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Excavation Labourer Posted on Mar 02, 2018 by Cansav Construction Ltd.

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $17.00 to $24.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Apr 01, 2018
Job Requirements


Cansav Construction Ltd.




No degree, certificate or diploma or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Not required

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Compactor
  • Bobcats


1 year to less than 2 years

Construction Specialization

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

Specific Skills

  • Level earth to fine grade specifications
  • Direct traffic at or near construction sites
  • Assist heavy equipment operators
  • Assist in demolishing buildings
  • Clean and pile salvaged materials
  • Read and interpret blueprints

Security and Safety

Drug test

Own Tools/Equipment

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

Work Site Environment


Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Reliability

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By e-mail:

Advertised Until

Apr 01, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Excavation Labourer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Construction Trades Helpers and Labourers

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


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


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 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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