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Job Details

Excavation Labourer

Employer

F N F Services Ltd

Date Posted

July 11, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Westmor Landing, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 10 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 19, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

F N F Services Ltd

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Dusty
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work Setting

Equipment operation

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
  • Assist in aligning pipes during pipeline construction
  • Level earth to fine grade specifications
  • Assist in demolishing buildings
  • Clean and pile salvaged materials
  • Remove rubble and other debris at construction sites
  • Tend or feed machines or equipment used in construction
  • Direct traffic at or near construction sites
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Perform emergency roadside repairs
  • Perform brake adjustments
  • Load and unload goods
  • Drive lighter, special purpose trucks
  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Receive and relay information to central dispatch
  • Operate and drive straight or articulated trucks to transport goods and materials
  • Tarping and ensuring safety and security of cargo
  • Oversee condition of vehicle and inspect tires, lights, brakes, cold storage and other equipment
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle

Supervision

Labourers

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) training
  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Certificate
  • Traffic Control Person (TCP) Certification
  • Driver's License (Class 3 or D)
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate
  • Professional Driver Improvement Certificate
  • Air Brakes Endorsement

Student status

  • Full time enrollment
  • Part time enrollment

Computer and Technology Knowledge

Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment

Documentation Knowledge

  • Accident or incident reports
  • Trip reports
  • Maintenance and repair reports
  • Inspection report (pre-trip, en-route, post-trip)

Type of Trucking and Equipment

  • Straight truck (4,600kg+ or 10,000lbs+ with 3+ axles)
  • Flatbed

Type of Heavy Equipment Operated

Dump truck

Communication Systems Experience

Citizens band (CB) radio

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Bobcats
  • Jackhammers
  • Air compressors
  • Drills
  • Augers
  • Trampers (Jumping Jack)
  • Small front end loaders
  • Chain saw
  • Compactor
  • Sandblasters
  • Sledgehammer

Transportation/Travel Experience

  • Local
  • Provincial/territorial

Planning Specialization

Regional

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Basic security clearance

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Overtime required
  • Attention to detail

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Cellular phone

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Organized

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

Life insurance


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Excavation 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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