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Construction Labourer – Vernon

Title Construction Labourer – Vernon
LocationVernon, BC
Job Information

Whissell is a long-standing family run business that is proudly dedicated to safety. With decades of industry experience, Whissell is the expert in deep underground utility construction and infrastructure.

Reporting to the Underground Foreman, the Labourer will support Whissell’s vision, mission, S.P.I.R.I.T of values, and three daily pillars of safety, quality and efficiency.

Core Responsibilities:

Required Skills

  • 6 months of construction experience (pipelines, underground and tunnel work)
  • Handle up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)
  • Load, unload and transport construction materials
  • Erect and dismantle concrete forms, ramps, catwalks shoring, and barricades
  • Level earth to specs, clean and pile salvaged materials, remove rubble and other debris
  • Equipment: Own steel-toes safety boots
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, physically demanding
  • Work Site Environment: outdoors, confined spaces
  • Transportation: own transportation
  • Applicants must be able to speak, read and write English

Essential Qualifications:

  • Very physical labouring position that requires standing, walking, bending and lifting for long periods of time
  • Seasonal, full-time and weekends
  • Work Site Environment: Outdoors
  • Must have your own transportation
  • Must have own steel-toes safety boots

To apply, submit your resume and driver’s abstract to careers@whissell.ca with the job title as the subject line.

PLEASE NOTE: All Whissell employees are required to pass a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Test and provide a valid Driver’s Abstract (no more than three months old) prior to starting work.

Overtime will be required during peak construction months.

Whissell Contracting Ltd. would like to thank all applicants for their submissions, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

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