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General Labourer/Field Technician

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Northern Strands

Job No: NSC103
Location: Saskatoon
Job Type: Full Time
Closing Date:
Thursday, December 7 2023

Northern Strands is currently recruiting to fulfill a role within our Suspended Access Division. This position encompasses a variety of tasks, including working at heights. The successful applicant must be willing to travel during the week and be prepared to work overtime. Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test will be required as a condition of employment. 

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. We will train the right candidate who possesses a strong work ethic and a willingness to learn the role.


  • Onsite – under the guidance of the Suspended Access Supervisor:
    • Participate in site visits and assessments
    • Assist in setup & takedown of Suspended access equipment at customer site
    • Ensure that appropriate components are shipped to customer site
  • Inspection & Documentation
    • Inspect and verify incoming goods against invoices, purchase orders or other documents, record shortages, and document damaged goods
    • Process all required paperwork and maintain adequate records for reporting, tracking, and billing
    • Perform quality audits of the condition of shipped goods for both incoming and outgoing items
  • Load and unload goods from trucks or other conveyances
  • Keep stock organized, and warehouse clean and orderly
  • Operate a Forklift or Electric Pallet Jack in a safe manner
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety regulations and application of knowledge at customer sites
  • Perform other field duties as required


 The ideal candidate must possess:

  • A strong work ethic
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the role and lift up to 50lbs
  • A high regard for working safely and following safe work practices
  • Valid Driver’s License


Our diverse Group of Companies consists of Northern Strands, Fortis Mining Engineering & Manufacturing, and Certified Mining & Construction 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 is an equal opportunity employer.

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