Land and Environment

Construction Supervisor - Closing Applications: Jun 21, 2019

Employer: Ducks Unlimited Canada
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Brandon, MB

Job Description:

Construction Supervisor
Brandon, MB

The Opportunity
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), one of Canada’s leading conservation organizations, is looking for
a confident, energetic and dedicated professional to join our Engineering Team.
In this position, you will be responsible for scheduling and coordinating the acquisition of
materials, heavy equipment and labour required to install water control structures on our many
wetland conservation projects.
You will have the survey skills required to layout the project sites and construct the works to
specified lines and grades and applicable specifications. 
Your CAD skills will help you in developing construction drawings needed to guide our construction work.
You possess strong leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills. You are self-motivated,
enjoy a complex, changing environment and can manage numerous projects on tight deadlines.
Your three years of experience in the construction industry and demonstrated expertise in AutoCAD drafting will make you the ideal candidate for this position, which is based from our dog-friendly office in Brandon, Manitoba.

Requirements

• An engineering technology diploma
• Experience with construction supervision
• Proficient in AutoCAD and MS Office 365
• Experience in surveying, job layout, and grade staking, RTK surveying is an asset
• Experience with Workplace Health & Safety Regulations
• Willing to work outdoors in inclement weather
• A valid driver’s license
The successful candidate for this position will also have an affinity to the outdoors, conservation and the world of waterfowl.

How to Apply

Working for DUC is a career highlight for many staff. Let us know if making a difference is important to you.
If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please visit our online career center to submit your application for confidential consideration.
Closing deadline: June 21, 2019 (EDT)
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation. A registered charity, DUC partners with government, industry, non-profit organizations and landowners to conserve wetlands that are critical to waterfowl, wildlife and the environment. Learn more at ducks.ca.
While DUC would like to thank all applicants, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Wage: 
Contact Email: resumes@ducks.ca

Vegetation Management Supervisor - Closing Applications: Jun 08, 2019

Employer: Ace Vegetation Control Services Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Nisku

Job Description:

Vegetation Management Supervisor

Our business is growing throughout western Canada. We need Vegetation Management Supervisors to supervise several vegetation management technician crews in the field, support current clients, and continue developing future business. This is a full time year round position. A great opportunity for Forestry, Agriculture and Environmental graduates with degrees or a diplomas.

A strong knowledge in weed identification and pesticide application is essential to fulfill this role. A desire to expand your knowledge and experience in clearing, brushing, mulching, and developing right of ways is beneficial. Travel expenses are provided including accommodations and a meal allowance while working away from home base. ACE offers competitive wages and overtime when required.

A pesticide applicators license for AB or BC is required. Individuals with a PMP designation or working towards one are favored. 

Your skill set will require:
• Herbicide application and weed management
• Developing Integrated Pesticide Management plans 
• Record keeping
• Inventory and equipment management
• Equipment operation
• Scheduling and tracking work crews
• Managing conflicting schedules
• Inspecting sites for quality control
• Estimating and Budgeting
• Communication
• Developing your experience in clearing, brushing, and right of ways
• Quality customer contact and public relations to support driving sales

You must be able to provide a (relatively) clean driving abstract and pass a drug and alcohol test prior to employment. Ace Vegetation endeavors to set up all employees for success.

If you meet these qualifications, we invite you to email your cover letter and resume to 

psherback@acevegetation.com

ACE Vegetation is a leading western Canadian vegetation control company with over 35 years of experience. We are proud of our reputation as a professional, resourceful, and service orientated company. Our training program continually strives to be the best in the industry. In addition to spray services, we also provide mulching, mowing, reclamation, and consulting services to the Utility, Oil and Gas, and pipeline sectors. We look forward to hearing from you.

Wage: 
Contact Email: psherback@acevegetation.com

Patrolling and Consenting Agents - Closing Applications: Jun 08, 2019

Employer: Ace Vegetation Control Services Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Nisku

Job Description:

Patrolling and Consenting Agent for Utility Contracts

Ace Vegetation is seeking experienced individuals skilled in the process of patrolling and consenting of vegetation management work for our utility customers. The ideal candidates will have the flexibility to be away from home travelling. Ace will cover your travel expenses and provide you with a daily meal allowance when working in the field. This is a full time (44 hrs/week) year round position.

