Emergency Response Unit (eru) Operator (6-month Contract) Job in Pickering for The Miller Group | Jobs.ca

Emergency Response Unit (eru) Operator (6-month Contract)

September 24 2021
Industries Construction, Maintenance
Categories Production, Operations, Quality, Safety, Purchasing, Procurement, Contracts, Security, Protective Services, Defence, Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist, Trades, Technicians, Construction, Trades, Technicians, Construction, Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing
Pickering, ON

Summary: Miller Maintenance proudly provides maintenance services on maintenance contracts for the Ministry of Transportation throughout the province of Ontario. Our leadership in the Ontario road and highway maintenance industry is based on our commitment to continuous improvement through education, innovation, safety, and training.

As a member of the Emergency Response Unit (ERU), the ERU Operator will attend to incidents on highways and ensure safety for the travelling public. You will operate either a Crash Truck or Sign Truck based on shift requirements.


  • Promote, lead, and execute a Safety-First culture for all employees, sub-contractors, and consultants in compliance with Miller Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) polices and ensure contractual HSE obligation for the staff and public are met
  • Respond to calls dispatched from MTO with urgency, complete collision incident reports and liaise with the supervisor and MTO as needed
  • Provide traffic control at the accident scene, including the set up and take down of traffic signs
  • Respond to emergency situations such as spills, accidents, inclement weather and assist in implementing an emergency plan as needed
  • Communicate with authorities at emergency scenes – Police, Firefighters, etc. and liaise with MTO to assess the need for additional resources
  • Conduct daily circle checks on vehicles
  • Clean and maintain vehicle and perform minor repairs as required
  • Maintain accurate documentation - hours of service, fuel records, incident reports, time sheets, logs etc.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Class D commercial license with air brake endorsement (Z)
  • Highway maintenance experience is considered an asset
  • Emergency response experience is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of Ontario Traffic Manual (OTM) Book 7 is considered an asset
  • Willingness to learn and execute Miller Values - Safety, Quality, and Integrity so we can continue to “Building Greatness”
  • Customer service oriented to effectively communicate with various stake holders (MTO, general public) and attend to their concerns with utmost sense of urgency
  • Excellent team player to work productively in a highly functional team
  • Flexibility and organizational skills to multitask and manage time in a fast-paced environment with rapidly shifting priorities
  • Problem solving skills and decision-making skills
  • Basic computer skills to navigate weather, equipment data, Miller and MTO work sites
  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal) to accurately document daily activities, collision incident reports, etc.
  • Willingness to work assigned day, night, and weekend shifts
  • Ability to perform manual labour and lift up to 25 kilograms
  • Comfortable with working and driving in inclement weather conditions

We will contact candidates selected for an interview. Accommodations are available upon request.

Apply now!