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Maintenance Labourer (Water/Sewer)

Title Maintenance Labourer (Water/Sewer)
LocationCalgary, AB
Job Information

Whissell is a long-standing family run business who is proudly dedicated to safety. With decades of industry experience, Whissell is the expert in deep underground utility construction and infrastructure. Reporting to the Maintenance Superintendent, the Maintenance Labourer will support Whissell’s vision, mission, S.P.I.R.I.T of values and three daily pillars of safety, quality and efficiency.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Mixing, applying, finishing concrete
  • Monitoring installs (water, storm, sanitary, manholes, hydrants)
  • Repairing/ Maintaining hydrants
  • Raising hydrants
  • Dig Ups/installs
  • Benching manholes
  • Trimming and parging pipe
  • Installation of valve rods
  • Verifying grade for manholes
  • Servicing valves
  • Installing armor plating
  • Flushing, chlorination and pressurizing of lines and water tests


  • Ability to think and adapt to changing environments
  • Excellent oral and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Must have a minimum of 1-year experience working in a construction environment and working with concrete
  • Must be able to read blueprints and city specifications
  • Must have experience using: hammer drills, Jackhammer, Skill Saw, Grinder and Carb Saw
  • Previous confined space training will be considered an asset
  • Must have own steel toe safety boots and a valid Class 5 driver’s license

Whissell provides a competitive compensation package including benefits with health, vision and dental coverage, along with employee development and training.

PLEASE NOTE: All Whissell employees are required to pass a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Test and provide a valid Driver’s Abstract (no more than three months old) prior to starting work.

To apply, email your resume, visit or fax to 403.236.8834, Attn: Human


Whissell Contracting Ltd. would like to thank all applicants for their submissions, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

No agencies please.

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