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Why work with us?

A family owned business that values our employees

 
S.W. Weeks Construction Ltd. is a leader in the construction industry with operations in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. As a family owned business, we value our employees and many have worked with us for decades. As part of the compensation package, we have developed comprehensive pension and benefit programs.

 Here are some highlights of the program.

  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance for Spouse/Dependent Children
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Health Care Plan
  • Pension Plan

 

Current Opportunities

Traffic Control Person (TCP) - Casual Seasonal

Responsibilities: 

  • Work as part of a team under supervision of the crew foreman &/or temporary workplace signer to perform TCP duties as required
  • Direct traffic safely through temporary workplace
  • Ensure the safety of the workers and the motoring public

Qualifications:

  • A valid NS TCP certification
  • Excellent and professional verbal communication skills
  • Must be willing to travel within Northern and Eastern Nova Scotia

 S. W. Weeks Construction Limited offers:

  • Above average competitive wages
  • Company provided training & development
  • Opportunities for growth

 Deadline for submission of application is February 16, 2024

All interested applicants may apply by clicking here or by forwarding a resume to: 

S.W. Weeks Construction Limited
PO Box 760
New Glasgow, NS  B2H 5G2
Fax:  902-755-2580
or
Email:  weeksoffice@swweeks.com

No phone calls please.

Construction Labourer - Full Time Seasonal

Responsibilities: 

  • Work as part of a team under supervision of the crew foreman &/or superintendent
  • Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • General maintenance of equipment

 Qualifications: 

  • Valid Class 5 NS driver’s license
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Experience in grade-work & pipe-work would be considered an asset
  • Must be willing to travel within Northern and Eastern Nova Scotia

S. W. Weeks Construction Limited offers:

  • Above average competitive wages
  • Comprehensive benefits and pension plan
  • Company provided training and development
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Corporate discounts

Deadline for submission of application is February 16, 2024

All interested applicants may apply by clicking here or by forwarding a resume to: 

S.W. Weeks Construction Limited
PO Box 760
New Glasgow, NS  B2H 5G2
Fax:  902-755-2580
or
Email:  weeksoffice@swweeks.com

No phone calls please.

Truck Driver Class 1/Class 3 - Full Time Seasonal

Responsibilities: 

  • Pick up & deliver aggregates and asphalt to government and private construction sites in Northern and Eastern Nova Scotia on time
  • Transport heavy equipment between construction sites may be required
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment and a clean driving abstract
  • Perform all work assigned by foreman &/or supervisor
  • Provide excellent customer service with a high level of professionalism
  • General maintenance of equipment

Qualifications: 

  • Valid Class 1 or 3 NS driver’s license with air brake endorsement is required
  • End dump, belly dump &/or live bottom experience preferred
  • Experience transporting heavy equipment considered an asset
  • Minimum of 3 years driving experience with commercial vehicles
  • Clean driving abstract (to be provided)
  • Must be willing to travel within Northern and Eastern Nova Scotia
  • Excellent verbal communication and customer service skills an asset

 S. W. Weeks Construction Limited offer: 

  • Above average competitive wages
  • Comprehensive benefits and pension plan
  • Company provided training & development
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Corporate discounts

Deadline for submission of application is February 16, 2024

All interested applicants may apply by clicking here or by forwarding a resume to: 

S.W. Weeks Construction Limited
PO Box 760
New Glasgow, NS  B2H 5G2
Fax:  902-755-2580
or
Email:  weeksoffice@swweeks.com

No phone calls please.

Asphalt Roller Operator - Full Time Seasonal

Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the asphalt roller, including maintenance
  • Work as part of a team under supervision of the Paving Foreman and/or Paving Superintendent
  • Complete daily inspections of the roller and complete daily equipment checklist
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Previous asphalt/grade roller operation would be considered an asset
  • Successful completion of the NSRBA Asphalt Laydown Technician Program would be considered an asset
  • Valid Class 5 NS drivers’ license
  • Mechanical aptitude – knowledge of operation, maintenance & basic repairs of asphalt roller
  • Must be willing to travel within Northeastern Nova Scotia and Cape Breton

S. W. Weeks Construction Limited offers:

  • Above average competitive wages
  • Comprehensive benefits and pension plan
  • Company provided training and development
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Corporate discounts

Deadline for submission of application is February 16, 2024

All interested applicants may apply by clicking here or by forwarding a resume to: 

S.W. Weeks Construction Limited
PO Box 760
New Glasgow, NS  B2H 5G2
Fax:  902-755-2580
or
Email:  weeksoffice@swweeks.com

No phone calls please.

