Kiewit Corporation Construction Craft Labourer in Calgary, Alberta

Construction Craft Labourer

Date: Dec 3, 2018

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 61087

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.

CONSTRUCTION CRAFT LABOURER

JOB SUMMARY

The South West Calgary Ring Road Project is looking for Labourers! Construction Craft Labourers perform a wide variety of tasks including moving materials and equipment, performing demolition, excavation and compaction activities. Some responsibilities may include site preparation and cleanup, setting up and removing access equipment, and assisting on concrete, masonry, steel, wood and pre-cast erection projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Handle and distribute construction materials (e.g. load and unload vehicles with supplies, equipment and construction materials; move tools, equipment and construction materials to and from work areas; remove rubble and other debris)

  • Excavate, backfill and compact subgrade (e.g. move and level earth using shovels and rakes; operate tampers)

  • Place, consolidate and protect cast-in-place concrete or masonry structures (e.g. shovel concrete and other materials into concrete mixers; mix, pour and spread concrete; use concrete vibrators)

  • Install municipal sewer and water mains (e.g. dig trenches using shovels and other hand tools; align pipes and perform related activities)

  • Assemble and dismantle scaffolding, ramps, catwalks, shoring and barricades at construction sites

  • Drill and blast rock at construction sites

  • Demolish buildings

  • Sort, clean and pile salvaged materials from demolished buildings

  • Operate jackhammers and drills to break up concrete or pavement

  • Provide support for other trades as required

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in heavy construction

  • Must have a valid class 5 (or better) driver’s license with clean drivers abstract

  • Must be able to communicate well with co-workers

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

  • Must be able to work under pressure

WORK CONDITIONS

  • Able to work shift work as required, including night shift

  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions

  • Requires standing and bending over for extensive periods of time. Often requires crawling, climbing, grasping, kneeling, squatting, and twisting

  • Frequently requires lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling items weighing up to 50 lbs

  • Requires working at heights, climbing and descending ladders frequently

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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