6 Mar 2023

Concrete Former Helper/Skilled Labourer

  • Kanas Holdings Corporation – Posted by KHC
  • Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Job ID : 90960
  • Category : Construction
  • Job Type : Full-Time
  • Salary : $23.00 Hourly
  • Anticipated Start Date : As soon as possible
  • Posting Date : 06 Mar 2023
  • Expiry Date : 05 Apr 2023


Kanas Corporation was founded in 1996 with a core focus on building structures with superior building envelopes, durable finishes and low operating costs. Our innovative methods and materials ensure our buildings are comfortably occupied and environmentally sustainable over the long term. This core focus allows Kanas the ability to design, develop and manage affordable rental housing and incorporate a triple bottom line philosophy of social, economic and environmental stewardship to all of our business practices.  Kanas has received numerous awards for Built Green and Canadian Home Builders Association, along with other outstanding accomplishments year over year.

As part of the Kanas family, you will be joining a unified team that strives to earn the trust and respect of our customers every day, while also fostering a safe, rewarding work environment that allows our employees to flourish. We offer benefits such as extended health, dental care, disability and life insurance and paid vacation.

We are now hiring Concrete Former Helpers/Skilled Labourer to join our skilled team.

Job Duties

  • Jobs include a variety of tasks from forming, framing, finishing, back framing, demo, removal, disposal, and various other tasks based on the needs of projects
  • Experience with insulated concrete forms (ICF) is an advantage
  • Load and unload construction materials, and move materials to work areas
  • Erect and dismantle concrete forms, scaffolding, ramps, catwalks, shoring and barricades required at construction sites
  • Mix, pour and spread materials such as concrete and asphalt
  • Assist tradespersons such as carpenters, bricklayers, cement finishers, roofers and glaziers in construction activities
  • Assist heavy equipment operators to secure special attachments to equipment, signal operators to guide them in moving equipment and provide assistance in other activities
  • Assist in aligning pipes and perform related activities during oil and gas pipeline construction
  • Assist in drilling and blasting rock at construction sites
  • Assist miners in excavating and in setting up and operating various drills and other surface mining machinery
  • Level earth to fine grade specifications using rake and shovel
  • Assist in demolishing buildings using prying bars and other tools, and sort, clean and pile salvaged materials
  • Remove rubble and other debris at construction sites using rakes, shovels, wheelbarrows and other equipment
  • Operate pneumatic hammers, vibrators and tampers as directed
  • Tend or feed machines or equipment used in construction such as mixers, compressors and pumps
  • Clean up chemical spills and other contaminants, and remove asbestos and other hazardous materials
  • Oil and grease hoists and similar equipment
  • Direct traffic at or near construction sites
  • Perform other activities at construction sites, as directed.



  • Commercial Construction industry experience required
  • Basic understanding of construction principles and procedures
  • Comfort working in high-stress environment with extreme weather fluctuations
  • Some knowledge of proper use of equipment, materials and supplies used in concrete and masonry construction work
  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions
  • Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule.
  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects (50 lbs.), walk and stand for long periods of time and perform strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions
  • Climb to heights and conduct work with proper safety restraints
  • Read, write and speak English (Korean language is an asset)
  • Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely
  • Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions in English
  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency


Safety Ticket Requirements:

  • CSTS
  • WHMIS (or included in CSTS)
  • Fall Protection
  • First Aid (Preferred)


Tool Requirements:

  • Steel Toe Boots (covering the ankle with a visible green triangle, no steel toe exposed or excessive wear/damage)
  • Hardhat (must be CSA Class B or ANSI approved with no drilled holes, deep scratches or defacing characteristics)
  • Hammer
  • Tape measure
  • High visibility vest
  • Safety glasses
  • Gloves

How to Apply

Send your resume to employment@kanas.ca

Job Categories: Construction. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 5 days.

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