General Labourer (Full Time)

Industry

Food Processing and Production

Description

Prince Rupert Grain Ltd. (PRG) operates a state-of-the-art grain shipping facility on Ridley Island in Prince Rupert. The terminal receives grain by rail and processes, sorts and stores grain for loading onto ships bound for markets around the world.

PRG is currently accepting resumes for the position of General Labourer (GL). As a GL you will start in an entry level position and receive training into many of our Production positions in a heavy industrial environment.

Responsibilities

 

  • Heavy clean up duties such as shoveling, sweeping floors, brushing down equipment and structures, vacuuming grain residues.
  • Load/unload products to/from rail cars and trucks.
  • Participates in training of other Rail Yard duties, i.e. rail car switching and locomotive operations.
  • Operate equipment within defined parameters.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Grade 12 Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent industrial experience.
  • Must be capable of lifting and stacking, 50lbs, without assistance.
  • Ability to work safely with limited supervision in a heavy industrial environment.
  • Mechanical aptitude and basic computer skills.
  • Basic math, reasoning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a team environment.
  • A desire to be cross trained and learn about our business.
  • Shows a learner’s attitude, personal initiative and diligence.
  • Ability to work in conditions such as confined spaces, heights, dust, and temperature extremes.
  • Ability to work shift work on a rotational schedule, including days, evenings, and graveyards.
  • Class 5 Driver’s License.

Assets

  • Fourth Class Power Engineers Certification.
  • Rail Yard / Locomotive, grain handling experience or Industrial work.

PRG provides an excellent compensation package consisting of competitive salary, pension, benefits plan, training and career development opportunities. Prince Rupert Grain Ltd. is an equal-opportunity employer.

Closing Date

Sep 6, 2019

How to Apply

Submit your resume to:
Human Resources Department
Prince Rupert Grain Ltd. 
1300 Ridley Island Road
Prince Rupert, BC V8J 3Y1
Or Electronically to:
hrops@prgrain.bc.ca

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted to proceed through the hiring process.