Skilled Laborer

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Hawk River Construction
Hawk River Construction was founded more than 45 years ago! We provide all aspects of site preparation for residential and commercial applications. Our services include: road building, septic system installation, excavation, landscape architectural design and more; in Haliburton, Minden, Highlands East, Algonquin Highlands, and area.

We are seeking skilled construction laborers who are responsible for: taking direction from the crew foreman, use tools and equipment to complete given tasks, and to do so in a safe and professional manner.

Core Capabilities:
· Customer and quality focus,
· Effective communication skills; both verbal and written,
· Team work,
· Excellent problem solving abilities,
· Responsibility and dependability,
· Ethics and integrity.

Job Duties:
· Interacts professionally with clientele in order to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction,
· Interacts professionally with crew, suppliers, and others,
· Maintain a clean and safe job site at all times,
· Ensures that all installation work is performed in accordance with industry and company standards,
· Ensures that all equipment safety and maintenance procedures are followed,
· Reports for duty at the designated location on time each day,
· Follows directions from supervisor/operator,
· Participates in all safety training sessions offered, asks questions, and improves job safety skills,
· Communicates well with all crew members, supervisors and clients,
· Strives to improve job skills and develop the potential for position succession,
· Monitors all tools equipment and machinery for needed maintenance,
· Other duties as assigned.

Employment requirements:
· Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions,
· Ability to lift up to 50 lbs,
· Must have a valid Ontario G Driver’s License,
· Proper and reliable transportation to and from work,
· Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation,
· Planning capabilities, proactive, forward thinking,
· Highly motivated, self-driven individual who is detail oriented,
· Proactive; takes initiative to get things done properly and without prompting; takes ownership,
· Excellent attention to detail while working in a fun and fast paced environment,
· Verbal and written communication skills,
· Good time management skills,
· Basic measurement and calculation skills,
· Speak, read and write English,
· Ability to prioritize and multi-task,
· Ability to work under pressure,
· Able to work effectively with individuals of differing knowledge and background,
· Comply with all company policies and procedures,
· Punctual and dependable.

Working Conditions:
· Physical Demands such as daily lifting up to 50 lbs., carrying and/or handling objects,
· Use of equipment and/or power tools,
· Working Environment: adverse weather conditions for driving and/or outdoor work,
· Noise, vibration, paint, and dust;
· Work flexible hours including occasional weekend work.
*Opportunity for advancement with training