Employment Type
Job Location
242006 Range Road 243, Wheatland County, Alberta, T1P 2C4
Date posted
June 4, 2024
Valid through
June 21, 2024

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Position title
Grader Operator (Surfacing Crew)

Job Number:


Position Summary:

The Grader Operator is a member of the Surfacing Crew and is responsible for the operation of a motor grader for various dust control, road repair, and road surfacing projects.

The Grader Operator will also provide back-up support for various other Public Works operations as required.

  • Operate a motor grader for the year-round maintenance of County Roads, including base work for seal coating, finishing work for road oil and dust control applications, and plowing snow.
  • Perform all daily safety, maintenance checks and conduct general care and maintenance of equipment.
  • Report any dangerous or unsafe road conditions to the Surfacing Foreman.
  • Notify the Surfacing Foreman and Shop Foreman of any equipment repairs required.
  • Maintain records of road maintenance.
  • Ensure adherence to all applicable Wheatland County policies and bylaws.
  • Ensure compliance with OH&S including attendance at safety meetings, being properly trained in OH&S related topics, and ensuring work is completed in a safe manner.
  • Appropriately, and in a timely manner complete administrative tasks when required.
  • Relate to and communicate with co-workers, management, customers and vendors sincerely, clearly, tactfully, promptly and courteously; respond to inquiries and complaints promptly and professionally.
  • Perform tasks, consistent with the position, including special projects / assignments, as may be required on an ad hoc basis.
  • Valid Class 1 and 5 Alberta drivers’ licence
  • Minimum 3 years of motor grader and road maintenance experience
  • Experience in base work or road oil application would be an asset
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work alone and work cooperatively in a team environment
Working Conditions
  • (Approximately) December – March (Winter Season) – Monday to Friday; 40 regular hours/week;
  • (Approximately) April – November (Summer Season) – Monday to Friday; 44 regular hours/week;
  • Standby hours for snow plowing on weekends between October to April may be required.
  • Overtime may be required