A minimum of two years experienced is required in the skill of identification of planned work which includes categorizing shrubs, vegetation (weeds), and dangerous trees for the purpose of estimating the resources required for treatment or the removal of this vegetation. A firm understanding of vegetation management involving the application of herbicides, mowing, slashing, or mulching is required to determine the correct Vegetation Management Plan land owners require to maintain the utilities passing through their land.

One on one customer service skills are a necessity demonstrating your ability to present and acquire consent from land owners to provide our scope of services to them efficiently and within expectations to fulfill the application stream as outlined by the utility companies. A strong desire to drive incomplete applications will ensure a successful attitude.

Prior to applying for this position you will have:
• A minimum of 2 years in the forestry or vegetation management industry
• Experience assessing and estimating vegetation/brush for mechanical projects
• UTV /ATV training certification, and 1 year of experience operating these vehicles
• Snowmobile certification, and 1 year of experience operating the vehicle
• Class 5 Driver’s license with a (relatively) clean abstract
• Pass a drug and alcohol test
• A current Herbicide Applicator’s license
• Adequate experience using Microsoft Office to record data and formulate estimates.

Applicants who meet this criteria are encouraged to send their resume to

psherback@acevegetation.com

Ace Vegetation is a leading western Canadian vegetation control company with over 38 years of experience. We are proud of our reputation as a professional, resourceful and service orientated company. Our training program continually strives to be the best in the industry. In addition to spray services, we also provide mulching, mowing, reclamation and consulting services to the Utility, Oil and Gas, and Pipeline sectors. We look forward to hearing from you.

Wage: 
Contact Email: psherback@acevegetation.com

Spray Applicator - Closing Applications: Aug 04, 2019

Employer: Finnegan Reclamation
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Brooks

Job Description:

Spray applicators for Reclamation Company in southern Alberta.
Responsibilities include:
• Application of herbicide to oil field leases
• Operate and maintain herbicide application equipment
Includes side by side, pumps
• Record details of work performed
• Communicate effectively with clients and co-workers
• Perform other related duties and required
• The ability to perform site assessment weed identification
• Must be comfortable with long hours

Qualifications:
• 18 years of age or older
• Physically fit, able to lift 25 kg and work outside
• Relevant education is an asset
• Current Alberta pesticide applicators Certificate
• Current Alberta pesticide Assistant Applicators Certificate
• Tech savy
• Valid class 5 drivers license
• Experience with 1 and 3 ton truck and trailer units
• Must have Standard first aid and H2S safety tickets
• Agricultural background a definite assest
• Clean drivers abstract
• Must be positive person willing to contribute to a team enviroment

Wage: 
Contact Email: matd.finrec@gmail.com

Herbicide Applicator/Weed Whipper/Fire Watch/Mower - Closing Applications: Oct 31, 2019

Employer: Studer Spraying Ltd
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Medicine Hat Alberta

Job Description:

Perfect labouring job for a student. Looking for a labourer to help out in our vegetation management company. Mainly work in the oil/gas fields of southern alberta and saskatchewan. We are located out of Medicine Hat. Tasks would applying herbicides on oil and gas sites with truck mounted sprayers (mainly hand wanding), weed shipping, driving behind the tractor mower as a fire watch and possibly mowing if experienced. Lots of hours to collect and we come home every day. (No camps or hotels) We work from early to mid may until end of October. We are looking for hard working, eager to learn individuals. This is a seasonal job so we do a lot of work in a short period of time. We need an individual who wants to work for the majority of the season. We dont have much time for long holidays. The days are fast paced and long, so being physically fit is a must. A farming or weed spraying background would be an asset. Must have a valid drivers license, first aid and h2s. Please send your resume to studerspraying@yahoo.ca. Those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Wage: $18-$25 depending on experience 
Contact Email: studerspraying@yahoo.ca

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