Employment

Thank you for your interest in future employment with Copcan Civil. Please understand, due to the high volume of applications, only those qualified will be contacted for interviews. We look forward to hearing from you.

Benefits of Working with COPCAN Civil:
  • Copcan has a comprehensive Occupational Health & Safety Policy and employee safety is a priority on all sites
  • We are committed to quality workmanship and the goal of doing things right the first time
  • Employees are supported by motivated and knowledgeable staff
Current Available Positions
Heavy Duty Mechanic
Nanaimo, BC
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We are a family of 18 businesses working safely together and believing to our core that no task is too daunting. We get excited by, and creatively rise to, every challenge making anything possible.

Joining our family means bringing your diverse ideas to the table every day, rolling up your sleeves and getting the job done! You will work with a trusting team of diverse professionals, and go home safely every day passionate and proud of what you have helped to build.

Copcan Civil, part of NorLand Limited, offers rewarding careers to skilled, reliable and motivated individuals who enjoy meeting new challenges and taking a hands-on approach while working independently or alongside other experienced professionals. Copcan offers training, mentoring and professional development for every employee and supports opportunities for their growth and advancement.

Requirements:

  • · Repair and maintenance of fleet construction equipment, trucks and trailers in our full service heavy duty repair shop
  • · Strength and stamina to work with heavy duty equipment
  • · Be punctual and have excellent attendance
  • · Ability to manage and prioritize

Candidate Qualifications:

  •  Preference given to ticketed journeyman
  •  Fleet/commercial truck experience is considered an asset
  •  Will consider 3rd or 4th year apprentice
  •  Valid BC driver’s license, class 1 is considered an asset
  •  First aid is considered an asset

 

General Labourer
Victoria, Nanaimo, Kelowna BC
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We are a family of 18 businesses working safely together and believing to our core that no task is too daunting. We get excited by, and creatively rise to, every challenge making anything possible.

Copcan Civil, part of NorLand Limited, specializes in construction management and civil construction in BC. Copcan employs over 150 people and currently operates on Vancouver Island, the Okanagan and Kootenays. We are hiring reliable and motivated labourers for projects in Victoria, Nanaimo and Kelowna.

Candidate Requirements:

· Performing tasks involving physical labour

· Have a positive attitude

· Ability to follow instruction

· Work independently, as well as part of a team

· Be punctual and have excellent attendance

Candidate Qualifications:

· Valid BC driver’s license

· First aid is considered an asset

Benefits of Working with COPCAN Civil:

· Copcan has a comprehensive Occupational Health & Safety Policy, employee safety is our priority on all sites

· We are committed to quality workmanship and doing things right the first time

· Employees are supported by motivated and knowledgeable staff

· Training and education provided as needed

· Competitive wages

Job Type: Full-time

Experienced Pipelayer
Victoria, Nanaimo, Kelowna BC
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We are a family of 18 businesses working safely together and believing to our core that no task is too daunting. We get excited by, and creatively rise to, every challenge making anything possible.

Joining our family means bringing your diverse ideas to the table every day, rolling up your sleeves and getting the job done! You will work with a trusting team of diverse professionals, and go home safely every day passionate and proud of what you have helped to build.

Copcan Civil, part of NorLand Limited, offers rewarding careers to skilled, reliable and motivated individuals who enjoy meeting new challenges and taking a hands-on approach while working independently or alongside other experienced professionals. Copcan offers training, mentoring and professional development for every employee and supports opportunities for their growth and advancement.

We are in search of Utility Crew Pipelayers with extensive knowledge and experience in city, urban pipe laying and road building.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reliable, with a valid driver’s license and your own transportation
  • Experience working in shored trenches installing various pipe types
  • Good communicator and enjoys working on a team
  • Certifications an asset: first aid, confined space, utility locating, rigging, etc.
  • Preference given to those who are able to work with qualified apprentices and teach the trade

Job Type: Full Time

Experienced Civil Operator
Victoria, Nanaimo, Kelowna, BC
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We are a family of 18 businesses working safely together and believing to our core that no task is too daunting. We get excited by, and creatively rise to, every challenge making anything possible.

Joining our family means bringing your diverse ideas to the table every day, rolling up your sleeves and getting the job done! You will work with a trusting team of diverse professionals, and go home safely every day passionate and proud of what you have helped to build.

Copcan Civil, part of NorLand Limited, offers rewarding careers to skilled, reliable and motivated individuals who enjoy meeting new challenges and taking a hands-on approach while working independently or alongside other experienced professionals. Copcan offers training, mentoring and professional development for every employee and supports opportunities for their growth and advancement.

