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Road Superintendent

Golden, BC
Full Time
A month ago

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

 Leadership abilities

 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

Fax: 250‐378‐4106