Current Opportunities - Lower Mainland

Working at BA Blacktop

At BA Blacktop, we are always looking for talented people to join our team. If you would like to be considered for any opportunities that may arise in the next three months, please submit your CV to:  employment@euroviabc.com

Positions are available throughout the Lower Mainland, with our head offices located in North Vancouver and Surrey.

We are currently looking to fill the following skilled positions within our group:

BA Blacktop Ltd. is currently seeking a team oriented, self-motivated and dedicated individual to join our Project Procurement team as an Estimator at our North Vancouver location. 

The Estimator is responsible for planning, organizing, and fully developing comprehensive conceptual and final costing estimates from the start to the completion of varied civil construction projects. This position works with the Project Procurement team in the delivery of a total bid price for heavy civil general contracts in both conventional tender and design build formats. This position may also act as the Technical Lead on Design-Build Projects, and if successful, act as Project Manager throughout project execution.

Key Tasks and Accountability

  • Reviews contractual documents and contract modifications to determine scope of work;
  • Reviews specifications and drawings and attend pre-bid meetings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimates;
  • Prepare accurate takeoff quantities using Autodesk QTO takeoff application;
  • Prepare estimates using B2W estimating system calculating material, labor, and equipment costs and applying to complete scope of work;
  • Prepare, issue, receive and review supplier and subcontractor proposals and pricing;
  • Reviews options based on design and recommends best solution based on cost competitiveness;
  • Assist proposal manager in preparing bid package documents;
  • Negotiate and manage bid award process and execute contracts;
  • Assist in development and maintenance of estimating resource database, guidelines and resource information on products, vendors, subcontractors, government requirements; and
  • Supervise and coach junior team members.

Essential Qualifications

  • Thorough understanding with applied knowledge of construction earthwork, structures, paving, underground, and grading practices on large /complex heavy civil projects.
  • Excellent technical, communication, organizational, managerial and planning skills.
  • Excellent relational and leadership skills.
  • Ability to identify and analyze problems and provide solutions.
  • Requires very limited supervision and direction beyond providing desired outcomes.
  • Ability to learn new software including: HCSS Heavy Bid, B2W estimating, Autodesk NavisWorks, Autodesk Buzzsaw, MS Excel, etc.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Accredited 4-year degree in related field or applicable discipline; CET Diploma; or equivalent experience. 

Optional Training

  • Gold Seal Certificate – Estimating. 
  • Applied Civil Sciences, Project Management. 

Safety Standards

  • Strict adherence to BA Blacktop's corporate safety standards and procedures.
  • Annual participation in corporate safety orientation.
  • Coordinates with Safety Officer to ensure ongoing compliance with client safety requirements and completion of safety prequalification's, NOP's etc.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Meet all project tender deadlines.
  • Consistently delivers a solid, defensible estimate for the bid review process.

Project Financial Responsibility

Project Manager on multiple small to mid-range projects with responsibilities including:

  • Implementation and management of project budgets.
  • Monitor progress and status of projects including budget updates, CPSR, invoicing and accounts payable follow up.
  • Complete contract closeout documents and process.
  • Evaluate and report on profit / loss results.  

Additional Comments on the Role / Company

The applicant should have a proven track record in both Estimating & Project Management Roles with a minimum of 5 years industry experience. The role is intended to be primarily an estimating role, however Project Management assignments are to be anticipated for complex bid build and design-build projects. 

 

Please submit resumes to  employment@euroviabc.com  along with salary expectations. No phone calls please. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

B.A. Blacktop Ltd. (part of the Eurovia BC Group of Companies) is currently seeking a Heavy Duty Equipment Technician to fill a role in a very busy shop at our Port Kells, Surrey Location.

Job Purpose 

The Heavy Duty Equipment Technician is responsible for providing repairs and preventive maintenance on road construction equipment. This position will employ logic and deductive reasoning in diagnosing and troubleshooting.

 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Performing assemblies, preventative maintenance, repairs, and complete overhauls on heavy equipment
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized or other testing equipment to determine the extent of repair required
  • Make recommendations regarding the extent of repairs and suggest methods of improvement
  • Think logically and keep up with changes in technology
  • Interpret work orders and technical manuals
  • Understand BA Blacktop safety policy and perform tasks in a safe manner
  • Propose modifications on the existing asset that can extend or improve their operation
  • Document the repair or the major preventive maintenance operation in the “out inspection form” and/or the timesheet with the actions taken, parts ordered, and time taken
  • Clearly inform the shop foreman about the progress of the repairs
  • Inspect the shop equipment
  • Motivated and able to work in a challenging environment with minimal supervision
  • Work remotely in adverse weather conditions. Job tasks may be physically demanding lifting up to 50 lbs

