Road Construction Labourer

Job Detail

Industry: Building Trades and Construction
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Level ($):
Job Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Highest Level Of Education: High School
Job Posting Date: 06-Apr-2017
Apply by: 30-Apr-2017

Job Description:

Road Construction Labourer Job Duties:
  • Assist in the preparation of jobsites prior to the beginning of a project
  • Operate various tools and equipment, including: chainsaws, jackhammers, laser levels, measurement equipment, shovels, hammers, drills, etc.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning on a daily basis
  • Dig ditches or trenches
  • Perform land clearing activities
  • Load and unload materials, tools, and equipment required to complete projects
  • Transport materials using shovels, wheelbarrows
  • Assist foreman with job-related tasks
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
  • Comply with all company policies and regulations
  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Time management skills
  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various construction practices
  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
  • Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have previous experience working on an asphalt, concrete or excavation crew
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a valid driver’s license and safe driving record
Work Conditions:
  • Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, and materials
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Requires good manual dexterity
  • Excellent stamina is required
  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold
  • Hours of work are 7AM to 5:30PM, Monday to Friday, with flexibility to work on weekends if required
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