Construction Labourer (Halifax, NS)

Construction Labourer (Halifax, NS)

Halifax, NS

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 telecommunication construction operations in Halifax, NS for permanent, full-time positions as Construction LabourerThis position will work alongside our outside plant construction crews performing  a variety of general construction labour duties across Nova Scotia. This is an excellent opportunity for motivated individuals looking to get into the telecommunications industry.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Load/ unload materials and equipment from cable trailers; move materials in work areas;
  • Attend manhole, communicate with and monitor entrants, summon rescue if necessary;
  • Maintain tools and equipment as per manufacturer’s specifications;
  • Maintain clean and safe work sites; remove debris and trash at construction sites;
  • Perform other general labourer duties as assigned by manager or crew leader;
  • Adhere to all company safety policies and procedures;
  • Protect the safety of work crew and the work zone while also ensuring the safety of motoring and pedestrian traffic.
Knowledge and Skills: 
  • Strong manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination, and attention to detail;
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions, confined spaces, isolation ;
  • Self-disciplined, motivated, organized, and a team player;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines and repetitive tasks
Experience Required: 
  • No experience necessary – training will be provided for the right candidate;
  • Experience in a construction environment is an asset;
  • Experience in a telecommunications environment considered an asset;
Additional Requirements: 
  • Valid driver’s license with a reasonable driver abstract;
  • Willingness to work overtime, weekends, or on emergency call outs as required
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);
  •  Cross-training opportunities in Line Construction and Fibre Optics may be an option for motivated individuals who join the team!