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Position: Laborer
Company: Ontario Rammed Earth
Location: Elora, north of Kitchener-Waterloo/Guelph, Ontario

We are a Rammed Earth company looking for Laborers on an upcoming project in Elora, Ontario. The position is part-time and the project is expected to run from May to June (approx 8 weeks), however there is opportunity to work on Rammed Earth projects in the future. We are usually divided into two crews on site; A Ramming crew and Forming crew, although both jobs do overlap at some point on a project. We are seeking both types of laborers.

Duties and Responsibilities of a Ramming Laborer:

  • Tamp down Earth material using pneumatic tampers
  • Setup mixing station, tampers, and hoses
  • Communicate efficiently with other Rammers, site foreman, telehandler operator, and forming crew
  • Assist forming crew when needed, this may include installing insulation, rebar, plywood, and aluminum formwork
  • Skid steer experience an asset

Duties and Responsibilities of a Forming Laborer:

  • Responsible for installing aluminum formwork, plywood, rebar, and insulation under guidance of a foreman
  • General building skills required
  • Experienced in using power tools such as table saw, chop saw, grinder, drills, and circular saw
  • Communicate efficiently with other forming laborers, site foreman, telehandler operator, and Ramming crew
  • Ability to read plans

Requirements for both Ramming and Forming Laborers:

  • Ability to lift 30kg cement bags
  • Ability to work in tight spaces
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Ability to work in a safe manner
  • Be physically fit and able to work on your feet for a full day
  • Have a strong interest in Rammed Earth and alternative building
  • Pay great attention to detail and put care into work
  • Required to wear hard hat (provided) and steel toe boots (unprovided)

All tools provided on site unless one prefers to use his/her own hand tools. Forming crew requires the use of a tool belt and is not provided.

Pay rate to be determined.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 16 2020    ID: 56441