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Full-Time Highway Maintenance Technician

Fowler Construction Company Limited 

Full-Time Highway Maintenance Technician

Fowler Construction Company Limited – 3.8 Parry Sound, ON

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Permanent | Full-timeEstimated: $47K–$59.5K a year


  • Class D Licence
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Driving Licence

Full job description

Fowler Construction is seeking an experienced, full-time Highway Maintenance Technician to patrol designated roads as necessary to withhold contractual agreement.

Why work for us?

  • 100% Employer paid premiums for medical and dental benefits
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • RRSP match pension plan
  • Company events and perks

Key Duties:

  • Prepare and operate light and heavy maintenance equipment such as patrol truck, crash truck, loaders, plows, combinations/spreaders, tractors, weed eaters, lawn mowers, chainsaw etc.
  • Maintain, complete and submit a patrol diary daily.
  • Identify and maintain Maintenance deficiencies list.
  • Monitor operations within assigned patrol area.
  • Ensure all roadways are clear of all debris in patrol area.
  • Respond to public complaints.
  • Respond to all incidents within the patrol area (accidents, spills, etc.).
  • Report accidents, incidents and/or injuries to the Patrol Supervisor completing and submitting required documentation daily.
  • Complete and monitor all required paperwork daily/weekly/monthly reports as specified in the contract including: Driver Inspection documents, Hours of Service Log Sheets, Vehicle Circle Safety Checks, Winter Operations Records, and other operational documents as required.
  • Carry out all routine/non-routine highway maintenance activities, facility maintenance and yard maintenance as required; such guide posts, sign installations, pothole filling, washout repairs, debris pick up, picnic site and layby, snow removal, maintenance etc.
  • Assist in training and mentoring staff by utilizing OPSD standards and maintenance best practices, etc.
  • Perform required preventative and routine equipment maintenance, which includes but is not limited to:
  • Perform cleaning/washing the interior and exterior of equipment, check fluid levels, assisting in changing plow blades, minor equipment repairs, greasing equipment and refueling equipment after use.
  • Monitor weather, dispatch winter maintenance equipment when required and monitor winter operations.


  • OTM Book 7 Training for traffic control considered an asset.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license. Preference will be given to applicants with DZ license.
  • Experience in highway maintenance.
  • Computer literate.
  • Strong organizational skills with clear communication abilities.
  • Helpful, friendly and courteous with the public, regulatory agencies and peers.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to work with little supervision and must be self-directed.
  • Able to stand, lift 50 lbs, carry, bend, reach.

Work Conditions:

  • Indoor and outdoor environments in various weather conditions.
  • Flexible with work hours as there will be shiftwork, including weekends, nights based on the assigned shift and or rotation.
  • Must be available to be on call regularly.

Fowler Construction values the diversity of the people it hires and serves. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all our employees.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Parry Sound, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)


  • Highway Maintenance: 1 year (preferred)


  • DZ License (preferred)

Work Location: In person

ATTENTION JOB SEEKERS • The job description presented in this posting is solely that of the employer. The YMCA Employment Service is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of this information and does not accept any liability for the conduct and/or practices of employer.

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