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General Labourer - Full Time / À Temps Plein

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Len Corcoran Excavating

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Industry Sector: General Labour/Trades / Manœuvres et gens de métiers

Organization Description:

Len Corcoran Excavating (LCE), a second-generation family-operated business was founded in Kingston in 1962 by Len Corcoran. Len Corcoran Excavating continues to run along many of the same guiding principles infused in the company by its charismatic and innovative founder – be true to your word, take responsibility for the good and the bad, the more prepared you are, the more successful you will be. Those principles have been melded with a modern, people-centred, community-positive approach instilled in the firm and its employees by current owner/president Dan Corcoran. He and the entire LCE team understand that it’s not just about digging trenches and refurbishing infrastructure, but it’s also about dealing with property owners, business owners, municipal officials, and the general public. Ensuring excellent communication with all stakeholders, hitting all scheduling and budgetary targets, and providing superior quality work is at the heart of every Len Corcoran Excavating project.

Job Listing #7133

General Labourer • Full Time / À Temps Plein

Date Posted: 07 Apr 2021

Application Deadline: 30 Apr 2021

Location: Kingston and Surrounding Area

Category: General Labour/Trades / Manœuvres et gens de métiers

Hours Per Week: 40

Pay Rate: Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire TBD based on po

Language Requirements: English / Anglais

Job Description:

General Labourer

Reports to Site Supervisor

About Us

Building on our history of residential work over the past 30 years, Len Corcoran Excavating (LCE) has grown to become a leader in underground infrastructure work for large commercial, industrial, and institutional organizations in our community and surrounding area. LCE is committed to providing a safe, comfortable, and welcoming environment for all our employees. We strive to be a different kind of construction firm; one that believes in honest communication and providing the front-line employees with what they need in a timely manner to allow them to do their jobs to the utmost of their ability. Everyone who works at LCE shares in the challenges, successes and growth of the company and everyone’s voice is welcome. LCE is committed to putting People before Profit

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, the general labourer plays a key role in every phase of the construction project, while working in compliance with health and safety regulations and legislation. The general labourer will work together with other trades assisting in various civil constructions projects to build and enhance the quality of underground infrastructure services.

Duties and Responsibilities/Qualifications

  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent education/experience
  • Assist with excavation work using various hand tools and equipment
  • Work safely around utility services including gas, electric, water and sewer
  • Assisting with installation of water and sewer infrastructure
  • Traffic and pedestrian control through and around jobsite
  • Digging trenches using shovels and other hand tools
  • Level trench bases using tamping machines
  • Operate jackhammers and drills to break up pavement and or rock
  • Sweep debris from streets, sidewalks, building grounds and other areas
  • Load and unload trucks with supplies and equipment
  • Engage in all forms of labour to assist in the successful completion of construction projects from start to finish.
  • Assist equipment operators to secure attachments to equipment or truck
  • Class ‘G’ driver’s licence

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

  • Work is performed outdoors. Must be willing and able to work in inclement weather
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment
  • Required to stand for extended periods of time, lift heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) on a regular basis, perform repetitive tasks
  • Physically capable of walking on uneven terrain, climbing slopes
  • Travel required from job site to job site (flexibility to accommodate different work locations)

Health and Safety

  • Strong understanding and commitment to health and safety procedures and regulations
  • Knowledge of construction safety as outlined in the Occupational Health & Safety Act., Traffic Control and First Aid
  • Proper use of Personal Protective Equipment


Our company is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you are an individual who requires accommodation due to disability, please email us at

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