Qualifications (Education, Training or Experience)

 

Essential Qualifications

  • Journeyperson Heavy Equipment Technician certification
  • Red Seal certificate is an asset
  • 3+ years in a similar field in the repair or maintenance of heavy equipment
  • Valid driving license
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Respect other team members
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Ability to read electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical drawings
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize and multi-task in a deadline-driven environment

 

Desirable Qualifications

  • Welding certificate
  • Construction equipment operating ticket

 

Additional Comments on the Role/Company

  • The opportunity to maintain and repair various brands and types of equipment will be provided by working at the shop. Due to our biannual investment program, the fleet is continuously updated, therefore they will also work on a new machine equipped with the latest technologies.
  • Going on Jobsites for repair will let you appreciate being part of a team dedicated to the building of the BC infrastructures.
  • It will be expected that you receive calls on the weekends and at night.
  • You will be given a service truck to perform the tasks.

Please note that the salary is as per the current Union contract agreement.

If you would like more information regarding this position please stop by our shop or contact us at 604-455-3300. 

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please submit resumes to employment@euroviabc.com along with salary expectations. 

 

About the Program

BA Blacktop Program recognizes that students are the future of our industry. Our student co-op program is integral to the growth and future of BA Blacktop. 

 

About the Program

 

BA Blacktop Program recognizes that students are the future of our industry. Our student co-op program is integral to the growth and future of BA Blacktop. The goal of our program is to help develop high-potential civil engineering candidates reach their goal of securing a full-time position after graduation. We provide students with hands-on experience that helps them understand an engineer's role in the technical world. Our program gives students an opportunity to apply their knowledge to practical problem-solving situations. BA Blacktop's program offers a strong path for Engineering students to gain valuable work experience in Operations and Estimating with an emphasis on fieldwork experience.

 

 

 

Who You Are
You have a positive attitude with a willingness to learn and take on new challenges in both the field and office. You are a problem solver with a curious mind, looking to work with a great team comprised of some of the most respected professionals in the industry. Keen to develop your growing skillset, you will work on a wide variety of projects and begin to establish a career at a company that supports your continuous learning and development.

 

 

What You'll Be Doing

Assist the Superintendent and Project Manager with the following tasks:

  • Drawing's take-offs
  • Traffic Management Plans
  • Budget review
  • Schedule update
  • Request for Information redaction
  • Non-compliance reports
  • Test scheduling and recording
  • Site Safety guidelines
  • Quantity measuring and tracking
  • Website meetings
  • Progress Estimate preparation
  • Data integration
  • Budget reviews

 

Your Skills and Abilities

  • Understanding of road construction and related activities
  • Understanding of the QMP and the testing requirements for roadway
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (eg, memos, reports, discussions)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project)
  • Proficiency in Bluebeam and AutoCAD as well as other related software
  • QA, QC training
  • Estimating experience
  • Tracking of quantities

 

Desirable Qualifications and Knowledge

  • Enrolled in a Degree program in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or Related Field
  • Knowledgeable with Specifications and requirements in roadway construction (DBSS, MMCD, etc.)
  • PMP designation
  • Gold Seal Certification
  • OFA Level 1 or Higher
  • Previous work experience in Civil Engineering is an asset
  • Excellent attention to detail, good judgment, and clear communication skills

 

Interested? Send us an email to employment@euroviabc.com with your name and your school's name and we'll see if it's the right fit!

BA Blacktop Ltd. is currently seeking a team oriented, self-motivated and dedicated individual to join our operations team as a Project Superintendent.

JOB PURPOSE

The Project Superintendent is responsible for planning, scheduling, and executing construction operations. They assure projects are constructed in accordance with company safety programs, contract documents, budget, customer’s construction schedule needs, and conform to the plans and specifications.

 

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Site Safety Standards

  • Have a strong knowledge of WorkSafeBC Regulations
  • Prepare and send Notice of Project
  • Participate actively in Pre-Job Hazard Assessment and First Aid Assessment in collaboration with the Safety Department
  • Participate in the development of Safety procedures for specific job tasks in collaboration with the Safety Department
  • Identify and communicate potential hazards with foremen and crews
  • Ensure that safety procedures in accordance with the Prime Contractor, BA OH&S manual, and Work Safe are being followed
  • Ensure that all work is carried out in a safe manner while considering risks and potential liabilities
  • Ensure all workers and subcontractors participate in project orientation prior to starting work on a specific project
  • Ensure work sites are always left clean and free from any hazards
  • Investigate actively and in detail all incidents/accidents/near misses
  • Verify housekeeping, maintenance, and cleanliness of vehicles/equipment

