General Helper - Labourer

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Department: Engineering and Operations

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

About the Company:
Tree Island Steel, through its five 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.

Shift work is required, including days, afternoons, and nights. Weekends may be required as part of the shift rotation.

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 for all shifts. The position rate of pay is $18.77, and includes benefits. The position may also receive shift premiums. Shift work is required.

We thank all applicants but only short listed candidates will be contacted. No agencies please.

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