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Edmonton – GRademan

Title Edmonton – GRademan
Job Information

Whissell Contracting Ltd has established a solid reputation for providing construction solutions in Alberta and British Columbia. We are built on strong core values and take pride in our Team, our dedication to Safety, and excellence in the work we do. For over 5 decades, Whissell’ s expertise has focused on deep Underground Utility infrastructure and Earthwork construction services.

Whissell is looking for individuals that want to be part of an industry leader whose goals are to keep ahead of the curve on technology and innovative solutions. If you are committed to growing Whissell services, divisions, and innovating renewable energy solutions to the industry, Apply today! We look forward to you joining our Team.

Whissell is currently looking for a Grademan to join our Edmonton team! The successful candidate will display high attention to detail as they assist the Team with tasks around the site. Reporting to the Foreman and Superintendent the laborer will support Whissell’s vision, mission, S.P.I.R.I.T of values, and three daily pillars of Safety, Quality, and Efficiency.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Direct equipment operators on grade adjustment to achieve the correct grade for the job
  • Identifies hazards on site
  • Locates boundaries of the jobsite by measuring distances from reference points
  • Correctly use survey equipment to verify the elevation of graded surfaces
  • Staking proper horizontal and vertical grade on earthworks projects
  • Work with Project Managers and Foremen to solve any on-site issues
  • Behavioural Competencies:
  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written and hand signals
  • Exemplifies the Whissell S.P.I.R.I.T. of Values (Safety, People, Integrity, Respect, Innovation, Teamwork)
  • Attention to detail
  • Assertive
  • Works well under pressure
  • Works well in a team environment

Essential Qualifications:

  • 3 or more years of finishing grade or running a Dozer
  • High attention to detail required
  • * Must have your own transportation
  • Must have own steel-toes safety boots


  • Seasonal, full-time, and weekends

What We Offer You:

  • Industry-leading wage depending on experience
  • Excellent Health, Vision and Dental benefit plan
  • Amazing Professional and Career development opportunities
  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Wonderful team, Whissell is Family owned and operated

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.

Overtime may be required during peak months.

To apply, please submit your resume and driver’s abstract to

At Whissell we value diversity of expertise, talent and opinion creating an innovative and collaborative environment. We are committed to a respectful and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

No agencies please.

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