General Helper

Location: Richmond/ New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level



5 day rotating shift- 2 weeks days, 2 weeks graveyards, 2 weeks afternoons

About the Company:
Tree Island Steel, through its four operating facilities in Canada and the United States, produces wire products for a diverse range of industrial, residential construction, commercial construction, agricultural, and specialty applications. Its products include bright wire; a broad array of fasteners, including packaged, collated and bulk nails; stucco reinforcing products; concrete reinforcing mesh; fencing and other fabricated wire products

About the Job:
General Helpers may be required to move up and down stairs, bend, lift, carry items and pull wire. As a Machine Operator they are responsible for providing verification of the quality of the product being produced. General Helpers are required to work the shift rotation associated with the area where they are working.

The work is physical, and is done in a heavy duty industrial manufacturing setting. Fitness and safety awareness is a must.


  • Operation of a forklift,
  • Operation of production machinery,
  • Production department housekeeping -- sweeping, machine cleaning, shoveling, painting, vacuuming, etc.
  • Warehouse work -- lifting up to 50 lbs.; moving up and down stairs, bending, lifting, and carrying items.
  • Assisting machine operators at a machine (lifting / moving product).


  • Previous manufacturing experience in an industrial environment,
  • Ability to speak, read and write English, and
  • Must have steel-toed safety boots with non-slip sole.

General Helpers must have their own transportation to and from work to reliably attend work on the off shifts. The position rate of pay is $20.81 per hour and includes benefits.

We thank all who apply; however, only those candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted. No agencies please.

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