Topman – Edmonton

Full Time

Whissell Contracting

Whissell’s expertise has focused on deep Underground Utility infrastructure and Earthwork construction services. We are built on strong core values and take pride in our Team, our dedication to Safety, and excellence in the work we do.Reporting to the Underground Foreman, the Topman will support the Foreman in managing field operations through planning, coordinating, and with limited supervision, completion of the required key functions to meet the time, cost, and other contract requirements., while also performing actual tasks.Only candidates with industry experience will be considered. Duties and Required Skills Report any formal issues/incidences to Foreman Prepare, load and help labourers gather tools required for the day Assist crew members in the ditch by watching slopes, rolling lumps of dirt, and shifting ditch walls Utilize and prepare all tools required in the ditch. Remains at the respective post at all times Act as the main communication point between labourers, pipe layers and foreman Hook up and crane tools into the ditch Assists in loading/unloading of ditch/site protection (fencing/barricades) and setup Act as the main watchpoint for hazards, ladders, slopes, etc.

Measuring for proper height of batter boards, and continuously ensuring they are level Direct manpower and assets as required Ability to correctly mentor junior crew members Demonstrates ability to protect work area with correct signage, barricades, and fencing Understands encroachment limitations/distances when working near overhead/underground utilities Understands excavator right of ways Understands correct rigging requirements, including cables, shackles, and tie points Correctly centers loads to be lifted into the ditch Can read blueprints, drawings, and grade sheets Assist in acquiring HI and shooting eye levelWhat We Offer You: Competitive wage depending on experience Competitive compensation and incentive program Excellent Health and Dental benefit plan Safety incentive programs Amazing Professional and Career development opportunities Strong commitment to safety in the workplaceApply now to become part of a driven teamPLEASE NOTE: All Whissell employees are required to pass a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Test and provide a valid Driver’s Abstract (no more than three months old) prior to starting work.Overtime may be required during peak months.To apply, please submit your resume and driver’s abstract letter through indeed or visit our website whissell.caWhissell would like to thank all applicants for their submissions, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.No agencies please.Job Type: Full-timeSalary: From $30.00 per hourBenefits: Dental care Employee assistance program Extended health care Life insurance RRSP match Vision careSchedule: 10 hour shift 12 hour shift Monday to Friday Overtime Weekends as neededSupplemental pay types: Bonus pay Overtime pay Retention bonusAbility to commute/relocate: Edmonton, AB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)Application question(s): What type of construction experience do you have ?Experience: Topman: 3 years (preferred) Underground construction: 3 years (required)Work Location: In personExpected start date: 2023-09-11


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