We are in search of Equipment Operators in Victoria and Kelowna with extensive knowledge and experience in city, urban pipe laying and road building.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Minimum 5 years working experience required on full size excavators
  • Primary experience is on an Excavator, but ability to operate backhoe, dozer, &/or loader an asset
  • Achieves maximum production with full attention to crew safety and the prevention of incidents
  • Understands & completes daily equipment service requirements and inspection log
  • Participates in safe work planning and communicates effectively
  • Has experience with various shoring types and excavations to maximum reach of digging depth
  • Has experience working with pipe crews and is comfortable working in tight spaces and in traffic
  • Has experience digging around live systems
  • Can pull trench, cut slope or grade to finish tolerance
  • Experience with GPS systems an asset

Job Type: Full-time

Traffic Control Person
Victoria, Nanaimo, Cranbrook BC
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We are a family of 18 businesses working safely together and believing to our core that no task is too daunting. We get excited by, and creatively rise to, every challenge making anything possible.

Joining our family means bringing your diverse ideas to the table every day, rolling up your sleeves and getting the job done! You will work with a trusting team of diverse professionals, and go home safely every day passionate and proud of what you have helped to build.

Copcan Civil, part of NorLand Limited, offers rewarding careers to skilled, reliable and motivated individuals who enjoy meeting new challenges and taking a hands-on approach while working independently or alongside other experienced professionals. Copcan offers training, mentoring and professional development for every employee and supports opportunities for their growth and advancement.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Performing tasks involving physical labour
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Ability to follow instruction
  • Work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Be punctual and have excellent attendance
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time (8-12 hours)

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Valid BC driver’s license
  • Valid Traffic Control ticket
  • Reliable transportation
  • First aid is considered an asset

 

Class One End Dump Driver
Cranbrook, BC
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We are a family of 18 businesses working safely together and believing to our core that no task is too daunting. We get excited by, and creatively rise to, every challenge making anything possible.

Joining our family means bringing your diverse ideas to the table every day, rolling up your sleeves and getting the job done! You will work with a trusting team of diverse professionals, and go home safely every day passionate and proud of what you have helped to build.

Copcan Civil, part of NorLand Limited, offers rewarding careers to skilled, reliable and motivated individuals who enjoy meeting new challenges and taking a hands-on approach while working independently or alongside other experienced professionals. Copcan offers training, mentoring and professional development for every employee and supports opportunities for their growth and advancement.

Candidate Requirements:

  • End dump trailer experience
  • Conducting routine inspections and maintenance
  • Ability to follow instruction
  • Maintaining accurate records
  • Follow standard operating procedures and guidelines
  • Be punctual and have excellent attendance

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Valid Class One BC driver’s license
  • Clean driver’s abstract
  • First aid ticket is considered an asset
  • Gravel hauling experience is considered an asset

 

Class One Gravel Truck Drver
Victoria, BC
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We are a family of 18 businesses working safely together and believing to our core that no task is too daunting. We get excited by, and creatively rise to, every challenge making anything possible.

Copcan Civil, part of NorLand Limited, specializes in construction management and civil construction in BC. Copcan employs over 150 people and currently operates on Vancouver Island, the Okanagan and Kootenays. We are hiring reliable and Class One Gravel Truck Drivers for projects in Victoria.

Candidate Requirements:

· Have a positive attitude

· Ability to follow instruction

· Work independently, as well as part of a team

· Be punctual and have excellent attendance

· Maintaining accurate records

· Conducting routine inspections and maintenance

Candidate Qualifications:

· Valid Class One BC driver’s license

· Clean driver’s abstract

· Gravel hauling experience

· First aid is considered an asset

Benefits of Working with COPCAN Civil:

· Copcan has a comprehensive Occupational Health & Safety Policy, employee safety is our priority on all sites

· We are committed to quality workmanship and doing things right the first time

· Employees are supported by motivated and knowledgeable staff

· Training and education provided as needed

· Competitive wages

Job Type: Full-time

Grademan/Gradeperson
Victoria, BC
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We are a family of 18 businesses working safely together and believing to our core that no task is too daunting. We get excited by, and creatively rise to, every challenge making anything possible.

Joining our family means bringing your diverse ideas to the table every day, rolling up your sleeves and getting the job done! You will work with a trusting team of diverse professionals, and go home safely every day passionate and proud of what you have helped to build.

Copcan Civil, part of NorLand Limited, offers rewarding careers to skilled, reliable and motivated individuals who enjoy meeting new challenges and taking a hands-on approach while working independently or alongside other experienced professionals. Copcan offers training, mentoring and professional development for every employee and supports opportunities for their growth and advancement.

