Aug 25, 2020

Skilled Labourer

  • Huron Creek Developments
  • Kitchener-Waterloo, ON, Canada
Full time Construction General Labor Skilled Labor

Job Description

Reporting to the Site Supervisor, the Skilled Labourer is primarily responsible for the security, heating and safety of the construction site.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for locking and unlocking of doors, windows in units under construction, office spaces and storage spaces within the construction project.
  • Responsible to supply and monitor the construction heat in units under construction from propane, natural gas and electric heat supplies.
  • Responsible to supply and deliver building material for site staff, site office and trades people.
  • Responsible for the care and maintenance of company owned/rented vehicles, tools and equipment.
  • Responsible to install and monitor safety rails and ramps, and guards including excavation hole protection.
  • Responsible to erect home, lot and civic signs as assigned.
  • Responsible to install insulation, vapour barrier, acoustic sealant, clamping, foam and construction locks in units under construction.
  • Ensure compliance with the organization's policies and procedures including health & safety. Ensure compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations for Construction projects.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean abstract and insurable under the Company Insurance Policy.

Education/Training:

  • Secondary School Diploma
  • Valid Driver's license with good driver's abstract from the Ministry
  • fluent in the oral and written English language
  • WHMIS, Propane, and Natural Gas training and valid record of training

Experience & Skills:

  • 1-2 years in the construction field
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to own and operate hand/power tools
  • Familiar with common practices and procedures within the new residential field
  • Ability to organize, plan and communicate effectively
  • Ability to produce within stated deadlines
  • Heavy lifting required several times per day.

Relationships:

  • Internal: Daily interaction with site staff and health & safety department
  • External: Regular contact with contractors and suppliers. Occasional contact with clients and prospective clients.

Effort:

  • Work normally requires a high level of physical effort and exertion in heavy lifting.
  • Work normally requires a moderate level of mental effort in monitoring heating supplies and installing safety rails, ramps and guards.
  • Work normally requires a moderate level of visual effort in operating vehicle and hand/power tools.

Working Conditions:

  • Generally work in an outdoor environment 50% of the time.

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