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Lead Hand - Thessalon - Highway Maintenance

Location: Thessalon, ON, Canada
Date Posted:
Job ID: R20650
Job Status: Full-Time

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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 guaranteed long-term contracts of at least 7 years in length, Ledcor offers you the stability of year-round or seasonal employment, and the chance to make long-term plans all while being part of a great team dedicated to safe operations and keeping our highways and communities safe.

We are looking for enthusiastic and team-oriented people to join our team that helps keep our Ontario provincial Highways safe. You have an AZ or DZ license and a desire to work for an industry leading employer and great community-minded organization. We offer industry-leading wages, excellent training, benefits, and career growth potential with advancement opportunities within our diversified company.

Watch Ledcor’s Innovation, Culture and Community video to see what it’s like working for Ledcor and apply today to join the Ledcor Highways team in Thessalon, Iron Bridge and Blind River, Ontario.

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 
  • Monitor the quality of work performed by each crew 
  • Operate equipment on work sites as needed 
  • Help ensure health, safety, and environment related concerns are addressed promptly 


  • Must possess a valid Class AZ or DZ driver’s license, 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 
  • Snowplow and loader experience is an asset 
  • Computer skills are an asset 

Work Conditions

  • As we respond to various weather patterns, some shift work, on-call, and night shift will be required 
  • Preference is given to the candidates local to the area
  • Potential to accommodate rotational shifts is available 
  • Benefits to be provided 



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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