Yard Labourer

Cherubini Metal Works, a member of the Cherubini Group of Companies, is looking for a Yard Labourer 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.


The position is primarily a yard labourer job. The responsibilities will include safely operating machinery and equipment and adhering to the company’s safe work practices and procedures.

Core Competencies

  • Communication
  • Energy & Stress management skills
  • Teamwork
  • Quality Orientation
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Operating Equipment
  • Ethics and Integrity


  • Active participation in safety work culture
  • Clean and prepare work area to eliminate possible hazards.
  • Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery, equipment, and materials.
  • Operating overhead cranes with or without load attached
  • Utilize pumps, compressors, and generators to provide power for tools, machinery, and equipment.
  • Lubricate, clean, maintain and repair machinery, equipment, and tools.
  • Erect and disassemble scaffolding, shoring, braces, ramps, and other temporary structures.
  • Load, unload, and identify building materials, machinery, and tools, and distribute them to the appropriate locations, according to project plans and specifications.
  • Record information on pick-ups and deliveries, vehicle mileage, fuel costs and any problems encountered


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Previous crane signal, rigging, and forklift experience
  • Previous knowledge of steel shapes and profiles considered an asset
  • 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
  • Experience in grinding and 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 physical labour.
  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills
  • Time management skills
  • Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current.
  • Respect diversity - treat others with respect.
  • Avoid conflicts.

Work Conditions

  • 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.
  • Requires good manual dexterity .
  • Noise level is generally loud.
  • Must be able to quickly move arms and legs.
  • Hazards associated with the manufacturing/construction setting.