We are in search of Grademan/Gradeperson in Victoria with extensive knowledge and experience in city, urban pipe laying and road building.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reads drawings and prepares notes to lay various municipal pipe types & systems
  • Understands offset layout & cut sheets provided by subcontracted survey companies
  • Maintains, checks and transports survey instruments
  • Communicates effectively with pipe crew to set pipe or elements correctly
  • Keeps notes to record installation details and accurately transposes all of those to as built drawings neatly
  • Stays 2 steps ahead with preparation for the upcoming operation
  • Can work under pressure – understands that nothing happens until the pipe shooter is good to go
  • Can switch to road building when required
  • Experience with GPS systems an asset

Job Type: Full-time

Foreperson
Victoria, bc
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We are a family of 18 businesses working safely together and believing to our core that no task is too daunting. We get excited by, and creatively rise to, every challenge making anything possible.

Joining our family means bringing your diverse ideas to the table every day, rolling up your sleeves and getting the job done! You will work with a trusting team of diverse professionals, and go home safely every day passionate and proud of what you have helped to build.

Copcan Civil, part of NorLand Limited, offers rewarding careers to skilled, reliable and motivated individuals who enjoy meeting new challenges and taking a hands-on approach while working independently or alongside other experienced professionals. Copcan offers training, mentoring and professional development for every employee and supports opportunities for their growth and advancement.

The Copcan team includes superintendents, forepeople, trades, labourers, safety officers, project managers, estimators and a wide variety of office and project support personnel. We are in search of Utility Crew Forepersons in Victoria with extensive knowledge and experience in city, urban pipe laying and road building.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and be responsible for safety, quality and protecting the environment for the assigned work
  • Lead crews to install deep utilities in difficult ground conditions – open cut and shored
  • Read and interpret drawings and specifications to provide clear instructions to the crew
  • Maintain daily records including crew and equipment time, material receiving, productions and summary of activity on site
  • Ability to train each position on the pipe crew and take responsibility for the crew’s development
  • Work with the project superintendent to plan ahead and ensure materials and resources are in place ahead of the work
  • Act as a working foreperson – lead from the front lines, direct the work and be with your crew at all times

Job Type: Full-time

Civil Superintendent
Victoria, BC
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We are a family of 18 businesses working safely together and believing to our core that no task is too daunting. We get excited by, and creatively rise to, every challenge making anything possible. Joining our family means bringing your diverse ideas to the table every day, rolling up your sleeves and getting the job done! You will work with a trusting team of diverse professionals, and go home safely every day passionate and proud of what you have helped to build.

Copcan Civil, part of NorLand Limited, offers rewarding careers to skilled, reliable and motivated individuals who enjoy meeting new challenges and taking a hands-on approach while working independently or alongside other experienced professionals. Copcan offers training, mentoring and professional development for every employee and supports opportunities for their growth and advancement.

The Copcan team includes superintendents, foreman, tradesmen, labourers, safety officers, project managers, estimators and a wide variety of office and project support personnel. We are in search of a Civil Superintendent in Victoria with extensive knowledge and experience in city, urban pipe laying and road building to join their team. As a Copcan Superintendent, you will be the leader in providing direction to the trades and construction staff in the field, while coordinating their responsibilities and activities on multiple sites.

Key Accountabilities:

· Create and execute project plans to meet project schedules and critical path dates

· Ensure that crews excel within our safety culture and model the high standards that we expect of all employees

· Ensure that while production targets are met, our promise to our clients to provide a high-quality product is never compromised

· If a project issue or a scheduling conflict occurs, you will be one of the primary channels and will be responsible for solving these problems

· Understand job costing and forecasting costs to form a basis of decision on critical project tasks

· Understand contracts to recognize scope change and associated responsibilities

Duties & Responsibilities:

· Develop safety plans specific to projects and ensure the project team works those plans

· Leads, schedules, and directs trades, subcontractors and other construction staff

· Mentor foremen and work closely with junior field engineers on site

· Team with project manager to ensure seamless project delivery to the client and identify critical aspects of execution

· Problem solve and propose creative project solutions on site in a fast-paced environment under the constraint of tight construction schedules

· Participate in estimates of execution hours, equipment & other resources required for construction projects

· Meet with new and existing clients to develop project opportunities through relationships

· Participate in pre-tender site and scope evaluations with the estimators

Qualifications:

· Possess 6-10 years of leadership experience in the construction sector managing sites and projects similar to the jobs in our project portfolio

· Background of successfully completing complex underground civil utilities (potable water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, district heating), earthworks, road building and other infrastructure projects

· Experience working with relevant soil conditions in all applications (peat, running sand, glacial till, etc.)

· Technical diploma or bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field of study is an asset

· Proven track record of managing a diverse and challenging portfolio of construction projects

· Proficient knowledge of MS Office software

Job Type: Full-time

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