Construction Craft Worker
Certificate of Qualification 450A
“I like variety in my work. My duties can change daily depending on the job and the site I’m working on.”
A Construction Craft Worker (Also known as a Labourer) works on a wide variety of structures, such as residential, industrial, commercial, and institutional sites as well as hydroelectric dams, roadways, bridges, tunnels, mining and railways. They may also work on utility, landscape and pipeline projects.
Key Skills & Attributes
Eagerness to develop new skills and show initiative
Excellent communication and listening skills
A strong work ethic & positive attitude
Well organized, punctual & reliable
Grade 10 minimum, Grade 12 numeracy/literacy preferred
Minimum 18 years of age
Valid Ontario drivers licence
Journeyperson Wage Rate:
$41.41/Hr (2022, LiUNA Local 183)
2400 hours of on-the-job training, supplemented by two 8-week sessions of in-class technical training.
Site preparation and cleanup
Setting up & removing access equipment
Working on concrete, masonry, steel, wood and pre-cast erecting projects
Handling materials and equipment and perform demolition, excavation and compaction activities
May specialize in operating off-road vehicles, drilling and blasting, scaling, sandblasting, high pressure washing, diving, tunnelling and performing emergency rescue
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Institutional and Commercial Construction
New Home Building and Renovation
Heavy Industrial Construction
Did you know?
Construction craft workers are the backbone of any jobsite. They are often the first craft on the project and the last to leave.