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Sureway Construction Group Ltd Lead Hand - Water and Sewer in Edmonton, Alberta

Lead Hand (Water & Sewer Division)

Sureway Construction is one of Alberta’s largest heavy construction contractors, involved in; civil earthworks and grading, utilities and offsite, mine operation and aggregate extraction.

2023 Season 5% RETENTION BONUS (*as per qualifying requirements)

Proudly celebrating our 50th Anniversary in 2023!

Work for Sureway and enjoy being home with your family/friends every night!

We offer: Benefits, RRSP/TFSA Matching

Job Type: Full Time, Seasonal

Schedule: 10+ hours per day, 6 & 1, OT after 8hr/day or 44hr/week

Location: Edmonton and Surrounding Area’s - no direct access to public transportation

Essential: Hard-working, reliable, flexible with schedule, ability to work in physically demanding conditions


  • Personal Reliable Vehicle

  • CSA approved steel toed boots with 6” ankle support


  • Drug and alcohol testing (swab-based test)

  • Successful completion of Company Orientation and site-specific orientation


Reporting to the Foreman the job of the Lead Hand is to assist the Foreman with responsibilities, overseeing the ditch and helping pipelayers with tasks related to the work in the trench in a safe and efficient manner.

Lead Hand Responsibilities:

  • Helping pipelayers keep pipe on grade by reading grade sheets and taking shots.

  • Setting up batter boards.

  • Assist with leading the crews.

  • Assist with cutting and beveling pipe.

  • Rigging for pipe and man hole lifts.

  • Doing the prep work ahead of the crew, track line.

  • Keeping track of tools.

  • Keeping the crews moving forward with the work.

  • Relating the foreman's directions to the crew.

  • Involved in daily production requirements.

  • Involved in daily tool box and safety meetings.

  • Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety program, and encourage all employees, subcontractors and consultants to adopt safety as a culture.

  • This is a general responsibilities list and does not include all responsibilities required of the position.

Lead Hand Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Lead Hand in Water and Sewer.

  • Experience Shooting grades with a Rod and Level and or Batterboards.

Sureway Construction Group is an equal opportunity employer. We would like to thank all applicants for submitting their resume; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We’re Ready. Are You?

ID: 2023-4877

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