Steep Slope Supervisor

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Location: Kitimat, BC, Canada
Job ID: R5517
Job Status: Full-Time



Job Summary:

You are an experienced Steep Slope Supervisor who is skilled in both the civil and mechanical installation aspects of pipeline construction. The successful candidates will be well versed in steep slope grade challenges particular to big inch pipe installation.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Supervise a crowded, fast-paced working environment, and exercise extreme caution with awareness of potential situational hazards to ensure site safety.
  • Manage the operation of heavy equipment on adverse terrain, in winter operations, and/or near other equipment and power lines.
  • Effectively and safely oversee the grading, trenching and excavation of the pipeline right-of-way from incremental gradients in adverse terrain starting at 15°.
  • Ensure all equipment is correctly and safely tied off and winched.
  • Oversee the pipe installation, welding and concluding backfill.
  • Recognizes existing and potential hazards and knows how to identify these through conducting a field level pre-job hazard analysis, checking for hazards and assessing any tasks before start.
  • Interprets verbal and non-verbal communication (including hand signals) from operators, ground personnel and swampers, and acts accordingly.


  • Minimum 10 years of supervising a mainline pipeline job or similar experience.
  • Previous experience working on steep slope projects will be highly regarded.
  • Must successfully complete pre-access drug and alcohol testing.
  • Must hold valid First Aid, Ground Disturbance, PCST, and WHMIS tickets
  • Must have demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Willing to provide a valid driver’s license and abstract.

Work Conditions

  • Site based position - 20 days on, 10 days off or other various shifts
  • Camp based position

Additional Information:

Company Description

Ledcor Pipeline offers a unique set of pipeline services unmatched anywhere in the oil and gas industry. From pipeline construction to investigative digs and subcontractor management, we are accustomed to operating in challenging terrain, and we maintain some of the largest pipeline networks in the world. 

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 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.  

Date Posted
Apr 15, 2021

167 Ocelot Road, Kitimat, BC, Canada