Construction Labourer

Location: Rockton, ON, CAN (HAMILTON)

Employment Type: Full Time, Regular

Position Title: Lead Hand

Company Profile

Calibre Concrete was originally founded in 1997 as John's Concrete Forming. In 2014, John's Concrete Forming re-branded as Calibre Concrete to better represent the type of service and product offered in order to produce perfectly crafted concrete while functioning as a valuable partner in larger industrial, commercial, and residential projects.

Calibre Concrete is looking to add new Construction Labourers to its team. We offer:

  • Competitive hourly wage
  • Year round work opportunities (even during winter)
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Benefits (medical and dental)
  • Group Retirement Savings Plan (GRSP)
  • Craft training on residential, architectural, landscape, commercial and industrial projects

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Foreman, the Labourer will work with the team and crew, to perform concrete construction work and assist the Foreman and/or Lead Hand with other duties as required or assigned.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the assigned team/crew to complete tasks and fulfill project requirements
  • Help motivate the team or crew on the job site to perform work in an efficient manner
  • Assist in forming and pouring of concrete footings, walls, slabs, floors and stairs (commercial, residential and landscape)
  • Assemble and disassemble form work and place/tie rebar per drawings and scope
  • Assist with foundation and anchor bolt layout
  • Pour and finish concrete as required
  • Operate equipment if proper training/licensing has been obtained (i.e. skid steer, mini excavator etc.)
  • Build custom forms when required
  • Track and report materials/inventory taken from yard
  • Must be flexible and available to work overtime and Saturdays as required
  • Pre-trip inspections as required
  • Own transportation to Calibre yard
  • Participate in the training of employees
  • Comply with Calibre Concrete’s H&S Policy & OHSA, PPE requirements

Experience / Knowledge / Education:

  • High School diploma or GED if applicable; post-secondary education is an asset
  • Experience in building construction is an asset
  • Experience operating construction equipment is an asset (i.e. skid steer, mini excavator etc.)
  • Knowledge of construction materials, methods and equipment is an asset
  • Experience reading construction drawings is an asset
  • WHMIS certificate
  • Working at Heights training certificate
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and safe work practices

Skills and Abilities:

  • Mathematically inclined
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills; listening, oral, written and reading
  • Good manual dexterity including ability to use small to mid-sized hand tools
  • Carpentry skills an asset
  • Problem solving under time pressure

Personal Attributes:

  • Comfortable in a continuous learning environment and a willingness to take on a greater role
  • Patient and tactful
  • Personable, reasonable and approachable
  • Positive attitude

Environment / Working Conditions:

Work Environment:

  • Construction work sites
  • Work outside in all weather conditions

Physical Demands

  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Ability to stand, walk, climb, stretch, bend, crouch, kneel, squat, push, pull, reach, and grasp
  • Concentration with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to lift and carry 100 pounds frequently and on a daily basis
  • Driving in all weather and traffic conditions


  • Paid Hourly ($17-$22 per hour)
  • Benefits
  • Retirement Savings

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We thank you for your expressed interest and wish to inform that only successful candidates will be contacted.