Labourer/Swamper

Acheson, AB T7X, Canada

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

The role of the Labourer (Swamper) is to assist the Operator in the completion of a pile installation project from beginning to end, ensuring all customer requirements are met. The Labourer (Swamper) is to assist with all types of pile installations including helical screw piles, driven piles, CFA piles and bored piles. The Labourer (Swamper) reports directly to the Operator to assure standards of safety and quality are consistently met and exceeded.

Requirements

DUTIES:

  • Operate various skid steers to unload, organize and layout helical screw piles and other tools and materials

  • Assist the excavator operator with the installation of helical screw piles to ensure compliance with pile location

  • Assist CRA Rig Operator to drill, pump concrete into excavations and install concrete reinforcement baskets into the ground to provide support for buildings and other structures

  • Work closely with the CFA Rig Operator to rig, hoist and attach various diameters of flight augers as required for multiple diameter installation purposes

  • Assist the operator with the installation of CFA and cast in place concrete piles to ensure compliance with pile location

  • Assist the pile driver operator with the installation of piles to ensure compliance with pile location

  • Carry out all rigging operations

  • Ensure that all only certified gear is used during lifting operations

  • Operate company vehicles and equipment according to operating manuals and legal requirements

  • Complete pre and post trip inspections and correct and report all defects immediately

  • Clean, lubricate and fuel equipment

  • Care for and maintain company vehicles and equipment

  • Maintain a legal driver’s logbook and submit documentation bi-weekly

  • Practice proper, legal load securement

  • Participate in ongoing hazard assessments, daily toolbox meetings and complete safety documentation and paperwork as per company policy

  • Ensure safety fences, pylons or other safety markings are in place when required

  • Complete general site housekeeping duties

  • Maintain positive public image of the company with appropriate personal conduct and by operating company vehicles and equipment in a professional and courteous manner

  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures in relation to both safety and quality


EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • 6+ months of general labourer experience

  • CFA Rig Swamper, Soilmec or Casagrande experience an asset

  • Experience changing flight auger attachments and rigging CFA equipment an asset

  • Mechanical aptitude

  • Prior equipment operating experience an asset


EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

  • Alberta Class 5 (or higher) driver’s license, driving abstract that contains no more than 5 demerit points and 1 collision

  • CSTS 09 or CSTS 2020


WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Sitting and standing for extended periods of time

  • Travelling away from home for extended periods of time

  • Repetitive tasks and duties

  • Working conditions contingent on weather


SALARY:$25.00-$30.00 per hour


WHY WORK FOR ROTERRA:

  • Benefits including a health and dental package & employee assistance plan

  • Group RRSP and deferred profit sharing plan

  • Friendly, fast paced environment with room for career growth and advancement

  • Competitive wage with overtime pay

  • Vacation and holiday pay

  • LOA for out of town work

  • Training and development opportunities

  • Referral incentives

  • Boot allowance

  • Company paid safety training


ROTERRA CORE VALUES:

  • We pursue excellence by constantly raising the bar

  • We have passion and enthusiasm – for our roles, the company and our relationships

  • We are experts that continually grow

  • We do the right thing

  • We are team players


SCHEDULE:

  • 10 hour shift


About the Company

Roterra is a turn-key foundation solutions provider with focus on four main technologies: helical screw, bored cast-inplace, driven, and continuous flight auger piling along with excavation support (shoring). We offer engineering and fabrication solutions with a focus on providing end-to-end service. We service all markets and all project sizes pride ourselves on providing industry-leading customer experience.