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Construction Labourer

Employer

Can-Traffic Services Ltd.

Date Posted

January 16, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Sherwood Park, AB
  • Earnings $18.90 to $30.80 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 15, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Can-Traffic Services Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Dangerous
  • Dusty

Tasks

  • Load, unload and transport construction materials
  • Erect and dismantle concrete forms, scaffolding, ramps, catwalks shoring and barricades
  • Mix, pour and spread materials
  • Assist heavy equipment operators
  • Pave and rake asphalt
  • Clean and pile salvaged materials
  • Clean up chemical spills and other contaminants
  • Remove rubble and other debris at construction sites
  • Tend or feed machines or equipment used in construction
  • Direct traffic at or near construction sites
  • Read and interpret blueprints

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Aerial lift and aerial work platform Certification
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) training
  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Certificate
  • Traffic Control Signage (TWS) Certification
  • Forklift Operator Certification
  • Driver's License (Class 3 or D)
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Fall Arrest Protection Training Course

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Bobcats
  • Concrete vibrators
  • Reciprocating saws
  • Circular saws
  • Concrete saws
  • Mortar and concrete mixers
  • Grinding machine
  • Jackhammers
  • Air compressors
  • Drills
  • Augers
  • Trampers (Jumping Jack)
  • Small front end loaders
  • Compactor
  • Forklift
  • Sledgehammer

Construction specialization

  • Industrial, commercial and institutional
  • Roads and bridges
  • Sidewalks and curbs
  • Underground and tunnel work

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Tight deadlines
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Overtime required

Weight handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Gloves
  • Cellular phone

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan

Financial benefits

Bonus

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Other benefits
  • Pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)
  • Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Construction Labourer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Construction Trades Helpers and Labourers
METHODICAL

Interest in comparing to sort, clean and pile salvaged materials; in removing rubble and other debris using rakes, shovels, wheelbarrows and other equipment; in cleaning up chemical spills and other contaminants, and removing asbestos and other hazardous materials; and in directing traffic at, or near, construction sites

OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating pneumatic hammers, vibrators and tampers; and in tending and feeding machines and equipment such as mixers, compressors and pumps

innovative

Interest in assisting to drill and blast rock, to align pipes and perform related activities during oil and gas pipeline construction and to demolish buildings using prying bars and other tools

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

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