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Barbecue Trailer Pitmaster

Title Barbecue Trailer Pitmaster
Job Information

Barbeque Trailer Pitmaster


The BBQ Trailer Pitmaster will support Whissell’s vision, mission, S.P.I.R.I.T of values and three daily pillars of safety, quality and efficiency. This successful applicant will be a Whissell ambassador, fostering positive relationships with the communities Whissell works in and with employees on our worksites.  This seasonal position operates the Whissell Barbeque Trailer and provides culinary services for events at various locations and job sites throughout the peak construction season.


Core Responsibilities:


  • Transport, set up and return of the Barbeque Trailer
  • Purchase and prepare all required food items and refreshments
  • Set up, cook, present food in buffet style and clean up of the barbeque events
  • Other related duties as required.


Required Skills

  • Food Safety experience and knowledge
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment
  • Strong Time management skills
  • Ability to work independently with little to no supervision
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills


Essential Qualifications:

  • Completion of or enrolled in a Culinary program
  • Provincially recognized and approved Food Safety Certificate
  • Valid Class 5 Provincial Drivers License with clean abstract
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs

The successful candidate will need to be able to get their own business license, and will require their own WCB coverage. This is a contractor role, so the successful candidate will not be eligible for employee benefits

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 resume to or fax to 403.236.8834, Attn: Human Resources.


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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