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Construction Labourer

Belle River, ON, $16-24/hour, Full time, seasonal

Do these Core Values sound like you?

Family * Respect * Integrity * Passion * Teamwork

Why work for Landscape Effects Group of Companies?

You will love it here if you are a glass half-full, energetic individual with a desire to work with a team committed to supporting each other!

  • Do you want to work for an industry leader continuing to grow?
  • Do you want the opportunity for growth?
  • Do you want the opportunity to make a difference?
  • Do you like to do something different everyday?
  • Do you like and embrace challenge?
  • Do you like to work in a fun work environment?

Position Overview:

  • 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.
  • Mix, pour, and spread concrete
  • Assist in the construction of walkways, fences, decks, posts, etc.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning daily
  • Dig ditches or trenches
  • Perform land clearing activities
  • Plant and maintain garden beds and lawns
  • Load and unload materials, tools, and equipment required to complete landscape construction projects
  • Transport materials using shovels, wheelbarrows, carts, dollies, and hand lifting/carrying
  • Assist foreman with job-related tasks
  • Read and interpret blueprints, structural drawings, and specifications to perform work activities
  • Always wear appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Comply with all company policies and regulations
  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or the equivalent.
  • Minimum one-year experience in the landscape/construction industry
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Time management skills
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications
  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/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 with a valid driver’s license and safe driving record

Working Conditions:

  •  Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment and materials
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs repeatedly through and entire work shift
  • Able to work in a faced 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 temperatures.
  • Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work to deliver business objectives. 

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Posted on February 20, 2020 | Hiring by Landscape Effects