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Construction Labourer

Job Number: 16-02

Permanent   |  Hamilton, Ontario   |  Posted on Feb 23, 2016 ← Back

Calibre Concrete is looking to add new General Labourers to its team. We offer:

To apply, visit http://careers.calibreconcrete.ca/apply

Year-round employment (even during winter)

Overtime available

Opportunity to advance

Competitive hourly wage

Benefits (medical and dental)

Craft training on residential, architectural and landscape projects

Company Profile:

Calibre Concrete was originally founded in 1997 as John's Concrete Forming. In 2014, John's Concrete Forming re-branded as Calibre Concrete to better represent the type of service and product offered in order to produce perfectly crafted concrete while functioning as a valuable partner in larger industrial, commercial, and residential projects.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Foreman, the Labourer will work with the team and crew, to perform concrete construction work and assist the Foreman and/or Lead Hand with other duties as required or assigned.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the assigned team/crew to complete tasks and fulfill project requirements
  • Help motivate the team or crew on the jobsite to perform work in an efficient manner
  • Assist in forming and pouring of concrete footings, walls, slabs, floors and stairs (commercial, residential and landscape)
  • Assemble and disassemble form work and place/tie rebar per drawings and scope
  • Assist with foundation and anchor bolt layout
  • Pour and finish concrete as required
  • Operate equipment if proper training/licensing has been obtained (i.e. skid steer, mini excavator etc.)
  • Build custom forms when required
  • Track and report materials/inventory taken from yard
  • Must be flexible and available to work overtime and Saturdays as required
  • Pre-trip inspections as required
  • Own transportation to Calibre yard
  • Participate in the training of employees
  • Comply with Calibre Concrete’s H&S Policy & OHSA, PPE requirements

Position Specifications (Qualifications)

Education / Knowledge / Experience

  • High School diploma or GED if applicable; post-secondary education is an asset
  • Experience in building construction is an asset
  • Experience operating construction equipment is an asset (i.e. skid steer, mini excavator etc.)
  • Knowledge of construction materials, methods and equipment is an asset
  • Experience reading construction drawings is an asset
  • WHMIS certificate
  • Working at Heights training certificate
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and safe work practices

Skills and Abilities

  • Mathematically inclined
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills; listening, oral, written and read
  • Good manual dexterity including ability to use small to mid-sized hand tools
  • Good judgement and self-motivated
  • Valid driver’s license, clean driver’s abstract and own transportation are required as is the ability to drive a company truck and be covered by fleet insurance
  • Ability to read a map and deal with traffic

Personal Attributes

  • Patient and tactful
  • Personable, reasonable and approachable
  • Positive attitude

Environment / Working Conditions

Work Environment

  • Construction work sites
  • Work outside in all weather conditions; must be able to endure outdoor environment (extreme cold and heat)
  • Company truck

Physical Demands

  • Ability to stand, walk, climb, stretch, bend, crouch, kneel, squat, push, pull, reach, and grasp
  • Driving in all weather and traffic conditions
  • Ability to lift and carry 100 pounds frequently and on a daily basis

Compensation

  • Paid Hourly
  • Benefits

Check out some of the work we do at www.calibreconcrete.ca https://www.instagram.com/calibreconcrete/

To apply, visit http://careers.calibreconcrete.ca/apply

We thank you for your expressed interest and wish to inform that only successful candidates will be contacted.


Job summary

Company

Calibre Concrete

Job Type

Permanent

Location

Hamilton, Ontario

Start Date

Apr 07, 2016


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