General Vacancies – Kitimat BC

Date posted: April 24, 2019

Location: Kitimat BC

JJM Construction is involved in all aspects of construction such as heavy civil, structural, marine construction and environmental and navigational dredging.  JJM is committed to providing every project with a highly skilled work force, a highly respected management team, highly developed quality control and safety programs and a commitment to growth, stability, quality and performance to get the job done right.

JJM is recruiting for a number of skilled workers for current and upcoming projects in the Kitimat BC area.  Applicants must be local to the Kitimat area, have a valid driver’s licence and have  Construction Safety Training System (CSTS-09) certification, in addition to the position specific qualifications outlined under each position vacancy, as follows:

Available Positions:

Health and Safety

  • Strictly adhere to the JJM Construction OHS Manual.
  • Follow JJM Construction safe work practices and safe job procedures.
  • Follow the BC Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.
  • Ensure a safe work environment for our people, clients, subcontractors, and the public.


  • Crane Operator (Lattice Friction) – Must be registered with the BC Association for Crane Safety (BCACS).  Possess valid crane certification (Level A or B, or Provincial Red Seal equivalent). All crane operators must have the appropriate crane type credential issued by the ITA or Fulford CraneSafe.  Minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a crane operator.  Marine construction, dredge and pile driving experience (preferred).
  • Heavy Duty Mechanic – Interprovincial Red Seal Heavy Duty Mechanic trade certification.  Minimum of four (4) years’ experience in a related field.  Prior experience with Caterpillar, Hitachi and Manitowoc equipment.
  • Heavy Equipment Operator – Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate (preferred). Minimum of five (5) years’ operating experience for each piece of heavy equipment required for the project (compactors, dozers, back-hoes, excavators, front-end loaders, wheel loaders and graders).  Demonstrated knowledge in civil construction/ underground utility construction.
  • OFA3 First Aid Attendant – Valid OFA Level III First Aid Certificate (recognized under WorkSafeBC regulations).  Minimum of three (3) years’ first aid experience on a construction site.
  • Pipelayer – Minimum of three (3) years’ heavy civil pipe laying experience. Specifically, experience with pressure/gravity PVC/Concrete/HDPE and all associated appurtenances and complementary structures including, but not limited to, manholes and chambers.  Valid HDPE Pipe Fusion Certificate.
  • Skilled Labourer – Minimum of three (3) years’ experience on a construction site.  Demonstrated mechanical ability.  Physically fit, with excellent stamina and the ability to perform hard manual labour.
  • Traffic Control Person – Valid BCCSA Traffic Control Certification.  Physically fit, with good stamina and the ability to stand for up to eight (8) to ten (10) hours per day.
  • Welder – Welder Certificate of Qualification with Interprovincial Red Seal Endorsement or a Welder B Certificate.  Minimum of four (4) years’ experience welding on heavy duty construction or marine equipment (or a minimum of 1000 hours).  Current CWB Certification.  Experience in SMAW, MIG and TIG.


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