 Leadership and Supervision

  • Review contract documents, the scope of work, drawings, and specifications prior to starting a new job site
  • Review project bid documents and budget in detail with the estimator and/or project manager. Participate in job cost codes set-up
  • For medium to large projects, participate actively in pre-construction transition meetings
  • Prepare and give all necessary information to foremen (Work Order, Drawings, Cost codes, schedule…).
  • Schedule foreman, crew members, operators, and equipment requirements with General Superintendent or Field Operations Manager
  • Schedule Paving, Milling, and Concrete crews with Paving, Milling, and Concrete Superintendents as early as possible
  • Update the Outlook paving schedule as required, including the type of mix, quantities, timeline, and production rates
  • Schedule, coordinate and negotiate with subcontractors and material suppliers
  • Ensure all necessary permits are obtained
  • Direct and coordinate construction operations, construction methods and techniques, and overall planning of assigned projects
  • Prepare project schedule. Maintain 3 weekly look-ahead schedule
  • Maintain regular, clear, and open communication lines with customers. Document communications through meeting minutes, emails, notes in a diary…
  • Participate in weekly/regular job site meetings
  • Review, verify and correct daily/weekly and monthly job costs in Kheops
  • Review cost code budgets and job budgets on a regular basis. Take corrective actions accordingly. Be proactive and communicate results regularly with the Project Manager, Estimators, General Superintendent and/or Field Operations Manager
  • Ensure that Extra Works, Change Orders, and Force Account Works are discussed early with customers and documented prior to performing the work
  • Prepare monthly project billing in collaboration with Estimators, Project Manager and/or Estimator. Verify the accuracy of billing prior to submittal
  • Submit all monthly invoices prior to the 15th of the following month or earlier.
  • Review, correct, and approve suppliers’ and subcontractors’ invoices
  • Participate in the Field Operations meeting

 Planning and Coordinating

  • Communicate and discuss the schedule with foremen and sub-contractors regularly
  • Lead/organize/give specific instructions to the site foremen on a daily/weekly basis
  • Organize what is needed for the work site, such as trucks, equipment, materials, and sub-contractors (flaggers, surveyors, utility subcontractors, etc.) in close collaboration with the site foreman
  • Supervise all aspects of the daily and weekly operations
  • Monitor work progress and ensure scheduled deadlines are met

Quality of Work

  • Ensure that the quality control plan is followed
  • Ensure that Quality Control Testing is scheduled as per the project requirements
  • Ensure/Verify quality requirements are met
  • Address/Correct all deficiencies as early as possible
  • Report or ensure that all deficiencies are reported through the NCR process

Training and Development

  • Lead, monitor, train and develop site foreman and crew members
  • Ensure workers have received proper training prior to completing specific tasks (fall protection, Confine Space, Rigging, Traffic Control, …)

Equipment Management

  • Schedule equipment requirements with the Operations Manager
  • Verify equipment operators perform daily maintenance, fueling, greasing, fluid level checks, and overall condition checks of equipment
  • Verify operators complete detailed DFERS on a daily basis/Verify vehicle drivers complete detailed Pre-trips on a daily basis
  • Communicate equipment issues and breakdowns with the equipment department

Reporting and Record Keeping

  • Collect, review, and correct Daily Quantity Reports and Extra Work Orders from foremen on a daily basis
  • Review foreman paperwork and papyrus timesheets on a daily basis. Integrate reports in papyrus – 48 hours window
  • Review and sign foremen’s daily work plans and monthly safety inspections
  • Keep daily notes of work site activities, conversations, issues, and specific instructions in a diary

 

QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, TRAINING, OR EXPERIENCE)

Essential Qualifications

  • Strong and growing knowledge of road construction activities and processes
  • Have a strong and growing knowledge of specifications (MoTI, MMCD, municipal specifications, and TCM for Work on Roadways)
  • Have a good understanding of Contract Documents
  • Self-starting, highly motivated, and goal-orientated individual with exceptional attention to detail
  • Be a leader: excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Strong communication skills with clients and public
  • Be organized, detailed, and prepared by planning ahead
  • Ability to maintain composure in dealing with stressful situations
  • Ability to read and interpret site plans/blueprints and look up specifications from MoTI / MMCD
  • Ability to organize all field aspects needed on-site to begin and complete a job
  • Good Computer Skills including Excel, Word, Outlook, MS Project, Kheops, and Intelex
  • Ability to measure and verify quantities
  • A desire to learn and teach; a passion to excel and to strive to get the most out of employees

Desirable Qualifications

  • Public Works Course (BCIT)
  • Construction Management Courses
  • Civil Engineering Diploma/Degree
  • Registered with ASTTBC
  • For safety requirements:
    • Confined Space Entry and Rescue
    • Fall Protection
    • Hoisting & Rigging
    • Utility Locating Using M-scopes
    • Traffic Technician

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS ON THE ROLE/ COMPANY

Their skills as a roadbuilder, a leader, an organizer, a communicator, a negotiator, and a trainer will determine the success and profitability of the Company.

