Employment Opportunities

We are seeking new and experienced tradesman and construction professionals who have a desire to join a fast-paced and growing organization. Below are some current career opportunities with Bighorn Construction We offer a very competitive compensation and benefits package, and we look forward to hearing from you.

Mail resume and salary requirements to:

Bighorn Construction
Attn: Employment Opportunities
750-3rd Street SE
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 0H7

Bighorn Construction is an equal employment opportunity organization.

Project Manager

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Bighorn Construction is committed to exceeding the expectations of our customers by providing the highest quality craftsmanship. Our dedicated employees take great pride in utilizing their skills, knowledge and experience to deliver safe timely and innovation solutions to any project.

Bighorn Construction has a desire to hire an experienced Project Manager.

Duties

  • Supervises experienced journeymen and construction professionals on commercial, industrial and residential projects

Positions are open for an experienced Project Manager for major projects in Saskatchewan and Alberta. Prior experience with a variety of commercial and industrial projects is expected. Candidates must have a proven track record with planning, management, schedule control, quality control and safety. Excellent communications, organizational, decision-making and problem solving skills are essential.

Carpenter (Journeyman)

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Bighorn Construction is committed to exceeding the expectations of our customers by providing the highest quality craftsmanship. Our dedicated employees take great pride in utilizing their skills, knowledge and experience to deliver safe timely and innovation solutions to any project.

Bighorn Construction has a desire to hire a Carpenter (Journeyman).

Duties

After a carpenter has completed an apprenticeship or on-the-job training, they are considered a journeyman carpenter. This position includes helping to build wood structures such as residential homes and commercial buildings, remodel existing structures, and repair major structural damage to buildings.

Training

Journeyman carpenters have typically learned their trade through on-the-job instruction, and combine this with college coursework on math, building construction, and building codes and design. Journeyman carpenters usually start off on the job site as carpenter's helpers, and gradually advance as their skill level increases.

Skills

Journeyman carpenters must be able to perform all types of wood construction, working from either a blueprint, a lead carpenter's instruction, or general knowledge. This requires a solid grasp of geometry and algebra, in addition to familiarity with all kinds of hand and power tools, including framing squares, levels, power saws and drills, nail guns, compressors and generators. They should be able to frame and build walls, floor and ceiling joists, windows and doorways in accordance with applicable building codes.

Additional Requirements

Please do not apply if you do not possess the minimum Skills/Qualifications noted above.

Laborer (General)

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Bighorn Construction is committed to exceeding the expectations of our customers by providing the highest quality craftsmanship. Our dedicated employees take great pride in utilizing their skills, knowledge and experience to deliver safe timely and innovation solutions to any project.

Bighorn Construction has a desire to hire a Laborer (General).

Duties

Perform tasks involving physical labor at building, highway, and heavy construction projects. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, clean up rubble and debris, and remove asbestos, lead, and other hazardous waste materials. May assist other craft workers.

Job duties may include:

  • Mop, brush, or spread paints, cleaning solutions, or other compounds over surfaces to clean them or to provide protection.
  • Operate jackhammers and drills to break up concrete or pavement.
  • Place, consolidate, and protect case-in-place concrete or masonry structures.
  • Position, join, align, and seal structural components, such as concrete wall sections and pipes.
  • Shovel cement and other materials into portable cement mixers; and mix, pour, and spread concrete.
  • Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery, equipment, and materials.
  • Smooth and finish freshly poured cement or concrete, using floats, trowels, screeds, or powered cement finishing tools.
  • Spray materials such as water, sand, steam, vinyl, paint, or stucco through hoses to clean, coat, or seal surfaces.
  • Tend machines that pump concrete, grout, cement, sand, plaster or stucco through spray-guns for application to ceilings and walls.
  • Tend pumps, compressors, and generators to provide power for tools, machinery, and equipment, or to heat and move materials such as asphalt.
  • Lubricate, clean, and repair machinery, equipment, and tools.
  • Operate, read, and maintain air monitoring and other sampling devices in confined and/or hazardous environments.
  • Apply caulking compounds by hand or using caulking guns.
  • Build and position forms for pouring concrete, and dismantle forms after use, using saws, hammers, nails, or bolts.
  • Clean and prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards.
  • Control traffic passing near, in, and around work zones.
  • Dig ditches or trenches, backfill excavations, and compact and level earth to grade specifications, using picks, shovels, pneumatic tampers, and rakes.
  • Erect and disassemble scaffolding, shoring, braces, traffic barricades, ramps, and other temporary structures.
  • Grind, scrape, sand, or polish surfaces such as concrete, marble, terrazzo, or wood flooring, using abrasive tools or machines.
  • Install sewer, water, and storm drain pipes, using pipe-laying machinery and laser guidance equipment.
  • Load, unload, and identify building materials, machinery, and tools, and distribute them to the appropriate locations, according to project plans and specifications.
  • Measure, mark, and record openings and distances to lay out areas where construction work will be performed.
  • Mix ingredients to create compounds for covering or cleaning surfaces.
  • Provide assistance to craft workers, such as carpenters, plasterers, and masons.
  • Raze buildings and salvage useful materials.
  • Read and interpret plans, instructions, and specifications to determine work activities.
  • Transport and set explosives for tunnel, shaft, and road construction.
  • Use computers and other input devices to control robotic pipe cutters and cleaners.
  • Identify, pack, and transport hazardous and/or radioactive materials.

Additional Requirements

Please do not apply if you do not possess the minimum Skills/Qualifications noted above.