Yard Labourer

Michels Canada

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Update day: 19-02-2024

Location: Nisku Alberta

Category: Other

Industry: Construction

Position: Entry level

Job type: Full-time

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Equipment & Yard Operations

Full-time, Permanent

Nisku, AB

Who We Are

Celebrating 60 years of People | Projects | Values around the world!

Michels is an established energy and infrastructure organization with 25 years in Canada. We support Canada’s prosperous future by constructing safe, reliable infrastructure solutions to serve the public’s energy, water and wastewater, and transportation needs.

We care about doing what is best for our people, our customers, the communities in which we work and our country. We strive to provide our employees with meaningful and challenging work, and an engaging and collaborative environment.

Michels Canada headquarters is based in Nisku, Alberta, Canada.


Michels Canada is looking for a Yard Labourer to join our growing team in Nisku! Michels Canada prides itself on safe operations and owns over 1500 units of fleet equipment from heavy iron to rolling stock. Our yard requires a self-motivated and safety-minded yard hand to ensure our yard operations can run optimally all year round. In this role, you will interface with both shop and office personnel, as well as third party service providers such as truck drivers and other vendors/suppliers. This position requires the individual to maintain professional attitude and a personal value commitment to safe operating standards. This position will be based in Nisku AB.

  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture for all employees, vendors, and customers. Follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
  • Assist with general yard and property housekeeping including sweeping, snow removal, keeping walkways free from slip and trip hazards, remove any waste materials and other hazards from working areas.
  • Assist with the spotting for trucks and heavy equipment
  • Assist with the organization and equipment needs within the yard as required by the yard/shop foreman.
  • Manually load, and unload materials; Assists with the restocking of materials as required.
  • Assisting with shipping and receiving duties as requested.
  • Other duties as needed.

  • 1-2 years outside heavy labour experience; farmhand or industrial yard labourer experience is preferred but not required.
  • Must be able to perform physical tasks, with the ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Must be able to work outside year round in all weather conditions.
  • Must possess a friendly attitude with a team player mindset.
  • Must demonstrate personal value commitment to safety

Desired Skills/Qualifications
  • Able to lift 50lb
  • Organization and communication skills
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work well with others in a team setting as well as independently with limited supervision.
  • Forklift or other material handling operator certificates would be an asset

  • Highschool diploma or GED

  • Must be able to communicate verbally and through written language (by hand and digitally) in English.


We offer competitive total compensation, meaningful and challenging work, and an engaging and collaborative environment. For more information on our company, please visit our website at .

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. For other opportunities at Michels Canada, join us at

It is our commitment to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless their race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, or ordinances. If you need assistance and /or reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruitment process, please send us an email to:

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Deadline: 04-04-2024

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