Highway Maintenance Worker

Mainroad Mid-Island Contracting LP

Mainroad Mid-Island Contracting LP is currently looking for Highway Maintenance Workers to join our team in casual on-call positions for the upcoming approximately November 2023 to April 2024 winter season. These positions are based out Nanaimo (Duke Point) or Parksville yards.

Mainroad Group has been a leader in BC’s highway maintenance industry for over 30 years and is rapidly growing. As a result, we are looking for outstanding individuals who are committed to providing safe and reliable highways this winter season!

Drivers must have the ability to work on call shifts 24/7, including graveyard shifts. They will be responsible for operating & driving sanding, plowing, and salting trucks during snow events. Drivers will be placed on a call-out list and contacted when a snowfall event starts or is anticipated.

What you bring:

  • Class 1 or 3 driver’s license with Air Brake Endorsement and a clean driver’s abstract;
  • Ability to drive a truck, run a loader, and skilled in driving standard transmission;
  • Willing to work in extreme weather conditions;
  • Previous experience in construction and/or highway maintenance is an asset;
  • Mechanical skills and ability to learn quickly;
  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude; and
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills.

This role involves a range of job duties, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Sanding, plowing snow, and salting highways/roads during snow events;
  • Clearing of litter, debris, and roadkill; and
  • Operating and driving trucks to haul material.

If you are excited to be a part of our dynamic and expanding team, we invite you to apply by submitting your resume via this advertisement, or by email at hr@mainroad.ca. Please note, only qualified shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Mainroad Group is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We welcome and respect people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives. We are committed to creating a fair and equitable work environment where everyone can thrive and succeed.