Purchaser (18 Month Contract)

Subsidiary: Colas Western Canada Inc.

Terus Construction 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!

PURCHASER (18 Month Contract)


We are currently looking for a Purchaser  to join our Purchasing team at the Terus head office located in Surrey, British Columbia on a contract for 18 months.  The incumbent will be reporting to the Purchasing Manager and working directly with head office and the operations team.


You are well versed in the field of purchasing.  You possess between 3 to 6 years of related experience, preferably in the construction industry.  You are a team player paired with strong communication skills and business expertise.  You are customer service oriented and have good problem solving abilities.



  • Establish and develop strong partnership with the management teams and business relationship with the local /regional suppliers.
  • Optimize the purchasing power of the group with regards to procurement of materials and parts.
  • Implement the proper purchasing policies and procedures that will support the operations while maintaining the integrity of the purchasing function.
  • Allocate and properly code the purchasing orders in the filling systems.
  • Ensure delivery of the equipment and materials on time as per the operations and projects requirements.



  • College degree or University degree in administration, procurement or other relevant programs recommended. Equivalent experience will also be considered.
  • SCMA diploma/ PMAC certification would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is essential.  In addition, familiarity with JD Edwards Software would be an asset.
  • Parts experience in automotive/industrial equipment an asset.


We are pleased to offer the successful candidate: 

  • Option for Hybrid work (3 days in office, 2 days from home)
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including Health, Dental, Disabilityand Life Insurance
  • Employer matched pension plan
  • Participation in various reward programs
  • Excellent opportunities for professional growth



Terus Construction 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.