Mill Helper

Lafarge Canada - Cambridge, ON (30+ days ago)

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Why work for Lafarge?

As the global leader in innovative and sustainable building materials, we’re committed to shaping a greener, smarter and healthier world. At Lafarge Canada Inc., safety comes first, collaboration matters and diversity is celebrated with people who share our desire to continually make our materials better.

Do you have the drive, the skills, and the passion to join us?

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The Mill Helper (Labourer) at the Lafarge Canada - Cambridge site performs a combination of tasks ranging from housekeeping activities, preventative maintenance, operation of fixed and mobile equipment used in the production of aggregates, as well as routine maintenance and repairs as directed.

Starting pay rate is $22 with a good benefit and pension plan after 3 months. Wage increases to $23 after 90 working day probation period. This is a nonunionized position.


Maintenance and Operations

Work in a team environment with other co-workers, supervisors and managers. Complete cleanup assignments using a skid steer and/or hand-held tools; working safely around moving and/or rotating equipment while using the required personal protective safety equipment. Perform pre-operational checks and operate assigned mobile equipment as trained and directed. Complete scheduled maintenance inspections and lubrication of plant equipment using the appropriate job plans, procedures and manuals. Assist in repairing broken or malfunctioning equipment. Assist with plant repairs as needed. Keep Supervisor informed of any problems affecting assigned work. Be aware of environmentally sensitive areas and be alert to correct environmental problems that may develop in the assigned work area. Specific job duties will often vary from day to day, depending on business needs.

Health and Safety:
Comply with all MoL OH&S Acts and Regulations. Wear all Personal Protective equipment as prescribed. Strict compliance with Lafarge Canada safety rules, policies and procedures. Report all incidents, near misses and safety hazards to supervisor. Follow Lockout/Tag out procedures. Emergency response plan awareness.


Experience in construction, mining or operating heavy machinery is preferred but not required.
Basic welding and fitting is preferred but not required.
Minimum Ontario high school diploma (OSSD) or equivalent.
Mechanical aptitude.
Be willing to work rotating shifts, overtime and weekends when required.
Good written and oral communication skills.
Dependability – follow instructions and respond to supervisor direction.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:
Working outdoors and varied temperatures and weather conditions.
Working indoors in varied conditions (ie. hot, noisy, dusty).
Working rotating shifts, overtime and weekends when required.
Effortless mobility through all areas of the plant.
Working at heights.
Physical abilities to perform duties.

As we are reinventing the way the world builds, we need world-class talent to join our Lafarge Canada team: people who are passionate, driven by curiosity and keen to grow, learn, develop and thrive in our high-performance culture.

Whatever you do, you will make a difference here. Because we know that your passion and curiosity are the natural resources the world needs.

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We thank you for your interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Lafarge Canada Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. In Ontario, our organization/business is committed to fulfilling our requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.