Formsetters - Winnipeg, MB

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NAC - Building on CareersNorth America Construction (1993) Ltd., - NAC Constructors Ltd. (NAC) is Canada’s leading multi-trade builder and provides true Master Builder services to the civil, municipal and energy biofuel marketplaces. The depth of our resources is evident in the variety of projects we construct. From water filtration to wastewater treatment; dams to ethanol; we build it all…and more! The contagious energy and excitement within NAC creates a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities for individuals to achieve their goals.

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Formsetters - Winnipeg, MB

NAC is currently seeking Formsetters to join our Water Pollution Control Centre project in Winnipeg, MB.
Winnipeg, MB

Postition Summary:

Formsetters are responsible for building, restoring and/or installing of structural formwork from wood or metal forms for the construction of concrete structures.  This position requires knowledge of the heavy construction industry.  Specifically the practices, procedures, techniques, tools and equipment, materials, specifications, quality control and safety associated with this industry.  You must be proficient at the following tasks: layout for walls and slabs for heavy construction concrete products.

Job Description:

  • Build, layout and execute wooden forms and advanced formwork systems as required, according to specifications with the ability to make calculations depending on grades
  • Ensure forms are properly designed and on grade to meet construction specifications for the project
  • Use of levels and measuring tapes in the use of setting forms to grade with minimal supervision
  • Construct chutes, forms and align form panels for pouring concrete
  • Fill form with concrete material, compact with tamper/compactor to required grade
  • Observe and comply with all health and safety regulations and ensures any apprentices under your direction comply
  • Work with and maintain all tools in a safe manner
  • Respect and respond to direction given
  • Construct and/or assemble and dismantle scaffolding as needed
  • Handle and transport job materials to the work area as needed
  • Perform other related duties, including minor duties of other trades where certification is not required and the work does not exceed own limitations


  • Must have advanced formwork experience
  • 3-5 years of experience working in heavy construction.
  • Concrete pouring experience and flat concrete finishing experience is an asset
  • Shoring experience and skilled working on 7 meter high walls is an asset
  • Experience working with circular formwork tanks is an asset
  • Knowledge of safe operation of tools
  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures
  • Heavy lifting required
  • Able to work without supervision
  • Must be comfortable with climbing ladders
  • WHMIS, Fall Arrest, Elevated Work Platform and Confined Space valid tickets are required
  • Hoisting and Rigging experience is an asset
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner

NAC Offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunities for career growth, development and advancement, including financial assistance
  • Comprehensive benefit plan (dental, vision, health, etc.)
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Excellent company matched pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plans
  • Additional time off between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Community involvement opportunities
  • Friendly working environment
  • Numerous team activities and various company events


NAC is committed to providing equal opportunities for all individuals to achieve their goals. If you feel that you need accommodations during the recruitment and selection process because of illness/disability, please contact Human Resources for further information.