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Plant Assistant Job in Canada
BURNCO Rock Products Ltd. , Canada

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1 Year
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Job Type
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Career Level
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 5, 2021
Last Date
Jun 5, 2021

Job Description

Since 1912, BURNCO has been supplying aggregate construction materials as a successful, family-run business based in Calgary. Over the last 108 years we have embraced innovative technology and new marketplaces while always maintaining the vision and values that were first introduced by our founder, James F. Burns. Today we continue our unwavering commitment to safety, our renewed focus on family leadership and our steady, dependable growth into the future. We look forward to having you join us on that journey.

BURNCO is currently looking for a number of experienced Plant Assistants within the Calgary area for the production operations of our Ready Mix division. Starting shortly, these full-time seasonal positions will report to the Operations Supervisor. You must have your own dependable transportation with the ability to work at various locations as required.

Join the BURNCO family of busy industry professionals and earn yourself excellent wages and great benefits including:

  • competitive compensation with ability to earn increases
  • comprehensive benefits starting after just 90 days of employment

What You Will Be Doing

Based out of BURNCO's Calgary Shepard Plant (3145 Shepard Place SE) you will:

Key Responsibility Area #1

  • Ensure concrete is batched to proper specifications
  • Ensure all admixtures are put into the concrete in specified amounts
  • Communicate regularly with QA Dept., Dispatch and Maintenance Shop
  • Maintain confidentiality on all personnel matters, production and company information
  • Maintain paperwork associated with Plant production; inventories, timesheets, HSE inspections, FLRA’s, etc.
  • Fill aggregate storage bins with front end loader
  • Maintain Plant, Batch Office, Truck Barn, Storage Rooms, Plant Loader and Yard cleanliness to BURNCO standards on a daily basis
  • Assist Plant and Operations Supervisors as needed

Key Responsibility Area #2

  • Repair and maintenance of Plant equipment, including Loader, to keep in good working order and minimize downtime
  • Maintains boilers, steam generators and/or quick waters
  • Implement a preventative maintenance program
  • Coordinate ordering and receiving of Cements, Fly Ash, Aggregates, Admixtures, Value-Added products and store appropriately
  • Preparation and removal of lock block molds and stacking of lock blocks

Key Responsibility Area #3

  • Assists Plant Supervisor with directing Ready Mix Drivers
  • Contributes to positive Employee morale
  • Ensure Company HSE policies and procedures are followed

Additional Responsibilities

Plant Assistants will also be involved with duties involving:

  • Concrete Placing
  • Gravel Crew
  • Supervisor assigned


What We Would Like From You

  • Minimum 5 years experience working in a Ready Mix plant environment
  • Basic understanding of Ready Mix concrete designs and applications
  • Heavy Equipment operating experience with Loader certification, and mechanical aptitude
  • Good computer, communication and people skills
  • Valid Driver’s License. EitherClass 1 or 3 Certification with Air Brake Endorsement would be a definite asset

Applicants should have the ability to safely work with and around heavy equipment and have the physical capacity to perform manual labour for an extended period at times. Flexibility to work overtime, shift work and Saturdays during busy season is required.

IMPORTANT: As this is safety sensitive position, it is a condition of employment that candidates successfully pass pre-employment testing that may include a criminal background check, drug (including Cannabis) and alcohol screening, as well as a Fit to Work physical assessment.


Competitive Compensation

At BURNCO, we believe in paying people what they’re worth. To ensure our pay levels are competitive, we participate in comparative compensation surveys and analysis.

Keeping You And Your Family Healthy BURNCO Has Great Health Benefits

BURNCO offers an extensive employee benefits package including: Health and Dental Care, Vision, Life Insurance and a Retirement Savings Plan.


BURNCO wants to assist employees in preparing for life after working. Through our group retirement plan, RRSP Plan employee’s may contribute up to 6% of their base salaries and BURNCO provides a matching contribution.

Job Specification

BURNCO Rock Products Ltd.

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