Civil Construction Labourer

Civil Construction Labourer

Sudbury, ON

VistaCare Communications is a leading telecommunications solutions provider for a wide range of businesses and organizations.  We are currently seeking motivated candidates to join our civil construction operations in Sudbury, ON for permanent, full-time positions as Civil Construction Labourers, involved in the installation and maintenance of overhead and underground copper and fiber optic telecommunications infrastructure throughout Northern Ontario.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain working knowledge of company policies, protocols, and procedures and their proper application for safe and efficient completion of all assignments
  • Support a safe, friendly, unified, equitable, and non-discriminatory workplace
  • Complete all forms (i.e. time reports, safety assessments, driver logs) accurately and on time
  • Maintain company assets (i.e. tools, equipment, vehicles, etc.) diligently and prevent negligent loss, theft, or damage
  • Maintain tools and equipment, as per company policies and manufacturer specifications
  • Load and unload materials/equipment into work areas
  • Maintain clean and safe work sites and vehicles
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Manager or crew leader
Knowledge and Skills: 
  • Strong manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination, and attention to detail
  • Ability to dig using a shovel/spade; carry/climb/descend ladders; work at heights; work in confined spaces; work with hand tools; operate battery/gas powered or pneumatic equipment; chainsaw usage
  • Ability to proficiently operate excavating equipment, as well as boats, snowmobiles, and ATVs
  • Concrete/masonry work, rough carpentry, landscaping, tree trimming
  • Ability to work with exceptional professionalism, interact politely with customers and the public, and demonstrate excellent work ethic
  • Ability to read and understand work orders and blueprints
  • Ability to work in varying weather conditions, as well as rural, isolated, and wilderness locations
  • Ability to work continually in a physically demanding atmosphere, must be able to frequently lift and carry 60+ lbs
  • Self-disciplined, motivated, organized, and a team player
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and repetitive tasks
Experience Required: 
  • General civil construction knowledge
  • Operating excavating equipment (e.g. backhoe, excavator, cable trencher/plow)
  • Operating a bucket truck/digger derrick pole truck
  • Telecommunications infrastructure knowledge
  • Handling and installing fibre optic and copper cables
Additional Requirements: 
  • Valid DZ driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract
  • Valid boater’s licence is preferred, but not required
  • Willingness to work out of town, overtime, weekends, or on emergency call outs, as required
  • Proficient in English (written and verbal)
  • Willingness to learn, accept challenges, initiative to complete work with minimal oversight within an assigned timeframe, and accept responsibility/ownership for assigned work
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal record check
Compensation and Benefits: 
  • Competitive compensation based on experience and skill level
  • 50% employer paid comprehensive group benefits (health, dental, vision, insurance)
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP)