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General Labourer

Calgary, AB, CA, T2C 2K3

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Architectural Glass & Metal



Job ID:  345864


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH Company, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.


We believe that working with OBE should be what you WANT to do, not just what you have to do!
We believe in relationship over transactions and casual over formal.
We strive every day to make OBE's environment like coming home.
We do this because we know that when you enjoy what you do, you just do it better!


Working with Oldcastle means commitment to work/life balance but also offers so much more!!
•    Health & Dental benefits 
•    4 paid flex days annually
•    6% Vacation after 3 years 
•    5% RRSP/DPSP Match
•    All PPE provided with boot allowance (we pay up to 60% to a max of $120.00 every 2 years) 
•    Cross training and advancement opportunities


We’re looking for motivated team players to join us as General Labourers. Please note the shift is Monday to Friday from 3pm to 11pm, with potential overtime in busy months.


Job purpose
You play a critical role in our glass manufacturing process. You will work safely with the departmental team to sort, tag and move all outcoming glass product from various departments. You will check every piece to ensure it meets quality standards prior to loading and preparing for transport and report any issues to the Lead Hand or Supervisor for correction.


Duties and responsibilities

•    Become part of the team by communicating positively with lead-hand, co-workers, and supervisor
•    Ensure all equipment is in safe operating condition including daily PPE checks
•    Unloading glass will require crane operation and/or manual lifting of no more than 75lbs
•    Measure tempered glass for accuracy and quality; reject if incorrect and advise operator accordingly to uphold quality standards
•    Adhere tags to completed glass and place on distribution dolly based on tag location requirements
•    Select the appropriate tagged glass and load onto dolly by size and dimension to ensure all safety policies and procedures are followed
•    Use appropriate glass separators for glass type to maintain quality control
•    Helping at the load end of the furnace and in Swiping when required
•    Role will include multi-tasking in the department and cross training in different functions
•    Communicate dolly completion and move throughout the plant as required
•    Responsible for proper disposal of broken glass and general housekeeping within the department
•    Operate a forklift as required



•    Positive attitude with team orientation
•    Willingness to learn new things and cross train in new areas
•    Responsive to change in priorities and immediate demands
•    Entry level position
•    Maximum manual lifting requirement of up to 75 lbs
•    Will provide all training as required


Working conditions & Physical requirements

•    Must be able to consistently lift up to 75 lbs at plant location
•    Be able to maintain composure in a continuously changing environment
•    Be able to remain in an upright position for long periods of time 
•    Daily and/or weekly overtime required, not to exceed statutory legislation



What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

Date Posted:  Jan 5, 2022

Job Segment: Warehouse, Forklift, Manufacturing