Top 4 In-Demand Construction Jobs In Calgary Alberta

June 25, 2021

A construction worker is a manual labour professional responsible for operating machinery, preparing equipment, and taking apart and building structures. Each career path within the construction industry has both opportunities and challenges, and no 2 people will have the same trajectory. Construction work is rewarding, exciting, and offers immense opportunities for your career. From entry-level positions to jobs for highly skilled or certified workers, the construction field has a home for every worker. 

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Fineline Company Ltd.

Fineline Company Ltd. specializes in custom home and commercial buildings in Calgary, AB, using wood framing, concrete, timber framing, and structural steel materials.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent, Apprenticeship
Job Description: Construction Labourer

  • Lifting lumber, sheet goods, and cleaning up construction site debris as well as organizing job sites and the commercial operations yard.

Salary: $19.00-$20.00 per hour
Schedule: 8 hour day shifts Monday-Friday and overtime.


Pacific West Systems Supply Ltd.

Commonly referred to as “PacWest,”  this company employs product specialists in Drywall, Insulation, Steel, Stucco, and Ceiling Systems.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Description:  Class 5 construction delivery driver working in a team to deliver construction materials to various residential and commercial job sites. The work completed by the driver is very physical. Hours vary day-to-day with overtime opportunities available.
Qualifications: 

  • Class 5 Drivers License
  • Physically fit and can lift 75lbs
  • Experience driving 3-tonne and 5-tonne vehicles
  • Fluent in English

Benefits: 

  • Extended medical, dental, vision, and MSP coverage – after 3 months
  • Quarterly bonus pay
  • RRSP matching
  • Referral incentive program
  • Paid vacation and overtime pay
  • Opportunities for additional training
  • Room for Advancement – our internal talent management is very important

Salary: $19.00-$20.00 per hour
Schedule: Monday-Friday
Experience: 

  • Driver: 5 years (preferred)
  • Delivery driver: 2 years (preferred)
  • 5-tonne truck: 2 years (preferred)

Hoover Mechanical Plumbing & Heating

Hoover Mechanical primarily specializes in multi-family and commercial projects, acting as a Prime Mechanical Contractor. Diversifying both multi-family and commercial construction, including extensive retail and both occupied and unoccupied renovation experience.

Job Type: Full-time
Job Description: Hoover Mechanical is looking for anyone looking to start their career in plumbing. Additionally, Hoover Mechanical is looking for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th-year Apprentice Plumbers in the Calgary area. 
Experience: Training 1 year (Required)
Education: AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (Required)
Qualifications: 

  • Can use proper lifting techniques for heavy pipes weighing in excess of 25 kgs
  • Can work from heights on ladders
  • Can stand for long periods
  • Can work in tight and cramped spaces
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Ability to work with others and alone

Benefits: 

  • Competitive wages
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • RRSP plan
  • Tuition refunds and scholarships

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8 hour shifts


LMS Reinforcing Steel Group

LMS Reinforcing Steel Group is looking to fill multiple, permanent, and stable ironworker positions for full-time work, with opportunities for overtime.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Job Description: 

  • Place and secure rebar and welded wire mesh WWM on commercial, residential, and infrastructure projects,
  • Perform physical work like packing, tying, and cutting rebar
  • Read and interpret detail sheets and drawings
  • Work with apprentices
  • Workaround and with various cranes and at heights with positioning equipment
  • Must be safety conscious and follow all LMS safety protocols

Salary: $20.00-$34.00 per hour
Experience: Construction 1 year
Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8 hour shifts


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Matrix Labour Leasing specializes in construction staffing and short-term labour placement, helping our clients attract the best-skilled workers out there. We also help those who are looking for construction jobs like plumbers or carpenters and ensure they get placed in the right companies, which will help advance their skills and career to the next level.

To find out more about how we can help you land the top construction talent or your dream job in the trades, visit us at Suite 204, 11420 27th Street SE, Calgary, AB, T2Z 3R6. Or you can contact us by calling 1-866-666-9520 or by filling in our online contact form.

FAQs

What is the average construction labourer salary in Calgary?
According to PayScale, the average hourly pay for a construction labourer is C$20.00 with an average yearly salary of $53,000 (including overtime pay).

Do you charge me for using your services to find a job?
No, we charge our clients who use our recruitment services to find people to fill their open job positions. We do not charge you as a job seeker for our services.

What construction job pays the most?
According to Statistics Canada, crane operators, drillers, and blasters have the highest median income in the construction industry.

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