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CanWest has been in the concrete cutting industry for 34 years and we are still continuously growing and evolving.

With branches in Calgary Vancouver and Edmonton we do it all. Asphalt and concrete cutting, coring, scanning, repairs, maintenance, residential driveways and basement window enlargements, large highway projects and airport runways. We are dedicated to providing quality service for our customers as well as a safe and rewarding work place for our team.

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Calgary Openings

Experienced Concrete Cutters and Core Drillers

All applicants for this position must have 1-2 years of experience in the concrete cutting industry. We are looking for people that want a long term career and are excited to grow with the company. You are best suited for the position if you are hard working, motivated, and reliable. It is also very important that you can work well as part of a team and are safety oriented.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in the industry
  • A valid unrestricted drivers license
  • A personal vehicle to get to and from work (transit in our area is unreliable)
  • Competence with either a slab saw, core drill, wall saw or GPR scanning equipment
  • The ability to work overtime, nights and some infrequent out of town work as needed

CanWest will provide:

  • Full time hours
  • Competitive compensation
  • A safe work place
Apply now

Foreman – Concrete Cutting

1 Vacancy

Full time permanent (40 hours per week) 

Various locations in the Calgary location

No Formal Education required. Three to five years of experience in concrete cutting for commercial and industrial projects; valid, unrestricted driver’s license, workplace language: English

Job Description:

Canwest Concrete Cutting and Coring is a concrete contractor that has been serving customers since 1982. Canwest’s Calgary location is currently seeking an experienced Foreman, Concrete Cutting to oversee completion of various commercial and industrial projects. The successful candidate will have a minimum of three to five years of related concrete cutting experience, and a valid, unrestricted, driver’s license. Once a probationary period is passed, employees are eligible for enrolment in our comprehensive extended benefits plan which includes extended medical, dental, and life insurance. If you have the following skills and experience, and want to join our dedicated team, apply today.

Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Oversee and provide training to Core Drill, Slab saw Operators, Wall saw Operators and other construction helpers
  • Establish methods to ensure jobs are completed on schedule
  • Ensure company safety practices are adhered to 
  • Hydraulic and electric core drilling, green cutting, and wall sawing in both commercial and industrial jobs
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity and quality of work

Requirements:

  • Strong leadership and organizational skills to successfully complete large commercial and industrial multi person jobs from start to finish
  • Ability to perform physically demanding work
  • Reliable transportation
  • Steel toed work boots
  • Valid, unrestricted driver’s license
  • Clean driver’s abstract

CanWest will provide:

  • 40 hours per week
  • $31.50 to $35.00 per hour depending on experience

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your cover letter, resume, and references by email reply to this ad, or by mail to Canwest Concrete Cutting and Coring, 5025 13th St SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 5N1 (email aaron.m@canwestconcrete.com)

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Vancouver Openings

Estimator/Supervisor

The Estimators are in charge of providing customers with quotes, and then directing the project once it has been awarded. This includes monitoring the budget and operator’s hours on the job and ensuring quality workmanship.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordination and supervision of staff in the field
  • Communicate service requirements to dispatch and COO
  • Assist the CEO in drafting estimates, budgets, schedules, and tenders
  • Estimating for projects that may include multiple difference divisions within the company

Requirements:

  • Strong leadership and good communication skills
  • A familiarity with various business computer software (Outlook, word, excel)
  • The ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of how to properly estimate construction projects in Alberta
  • At least 5 years’ consecutive experience in the construction industry
  • Must have valid unrestricted drivers license

CanWest will provide:

  • Competitive wages with room to grow
  • Full company benefits program
  • Company supplied vehicle
Apply now

Mechanic

Our team of mechanics works together to ensure that all trucks and equipment has their regular maintenance properly and on time. They also take repair any equipment that has broken down so the operators in the field have the equipment they need when they need it.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose and fix problems with equipment such as generators, trucks, heavy equipment, and saws
  • Diagnose problems with wiring/electrical

Requirements:

  • 5 years’ continuous experience
  • A working knowledge of diesel engines
  • Welding experience
  • Must have valid unrestricted drivers license

CanWest will provide:

  • Full time hours
  • Competitive compensation
  • A safe work place
Apply now

Experienced Concrete Cutting and Core Drilling Operators

All applicants for this position must have 1-2 years of experience in the concrete cutting industry. We are looking for people that want a long term career and are excited to grow with the company. You are best suited for the position if you are hard working, motivated, and reliable. It is also very important that you can work well as part of a team and are safety oriented.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in the industry
  • A valid unrestricted drivers license
  • Competence with either a slab saw, core drill, wall saw or GPR scanning equipment
  • The ability to work overtime, nights and some infrequent out of town work as needed

CanWest will provide:

  • Full time hours
  • Competitive compensation
  • A safe work place
Apply now

Concrete Cutting Operator Trainees

We are looking for hard working, dependable people to be trained as concrete cutting operators. We ask that only applicants looking for long term careers apply for this position.

To fill this position, you must be hard working, motivated, willing to learn, and work well as part of a team.

Requirements:

  • The ability to work overtime, nights and some infrequent out of town work as needed
  • A stable work history
  • A valid, unrestricted drivers license

CanWest will provide:

  • Full time hours
  • Competitive compensation
  • A safe work place
Apply now

Edmonton Openings

Estimator/Supervisor

The Estimators are in charge of providing customers with quotes, and then directing the project once it has been awarded. This includes monitoring the budget and operator’s hours on the job and ensuring quality workmanship.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordination and supervision of staff in the field
  • Communicate service requirements to dispatch and COO
  • Assist the CEO in drafting estimates, budgets, schedules, and tenders
  • Estimating for projects that may include multiple difference divisions within the company

Requirements:

  • Strong leadership and good communication skills
  • A familiarity with various business computer software (Outlook, word, excel)
  • The ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of how to properly estimate construction projects in Alberta
  • At least 5 years’ consecutive experience in the construction industry
  • Must have valid unrestricted drivers license
  • Competence reading blue prints

CanWest will provide:

  • Competitive wages with room to grow
  • Full company benefits program
  • Company supplied vehicle
Apply now

Mechanic

Our team of mechanics works together to ensure that all trucks and equipment has their regular maintenance properly and on time. They also take repair any equipment that has broken down so the operators in the field have the equipment they need when they need it.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose and fix problems with equipment such as generators, trucks, heavy equipment, and saws
  • Diagnose problems with wiring/electrical

Requirements:

  • 5 years’ continuous experience
  • A working knowledge of diesel engines
  • Welding experience
  • Must have valid unrestricted drivers license

CanWest will provide:

  • Full time hours
  • Competitive compensation
  • A safe work place
Apply now

Experienced Concrete Cutters and Core Drillers

All applicants for this position must have 1-2 years of experience in the concrete cutting industry. We are looking for people that want a long term career and are excited to grow with the company. You are best suited for the position if you are hard working, motivated, and reliable. It is also very important that you can work well as part of a team and are safety oriented.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in the industry
  • A valid unrestricted drivers license
  • A personal vehicle to get to and from work (transit in our area is unreliable)
  • Competence with either a slab saw, core drill, wall saw or GPR scanning equipment
  • The ability to work overtime, nights and some infrequent out of town work as needed

CanWest will provide:

  • Full time hours
  • Competitive compensation
  • A safe work place
Apply now

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