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Relief Batchman

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Country: British Columbia, CA, V0G 1H0

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Terus Construction Ltd. 


Terus Construction Ltd. is an integrated road construction and materials manufacturing company, which has been building roads in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory for over 30 years through decentralized business centers.

Road construction, asphalt paving, aggregate production, hot mix asphalt and ready-mix concrete supply are the core activities. In addition, the Company acts as general contractor on civil construction projects, including excavation, utilities, concrete placement, sidewalks, and curbs, and in all kind of road construction related activities.

Over 800 jobs every year are performed through more than 20 decentralized business centers, such as highway rehabilitation, airport construction, industrial, municipal and commercial work, subdivisions. More than 550 employees are locally employed.

Terus Construction provides challenging and rewarding opportunities in an entrepreneurial, diverse, inclusive and respectful work environment. As our growth creates new career opportunities, likely there is the right one for you!

Main Responsibilities

A relief Batchman position is required at Nelson Ready Mix with the need to fill in at Castlegar Ready Mix plant location. 

•    Must be willing and able to load plant and drive mixer to job sites when required.
•    Ensure that all deliveries are on time and in spec.
•    Weekly inspections to the concrete plant and when required do maintenance to the plant.
•    Schedules all orders as such to maximize productivity and manpower while keeping overtime to a minimum.
•    Possess a high level of customer service when taking orders or dealing with customers.
•    Responsible for maintaining raw material inventory for ongoing orders.
•    Communicate start and finish times with union hourly staff.
•    Quote prices on phone as required.
•    Keep daily and monthly inventories update and report them to your supervisor.
•    Ensure all C.O.D. orders have payment secured with email addresses.
•    Maintain communication with drivers during pours to ensure proper scheduling can be achieved.
•    Communicate with Manager all Safety infractions, Incidents and any complaints as they arise.
•    Any other duties as assigned by management.
•    Participate in Safety meetings.
•    Making sure all running equipment is kept neat and tidy and also inspect inside of the concrete truck drums and wash the inside and outside of all running equipment.

•    Must have a valid OFA level 1 First Aid
•    Must hold a Valid class 3 license with air brake ticket.
•    Have the ability to run and operate a front-end loader, competently.
•    Must have computer skills (Microsoft Office, Outlook, etc.)
•    Must be company safety oriented.
•    Must be able to conduct weekly toolbox meeting, Hazard assessments, Safety Inspections, Etc.
•    Previous concrete batching experience. Quadra knowledge preferred
•    Must have working knowledge of Ready-mixed concrete and its properties including admixture knowledge.
•    Must have knowledge of Ready-mix plants and their operation.
•    Pleasant telephone demeanor and excellent Customer service skills.
•    Must be able to direct and supervise hourly staff as needed.
•    ACI field testing certification. 
•    Must be able to handle high stress situations and multi-task.
•    Must have good work ethic and leadership skills.

Terus Construction Ltd. offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high-performance organization including competitive salary and benefits package, along with in-house training, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

Must be able to meet all safety requirements including pre-employment drug/alcohol testing.

We would like to thank all applicants for submitting their resume.  However only applicants selected to be interviewed will be contacted.