Interacting daily with all departments, they are the key link between our construction operations in the field and the other divisions in the Company: The Safety Department, the Quality Department, our Estimating Team and our Accounting Team.

Location: Fraser Valley Area

Competitive salary and benefits package offered. Salary will be based on experience.

For consideration, please submit your resume to employment@euroviabc.com. No phone calls please.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

BA Blacktop Ltd. is currently seeking a team-oriented, self-motivated and dedicated individual to join ourOperations Team as a Grade Foreman.

 

JOB PURPOSE

The Grade Foreman is the first in command under the supervision of the Superintendent and oversees the execution of work on the job site.

 

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Site Safety

  • Maintain a high level of safety and liability awareness at all times
  • Perform and lead daily work plans with crews
  • Perform detailed Monthly work site Safety Inspections
  • Make sure all crew members wear and maintain their PPEs at all times and according to specific tasks
  • Ensure that safety procedures in accordance with the company’s OH&S manual and WorkSafeBC Regulations are being followed
  • Identify and inform crew members of potential hazards daily or as required by the changing worksite
  • Ensure that all work is carried out in a safe manner while considering risks and potential liabilities
  • Report in a detailed manner all incidents/accidents/Near Misses and be an active Participation in the investigation process

 Job Site Operation

  • Ensure work order and all necessary information is provided prior to commencing work
  • Review work orders and fully understand the scope of work and timelines
  • Review project requirements (quantities, cost codes, production rate, drawings …) with Superintendent
  • Perform or verify project survey/layout as necessary
  • Monitor material quantities and production rates on a continuous basis
  • Capable of constructing curb & gutter, sidewalk, CB / MH installation/adjustment, grading operations, cut/fill slopes, excavations, retaining walls, etc.
  • Reinforce the disciplinary program
  • Oversight and review minimize costs and optimize efficiency

 Cordinate/Schedule Onsite Work

  • Inform all workers on site of the schedule
  • Lead/organize/give specific instructions to the crew on a daily basis, as tasks may vary day to day on a job site. Organize what is needed for the work site, such as trucks, equipment, materials, and sub-contractors (flaggers, surveyors, utility subcontractors,…) quality requirements are met
  • Supervise all aspects of the daily and weekly operations
  • Monitor work progress and ensure scheduled deadlines are met

Quality of Work

  • Ensure quality requirements are met
  • Address/Correct all deficiencies as early as possible. Communicate all deficiencies with Superintendent.
  • Report deficiencies through the NCR process

Training and Development

  • Monitor, train and develop crew members
  • Ensure new/young workers are trained prior to complete the New Worker Program

Equipment Management

  • Provide all necessary material/equipment to operators to perform daily equipment maintenance
  • Ensure equipment operators perform daily maintenance, fueling, greasing, fluid level checks, and overall condition checks of equipment on a daily basis
  • Ensure operators complete detailed DFERS on a daily basis/Ensure vehicle drivers complete detailed Pre-trips on a daily basis
  • Communicate equipment issues and breakdowns with the equipment department

Reporting and Record Keeping

  • Complete Daily Quantity Reports and Extra Work Orders on a daily basis
  • Prepare and submit accurate Papyrus timesheets on a daily basis
  • Keep daily notes of work site activities, conversations, issues, and specific instructions in a diary

 

QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, TRAINING, OR EXPERIENCE)

Essential Qualifications

  • Heavy a strong and growing knowledge of utilities/construction activities and processes
  • Have a strong and growing knowledge of specifications (MoTI, MMCD, local government specifications)
  • Ability to read and interpret site plans/blueprints and look up specifications from MoTI / MMCD
  • Ability to measure and calculate length, surface, volumes, and quantities
  • Ability to perform field project layout from drawings and cut sheets
  • Ability to use a laser level, calculate elevations, and layout elevations
  • Occupational First aid Level 1
  • Traffic Control Person Training
  • Confined Space Entry and Rescue
  • Papyrus Training and Intelex Training

Desirable Qualifications

  • Site Plan Reading Course (BCIT)
  • Survey Course (Union/BCIT)
  • Public Works Course (BCIT)
  • Construction Management Courses
  • Occupational First aid Level 2
  • Confined Space Entry and Rescue (May be mandatory on some projects)
  • Fall Protection (May be mandatory on some projects)
  • Hoisting & Rigging
  • Heavy Duty Trailer Endorsement Training

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS ON THE ROLE/ COMPANY

A grade foreman’s role is to be able to lead/organize/perform all the construction activities on small to medium road/parking projects from start to finish.

