Halifax Harbour Bridges (HHB) maintains and operates the Angus L. Macdonald and A. Murray MacKay Bridges that span Halifax harbour. With annual traffic volume in excess of 34 million crossings, HHB's mission is to provide safe, efficient and reliable cross-harbour transportation infrastructure in a cost effective manner. HHB employees take pride in the bridges. We are motivated, results-driven individuals who enjoy challenges, and are committed to continuous learning.
Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Painter (Maintenance Department) is responsible for cleaning and removing failed painting coatings, preparing steel surfaces for painting, and applying paint coating to all parts of the bridge structures.
This position is deemed as a *Safety Sensitive Position as work is completed in variable weather temperatures and adverse weather conditions, working at extreme heights from 170 – 320 feet above the bridge, and in confined spaces below the bridge or in the bridge towers. A critical accountability for this role is following HHB Safety standards, policies and processes, including but not limited to: completing job hazard assessments, wearing required Personal Protective Equipment, ensuring proper access of confined spaces, reporting safety observations, and being able to rescue co-workers as necessary.
We will be hiring up to five (5) Painters. If you are interested in this posting, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will be interviewing candidates for this position as we receive them.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This is a full-time, permanent seasonal position, working 40 hours per week from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday throughout HHB's summer season (May – October). Overtime will be required based on operational demands, including on weekends. The hourly wage for this position is $20.38 during the probationary period as outlined in the Collective Agreement.
Qualified applicants are must complete the online assessment, and are invited to send their cover letter and resume to Dan Bubar via email (DBubar@hdbc.ns.ca) before April 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm.
HHB appreciates all applications however only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
*Safety Sensitive Position refers to any position in which Employees have a key and direct role in an operation where performance impacted or limited by drug or alcohol use could result in a significant incident, near miss, or failure to adequately respond to a significant incident and affect the health, safety or security of the Employee, other persons, property, or the environment, or cause a detrimental impact to reputation. Safety sensitive positions are also those where there is no direct supervision or limited supervision is available to provide frequent operational checks.Start Your Application