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Our Northstar Access yard in Port Coquitlam is where we house and store our gear and equipment. Our general labourers/yard workers play a very important role in facilitating the movement of our scaffolding gear to our customers who rent the material or have us build it for their project. We are looking to expand our yard team through an opening for a General Labourer/Yard Worker.  

Ideal candidates will have strong, self-directed work ethic and work well with others. You must be able to work in various environmental conditions as this position works primarily outdoors. There is also heavy lifting involved due to the nature of our products. Ultimately, we are looking for reliable and motivated people who don’t shy away from hard work.

Job Duties:

  • Loading/unloading delivery vehicles in a safe manner with frequent lifting up to 50lbs
  • Order picking, ensuring accuracy
  • Counting, stacking, and organizing scaffold gear
  • Safety checks of gear and equipment
  • Keeping yard clean and organized
  • May operate company vehicle to deliver gear to customer or project sites
  • Understand and adhere to the company’s safe work practices and regulations

Job Requirements:

  • Class 5 Driver’s license
  • Previous work experience in an Order Picker or Material Handler role preferred
  • Strength and ability to lift items up to 50 lbs
  • Punctual and consistent with reliable means of travel to/from work
  • Be a quick learner and take direction from others
  • Be a Team Player; work well with others and train new members as required
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organizational, time management, and prioritizing skills
  • Be willing and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Scaffold knowledge or forklift license not necessary but an asset

Compensation: $18.00/hour with 4% vacation pay on each weekly pay

Pay Type:  Full-Time Regular

Location: 3046 Westwood St. Port Coquitlam, British Columbia

About the Company:

“Northstar Access has been a trusted provider of scaffolding, shoring, swing stages, and other access solutions in Canada for over 50 years. Northstar’s customers depend on them for high-quality products, exceptional installation services, industry-leading experience, and a dedicated focus on safety. Since 2012, Northstar has expanded from its original location in Southern Ontario, and now operates from 5 branches across Ontario, Manitoba and British Columbia, employing more than 250 experienced professionals.”

You’ll love working at Northstar Access because:

The People. You will be surrounded by some of the most talented, smart, supportive, and passionate teams – people you can be proud to work with.

The Business. Northstar Access Inc is an industry leader in access solutions in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia.

Management & Ownership. Northstar’s ownership and management team are long-term focused. We are focused on making the right long-term decisions for the business and bringing in values-orientated individuals who can grow with the company over the long term. Being privately-owned and Canadian focused, we are not focused on quarterly financial results or short-term objectives.

COVID-19 Protocols in Place:
To keep our employees safe we practice social distancing, masks, hand sanitizer, daily monitoring, and safety awareness talks. You can read more about our COVID-19 policies here.

Northstar Access is an equal opportunity employer. We value and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls or agency, please.

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Port Coquitlam

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