General Labourer

BELFOR CANADA INC. - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Position Overview

Reporting to the Production Manager, the SKILLED General Labourer position's primary responsibilities include emergency board up / securing of property, light carpentry duties including cutting, measuring and securing materials as required. Other duties can include (but is not limited to) restoration activities including demolition, cleaning, emergency flood service, restorative drying, fire and smoke damage cleaning and deodorization, content cleaning, pack out and storage and other specialized cleaning both on site and in the warehouse.

Job Duties

Perform activities including light repairs, demolition and general cleaning as needed

Ensure work is completed according to measurements, specifications, drawings, plans or other production materials/instructions

Proactively communicate job site conditions and concerns that may, or are affecting completion of job to the appropriate person

Participate as directed in the following activities:
Vehicle safety and maintenance inspections

Maintaining vehicles in clean serviceable condition

Removing and disposing of debris

Maintaining equipment

Will practice good housekeeping at all times to ensure a safe and non-cluttered worksite

Provide excellent customer service

Work under time constraints to meet specific timelines

Ensure attention to detail and keen sense of safeguarding other people’s property and information

Participates in and demonstrates an understanding of safety principles and practices; follows all safety policies and procedures to support a safe working environment, including safe operation of machines and equipment

Comply with all BELFOR policies and procedures, as well as legislative requirements

Proactively communicate job site conditions and concerns that may or are affecting completion of the job to the appropriate person

This role could be required to act as a “lead” periodically as designated by their manager

Attend all BELFOR sponsored training courses


Construction / Restoration / Insurance experience preferred

Forklift Certification considered an asset

Comprehensive understanding of customer service, principles and practices

Eligible to operate a motor vehicle per BELFOR’s vehicle policy

Ability to work within a team or independently as needed

Written and verbal communication skills

Proven ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

Basic computer and/or tablet/iPad experience

Willing to work evenings, on call and weekends when requested

Periodic travel may be required

Criminal Record Check

Physical Demands

Frequent lifting from 5-40 lbs, unassisted (from 35-65% of the time)

Occasional lifting from 41 lbs +, assisted (up to 50% of the time)

Access and mobility in tight spaces

Fit Testing – half and full face mask as needed, annual certification required

Working at Heights - over 5 feet, periodically

Sustained periods of standing, sitting, walking, bending, and kneeling


The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

BELFOR (Canada) Inc. is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer.
While we appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their submissions.