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OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS

We are recruiting for many different jobs in our communities throughout the north.
​​​​​​​These jobs are for First Nations people, so register now for the best opportunities including:

Entry-Level Positions and Unskilled Labour
Skilled Trades like Heavy Equipment Operator, Carpentry, Iron Worker, Labourer and more!

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Concrete Pump Operator - Apprenticeship

A Concrete Pump Operator inspects, prepares, operates, controls and cleans various concrete pumps including those found in vehicles and various related attachments/components.

An apprenticeship training program consisting of on-the-job and in classroom training. Generally the timeframe to become competent in the trade of Concrete Pump Operator is 2,159 hours (approximately one and a half years) consisting of 2000 hours of on-the-job training and 159 hours in classroom training.

Surveyor - College Program

Make exact measurements and determine property boundaries. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's surface for engineering, mapmaking, mining, land evaluation, construction, and other purposes.

Asphalt Plant - On The Job Training

An asphalt plant operator is the person who is responsible for overseeing the daily operations within a plant that produces asphalt. This position works within the plant itself, and the environment can involve physical labor in an indoor atmosphere.

Formal education is not typically required within this job. However, the more experience the operator has, the better. Knowledge regarding plant operations, mechanical abilities, and various asphalt mixes is always preferred.

Flagger - On The Job Training

Flaggers are the people on construction sites who control traffic. They are the men and women along roads and highways who help traffic keep flowing through a construction zone, despite a shutdown of lanes. ... Flaggers may put out traffic cones and use signs and hand signals to communicate with motorists.

Traffic Control Safety Training can be taken on-line in a day. Two day on-the-job training is usually sufficient to ensure competency.

Quality Control - College Program

Quality control (QC) is a procedure or set of procedures intended to ensure that a manufactured product or performed service adheres to a defined set of quality criteria or meets the requirements of the client or customer. QC is similar to, but not identical with, quality assurance (QA).

Generally, the qualifications of Quality Control Person would be gained through extensive construction experience and/or a Diploma in Construction Technology (2 years College). 


Truck Driver - 2 Week Course

Courses are available on a continuous basis throughout the year. Persons with an Ontario Class DZ licence are licenced to drive vehicles such as straight truck, dump truck, cement truck, garbage truck and rescue & fire trucks – with airbrakes. Courses take approximately 2 weeks.

Construction Craft Worker - Apprenticeship

Construction craft workers work mostly on construction sites. Their tasks include site preparation and cleanup, setting up and removing access equipment, and working on concrete and masonry, steel, wood and pre-cast erecting projects. They handle materials and equipment, and perform demolition, excavation and compaction activities. They may also be responsible for site security.

An apprenticeship training program consisting of on-the-job and in classroom training. Generally the timeframe to become competent in the trade of construction craft worker is 2,880 hours of work experience and 480 hours of school training.

Mobile Crane Operator/Rigger - Apprenticeship

Hoisting Engineer-Mobile Crane Operator 1 maintains and operates conventional lattice and telescopic boom mobile cranes that can lift, move, position and place materials and equipment weighing more than 16,000 lbs, such as concrete, steel, gravel, and other construction supplies. 

An apprenticeship training program consisting of on-the-job and in classroom training. Generally the timeframe to become competent in the trade of Hoisting Engineer- Mobile Crane Operator 1 is 6,000 hours (approximately three and a half years) consisting of 5,200 hours of on-the-job training and 720 hours of classroom training.

Reinforcing Rodworker - Apprenticeship

A Reinforcement Rodworker reinforces a wide variety of concrete constructions incuding, but not limited to buildings, landscape features, parking garages, caissons, highways, bridges, wind turbines, footings, stadiums and towers by using reinforcing steel, composite materials, welded wire mesh, post tensioning systems and any other concrete reinforcings.

An apprenticeship training program consisting of on-the-job and in classroom training. Generally the timeframe to become competent in the trade of 

Heavy Duty Equipment Technician (Mechanic) - Apprenticeship

A Heavy Duty Equipment Technician inspects, diagnoses, troubleshoots, repairs, maintains and verifies the repair of heavy duty equipment. Duties include working on all aspects of a variety of large equipment found on a typical construction site.

An apprenticeship training program consisting of on-the-job and in classroom training. Generally the timeframe to become competent in the trade of Heavy Duty Equipment Technician is 7,000 hours. (approximately three and a half years) consisting of 6,280 hours of on-the-job training and 720 hours of classroom training.

Blaster - College Program

Place and detonate explosives to demolish structures or to loosen, remove, or displace earth, rock, or other materials. May perform specialized handling, storage, and accounting procedures.

