Construction Labourer

The Labourer is responsible for providing assistance to Heavy Equipment Operators and Supervisors in completing their assigned tasks.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

- Maintain clean work environment

- Move and organize materials on the work site

- Perform general errands as assigned by the on-site Supervisor and/or Heavy Equipment Operator

- Perform traffic control at the work site (flagging)

- Operate basic hand tools and power tools

- Provide manual labour assistance on various tasks and assignments

- Perform other related duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

- Physically strenuous and demanding job, including lifting, pulling and managing heavy equipment and objects. Must be able to lift 100 pounds on a consistent basis.

- Work is performed outside in all weather conditions including extreme heat and cold.

- May include exposure to dangerous substances and the employee must take necessary precautions to protect self from irritation and infection.

- Willingness and ability to travel out of town to perform work as necessary.

- Must provide own steel toe boots.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

- Knowledge of and ability to operate basic hand and power tools in a safe and responsible manner

- Knowledge of equipment cleaning standards and procedures

- Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures

- Effective verbal and listening communication skills

- Must demonstrate the following personal attributes: honest and trustworthy, respectful, flexible, and have sound work ethics.

Formal Education Required:

- High school diploma or G.E.D. preferred

- Chainsaw Operator certificate preferred

- Class “G” Driver’s licence

Experience Required:

- 1 to 2 years related experience preferred

- Must be at least 18 years of age

MUST BE WILLING TO WORK IN REMOTE LOCATIONS - Some shifts examples are 11 days on, 3 days off or 21 days on, 7 days off

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 to $21.00 /hour

Required experience:

- Construction: 3 years

- Labour: 1 year

Required education:

- High school or equivalent

Required license or certification:

- Drivers License G