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Construction Laborer


$24 (CAD - Salary)


Thunder Bay




2-3 Years of Experience

Ability to lift and carry weights over 70 pounds



Full Time

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Position: Construction Labourer specializing in Carpentry and Roofing
Type: Full-time
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Salary: $24 per hour
Work Experience: 1 to 2 years
Contract Type: Year-round


-Job Letters demonstrating and stating 2 years of experience in laborer positions with roofing and carpentry work. 
-Experience with a pneumatic nailer is required.
-Driver's License: Asset.

Job Description:

-Assist roofers in installing or replacing asphalt shingles, wood shingles, and shakes on sloped roofs.
-Help remove asphalt shingles on sloped roofs.
-Collaborate with roofers to install underlays (ice and water shield, synthetic paper, tar paper).
-Assist in installing miscellaneous flashings (drip edge, valley, chimney, wall).
-Help install asphalt shingles with a pneumatic air nailer.
-Collaborate with the crew to install roof vents, exhaust hoods, plumbing stack flashings, etc.
-Assist in measuring, cutting, shaping, assembling, and joining materials made of wood, wood substitutes, lightweight steel, and other materials.
-Work with carpenters to fit and install trim items, such as doors, stairs, molding, and hardware.
-Assist in maintaining, repairing, and renovating residences and wooden structures in various establishments.
-Assist in framing houses, erecting walls, and building roofs.
-Load, unload, and transport construction materials.
-Clean and pile salvaged materials.
-Remove rubble and other debris at construction sites.
-Help clean snow in the winter.


-Hourly bonus for work on steep pitch roofs ($2.00 extra per hour).
-Accommodation/Housing available at a cost.
-Transportation from the office to the job sites provided by the employer (transportation from the worker’s housing to the office is not covered; however, there is public transportation available).
Air tickets will be paid by the employer.
-Personal Protection Equipment is provided by the company.

Important Information: This position requires flexibility in schedule. Regular shifts start at 7:45 am, lasting 8-10 hours, with potential overtime and weekend work depending on business needs. Guaranteed at least 30 hours of work per week regardless of the weather.