General Labour - Permanent job - Up to $20/hr

  • Category
    Industrial & manufacturing - Day Laborer
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently recruiting for 2 General Labour Associates for a permanent position with our client located in the South East end of Ottawa. This position is required to start immediately and pays $18/hr to start (up to $20/hr for those with experience). The hours are Monday to Friday and they are offering a day shift as well as an afternoon shift.

The successful candidate will be able to operate loader, fork truck and operate a scissor lift and demonstrate good attention to detail. You must be flexible to work various shifts when needed and must have access to own vehicle due to the location not being bus accessible.

Our client specializes in the treatment and recycling of organic waste to create compost and NASM and is considered a market leader in the municipal organic recycling process.

General Labour Job Summary:

This role is designed to support the Canadian business in the activities associated with the cleaning and preventative maintenance of the building and equipment at the Surrey Biofuel Facility. In addition to maintenance support, this role acts as backfill for the heavy equipment operators, when needed. Heavy equipment operators perform the organization of waste, and loading waste into haulage vehicles ensuring off-take material meets contractual requirements.

General Labour Responsibilities:

  • Cleans Screening Line and facility
  • Ensure floors and equipment are clean
  • Keep exterior of building and site free of debris
  • Empty garbage bins in all plant areas
  • Assist Maintenance as required
  • Operate pressure wash equipment
  • Check humidity tubes and change water
  • Paint interior and exterior of facility
  • Assist with other duties as required by site supervisor
  • Operate equipment safely and effectively to help maintain a safe environment for staff, subcontractors, customers, and visitors.
  • Load haulage vehicles, tunnels, storage bunkers, and processing equipment with loose waste.
  • Reporting of accidents, incidents, and near misses in accordance with company procedure.
  • Perform cleaning and pre-use safety checks on items of plant and recording/reporting defects in accordance with safe working procedures.
  • Ensure that company property and equipment meet legislative requirements by maintaining mobile plant to a high standard and completing regular planned washing and greasing tasks.
  • General Labour Skills and Qualifications:

  • Ability to operate loader, forklift and operate a scissor lift (training provided) : 3 years experience is ideal
  • Can demonstrate good attention to detail
  • Team Player
  • Work on own initiative
  • Good written, verbal and reporting skills
  • Must be able to work different shifts (Schedule to be determined)
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be successfully fitted for a respirator
  • Must be able to work in challenging conditions
  • Driver's license required due to job location not being bus accessible
  • If you are interested in applying to our General Labour position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco” button.




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