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Cherubini Metal Works, a member of the Cherubini Group of Companies, is currently looking for a Loader to join our team in Dartmouth, NS!

 

We have an outstanding Safety Culture that focuses on the health and wellbeing of our workforce. The desire to be an active participant in our Safety Program is a vital aspect of employment within the Cherubini Group of Companies. We also offer competitive compensation and benefits.

 

Core Competencies

  • Communication

  • Energy & Stress management skills

  • Team Work

  • Quality Orientation

  • Problem Solving

  • Accountability and Dependability

  • Operating Equipment

  • Ethics and Integrity

 

Job Duties

  • Load, unload, and identify building materials, machinery, and tools, and distribute them to the appropriate locations, according to project plans and specifications.

  • Prepare trailers for delivery, following proper loading procedures.

  • Operating overhead cranes with or without load attached

  • Clean and prepare work area to eliminate possible hazards.

  • Erect and disassemble scaffolding, shoring, braces, ramps, and other temporary structures.

  • Use tools and equipment as assigned.

 

Requirements

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

  • Previous experience as a labourer, specifically in the steel industry, considered an asset

  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures

  • Knowledge of First Aid and CPR preferred

  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills

  • Time management skills

  • Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current.

  • Respect diversity - treat others with respect.

  • Avoid unnecessary conflict.

  • Working mechanical knowledge of machines and tools.

  • Ability to readily determine the correct tools and equipment needed to do a job.

  • Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule.

  • Ability to lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time and perform strenuous physical labor.

 

Work Conditions

  • Job requires ability to work with various tools and materials.

  • Ability to lift and manipulate objects of up to 50 lbs is required.

  • Use of Personal Protection Equipment will be required (e.g. hard-hat, safety boots, etc.)

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull or carry objects, use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue.

  • Requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multi-limb coordination.

  • Noise level is generally loud.

  • Must be able to quickly move arms and legs.

  • Excellent stamina is required.

  • Hazards associated with the manufacturing setting.

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