Construction Worker

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Job Description

Job title: Construction Worker

Company: Prica Group Construction Management

Job description: Position OverviewThis position performs manual work to assist and support skilled tradespersons and performs labouring activities at construction sites and property maintenance activities.Primary ResponsibilitiesMaterial Handling and Transportation

  • Load and unload construction materials
  • Move materials to work area
  • Remove rubble and other debris at construction sites using rakes, shovels, wheelbarrows and other equipment

Construction Support

  • Erect and dismantle concrete forms, scaffolding, ramps, catwalks, shoring and barricades
  • Mix, pour and spread materials such as concrete and asphalt
  • Assist tradespersons such as carpenters, bricklayers, cement finishers, roofers and glaziers in construction activities
  • Assist with drywall and framing installation
  • Assist with painting and taping
  • Assist heavy equipment operators to secure special attachments to equipment, signal operators to guide them in moving equipment and provide assistance in other activities
  • Assist in aligning pipes and perform related activities during oil and gas pipeline construction
  • Assist in drilling and blasting rock at construction sites
  • Level earth to fine grade specifications using rake and shovel
  • Assist in demolishing buildings using prying bars and other tools, and sort, clean and pile salvaged materials

Equipment Operation and Maintenance

  • Assist heavy equipment operators with equipment attachments, signal operators to guide them in moving equipment and provide assistance in other activities
  • Operate pneumatic hammers, vibrators and tampers as directed
  • Tend and feed machines or equipment used in construction such as mixers, compressors and pumps
  • Oil and grease hoists and similar equipment

Safety and Environmental Compliance

  • Clean up chemical spills and other contaminants
  • Remove asbestos and other hazardous materials
  • Direct traffic at or near construction sites

Other Tasks

  • Assist with window installation, window production and preparation on site
  • Perform regular maintenance of door hardware and accessories
  • Perform other activities at construction site as directed

Qualifications

  • High-School Diploma or equivalent is desirable
  • Knowledge of general construction methods and practices
  • Mechanically inclined, familiarity with hand tools and construction equipment
  • Solid organization and problem-solving skills
  • First aid, Fall Arrest and WHIMIS certification an asset

Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply

Expected salary:

Location: Waterloo, ON

Job date: Thu, 02 May 2024 22:05:11 GMT

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