Crusher Assistant - Dexter Construction

Bedford , Nova Scotia

Dexter Construction is a large, diversified Construction Company engaged in all major aspects of the heavy civil construction industry within the Atlantic Provinces. We are currently seeking the qualifications and expertise of a Crusher Assistant based out of Bedford, NS.

Job Summary:
Quarry operations are seasonal in nature typically from April to December. Facility maintenance typically takes place from April to May/June and Quarry operations are typically from May/June to December. Shifts are 12 hours long and are on a week-by-week rotation (days and nights). Start times are 6 am and 6 pm. Crushing operation is typically 5 days per week however weekend work can be expected and varies annually. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Closely monitor all crushing and screening related equipment when in operation.
  • Able to use hammer and heavy-duty wrenches.
  • Ability to use a high-pressure water hose for clean-up purposes.
  • Ability to shovel approximately 8” to dust sized rock when required.
  • Some lifting may be required for maintenance or cleanup purposes (less than 50 kg)
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders up to heights of approximately 60 feet.
  • Any other duties as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:

  • Knowledge of crushing related equipment is not required however is an asset.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude is beneficial.
  • Ability to work shift work on a weekly rotation.
  • Willingness to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Minimum Grade 12 education.
  • Minimum of Class 5 driver’s license.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisors
  • Working safely is a condition of employment

Application Process:
Completed applications should be submitted to:

Human Resources
Attn: Jessica Wilson 
Via Email:  jessica.wilson@dexter.ca
Please reference “Crusher Assistant” in the subject line.
We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume, quoting the position title.

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.