Civil Groundsmen




  • Place and remove cabling
  • Tag cable and record all process steps
  • Safely and properly vent, open, clear and enter manholes
  • Provide manual labour assisting construction crews, trades, foremen, etc.
  • Ensure appropriate tools are transported to the worksite as directed
  • Safely operate basic hand and power tools including, but not limited to: skill saws, grinders, impact wrench, come-a-longs, jacks, etc.
  • Perform digging and trenching, demolition and waste site removal, loading/unloading trucks, and clean work trucks and work sites


  • 2+ years construction jobsite experience
  • Previous Pool installation, landscaping, paving, cement, local cable TV company or mining experience would be an asset
  • Experience and/or training for heavy equipment operation (i.e. skid steer, mini excavator) is an asset
  • Telecommunications industry experience is an asset
  • Full class G driver’s license
  • Powerline hazard awareness training is an asset
  • CSTS – Construction safety certificate is an asset
  • Current First Aid certification is an asset


  • Have a basic understanding of underground work and traffic control
  • Understanding of tools to supply and assist construction crews
  • Work outdoors – perhaps in some extreme climates
  • Travel and work in various locations across Canada
  • Accommodate different work schedules and shifts based on project requirements
  • Perform physically demanding work (able to lift 50+ pounds)
  • Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Be honest, hard-working and trustworthy
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics and the solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse environment