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TRADE JOURNEYMAN BRIDGEWORKER (OR APPRENTICE)

We are looking at expanding our team! An exciting opportunity exists at Mainroad Mid-Island Contracting LP for a Year 2 or 3 Apprentice Bridgeworker or Trade Journeyman Bridgeworker. This position is based out Mainroad’s yard in Parksville and will report to the Bridge Foreman.

The successful candidate shall have the following qualifications:

  • Secondary school graduate is required
  • 2 year Apprentice in either Piledriver or Bridgeworker
  • Class 3 driver’s license with air endorsement, and clean driver’s abstract is preferred
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in highway/bridge maintenance or related field is preferred
  • Crane operator certificate for boom/folding crane is preferred
  • Willing and able to work on top of and under bridge structures of varying height
  • Crane operator certificate for boom/folding crane is preferre
  • Capable of performing heavy physical labour
  • Ability to work different shifts
  • Safety conscious, possess willingness to learn and practice safe work habits, and actively participate in worksite safety in general
  • Willing to work outdoors in all kinds of weather
  • Willing and able to work on top of and under bridge structures of varying heights
  • Able to travel for periods of time
  • Able to work within a team environment
  • Able to take direction and instructions

Job duties include the following:

  • Carries out pre-trip checks such as brakes, steering, windshield wipers, fluid levels and circle check.
  • Carries out a wide range of routine and complex repairs to timber, concrete and steel bridges such as joint repairs and deck patching.
  • Maintains, repairs and cleans Bridges as well as Complete other Projects.
  • Records and promptly reports on the appropriate documentation any and all items requiring repair, maintenance or cleaning.