Labourer - Local Job in Fort McMurray for Bouchier |

Labourer - Local

November 17 2021
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories General Labor, Warehouse, Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist, Trades, Technicians, Construction, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Fort McMurray, AB

Company Description:

Launched in 1998 with nothing more than a used Caterpillar dozer and an entrepreneurial spirit, Bouchier has grown to be a leading provider of integrated site services to the Athabasca Oil Sands region.

From our head office in Fort McKay, Alberta and administrative office in Fort McMurray, Alberta, the company now employs more than 800 dedicated team members and commands a fleet of over 350 pieces of equipment.

With a strong belief in doing the right things in the right way, Bouchier is now one of the largest companies owned and operated by Indigenous peoples in the area providing contracting, construction, and general site services.

Position Summary:

Type: Full Time & Seasonal - Winter 2021 to April 2022

Location: Various Sites

Schedule: 7 on / 7 off

These positions are local to Fort McMurray, Alberta. Bussing may be available.

Please apply to this posting with your cover letter and resume inclusive of copies of your safety tickets and abstract.

Role Summary:

The basic function of the Labourer is to perform unskilled Labour for all phases of operations. This position reports directly to the shift Supervisor.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Labourer is responsible to ensure that:

  • All assigned equipment is operated in a safe and effective manner.
  • All assigned equipment is kept clean in accordance with written standards.
  • Any required repairs to assigned equipment are communicated to maintenance personnel.

The Labourer shall:

  • Fill water tanks as necessary;
  • Perform clean-up on site and at the working location;
  • Install up signs as per highway standard;
  • Be responsible for snow removal;
  • Be responsible for ice removal;
  • Working in hot and cold climates
  • Paint if/when required;
  • Store tools properly;
  • Set up and operation of de-watering systems;
  • Act as a flag person;
  • Spot for loader and other equipment;
  • Patch holes in walkways;
  • Fix pads for cranes;
  • Set forms for concrete pour;
  • Cut grass;
  • Shoveling Snow
  • Pressure washer and steam truck operation;
  • Perform housekeeping functions;
  • Maintain a cooperative working relationship with customers and other employees;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Shift Supervisor.

Education & Experience:

  • No previous experience necessary. Preferred experience in the road construction or road maintenance industry.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License is a must
  • Ability to provide a clean driver's abstract
  • CSTS and OSSA Regional Orientation or OSSA BSO (Basic Safety Orientation before December 31, 2018) or CSO (Common Safety Orientation after January 1, 2019)
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds or more
  • Safety conscious attitude
  • Willingness to train on skid steer, sanding units, articulating trucks, packers, etc.
  • Must be willing to work in fluctuating climates (hot, cold, wet) and environmental conditions
  • All applicants must have the ability to speak, read and write fluently in English.
  • Must be comfortable working on/in close proximity to water
  • Ability to pass a Drug and Alcohol test and Fit for Duty test
  • Other training that would be beneficial would be the following:
    • Forklift Certificate
    • Heavy Equipment Certificate
    • Class 1
    • WHMIS 2015
    • First Aid
    • TDG – Transportation of Dangerous Goods
    • OSSA Confined Space Entry and Monitor
    • Ground Disturbance
    • H2S Alive
    • Chainsaw


Please note that some client sites require proof of full vaccination.

Additional Information:

The Bouchier Group is pleased to offer competitive wages, a Health and Dental Benefit Package as well as a group Registered Pension Plan.

Application Instructions:


Please apply online: Via:

Main Office PO Box 6607, Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 5N4

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The Bouchier Group would like to thank all applicants who apply to our postings. Please note that only those selected for interviews will be contacted directly. No phone calls please.

Apply now!