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Alberta Highway Services | Highway Maintenance Operator

Date: May 24, 2021

Country: Calgary, AB, Alberta, CA, T2E 7M8

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Standard General Inc.

ALBERTA HIGHWAY SERVICES LTD., a division of Canadian Road Builders Inc., is a leader in the highway maintenance industry across the province of Alberta. We offer unparalleled highway and highway-related maintenance repair such as: guardrail, supply, installation, and repair, sign supply, installation, and repair, spray patch road-repair, snow plowing, and bridge repair and maintenance.


Alberta Highway Services Ltd. will be providing maintenance services to Alberta Transportation on the Southwest Calgary Ring Road in Calgary beginning Oct 1, 2020. This section of the SWCRR includes 31km of six and eight land diveded freeway, 14 interchanges, 3 river crossings and a total of 51 bridge structures. Crews dedicated to maintaining these roadways will work out of our brand new facility located in Southwest Calgary. Operations, based on 24/7/365 manpower coverage, include snow and ice control, (plowing, sanding and salting) summer grass, drainage and weed control, surface repairs, bridge maintenance, overhead lighting and traffic signals, line painting and maintenance of signs, guardrails and traffic accommodation at accident sites.

Main Responsibilities

We are looking for reliable individuals who will be responsible for the day to day operations of the SWCRR.  As an equipment operator you will be responsible for running and maintaining the equipment used for daily company operations, as well as non equipment type work such as setting up traffic accommodations, flagging, and installing signs, guardrail and delineators. In doing so you will be providing essential services by ensuring the effective and efficient operations can be completed.


    • A high school diploma or GED an asset
    • Valid driver’s license (Class 3 or 1 with Air Brakes) with a recent 5 years abstract with reliable  transportation
    • Previous experience in heavy equipment operation is an asset:
      • Operating and maintaining Snowplows, Loaders, Graders or Tandem Axle Gravel Trucks
    • Road maintenance construction experience is considered an asset
    • Must be able to work long shifts up to 12hrs including night shifts
    • Able to work in uncertain outdoor conditions and be able to work overtime hours when required
    • Have a willingness to work physically in a team environment by assisting co-workers with other duties as needed
    • Must be able to write, read and communicate effectively in English
    • Experience with safety regulations and safe practices
    • Must be able to pass pre-employment fit and drug/alcohol testing

AHSL Alberta Highway Services offers competitive salary and benefits packages, along with in-house training, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.  

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

              Please submit your resumes to our HR Department by replying to this ad.

              Website: www.ahsl.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.