Labourer (4 vacancies)
Terrapure Environmental
Sydney, NS
Title: Labourer (4 vacancies)

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent, Represented (Teamsters Local 927)

Location: Sydney, Nova Scotia

About Terrapure

We are a leading, vertically integrated provider of essential environmental and industrial services in Canada for industrial, commercial and institutional end markets, including the manufacturing, mining, construction, refining and petrochemical, waste management and remediation, institutional, transportation, pulp and paper, utilities and oil and gas sectors. Headquartered in Burlington, Ontario, we employ over 2,100 people and operate an integrated network of over 70 locations, coast to coast.

We are uniquely suited to address both the simple and complex environmental service needs of a sophisticated customer base through our highly specialized network of facilities, broad portfolio of service capabilities, deep understanding of the waste volumes we manage, and robust health and safety and regulatory compliance programs. Our comprehensive portfolio of services, including onsite and field services and collection, processing, recovery and disposal, allows us to manage the lifecycle of waste streams from point of generation through ultimate resolution, with an orientation towards minimizing disposal and maximizing the recovery or recycling of valuable by-products.

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Position Description

Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be primarily responsible for industrial cleaning at various industrial locations throughout Nova Scotia.

Key Accountabilities

Perform industrial cleaning using Hot Wash, High Pressure and Hose Truck
Provide assistance with Vacuum Truck Operations
Lift up to 50lbs to set up and control hoses, and to shovel waste material
Accurately complete pre and post trip inspections and work orders on time and in a legible manner
Represent the Company by providing professional customer service to our clients, customers, vendors, both on and off the job
Participate in monthly safety meetings and identify and report all workplace injuries, incidents and potential hazards immediately to your Supervisor
Participate in all work related tasks as assigned by your Supervisor at a variety of locations in a safe and effective manner
Work efficiently to meet or exceed our productivity goals while maintaining high quality standards
Adhere to all Environmental and Health & Safety policies and procedures
Other duties as assigned.
Experience, Qualifications & Education

Class 5 license is required
Previous experience in hot wash and high pressure is a definite asset
Must have good communication skills to be able to interact verbally with peers and customers
Health and Safety mindset.
Positive demeanor and customer service focus.
Working Conditions

Perform physical labour, lifting up to 50-60lbs
You will be exposed to environmental conditions such as hot and cold temperatures, work areas that are dirty, dusty, wet and noisy, and areas with frequent vibration
Work is performed in all weather conditions
Ability to work 12 hour shifts (days and nights) and weekends as required.
You will be required to wear personal protective equipment, such as a hard hat, eye protection, hearing protection, respirators, safety shoes, and other job specific protective equipment.
Must be able perform confine space duties
All necessary training will be provided.
Travel within and outside the province will be required.
This is a safety sensitive position. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of required drug and alcohol testing.

Inclusion Statement

Terrapure Environmental is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment without discrimination and employ personnel without regard to race, age, gender, or any other protected ground. Our philosophy is to provide fair and equal employment and development opportunities for our employees based on skills and capability.

Terrapure Environmental provides applicants and employees with reasonable accommodation upon request, as may be required.

How to Apply

Please submit your application on-line under Careers at

Thank you for your interest but only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.