Location: Greater Vancouver Area / Fraser Valley Area

Competitive salary and benefits package offered. Salary will be based on experience.

For consideration, please submit your resume to employment@euroviabc.com. No phone calls please.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

BA Blacktop Ltd. is currently seeking a team-oriented, self-motivated and dedicated individual to join our operations team as a Utility Foreman.

 

JOB PURPOSE

The Utility Foreman is the first in command under the supervision of the Superintendent and oversees the execution of work on the job site.

 

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Site Safety

  • Maintain a high level of safety and liability awareness at all times
  • Perform and lead daily work plans with crews
  • Perform and lead weekly Tailgate Safety meetings
  • Make sure all crew members wear and maintain their PPEs at all times and according to specific tasks
  • Ensure that safety procedures in accordance with the company’s OH&S manual and WorkSafeBC Regulations are being followed
  • Identify and inform crew members of potential hazards daily or as required by the changing worksite
  • Ensure that all work is carried out in a safe manner while considering risks and potential liabilities
  • Report in a detailed manner all incidents/accidents/Near Misses and be an active Participation in the investigation process

 Cordinate/Schedule Onsite Work

  • Supervise all aspects of the daily and weekly operations
  • Review project requirements (quantities, cost codes, production rate, drawings …) with Superintendent
  • Perform or verify project survey/layout as necessary
  • Monitor material quantities and production rates on a continuous basis
  • Capable of installing efficiently all aspects of underground utilities: storm, sanitary, drainage pipes and culverts, hydro/telecom ducts, water mains, and services, catch basins, manholes, service boxes, etc.
  • Reinforce the disciplinary program
  • Oversight and review minimize costs and optimize efficiency

Quality of Work

  • Monitor work progress and ensure scheduled deadlines are met
  • Ensure work order and all necessary information is provided prior to commencing work.
  • Review work orders and fully understand the scope of work and timelines
  • Ensure quality requirements are met
  • Address/Correct all deficiencies as early as possible. Communicate all deficiencies with Superintendent
  • Report deficiencies through the NCR process

Training and Development

  • Monitor, train and develop crew members
  • Ensure new/young workers are trained prior to complete the New Worker Program

Equipment Management

  • Provide all necessary material/equipment to operators to perform daily equipment maintenance
  • Ensure equipment operators perform daily maintenance, fueling, greasing, fluid level checks, and overall condition checks of equipment on a daily basis
  • Ensure operators complete detailed DFERS on a daily basis/Ensure vehicle drivers complete detailed Pre-trips on a daily basis
  • Communicate equipment issues and breakdowns with the equipment department

Reporting and Record Keeping

  • Complete Daily Quantity Reports and Extra Work Orders on a daily basis
  • Prepare and submit accurate Papyrus timesheets on a daily basis
  • Keep daily notes of work site activities, conversations, issues, and specific instructions in a diary

 

QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, TRAINING, OR EXPERIENCE)

Essential Qualifications

  • Heavy a strong and growing knowledge of utilities/construction activities and processes
  • Have a strong and growing knowledge of specifications (MoTI, MMCD, local government specifications)
  • Ability to read and interpret site plans/blueprints and look up specifications from MoTI / MMCD
  • Ability to measure and calculate length, surface, volumes, and quantities
  • Ability to perform field project layout from drawings and cut sheets
  • Ability to use a laser level, calculate elevations, and layout elevations
  • Occupational First aid Level 1
  • Traffic Control Person Training
  • Confined Space Entry and Rescue
  • Papyrus Training

Desirable Qualifications

  • Site Plan Reading Course (BCIT)
  • Survey Course (Union/BCIT)
  • Public Works Course (BCIT)
  • Occupational First aid Level 2
  • Fall Protection (May be mandatory on some projects)
  • Hoisting & Rigging
  • Heavy Duty Trailer Endorsement Training

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS ON THE ROLE/ COMPANY

A utility foreman should also develop his skills to be able to fill the role of a grade foreman.

Location: Greater Vancouver Area / Fraser Vancouver Area

Competitive salary and benefits package offered. Salary will be based on experience.

For consideration, please submit your resume to employment@euroviabc.com. No phone calls please.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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