxiliary Structures, including work in graffiti abatement, chain link and wooden fence, guardrail and deterrent posts and / or concrete work and including operation of all vehicles and associated equipment, such as skid steer and crane truck
  • Experience leading crews and mentoring employees
  • Sufficient physical strength and agility to perform the work of the class
  • Knowledge of standard methods, materials, tools and equipment used in auxiliary structures and of the relevant occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Good written and oral communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to maintain simple records
  • Proficiency in SAP, Google Applications (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Calendar) and databases
  • Valid Alberta Class 3 driver’s licence with Air Brakes Endorsement (or provincial equivalent). Obtaining and maintaining a City Driver's permit is a requirement of this position
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