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Lead Hand - Highway Maintenance

Location: Valleyview, AB, Canada
Date Posted:
Job ID: R20288
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

Are you tired of traveling elsewhere for work? Looking to be to be closer to home, and to be a bigger part of your community? Ledcor Highways Ltd. (LHL) has long-term stable road maintenance career opportunities. With contracts up to seven years in length, LHL offers you the stability of 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 for enthusiastic and team-oriented people to join our team that helps keep our Alberta provincial highways safe. You have extensive highways maintenance experience with strong leadership skills. Your safety-oriented approach, organizational skills and heavy equipment knowledge contribute to the overall success and safety of your colleagues and the travelling public. You have a Class 1 or Class 3 license and a desire to work for a community-minded organization. We offer industry leading wages, excellent training, benefits, RRSP and career growth potential with advancement opportunities within our diversified company. You will be responsible for year-round maintenance of Alberta highways.

Watch Ledcor’s Innovation, Culture and Community video to see what it’s like working for Ledcor and apply today to join the LHL team in various locations across Alberta!

Essential Responsibilities  

  • Lead daily tasks including safety toolbox meetings, equipment inspection, and road condition inspection reports
  • Lead the planning of work to meet contractual milestones with support from the shop supervisor  
  • Ensure health, safety, and environment related concerns are addressed promptly  
  • Monitor the quality of work performed by each crew  
  • Operate equipment on work sites as needed  


  • Successfully complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing 
  • Possess or be willing to obtain and maintain a valid Class 1 or 3 driver’s license and provide a 3-year driver's abstract 
  • Knowledge of provincial and/or municipal highway maintenance specifications  
  • Has professional written and verbal communication skills  
  • Is approachable, ethical, and accountable  
  • Previous supervisory experience in a related field, snowplow and loader experience are an asset 
  • Computer skills are an asset  

Work Conditions

  • Applicants that reside in Valleyview, Alberta may be given preference due to the location of the work
  • As LHL is obligated to respond to various weather patterns, some shift work, on-call, and night shift will be required
  • Benefits & RRSP to be provided  by CLAC



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. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page. 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.

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