Lead Hand - Highway Maintenance

Location: Hinton, AB, Canada
Job ID: R14658
Job Status: Full-Time



Job Summary:

Are you tired of being on the road?  Looking to be home at night and to be a bigger part of your community? Ledcor Highway Maintenance has long-term stable career opportunities.  With contracts at least seven years in length, Ledcor offers you the stability of a year-round employment, and the chance to make long-term plans all while being part of a great team dedicated to safe operations. We are looking enthusiastic and team-oriented employees to join our team in helping keep our Alberta provincial Highways safe.  If you have a desire to work for an industry leading employer and great community-minded organization, consider Ledcor. We offer industry leading wages, excellent training, benefits, RSP's and career growth potential with advancement opportunities within our diversified company. You will be responsible for winter and seasonal maintenance of Alberta highways, using various heavy equipment.
Click on the link below to see what it's like working for Ledcor and apply today to join the Ledcor Highways team in Hinton..


Essential Responsibilities

  • Assist Foreperson with daily tasks including safety toolbox meetings, equipment inspection, and road condition inspection reports

  • Support Foreperson in the planning of work to meet contractual milestones

  • Monitor the quality of work performed by the crew

  • Operate equipment on work sites as needed

  • Help ensure health, safety, and environment related concerns are addressed promptly


  • Must successfully complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing

  • Must possess a valid Class 1 or 3 driver’s license with air endorsement, and must have a clear 3-year driver's abstract

  • Must have knowledge of provincial and/or municipal highway maintenance specifications

  • Must have professional written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be approachable, ethical, and accountable

  • Previous supervisory experience in a related field

  • Snow plow experience is an asset

  • Computer skills are an asset

Work Conditions

  • Local candidates will be given preference due to the location of the work

  • Shift work, on-call, and night shift as necessary

  • Benefits provided by CLAC

  • Work will be outdoors in various weather conditions

Additional Information:

Company Description

Ledcor builds and maintains infrastructure in various industries including oil and gas, transportation, and mining. We’re experts in public and private infrastructure construction and maintenance – from national highways to bridges, from airports to underground utilities and independent power projects. We also work on roads, earthworks, foundations, dams, power systems, and waterways. 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. We are committed to continuing to build on our culture of empowerment, inclusion and belonging.  

Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page.

Date Posted
Mar 15, 2023

31 Civic Centre Road, Hinton, AB, Canada