Now Hiring – Labourers, Engineered Wood Products

Location is Star Building Materials at 2345 Alyth Road SE, Calgary which is on a great bus route!

Shifts Hiring for both day and evening shifts, Monday to Friday. No weekends! Evening shift is 2:30 pm –11:00 pm and employees receive a $1.00/hour shift premium. Day shift is 6:00 am –2:30pm.

Why Join Us?

At Star Building Materials, we offer an exciting place to build your career, with:

  • Competitive compensation and benefit packages
  • Educational assistance program
  • Company matching RRSP/DPSP program
  • Employee home purchase program
  • Starting rates from $18.00/hour plus holiday and sick pay
  • Retail discounts.
  • Previous experience in a production environment is preferred.
  • Completion of middle school, must be able to read and write and perform basic math.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Satisfactory verification of criminal record check.
  • Physically able to kneel and crouch as well as lift, carry, push or pull objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
Job Overview
Reporting to the Manager, Production, as the Labourer you will perform general labour activities and provide support to the Engineered Wood Product (EWP) team. You also assist in ensuring cleanliness and organization of the job site
Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:
  • Cutting defective or scrap lumber into smaller sizes or blocks and organize for lumber orders.
  • Ensuring wood is cut according to specified dimensions and angles for the main Truss production line or other processes.
  • Examining work orders to determine equipment set up and procedures to be used.
  • Building and stacking pony walls on skids and band bundles with steel strapping.
  • Operating a diesel, electric or propane powered forklift. Supplying production area with feedstock materials.
  • Inspecting and maintaining equipment. Reporting major mechanical problems to the Yard Foreman.
  • Working safely and complying with Star’s Safety Program and relevant safety regulations. Reporting any violations and incidents or near miss incidents to management immediately.
  • Providing support to other projects or duties as assigned.
Work Conditions

You primarily work in the Engineered Wood Products manufacturing plant located at 2345 Alyth Road SE, Calgary which is on a great bus route! Work has exposure to noise from equipment/machinery and occupational hazards as well as dealing with inclement weather and dust. Overtime may occasionally be required.

About Us

Star Building Materials is an independent, wholly owned division of Qualico. The company is a leading provider of building materials, trusses, ready to move homes, and cottage and garage packages operating under the Star Building Materials, Star Ready to Move Homes and Star Truss brands. With over 50 years of experience, Star Building Materials is committed to providing reliable and innovative products and services.

Qualico is committed to the health, safety and wellness of its employees and the community. By continuing our commitment to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace, Qualico has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that requires all employees in Canada to be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination, in the form of a provincially recognized document, must be submitted as a condition of employment. Our policy allows for accommodation in cases of valid medical or religious exemptions. Information related to proof of vaccination or exemption will be kept confidential.

Candidates being considered will be contacted. We thank you for your interest.

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