Mechanical Labourers - Nanaimo, BC

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North 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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Mechanical Labourers - Nanaimo, BC

NAC is currently seeking Labourers with heavy construction experience to join our mechanical team at our Greater Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre, in Nanaimo, BC. Good mechanical aptitude required.
Location: 
4600 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, BC.

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Piping Superintendent, the Mechanical 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 and rigging are core functions of this role.  The Mechanical 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.

Job Description:

  • 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.
  • Perform site preparation and clean up duties.
  • Manually or through the use of equipment, place materials accurately and according to drawings and/or direction.
  • Material handling.
  • Perform rigging duties as required.
  • 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 various other trades as necessary.

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years’ experience working in heavy construction preferred
  • Rigging and hoisting experience
  • Knowledge of equipment
  • Shipping and receiving experience
  • Ability to read basic drawings an asset
  • Ability to take and follow instruction
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Possess leadership qualities  
  • Excellent attendance and attitude   
  • 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
  • Valid WHMIS, Elevated/Aerial Work Platform, Health and Safety Awareness Training for Workers and Working at Heights/Fall Arrest certificates are required

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