First Aid Attendant / General Labourer

Black & McDonald Limited - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Black & McDonald's Utilities team is growing! If you are committed and collaborative professional looking to contribute to a hard-working, innovative team, this opportunity is for you.

Based in Vancouver, the First Aid Attendant / Labourer is responsible for performing general labour activities and responding to first aid situations on utility (electrical and civil) construction sites. They will liaise with tradespersons, coordinators, managers, and site superintendent personnel in order to accomplish project milestones in a safe, efficient, and effective manner.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Be available and respond to “first aid required” situations on site
Load and unload construction materials, and move materials to work areas
Erect and dismantle concrete forms, scaffolding, ramps, catwalks, shoring and barricades required at construction sites
Mix, pour and spread materials such as concrete
Assist tradespersons as required
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 mechanical devices / support systems
Level earth to fine grade specifications using rake and shovel
Remove rubble and other debris at construction sites using rakes, shovels, wheelbarrows and other equipment
Operate pneumatic hammers, vibrators and tampers as directed
Tend or feed machines or equipment used in construction such as mixers, compressors and pumps
Clean up chemical spills and other contaminants (as trained)
Oil and grease hoists, mobile equipment
Direct traffic at or near construction sites
Perform other activities at construction sites, as directed


Holds Self and Others Accountable
Problem Solving and Innovation
Values and Respects Others
Coaches and Develops


High School diploma


2-5 years' experience working in the construction industry in a General Labourer role, on utilities (electrical/civil) projects.
First Aid Level 2 or 3 required

Ground Disturbance Experience (At least 5 years)
And/Or Concrete Experience (At least 5 years)


First Aid Level 2 or 3 required
Experience reading and interpreting locate drawings, and calling in locates is considered an asset.
Construction Safety Certifications including the following are considered assets.
Tele handler training
Ground Disturbance Certification
Confined Space Awareness/Rescue
Fall Arrest

Black & McDonald welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities.
Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.