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Swampers and Riggers in Calgary, Alberta, CA at Armtec

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

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Job Description



Position: Swampers and Riggers



Location: Calgary

 

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITY

The Swampers and Riggers are responsible for helping the shuttle lift operators and crane operators move product and material around the craneway’s and yard, keeping the yard clean and neat, and helping with inventory.

NATURE AND SCOPE

Details of Position

  1. Works as a team member with shuttle lift operators, crane operators, and other swampers/riggers to move products and material around the site

  2. Helps manage the yard

  3. Performs inventory of products and materials

  4. Maintains vigilance for issues and problems while moving products and materials

  5. Performs housekeeping activities as required

  6. Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations; as well as, the Company Health and Safety Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  7. Promote Armtec’s EVERYBODY | EVERYWHERE | EVERYTIME safety vision

This position reports to the

            Yard Supervisor

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/CHALLENGES

  1. Maintain knowledge of equipment used – shuttles, overhead cranes, forklifts, rigging (slings, shackles, and chains), ladders, and fall protection harnesses

  2. Knowledge of shuttles and overhead cranes

  3. Reliable work habits and attendance

  4. Actively participate in the Health and Safety Program

FUNCTIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Ability to do Shift Work (24 hour shift schedule)
  2. High School Diploma

  3. Forklift Operator Certification

  4. Fall Protection Certification

  5. Rigging Certification

  6. Excellent communication skills

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. Ensure that shuttle lift operators are in place and on roadways at all times

  2. Ensure that all rigging is safe to use

  3. Assist operators with all lifts and movements

WORKING CONDITIONS

Physical Effort

  • Frequently required to lift or carry up to 50 lbs. – on occasion up to 100 lbs.

  • Must push/pull objects up to 100 lbs.

  • Regularly required to climb ladders

  • Majority of work is done standing and walking around the plant and yard

  • Full range of motion and use of both arms and hands is a necessity

Physical Environment

  • Typical plant and yard conditions – noise, dust, varying temperatures, etc.

  • Continuously required to work in extreme cold or hot weather conditions

  • Regularly required to work at heights

Sensory Environment

  • Attention to detail and focus on the task at hand is extremely important

 

If you want to join the Armtec Team and feel you are the right candidate for this role, please send your resume to martiquea.mclean@armtec.com. Only those candidates chosen for interview will be contacted.

  

Thank you for your consideration.

Job Requirements

FUNCTIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Ability to do Shift Work (24 hour shift schedule)
  2. High School Diploma

  3. Forklift Operator Certification

  4. Fall Protection Certification

  5. Rigging Certification

  6. Excellent communication skills

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. Ensure that shuttle lift operators are in place and on roadways at all times

  2. Ensure that all rigging is safe to use

  3. Assist operators with all lifts and movements

WORKING CONDITIONS

Physical Effort

  • Frequently required to lift or carry up to 50 lbs. – on occasion up to 100 lbs.

  • Must push/pull objects up to 100 lbs.

  • Regularly required to climb ladders

  • Majority of work is done standing and walking around the plant and yard

  • Full range of motion and use of both arms and hands is a necessity

Physical Environment

  • Typical plant and yard conditions – noise, dust, varying temperatures, etc.

  • Continuously required to work in extreme cold or hot weather conditions

  • Regularly required to work at heights

Sensory Environment

  • Attention to detail and focus on the task at hand is extremely important

 

If you want to join the Armtec Team and feel you are the right candidate for this role, please apply online with your resume. Only those candidates chosen for interview will be contacted.