Debris Driver/Labourer

Position: Debris Driver/Labourer
Department: Construction
Location: Coquitlam, BC
Status: Full-Time


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pick up job site debris throughout the lower mainland and drop it off at lower mainland disposal sites (60%+ of the role)
  • Assist in demolishing buildings using prying bars and other tools; sort, clean and pile salvaged materials
  • Load and unload construction materials to work areas
  • Remove rubble and other debris at construction sites using rakes, shovels, wheelbarrows and other equipment
  • Daily completion of tracking paperwork, timesheets, checkout forms, and all other required paperwork
  • Provide exceptional customer service to clients on site
  • Ensure all relevant safety standards are followed according to Canstar’s & WorkSafe BC requirements

Duties and responsibilities but are not all encompassing and may change from time to time


Education and Experience

  • Valid First Aid Level 1 Certificate is preferred
  • Experience in the construction or restoration industry is preferred
  • Valid BC Drivers License and clear driver abstract is required
  • Clean criminal record as it relates to work

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Safe driving record
  • Able to safely lift, carry and move standard construction material and tools
  • Good customer service skills
  • Knowledge of tools, equipment, and materials common to the carpentry trade
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing
  • Basic computer skills including email and attachments
  • Have reliable transportation that is insured for work and has a minimum of $2 Million liability insurance

Working Conditions

  • Work is of a physical nature
  • This position primarily reports out of Canstar’s head office or is directly dispatched to work sites
  • This position works on job sites mostly within the lower mainland area but may be requested to work at job sites outside of this area including the sea to sky corridor
  • Shifts vary but usually are from 8:00am to 4:30pm less a half hour unpaid lunch break
  • CSA footwear must be worn at all times when on job sites or in the warehouse
  • Overtime may be required on a periodic basis
  • This position does have a component of on-call shifts on a rotation basis

To apply for this opportunity, please submit your resume on-line at: and note “Debris Driver/Labourer” in the subject line.

Candidates: Please note we thank all applicants for their interest, however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Agencies: Please do not contact regarding this position.

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