Asphalt Paving Foreperson - Full Time Seasonal

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the asphalt paving/patching crew, including maintenance, and health & safety
  • Lead and motivate the asphalt paving/patching crew
  • Manage staff scheduling and liaison with Temporary Workplace Signer
  • Work with Construction Superintendents and Project Managers to implement schedules
  • Coordinate the purchase of materials and supplies and ordering of trucks
  • Communicate regularly with subcontractors and customers
  • Manage repairs and maintenance of machinery
  • Site Observations – constant and consistent equipment monitoring and inspecting while other tasks are being completed
  • Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Inspection Logs, Toolbox Talks, Daily Timecards and Accomplishment Reports
  • Other duties as required

Required Skills, Knowledge, Abilities, Education and Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in heavy construction (related to paving/patching, preferably)
  • Valid Class 5 NS drivers’ license
  • Proven leadership abilities
  • Mechanical aptitude – knowledge of operation, maintenance & basic repairs of paving equipment
  • Hands on management style
  • Knowledge of safety hazards and necessary safety precautions for self and others; be able to establish a safe work environment
  • Knowledge of training practices sufficient to be able to provide training to others
  • Knowledge of maintenance practices and procedures sufficient to be able to assist in developing and maintaining programs for preventive maintenance
  • Computer skill proficiencies an asset
  • Skill in interpreting and applying written guidelines, precedents, and work practices to standardized work situations or specific cases
  • Able to create alternative solutions to problems
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Skill in utilizing a wide variety of equipment for which it is intended
  • Must be willing to travel within Northeastern Nova Scotia and Cape Breton

S. W. Weeks Construction Limited offers:

  • Above average competitive wages
  • Comprehensive benefits and pension plan
  • Company provided training and development
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Corporate discounts

Deadline for submission of application is February 16, 2024

All interested applicants may apply by clicking here or by forwarding a resume to: 

S.W. Weeks Construction Limited
PO Box 760
New Glasgow, NS  B2H 5G2
Fax:  902-755-2580
or
Email:  weeksoffice@swweeks.com

No phone calls please.

Skilled Labourer (Asphalt) - Full Time Seasonal

Responsibilities: 

  • Work as part of a team under supervision of the crew foreman &/or superintendent
  • Rake asphalt, properly construct asphalt joints
  • Direct placement of asphalt for patching & paving operations
  • Fill hollows and remove high spots to smooth freshly placed asphalt
  • Set up & operate asphalt screed to place asphalt to grade and depth specifications
  • General maintenance of equipment

 Qualifications: 

  • Valid Class 5 NS driver’s license
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Experience in form-work & grade-work would be considered an asset
  • Must be willing to travel within Northern and Eastern Nova Scotia

  S. W. Weeks Construction Limited offers:

  • Above average competitive wages
  • Comprehensive benefits and pension plan
  • Company provided training and development
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Corporate discounts

Deadline for submission of application is February 16, 2024

All interested applicants may apply by clicking here or by forwarding a resume to: 

S.W. Weeks Construction Limited
PO Box 760
New Glasgow, NS  B2H 5G2
Fax:  902-755-2580
or
Email:  weeksoffice@swweeks.com

No phone calls please.

Temporary Workplace Signer - Full Time Seasonal

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To set-up, maintain and remove temporary traffic control devices as per the NSTWTC Manual or approved plans
  • Supervise traffic control personnel
  • Communicate and coordinate site activities with foreman
  • Other duties as required

Required Skills, Knowledge, Abilities, Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in traffic control (related to highway construction preferably)
  • Valid NS TWS Certification
  • Valid Class 5 NS drivers’ license
  • Must be willing to travel within Northern and Eastern Nova Scotia
  • Experience signing on 100 series highways considered an asset
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to adapt to changing site conditions quickly

S. W. Weeks Construction Limited offer:

  • Above average competitive wages
  • Comprehensive benefits and pension plan
  • Company provided training and development
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Corporate discounts

Deadline for submission of application is February 16, 2024

All interested applicants may apply by clicking here or by forwarding a resume to: 

S.W. Weeks Construction Limited
PO Box 760
New Glasgow, NS  B2H 5G2
Fax:  902-755-2580
or
Email:  weeksoffice@swweeks.com

No phone calls please.

