General Construction Labourer

Posted May 2, 2023

Location: Bloomingdale, ON
Type: full-time
Salary: $26.25/hr
Career Level: entry-level

Job Title: General Construction Labourer

Location: 835 Sawmill Road, Bloomingdale, ON N0B 1K0

Job Type: Full Time

VanDel Construction Limited has been Building a Better Way since 1974 as one of South Western Ontario’s premier constructors of Institutional, Commercial, Industrial (ICI) Senior Living/Retirement, Hotel and Residential High/Mid Rise projects.

The dedication and commitment of our team continues to be the foundation of our growing business resulting in long-lasting customer relationships.

The Role

VanDel Construction is currently seeking 10 energized and motivated full-time construction labourers. The candidates will assist skilled tradespersons, operate heavy machinery, and follow all site health and safety policies.


·       Perform setup and cleanup tasks on job site

·       Load or unload construction materials

·       Assist in building scaffolding and temporary structures

·       Provide assistance to contractors

·       Assist supervisors and colleagues when necessary

·       Operate and care for construction equipment and machines

·       Comply with local building codes and health and safety regulations Load/unload and carry materials at construction sites

·       Prepare construction site by digging, moving dirty, or compacting space, as needed

·       Clean and prepare construction sites by removing debris, garbage and other obstructions

·       Use equipment to break old forms and structures

·       Mix, pour and spread materials such as concrete and asphalt

·       Concrete, asphalt and limestone trail installations, barriers, and play structure installations

·       Assist tradespersons, such as carpenters, electricians, etc. in construction projects, as needed

·       Assist in demolishing existing structures, sort, clean and organize saved materials

·       Level earth using rake and shovel

·       Assist in construction of variety of retaining walls, such as precast walls, armour stone walls, gabion walls, green living walls, etc. by mixing mortar, lay bricks and stones and/or concrete sidewalks

·       Build variety of fence types and styles, such as stilt fences, chain link, decorative iron, farm fencing, custom fencing, etc.

·       Assist with planting for a variety of landscape projects from streetscapes to commercial buildings and complexes

·       Assist with lawn area grading via digging, trenching and excavating

·       Superior strengths including lifting, climbing, bending, digging

·       Follow instructions and use tools and equipment to complete daily task

·       Follow all health and safety regulations when operating equipment

·       Clean and clear debris and hazardous materials

·       Ensure construction equipment and tools are cleaned and stored properly

·       Perform any other construction activities, as directed



·       High school diploma/GED preferred

·       Construction industry experience is an asset

·       Physically fit, hardworking and self-motivated

·       Experience with tools and machinery is an asset

·       Ability to lift and carry at least 50 pounds

·       Valid Class G driver’s license preferred

·       Ability to work independently and within a team-based environment that is focused on quality, safety, productivity and customer service

·       Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and colleagues

·       Workers must be punctual and reliable

·       Desire to learn and grow within our company



What We Offer

We will provide you with everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and responsibility. We care for our team by providing a total value benefits package to all of our permanent team members plus their eligible dependents and spouses. Such benefits include:

·       Appreciation Activities

·       Extended health care

·       Dental care

·       Vision care

·       RRSP program

·       Short-term and Long-term disability

·       3 Weeks vacation


·         $26.25 per hour – minimum 44-hour work week with overtime available


To apply send your resume to our e-mail address:

Thank you for your application, we will contact those individuals who closely meet the job requirements for an interview.


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