Labourer - Nanaimo, BC
Under the direction of the Civil Superintendent, the Civil Labourer plays a crucial role in the successful completion of North America Construction (1993) Ltd./NAC Constructors Ltd. construction projects. This individual will be heavily involved in the construction process and perform tasks involving physical labour for heavy construction projects, including site preparation, maintenance, demolition and building of construction materials. Working in confined spaces, rigging and scaffolding are core functions of this role. The Civil Labourer must perform all work to regulated organizational, provincial and federal standards and procedures. The ability to adhere to the highest standards of safety & quality are mandatory. The Labourer position consists of a graduated career succession of various levels.
Perform work in accordance with all organizational, provincial and federal health and safety standards and legislation, ensuring highest standard of safety is upheld.
Perform daily site assessments, including identification of potential work site hazards.
Prepare work areas for installation, performing all necessary excavation preparation.
Perform site preparation and clean up duties.
Manually or through the use of equipment, place materials accurately and according to drawings and/or direction.
Assist with the placement and stripping of formwork as required.
Perform concrete placing and demolition and chipping of concrete.
Rebar placing, while ensuring the importance of cover as per specifications.
Maintain organizational services, facilities and equipment.
Engage in all forms of labouring to assist in the successful completion of construction projects from start to finish.
Tend to and operate a variety of machines and equipment necessary for the job, including light excavation equipment.
Assist carpenters and various other trades as necessary.
5 years experience working in heavy construction preferred
Carpentry trade related skills are an asset
Experience with formwork and occasional concrete placement is an asset
Ability to take and follow instruction.
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Excellent attendance and attitude
Experience with traffic control
Knowledge of safe operation of tools
Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures
Heavy lifting may be required
Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner (zoom boom experience is an asset)
Tube and clamp scaffolding experience is an asset
Valid WHMIS and Fall Arrest certificates are required
Confined Space Certificate is an asset