Career Opportunity

Group Services General Labourer

Northern Strands

Job No: NSC131
Location: Saskatoon
Job Type: Full-time
Closing Date:
Thursday, April 25 2024
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The Group Services General Labourer assists intercompany departments with ongoing projects requiring additional personnel support. Task assignments may include general building maintenance, shipping/receiving, project site assistance, and other tasks or projects. As training and skills are acquired, the Group Services General Labourer will continue to be assigned diverse and increasingly challenging tasks. Depending on project assignment some travel may be required. Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test will be required as a condition of employment.  

The Group Services General Labourer is a unique position within our Company. The successful candidate will gain exposure to all aspects of our business with the opportunity to continue to grow with us. A mechanical aptitude along with the ability to grasp new concepts and follow directions will provide a good base for this role. 

To command a strong reputation for quality and excellence, Northern Strands believes that knowledgeable people are crucial assets. We hire and develop the best people who are dedicated, ethical, and committed to continuous improvement.


  • Operate forklift, overhead crane, loader, telehandler, or other equipment to load/unload, transport, and store goods
  • Operation of company vehicles, including 1-ton trucks and trailers (e.g., gooseneck, flatbeds, etc.)
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures regarding shipping and receiving to provide backup assistance to the warehouse
    • Unpack, code/tag, and route goods to appropriate storage areas
    • Pick items to fulfill customer requests from Order Desk
    • Assist with loading and unloading of goods from trucks or other conveyances
  • Assist Outside Sales department with delivery/pickup of:
    • Rental equipment
    • New equipment sales
  • Assist in intercompany projects requiring additional personnel resources or support
    • System maintenance, install and repair (in Progressioner, Fall Protection, Suspended Access departments)
    • Mining related inspections (e.g., hoist truck, wire rope, electrical cable)
    • Skip and skip attachment, including maintenance and repair
  • Assist with general facilities maintenance
    • Warehouse/yard maintenance
    • Cleaning
    • Snow removal
  • Assist with cleaning, maintaining, and repairing machinery, equipment, and tools, as required
    • Perform regular equipment checks and maintenance
    • Check fire extinguishers
    • Fluids and greasing maintenance
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned


  • Ability to understand and follow directions to complete work
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly
  • Possess a positive and professional attitude, set a high standard, and convey professionalism at all times
  • Minimum Class 5 driving license required. Other endorsements considered an asset.
  • 2 years experience in a construction related role would be beneficial but not required
  • Any safety-related training and certificates would be beneficial but not required (i.e., Forklift)
  • Minimum grade 12 or equivalent preferred, but not required


  • Competitive wage based on experience
  • Employee Group benefits including health, dental, short-term, long-term, and life insurance
  • Matching Company RSP contributions
  • Support in your career development aspirations


Our diverse Group of Companies consists of Northern Strands, Fortis Mining Engineering & Manufacturing, and Certified Sales & Rentals comprising 14 divisions ranging from rigging/lifting products, fall protection, suspended access, agri-business field services and safety training to mining site services, fabrication, rentals, repairs, testing and recertification. This diversity provides for an exciting environment with the opportunity to work with our employees and managers in every division.

Northern Strands Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants, however only those selected to continue the recruitment process will be contacted.

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