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construction worker


Source: Job Bank

Location

Burnaby, BC
V5H1Z6

Salary

$27.50 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Tasks

  • Load, unload and transport construction materials
  • Clean and lubricate cranes
  • Erect and dismantle concrete forms, scaffolding, ramps, catwalks shoring and barricades
  • Operate pile driving cranes to drive pilings into earth to provide support for buildings and other structures
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Mix, pour and spread materials
  • Operate cranes equipped with dredging attachments to dredge waterways and other areas
  • Assemble tower cranes on site
  • Assist heavy equipment operators
  • Assist in aligning pipes during pipeline construction
  • Assist in drilling and blasting rock on construction sites
  • Assist in framing houses, erecting walls and building roofs
  • Level earth to fine grade specifications
  • Pave and rake asphalt
  • Assist in demolishing buildings
  • Clean and pile salvaged materials
  • Perform pre-operational inspection, and calculate crane capacities and weight to prepare for rigging and hoisting
  • Perform routine maintenance work
  • Clean up chemical spills and other contaminants
  • Remove rubble and other debris at construction sites
  • Direct traffic at or near construction sites
  • Read and interpret blueprints

Construction specialization

  • Industrial, commercial and institutional

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Tight deadlines
  • Manual dexterity
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Overtime required
  • Sound discrimination
  • Sitting

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Health benefits

  • Health care plan

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