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  • Career Level General Labour
  • Experience Entry Level
  • Posting ID LABOU001611
  • No. of Openings 1
  • Department Production
  • Rate $25.20

Job Description

Our Mission: At Drax, we are working towards a zero-carbon, sustainable future and you can help make this future a reality.

We’re at our best when we share inspiration and insight right across Drax, and search for new ideas and ways of working. We welcome applications from everyone and hire great people to build talented and diverse teams.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with a variety of construction, repair, installation and maintenance activities.
  • Operate a variety of equipment and tools related to maintenance.
  • Ensure the highest level of safety standards, including compliance with all applicable government regulations and corporate policies.
  • Perform cleaning tasks and projects daily as assigned by your supervisor.
  • Operate mobile equipment as assigned.
  • Report safety incidents and or infractions.
  • Participate in continuous improvement and quality control.
  • Complete yard moisture sampling.

Growth and Development Opportunities at Drax:

  • Drax offers opportunities to grow your skills and experience with potential career movement into railcar loader, loader operator, plant operator and leadership positions.
  • Apprenticeship opportunities exist in trades careers such as millwright, electrician, or heavy-duty mechanic – we select 100% internal candidates into these growth opportunities.
  • On site certified equipment training is provided for employees including man lift, skid-steer, and forklift certification.
  • Level 3 Occupational First Aid training is available for interested employees.

Minimum Requirements (Experience, Education, Qualifications, Skills, Abilities)

  • A valid driver’s license is required to get to and from the site.
  • The ability to complete online and paper forms or basic checklists.
  • You are adaptable to changes in work schedule and tasks as required.
  • You are a team player with excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in an industrial environment will be considered an asset.
  • You are a strong communicator.
  • Good mechanical aptitude would be considered an asset.
  • Control room operator experience would be considered an asset.
  • Level 3 First Aid Certification would be considered an asset.

Who are we looking for?

You are a team player with a willingness to learn and grow, who doesn’t mind working in an industrial environment. If this sounds like you, then keep reading and apply today!

We are looking for individuals who demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • You are an independent problem solver.
  • You like physical work and enjoy staying busy, moving, and being on your feet for medium to long periods of time.
  • You work with a strong sense of urgency and are respectful.
  • You are a good at prioritizing tasks and your day-to-day workload.
  • Safety of self and others is a huge priority for you.
  • You are a good listener and are open to feedback.
  • You are adaptable and don’t mind working in a dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrates a hands-on attitude and pays attention to detail.
  • You are willing to pitch in wherever needed

The Perks:

  • A competitive hourly wage of $25.20 per hour, with opportunities to move into different positions as you gain experience.
  • A supportive team environment where you will continuously learn and grow.
  • Great health and dental benefits starting from day one at Drax!
  • An RRSP matching plan (5% company match) to support your personal and family goals.
  • A company bonus plan which rewards overall Drax performance, safety, and scorecard achievement (5% of your base salary).

The Location: Meadowbank Plant

Our Meadowbank Plant is located ten minutes South of Hixon, British Columbia, Canada which is approximately 45 Kilometers from Quesnel, BC and 75 kilometers away from Prince George, BC. This position requires a daily commute by vehicle to and from the site. Willingness and the ability to drive to and from work each day will be a requirement of the role.

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