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Why Choose NACG

Industry Leader

North American Construction Group is the premier provider of heavy construction and mining services in Canada. With over 60 years of experience, NACG can provide a comprehensive and integrated approach to meet our customer’s requirements from consultation to completion – a distinct advantage that few contractors can rival. NACG maintains the largest independently-owned fleet of equipment of any heavy civil construction and mining contractor in Canada. This large and diverse fleet gives us the ability to respond quickly to changing client requirements, and to provide the most efficient blend of equipment to any project to ensure efficient, timely and cost-effective operations.

 

Safety

Our distinguished safety record, including millions of hours without a lost-time-incident in Alberta’s oil sands, is a testament to our uncompromising commitment to a safe and healthy work environment. Being a leader in safety contributes to our efficiency-not only does minimizing accidents increase the work speed, but also, it enables us to attract and retain some of the most sought-after talent in the industry.

 

Benefits

NACG offers a comprehensive benefits package to our employees, including, health and dental benefits, personal wellness account, employee & family assistance program, company RRSP matching and generous paid time off.

 

Training and Encouragement

We want you to grow with us at NACG. We believe in your personal career development and advancement, which is why we offer a tuition reimbursement program to all permanent employees. From our office staff to our field employees, we encourage personal growth through a variety of learnings.

 

Life at NACG

NACG is committed to safety and success in the heavy construction and mining industry. We are a family. We are diverse in nature. We offer positions from the front line to corporate. Our team is strong, hard working and committed to being successful while operating safely.

 

2000+ Employees

Working on 6 of the largest oil sand sites in Canada

700+ Heavy construction and mining fleet equipment

 

Students & Apprentices

Build Your Career with NACG

North American Construction Group believes in your development. As an NACG employee, you will develop your abilities and learn new skills through our talent management program. We are proud to support students and local post-secondary institutions.

Summer Students

NACG offers Summer Students opportunities within various departments every summer.

Co-op Program

Our co-op program offers exciting opportunities to gain hand-on experience with term lengths varying from 4-12 months in length. Contact your school program advisor for more information.

Apprenticeship Opportunities

Join our apprenticeship program and earn 75% your wage and a top up of 25% once you successfully complete the course. Contact your school program advisor for more information.

Application Tips & Hiring Process

Info for non-union positions           Info for union positions

 

Non Union Positions

Find the Role for you

Our hiring team relies on our online application system to review applications. We don’t accept applications in person or via email. If you would like the opportunity to submit your resume to our human resources team, please click here for a list of our upcoming events and career fairs. Otherwise, please apply using our online system to ensure that your resume and cover letter is viewed.

Pro tip: If you’re applying for multiple roles, please apply for each position separately, as there may be different hiring managers for each position.

Sit tight while we review your application

Due to the large volume of applications, only selected candidates will be contacted.

Pro tip: To ensure you have the best chance at being interviewed, it’s important that your cover letter and resume are aligned with the position for which you are applying. Be sure to include evidence of the skills and experience in relation to that specific role.

Tell us more

We have reviewed your application and are interested in learning more about you and your experience. You will be contacted via email and will receive a series of pre-screen questions from human resources.

Pro tip: Use this opportunity to shine and explain why you are interest in the role. Providing clear and concise responses will help give us a better idea of who you are and your expectations moving towards your careers with NACG.

The in-person interview

We liked what you had to say in the pre-screening process and want to move forwards with face to face or telephone interview. This will involve questions related to your previous job history, as well as behavioral and situational type questions.

Pro tip: Do your research. Have a clear idea of who NACG is and what we do. Arrive early and ensure you know where you are going the day of the interview. Be prepared to ask questions.

Reference Check

We ask our candidates to provide two reference checks for our human resource team.

Pro tip: We prefer 1 reference be a previous supervisor. We also accept character references. Make sure you know your references and give them a heads up if you are going to provide their contact information to HR.

Pre-enrollment testing

A commitment to adhere to North American Construction Group’s standards of practice for health, safety and environment is a condition of employment. All field and corporate staff are required to complete pre-employment testing.

Pro tip: Arrive to your pre-employment testing appointment early and give yourself plenty of time to complete the required testing.

The employment offer

Congratulations! You have been chosen as the successful candidate! At this time you will be presented with a formal offer letter.

Pro tip: Review your offer in detail and return the signed letter to our human resource team as soon as possible.

Leading up to the first day

The hiring manager will send you the required paperwork and orientation to complete prior to your first day.

Pro tip: Reach out the human resources for any help you may require regarding on-boarding paperwork or your start date.

Welcome to NACG!

We are excited to have you on board.

Pro tip: If you have any questions, reach out to your supervisor or HR representative.

 

 

Union Positions

Find the Role for you

Our hiring team relies on our online application system to review applications. We don’t accept applications in person or via email. If you would like the opportunity to submit your resume to our human resources team, please click here for a list of our upcoming events and career fairs. Otherwise, please apply using our online system to ensure that your resume and cover letter is viewed.

Pro Tip: If you are applying for multiple roles, please apply for each position separately. If you would like to see our different site options, please click here.

Sit tight while we review your application

Due to the large volume of applications, only selected candidates will be contacted.

Pro tip: To ensure you have the best chance at being interviewed, it’s important that your cover letter and resume are aligned with the position for which you are applying. Be sure to include evidence of the skills and experience in relation to that specific role.

The employment offer

Due to the large volume of applications, only selected candidates will be contacted.

Pro Tip: Make sure your contact information on your resume is up-to-date.

Hire Paperwork

We will send you a link to complete your hire paperwork. This is done from your computer at home, and should be the first thing you complete. Required items include:

  • Driver’s License (minimum Class 5)
  • Drivers Abstract (3 or a 5 year, pulled within the last 30 days)
  • Direct Deposit Slip/ Void Cheque
  • CSO Ticket or OSSA + CSTS

Pro tip: Get this done before your pre-employment testing appointment if possible.

Pre-enrollment testing

A commitment to adhere to North American Construction Group’s standards of practice for health, safety and environment is a condition of employment. All field and corporate staff are required to complete pre-employment testing.

Pro tip: Arrive to your pre-employment testing appointment early and give yourself plenty of time to complete the required testing.

OE 955

NACG requires you to register with the Union (International Union of Operating Engineers, Local No. 955) and obtain a dispatch slip. You must be dispatched in order to obtain a start date. All non-members must contact the hall before commencing work. You may register with the Union either at their union hall in Fort McMurray, Edmonton or Calgary.

Pro Tip: Our recruitment team will send sign up information to all non-member new hires.

Orientation

Site orientation and Computer based learning must be completed prior to starting. These courses are sent via email by our site administrators.

Pro Tip: Please reach out to the respective site administrator if you have any questions on your CBL’s.

Start Date

Once we have received your pre-employment test results, hire paperwork, and orientation our site administrator will contact you to confirm your start date. and site specific details.

Pro Tip: If there is going to be delay, please let our human resources team know.

Welcome to NACG!

We are excited to have you on board.

Pro tip: If you have any questions, reach out to your supervisor or HR representative.