Emcon Services is accepting resumes for the position of Road Superintendent to join our team in
Golden, BC. Currently in year two (2) of a long term contract with the Province of British Columbia, this
dynamic role is a key supervisory and management representative position and is excluded from Union
membership. The Road Superintendent position is a full‐time position.
This position offers many rewarding challenges, is under the direction of the Division Manager and is
responsible for the coordination and implementation of work program(s) in a safe, productive and costeffective
manner. This position requires positive interaction and productive working relationships with
other supervisory staff, office and technical staff, Ministry of Transportation personnel, emergency
personnel and the travelling public.
The Road Superintendent is the direct Supervisor to Labourers, Equipment Operators and Road Foremen
involved in both maintenance and contract work within the management Area, and is responsible for the
direction of the workforce in the application and performance of their duties. The successful candidate
must have a thorough understanding of maintenance requirements and safety standards, the ability to
provide effective leadership, and the ability to ensure that all works are carried out in a safe and costeffective
manner to meet or exceed standards.
This position requires a competent, highly motivated and passionate individual who possesses strong
leadership qualities, above average communication skills and is capable of working in a team
environment. The applicant should have an in‐depth knowledge of the road and bridge maintenance
Duties and Responsibilities:
Organize, direct, supervise and control work activities within the Management area to ensure
that staff, equipment and materials are available and deployed in a manner that achieves cost
effectiveness and quality standards.
Required to know and understand the Ministry Specifications and Emcon’s Quality
Management System, as well as all company polices and procedures, and have the ability to
effectively communicate these to the workers and achieve compliance.
Receives and investigates any requests or complaints from stakeholders and takes necessary
action to resolve them or, when appropriate, refer to the next level of management or to
outside agencies including, but not limited to the RCMP, Fire Department, Municipal officials,
Ministry of Transportation, etc.
Responsible for ensuring that all quantities of materials, supplies, man hours, equipment
usage, etc. are measured correctly and reported accurately through the established methods.
Responsible for day‐to‐day monitoring and reporting of sub‐contractor work programs within
the management area.
Required to be familiar with and administer the Collective Agreement on a day‐to‐day basis,
with assistance from staff when necessary, and to ensure that employees under his/her
supervision operate within the correct terms and conditions of employment.
Supervises and directs a crew of equipment operators and labourers, monitors and reports
productivity and performance (individual and group) and initiates appropriate action to correct
any unsatisfactory performance or activity.
Participates in planning and scheduling of work programs, staff and shift scheduling, job
costing, estimating and budgets, analysis of work methods and goals, targets and objectives.
Required to know and administer all safety rules and regulations, to lead the Occupational
Health and Safety Program at the crew level (Tool Box Meetings), and to show safety
leadership by example.
Provides training and orientation to new employees, as well as ongoing instruction and training
to all employees to ensure that they know and follow correct (and safe) operating procedures.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The following are desirable qualifications:
Clean Drivers Abstract, Class 3 Drivers License with Air Endorsement preferred
Proficient computer skills including the use of basic programs (word, excel and .pdf)
Knowledge and experience working in the highway maintenance industry including familiarity
with the BC Highway Maintenance Specifications
Understanding of fundamental ISO Standards
Three (3) years previous supervisory experience; unionized environment preferred
Demonstrated positive safety record and application of practices
Strong planning, organizational and time management skills
Effective communication skills with co‐workers, supervisors, stakeholders and public
The ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions
The ability to work well under pressure and achieve prescribed timelines.
The ability to work, at times, in a variety of emergency and difficult conditions
Emcon Services Inc. offers a competitive wage and benefits package
Qualified applicants are invited to submit resumes, accompanied by references to:
Emcon Services Inc.
Attn: C Francis, HR Manager
#105 ‐ 1121 McFarlane Way,
Merritt, BC. V1K 1B8