Skilled Labourer (Kearl) in Fort McMurray, Alberta

North American Construction Group

NACG is looking for Skilled Ground Workers to work on a remote mining site in the Fort McMurray area. You must be well-organized and favor safety above everything else.

Site: Kearl

Schedule: 14×14 (Days and nights)

Accommodations: Camp provided

Transportation: Flights provided to and from Edmonton or Calgary

Overtime: Currently at Kearl they have blended rates with no overtime

Hourly Rate: Up to $34.87 per hour

Daily Attraction Bonus: Kearl is offering a daily attraction bonus for days worked at $60/day

Kearl Advantage: Kearl is offering a travel allowance per rotation. Amount determined based on location. Travel allowances will be paid to/from location.

The successful candidate will be required to join the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 955.

  • 2 years experience in a labourer role.

  • 1 year of previous mine experience is preferred.

  • Successful candidate must be physically fit, capable of lifting 50 lbs (will be doing a lot of lifting and working outdoors) and work well with others.

  • Must be able to speak read and write and understand English fluently as communication is required for safety and written instructions and daily logs capable of doing heavy manual labor.

  • High school diploma, GED, and/or post-secondary education is considered an asset.

All successful candidates must:

  • Be proficient in English, both verbally and written

  • Have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License

  • Have experience as requested as mentioned above

  • Subject to Random Testing at: Suncor, Suncor Fort Hills and Kearl sites

  • Undergo and successfully pass the following testing:

  • Breath Alcohol Test

  • Urine Drug Test

  • Fitness-to-Work Assessment

  • Audiometric Testing

  • Vision Screening

  • Criminal Record Check

Shift, site, and start times are subject to change.

All successful candidates MUST provide the following items prior to confirmation of their start date:

  • CSO Certification

  • Copy of Valid Class 5 Driver’s License

  • Copy of recent Driver’s Abstract

  • VOID cheque/direct deposit form

  • Silica Awareness

  • Hydrogen Sulphide Awareness

Once dispatched the following processes will occur:

  • Will receive a call from NACG to set up all required pre-employment testing

  • An email will be sent with all required New Hire Paperwork to be filled out

  • After all results are received by NACG candidates will be contacted by Site Admin to schedule orientation and confirm your start date and other site specific details.

Please note the entire On-boarding process can take anywhere from 3-8 business days.


North American Construction Group (NACG) has served as an industry leader in the heavy construction and mining industries for over 65 years. In that time, we’ve proven ourselves as a safe and reliable contractor who can complete projects of any size and scope. We’ve also taken a number of bold steps forward to broaden our footprint, expanding to mines outside our provincial borders, and providing third-party maintenance services to clients and customers.

In addition to providing employees with rewarding careers, North American has a whole lot more to offer:

  • Significant Growth – As a company, NACG is rapidly expanding, and has practically doubled in size over the past year alone.

  • Long Term Contracts – With over $1 billion dollars in contracted work booked through 2023, NACG can provide long term employment solutions and numerous opportunities for advancement.

  • Commitment To Safety – With a top tier record for safety performance, NACG is dedicated to ensuring that everyone gets home safe, and constantly strives for a goal zero performance.

  • Competitive Compensation – NACG provides competitive compensation packages for all employees.

North American Construction Group is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels safe, valued, and respected. We recognize the talent, perspective, and creative force that diverse groups of people generate, and we encourage all people to express interest with us especially those from marginalized and underrepresented groups who might hesitate before applying. If you require extra support in submitting interest on a role or throughout our interview process, please call us at 780-960-7171 or email us at [email protected] to ask for assistance.

North American Construction Group acknowledges that we perform work on the Traditional Treaty 6 and 8 Territories, home to the Cree, Dene, Blackfoot, Saulteaux and Nakota Sioux, and the Metis Nation of Alberta. We encourage members of those and all traditional lands to apply with us.

External Job Title: Skilled Labourer (Kearl)

ID: 2023-14345

Job City: Fort McMurray, AB

External Company Name: North American Construction Group Inc.

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