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As a Groundman 1, you will be responsible for the installation, repair and maintenance of various vehicle detection systems and safety cameras; building and reconditioning of signal heads; and set up of construction work-zones. Primary duties include:
Set-up construction zones and lane closures in traffic.
Install detection systems for vehicles, cameras, bikes, Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs) and counting stations.
Locate, repair and/or install underground duct work.
Install, maintain and replace intersection safety devices.
Maintain, build, wire and test signal heads, and assist with construction and overhead maintenance activities.
Perform duties including operating and maintenance of heavy tools (for example: jackhammers, concrete saws and pneumatic drills.
Working Conditions: Employees will be required to work in all types of weather (rain, snow, heat or extreme cold) with heavy lifting and physical activity involved.
A minimum of 2 years of related experience; OR
A minimum of 1 year of experience as a Signals Groundman 1
A High School diploma or equivalency (e.g. GED) is considered an asset.
Basic understanding of small engine maintenance (2 and 4 stroke).
A valid Class 3 Drivers Licence (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerits and no current suspensions or charges pending is required.
Preference may be given to applicants with previous signals experience.
Success in this position requires excellent communication skills and radio conduct; the ability to use caution and exercise sound judgement with regards to safety and work site hazards.
Successful applicants must successfully complete all City of Calgary training provided.
Applicants will be tested for appropriate skills.
Must obtain a City of Calgary operators permit
Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
Pre-employment Drug Test:
An offer of employment for this position will be conditional on an applicant passing a pre-employment drug test. This test assesses for use of drugs including cannabis. Failure to pass a pre-employment drug test may prevent an applicant from being hired into any safety sensitive position for a period of up to twelve months.
Union: IBEW Local 254
Business Unit: Roads
Position Type: 3 Temporary (up to 12 months)
Location: 840 32 Avenue N.E
Compensation: $29.85 - 36.86 per hour
Days of Work: This position works various shifts. Shifts include:
Monday - Friday, 9:00 pm to 7:00am or
Monday - Friday, 7:00 am to 4:00pm.
Hours of work: Non-standard 40 hour work week
Audience: Internal and External
Apply By: March 18, 2020
Job ID #: 303025
We value diversity of expertise, talent and opinion which creates an innovative and collaborative environment.
We are committed to a respectful and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all qualified individuals.
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