Yard Labourer - Class 3 Driver

Cherubini Metal Works, a member of the Cherubini Group of Companies, is currently looking for Labourers 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.



The position is primarily a yard labourer job. However, there will be delivery driver tasks assigned as required.


Core Competencies

  • Communication

  • Energy & Stress management skills

  • Team Work

  • Quality Orientation

  • Problem Solving

  • Accountability and Dependability

  • Operating Equipment

  • Ethics and Integrity


Job Duties

  • 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.

  • Operate and drive delivery truck to pick up and deliver various items

  • Perform pre-trip inspection of vehicle

  • Deliver products over established routes

  • Operate vehicle in a safe manner, obeying all rules of the road

  • Record information on pick-ups and deliveries, vehicle mileage, fuel costs and any problems encountered

  • Communicate with shipping/ Receiving

  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.

  • Check all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.

  • Communicate effectively with the public, customers, and co-workers both verbally and in written form

  • Perform periodic inspections before, during, and after delivery to ensure that load is properly fastened down and is secure

  • Provide feedback to supervision regarding customer problems, mechanical problems, or delivery problems

  • Complete all necessary paperwork at the end of the shift. May include, but not limited to, daily logs, inspection logs, delivery receipts, vehicle inspection, hours of service, etc.


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

  • Class 3 Drivers Licence with condition 15

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

  • Crane and forklift experience, and experience driving trailers

  • 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 conflicts.

  • 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.

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.

  • Good stamina is required.

  • Hazards associated with the manufacturing/construction setting.