We are seeking a skilled and experienced Construction Worker to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing a wide range of construction duties on various job sites, including but not limited to, reading and interpreting blueprints and specifications, measuring and marking surfaces, erecting scaffolding, and operating various hand and power tools. The ideal candidate must be able to work independently or as part of a team, have excellent communication and problem-solving skills, and be able to work in a fast-paced and physically demanding environment.
- Location: Wingham, ON
- Salary: 18.00 to 22.10 hourly (to be negotiated) 35 to 50 hours per week
- Terms of employment Seasonal employment: Full time Weekend, Early Morning
- Start date: Starts as soon as 2023-07-04
- Vacancies 2
- No degree, certificate or diploma
Work site environment
- • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings, and specifications to determine the layout of the project.
- • Measure and mark surfaces to lay out work according to the plans.
- • Erect and dismantle scaffolding, shoring, braces, traffic barricades, ramps, and other temporary structures.
- • Mix, pour, and spread materials such as concrete, asphalt, gravel, and other construction materials.
- • Cut, shape, and join materials made of wood, steel, concrete, and other materials using hand and power tools.
- • Operate hand and power tools to install and fasten materials, including nails, bolts, screws, and adhesives.
- • Clean and maintain tools and equipment.
- • Follow safety procedures on job sites, including wearing personal protective equipment (PPE).
- • High school diploma or equivalent.
- • Proven experience as a construction worker.
- • Knowledge of construction materials, tools, and techniques.
- • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings.
- • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
- • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
- • Ability to work in a fast-paced and physically demanding environment.
- • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
- Load, unload and transport construction materials
- Erect and dismantle concrete forms, scaffolding, ramps, catwalks shoring and barricades
- Mix, pour and spread materials
- Assist heavy equipment operators
- Assist in drilling and blasting rock on construction sites
- Assist in framing houses, erecting walls and building roofs
- Level earth to fine grade specifications
- Assist in demolishing buildings
- Clean and pile salvaged materials
- Remove rubble and other debris at construction sites
- Tend or feed machines or equipment used in construction
- Direct traffic at or near construction sites
Who can apply to this job?
Only apply to this job if:
- You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
- You have a valid Canadian work permit.
If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.
How to apply
228 Alice Street RR 2Wingham, ONN0G 2W0
Here is what you must include in your application:
- Cover letter
Here are some frequently asked questions about Construction worker:
What is a construction worker?
A construction worker is a skilled laborer who works in various areas of the construction industry, including residential, commercial, and industrial projects. Their main responsibilities include preparing and cleaning job sites, loading and unloading materials, operating heavy equipment, and working with power tools.
What qualifications are required to become a construction worker?
Construction workers typically need a high school diploma or equivalent and on-the-job training. However, some positions may require specialized certifications, such as a forklift operator or a heavy equipment operator. It is also important for construction workers to have physical stamina, dexterity, and the ability to work in a team environment.
What are the different types of construction workers?
There are many different types of construction workers, including:
- Heavy equipment operators
- Concrete workers
- Steel workers
What is the typical work environment for a construction worker?
Construction workers typically work outside on job sites, and their work can be physically demanding and sometimes hazardous. They may work in all types of weather conditions, and their job sites may be located in remote areas or high traffic urban environments.
What are the typical working hours for a construction worker?
The working hours for construction workers can vary depending on the job site and the project. Most workers will work full-time hours, and some may work nights or weekends to meet project deadlines. Overtime is also common in the construction industry.
What are the career advancement opportunities for a construction worker?
Construction workers can advance their careers by gaining additional skills and certifications, such as becoming a foreman, a superintendent, or a project manager. They can also specialize in a specific area of construction, such as plumbing or electrical work, which can lead to higher pay and more opportunities for advancement.
What are some of the challenges of being a construction worker?
The construction industry can be physically demanding and sometimes hazardous. Workers must be prepared to work in all types of weather conditions and may have to travel to job sites in different locations. Construction workers must also follow strict safety regulations and be aware of potential hazards on the job site. Additionally, they may have to work long hours, including nights and weekends, to meet project deadlines.