Thompson Bros have an opening for a Gradesman working out of their Spruce Grove and surrounding area of operations.

Location: Spruce Grove, AB

Job Type: Full-Time

Education Level: See Qualifications

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Use of survey instruments to establish correct grade for water and sewer, utility and road construction projects
  • Ability to read plans and mathematically inclined to accurately complete many functions of the job
  • Installation of stakes as required for layout purposes
  • Must be willing to learn and work with Operators, Forman, Superintendent and occasionally, Site Engineers to conduct and complete day to day work activities
  • Must be able to walk long distances and do any groundwork essentials to the completion of the contract
  • Measures distances from reference points to locate boundaries of construction site
  • Verify graded surface using a laser levels, boning rods, batter boards, hand levels etc.
  • Be able to identify hazards on site
  • Must be willing and able to learn general construction practices involving water and sewer and road construction
  • Have an understanding of the issues involving ground disturbance and ability to work in and implement safe work practices and contribute to a safe work environment
  • Work overtime as required


  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Must possess a valid class 5 driver’s license

Additional Information:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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