Road Construction Worker (Open to Current City of Victoria Employees)

Posted Date 2 days ago(1/13/2022 6:41 PM)
Competition Number
Number of Positions
Job Type
Regular Full Time
Engineering & Public Works
Close Date

Job Description

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Competition #22/07

Internal Posting (Open to Current City of Victoria Employees)

Closing date: January 20, 2022


Road Construction Worker (Continuous)  

Engineering & Public Works Department



Perform road construction functions related to major and minor road rehabilitations and repairs.



Prepare job site for paving by breaking up damaged edges or failures with jackhammer; padding for excavators, graders and trucks; read and interpret grade sheets and underground plans to locate and mark out underground services as it applies to road rehabilitation and reconstruction; build road crown design; set grades for manhole castings and set manhole castings; reset castings to meet new or proposed road grades by removing existing road surface and adjusting casting; shovel and rake materials such as gravel and concrete to the required grades and depths; operate boning rods and laser level to determine and get grades for road base gravel.


Determine materials and equipment required for road construction; estimate cement required for job, build forms, pour and finish cement for related projects; place drain rock and pipe; select and mix concrete and mortar for footings; set grade and alignment stations to meet existing structures or to follow engineering plans; grade and finish concrete road base to specific grades.


Assist in setting up and taking down of traffic control signage and delineators; perform flagging duties as required.


Perform pre- and post-trip inspections of assigned equipment; operate skid steer loader to load and grade granular materials; operate service truck with crane and attachments; perform snow and ice control functions using a skid steer loader or service truck equipped with sand/salt units and snow plow; operate up to 12 ton roller; operate multiple types of trucks, digging and compacting machines during excavation and road building procedures; install CB’s, connect and repair storm drain laterals; operate digital pipe locator to locate underground services; fill out daily equipment logs and time records.


Perform related duties where qualified.



Work is assigned by supervisor and reviewed while in progress.

Problems are referred to supervisor.



Physical Effort:

Shovel, rake, lift and move heavy materials and equipment. (frequent)

Operate power equipment. (occasional)

Mental Effort:


Visual/Auditory Effort:


Work Environment:

Work outside in all weather conditions. (continuous)

Exposure to dust, vibration and equipment noise. (frequent)


Work on construction sites. (continuous)

Work in close proximity to moving traffic. (frequent)



Understand and apply the techniques of road construction and maintenance.

Use hand tools, instruments and operate power equipment.

Read and interpret engineering drawings, utility information sheets and grade sheets.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Work and operate equipment safely.



Formal Education, Training and Occupational Certification:

High school graduation.

Current and valid class 5 B.C. Driver’s licence with air brake endorsement

Snow and Ice Removal Certification. (12 hours)


2 years of experience in road construction.

or an equivalent combination of education and experience.



May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.


Work schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm, 40 hour work week

$30.81 per hour, Pay Grade 7 

Job Code #529

This is a CUPE Local 50 Position


To apply for this opportunity you will need to create an online profile or log back in to our career portal at - only online submission will be considered. All applications must be submitted online by 4:30 pm on the closing date noted on the posting. Please be prepared to provide proof of qualifications and supporting materials as outlined in your resume.


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

All City of Victoria employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Candidates who cannot be fully vaccinated based on a protected legal ground as defined in the BC Human Rights Code may request an accommodation of the requirement to be fully vaccinated. Applicants will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or request an accommodation during the recruitment process.


City of Victoria is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment cycle and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request.  If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at


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