Ontario college blasting programs are offered either as one-year blasting techniques programs or longer, more in-depth programs that train students to act as both drillers and blasters. In blasting techniques programs, students apply scientific and mathematical theory to different types of blasting methods and explosive equipment. Techniques in blast hole drilling, blast design, accident prevention and environmental protection are also part of the curriculum. In programs that focus on both drilling and blasting, students learn more specialized methods of blasting compared to those in blasting or drilling techniques programs. Other focus areas include learning to operate various types of drilling equipment and the different methods of drilling, such as waterwell drilling, horizontal drilling and more. The majority of the focus in all Ontario college blasting programs is on practical training through hands-on sessions, conducted in labs, on-campus blasting environments and field assignments. Students will learn to safely handle equipment, conduct blasts and work as part of a team before entering the workforce.

Crusher - On The Job Training

Formal education is not typically required within this job. However, the more experience the operator has, the better. Knowledge regarding plant operations, mechanical abilities, and various asphalt mixes is always preferred.

General Labourer - On The Job Training

Construction Labourers perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments.

Individuals may start immediately and receive on-the-job training for most General Labourer duties. The length of training depends on the individual and the complexity of tasks. 

Paving Crew - On The Job Training

The Asphalt Labourer position is responsible for performing various duties on construction and/or paving projects. The employee will generally work in utility capacity by transferring from one task to another where demands are required. The career field for “Asphalt Laborer” includes, but may not be limited to, the following positions: Laborer, General Laborer, and Paving Laborer. 

Individuals may start immediately and receive on-the-job training for most Paving Crew duties. The length of training depends on the individual and the complexity of tasks. Generally the individual would begin with an entry level position and progress as experienced is gained.

Laboratory Testing - College Program

As a Construction Materials Technician you will perform field and or laboratory testing, observations, and inspection of construction materials (e.g. soils, concrete, asphalt, and steel). Under the direction of or working with senior level techs or project managers you will; understand the project requirements, conduct testing and observation at the job site, transport material samples to the laboratory for further testing and analysis. All testing and observation are reported and submitted daily in an electronic report using a tablet or laptop computer.

Driller - Certification Recommended

Drives and operates tractor-mounted rock drilling machine to drill explosive-charge holes through hard materials to facilitate blasting operations: Moves lever to set out-rigger jacks to level machine.

Certification is not required, but it is recommended and is available in most provinces and territories. Certification tells employers and other workers that you are a skilled professional. It also helps you get jobs. In addition to certification, a provincial blasting licence is usually required. To keep their skills current, drillers and blasters must to keep up with new technology developments by reading and talking with others in their field.

Carpenter - Apprenticeship

A General Carpenter constructs, renovates, and repairs structures made of wood, steel, concrete and other materials in the residential, commercial and other sectors in the industry.

An apprenticeship training program consisting of on-the-job and in classroom training. Generally the timeframe to become competent in the trade of General Carpenter is 7200 hours (approximately four years) consisting of 6,480 hours of on-the-job training and 720 hours of classroom training.

Iron Worker-Structural - Apprenticeship

An Ironworker fabricates and installs both ornamental and structural steel and iron works and components as well as precast structural concrete members and laminated timber products in all buildings and structures including but not limited to residential, commercial, industrial, institutional buildings, towers, bridges and stadiums.

An apprenticeship training program consisting of on-the-job and in classroom training. Generally the timeframe to become competent in the trade of Ironworker - Structural and Ornamental is 6,000 hours (approximately three and a half years) consisting of 5,280 hours of on-the-job training and 720 hours of classroom training.

Heavy Equipment Operator - Apprenticeship

A Heavy Equipment Operator operates equipment such as excavators, backhoes, dozers, front end loaders, etc. plus the attachments and ground engaging equipment in various types of projects across numerous industries such as road construction, maintenance, mining, quarries and pits, land clearing and forestry.

An apprenticeship training program consisting of on-the-job and in classroom training. Generally the timeframe to become competent in the trade of Heavy Equipment Operator is 2,500 hours (approximately one and a half years) consisting of 2,260 hours of on-the-job training and 240 hours of classroom training.

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WORK FOR AN EXCITING NEW FIRST NATIONS COMPANY
Created from a partnership between Magnetawan, Henvey Inlet and Shawanaga First Nations, we are a construction company dedicated to hiring and providing training for First Nations people for the benefit of our communities across the north. When we work together, we build our capacity to provide quality construction services for years to come.

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Shwe Miikaan Corp., 10 Highway 529, Britt, ON P0G 1G0         705-918-4177
This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario
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