Labourer

Location: Swift Current, SK, Canada
Date Posted: 08-31-2017
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 LABOURER

Swift Current, SK

E Construction Ltd. is one of Western Canada’s largest paving contractors, with over 500 employees helping us provide our products and services throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories. Our equipment fleet and shops are among the most modern in our business. We take pride in our employees and place a high-value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day.


We are looking for professional and enthusiastic, seasonal LABOURER, to work full-time in our Swift Current Division.
 
SUMMARY
Reporting to the Foreman, the Labourer is responsible for providing physical labour support during all phases of construction and production. The Labourer provides a broad range of support in areas, such as, hand work, moving materials, clearing terrain, site preparation, shoveling and basic equipment operation.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Load, unload and move construction materials around the worksite.
  • Manually remove large rocks and debris turned up by graders and other heavy equipment, ensuring all revealed rocks and debris are clear before equipment makes further passes.
  • Execute traffic control plans by placing, removing, covering and uncovering traffic control signs, cones, barricades and other traffic control devices. Direct traffic when necessary.
  • Signal operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment and movement of materials.
  • Assist in the installation of culverts to drain water and/or use a generator and pump to remove rain water from ditches on the construction site.
  • Using a rake or shovel, spread gravel and other construction materials over road surfaces, building or decreasing slopes or leveling asphalt to fine grade specifications.
  • Shoveling test holes by locating markers/flags and quarantine any exposed pipes. Mark test holes with stakes, paint or ribbon.
  • Ensure worksite is organized and free of clutter, rubble and garbage.
  • Shovel asphalt mix into areas inaccessible to paving machines, and compact mix using rakes and hand tampers
  • Operate equipment, such as pneumatic hammers, vibrators, tampers, and skid steer when needed.
  • Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety program, and encourage all employees, sub-contractors and consultants to adopt safety as a culture.
  • Other General Labour and construction related duties as required.
 
REQUIREMENTS/EXPERIENCE
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred.
  • Class 5 Drivers License, or equivalent, preferred
  • Minimum 6 months to 1 year experience within the road construction industry
  • Basic knowledge road construction materials and tools.
  • Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 LBS on a regular basis.
  • Use of Personal Protection Equipment is required.
  • Use of sunscreen, long sleeves, and appropriate headgear is recommended.
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements.
  • Willing to work out of town and in remote locations, as required.
  • Willing to work overtime, as required.
 
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
We are pleased to offer the successful candidate an attractive wage, comprehensive benefits, including a pension plan, educational assistance, company provided accommodations (for those who qualify),  excellent opportunities for professional growth, and more. 
 
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send in your resume by pressing the "Apply Now" button below.
 
We thank all candidates for their interest in a position with E Construction Ltd., however only candidates selected to move forward will be contacted.
 
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