Seasonal Highways Maintenance Worker: Stikine District

Lakes District Maintenance Inc.

Lakes District Maintenance Inc. is seeking seasonal full-time Highway Maintenance Workers/Operators for winter seasonal positions in Bob Quinn, Tatogga, Dease Lake, Telegraph Creek, and Jade City, BC.

Under direction of Foreman, this position is skilled to safely operate variety of heavy equipment used in highways maintenance work. Highway Maintenance Worker/Operator is responsible for highway maintenance; and will perform physical labour duties as required, ensuring that Highway Maintenance Program is delivered according to contract specifications.

This job entails all aspects of road maintenance with such duties as, but not limited to: equipment operation/truck driving, snow plowing, some physical labour, roadside and highway maintenance functions, sign replacement, guard rail maintenance, flagging, and other tasks as assigned. This position will entail shift work, working outside in all types of weather, as well as responding to emergency conditions and events. Bunk House accommodations supplied and an allowance paid in the Bob Quinn and Jade City locations.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. is preferred.
  • Must hold a valid BC Driver’s License of the appropriate class required to carry out related trade functions (Class 3 with air brake endorsement required, Class 1 preferred).
  • Good working knowledge of the Motor Vehicle Act and Regulations as they pertain to the driving and/or operation of the vehicles, equipment and machinery required to carry out operations.
  • Traffic Control/Flagging certification, WHMIS certification and Level 1 First Aid preferred.
  • Working knowledge of the highway maintenance standards and environmental awareness as it relates to highway and bridge maintenance an asset.

Specialized Abilities and Skills:

  • Mechanical and operational aptitude
  • Physically fit, mentally alert
  • Safety conscious
  • Ability to follow directions promptly and efficiently
  • Ability to coordinate with other employees in the work group
  • Able to work outdoors under varying weather conditions

Working in a team environment you will enjoy competitive wages (as determined by the union local collective agreement), flex benefits, paid training, and a healthy work/life balance.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected will be contacted for an interview.

Job Type: Seasonal


  • 10 hour shift
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: On the road

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