Class 1 Truck Driver - Full Time Seasonal – Penobsquis, New Brunswick

Responsibilities:
- To transport and deliver aggregates from our Penobsquis, New Brunswick Wash Plant 
- Maintain a safe and clean work environment and a clean driving abstract
- Perform all work assigned by foreman &/or supervisor
- Provide excellent customer service with a high level of professionalism
- General maintenance of equipment


Qualifications:
- Valid Class 1 NB driver’s license with air brake endorsement is required
- End dump, belly dump &/or live bottom experience preferred
- Experience transporting heaving equipment considered an asset
- Minimum of 3 years driving experience with commercial vehicles 
- Clean driving abstract (to be provided)
- Excellent verbal communication and customer service skills an asset


S.W. Weeks Construction Limited offer:
- Above average competitive wages
- Comprehensive benefits and pension plan
- Company provided training & development
- Opportunities for growth

Deadline for submission of resumes is March 29, 2024.

 

All interested applicants may apply by clicking here or by forwarding a resume to: 

S.W. Weeks Construction Limited
PO Box 760
New Glasgow, NS  B2H 5G2
Fax:  902-755-2580
or
Email:  weeksoffice@swweeks.com

No phone calls please.

Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic - Full Time

Job Location: Based in Stellarton, NS

Responsibilities:
- Maintenance and preventative maintenance of company fleet to ensure efficient operation,
- Inspect, diagnose, and conduct repairs of company fleet,
- Work on our equipment at our project locations.
- Follow and practice workplace health and safety regulations and ensure proper disposal of hazardous waste,
- Keep detailed and accurate reports and documentation.
- Other related tasks, as assigned.

Qualifications:
- Education in Heavy Duty Equipment or 2 years of relevant work experience.
- Valid driver’s license, and clean drivers abstract.
- Ability to work flexible hours to complete maintenance when equipment is not in use.
- Strong mechanical aptitude with ability to perform routine equipment maintenance.
- Ability to safely maneuver equipment when required.
- Ability to understand and use a computer and diagnostic tools,
- A motivated self-starter who takes pride in what they do,
- A team player with a positive attitude and a fast learner,
- Ability to work with minimal supervision,
- Always safety oriented.

S. W. Weeks Construction Limited offers:
- Above average competitive wages,
- Comprehensive benefits and pension plan,
- Company provided training and development,
- Opportunities for growth
- Corporate Discounts

Deadline for submission of resumes is March 8th, 2024

All interested applicants may apply by clicking here or by forwarding a resume to: 

S.W. Weeks Construction Limited
PO Box 760
New Glasgow, NS  B2H 5G2
Fax:  902-755-2580
or
Email:  weeksoffice@swweeks.com

No phone calls please.

Wash Plant Operations Supervisor - Penobsquis, NB

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will work with our plant foreman on the following:

Job Location – Penobsquis, NB

Operations:
- Manage the overall operations of the wash plant.
- Manage the maintenance and repairs of all company equipment. 
- All aspects of health & safety for our employees and anyone on our site.
- Ensuring the products we produce are compliant with all applicable specifications.
- Ensuring compliance with all environmental requirements.
- Production planning to ensure we have the inventory of products we require.

Personnel:
- Management of all site staff.

Customers:
- Work with our customers to understand their quantity and quality requirements.
- Trouble shoot customer complaints.

Aggregates:
- Locating and testing potential new aggregate sources.
- Working with pit owners.
- Development of pits including managing the clearing, grubbing, loading, trucking and rehabilitation phases.

Required Skills, Knowledge, Abilities, Education and Experience:

- 5+ years experience in aggregates production, preferably wash plant operations.
- Valid drivers’ license in NB
- Proven leadership abilities.
- Strong problem-solving and communication skills.
- Mechanical aptitude – knowledge of operation, maintenance, and basic repairs of wash plant and mobile equipment.
- Some knowledge of the applicable specifications for concrete aggregate products.

S.W. Weeks Construction Ltd. Offers:
- Competitive wages.
- Comprehensive benefits and pension plan.
- Company provided training and development.
- Opportunities for growth.

Deadline for submission of resumes is March 8, 2024

All interested applicants may apply by clicking here or by forwarding a resume to: 

S.W. Weeks Construction Limited
PO Box 760
New Glasgow, NS  B2H 5G2
Fax:  902-755-2580
or
Email:  weeksoffice@swweeks.com

No phone calls please.