Floor Builder/Beam Cutter

Location: Airdrie, Alberta and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Term of Employment: Permanent, Fulltime

Salary: Commensurate with candidate's skills and experience

The floor builder/beam cutter is responsible for timely and accurate production of finished beam materials to be shipped with corresponding floor-joist package shipments as well as participating in regular yard maintenance and involvement in the ZyTech Quality Control (QC) and Health and Safety programs. The position is required to work in fluctuating temperatures inside and outside, do repetitive tasks and to move around all day throughout the yard and shop.


Upon receiving the 'daily beam cut and pick list’, the floor builder will proceed to pick joists and cut beams in order of required shipping time and priority as dictated by Supervisors.

Prior to picking and cutting, joists and beams should be inspected for damage, proper type of joist or beam, as well as with markings indicating beam type and length.

After all joists and beams for an order have been picked and cut to required specifications, beams will be double checked, all floor packages will be spot checked by a supervisor, banded together and staged for pickup/delivery in the designated area(s).

Inventory levels of joists and beams, relevant materials and chainsaw supplies are to be tracked and critical/low levels are to be reported to Supervisors regularly.

Thorough and complete organization of joist and beam materials, the cleaning/disposal of waste and protection of raw joist and beam materials is required on a routine basis.

Regular inspection and maintenance as required for tools and machinery.

Always work safely and with acute awareness.

All other duties as assigned by Supervisor(s).

Requirements & Qualifications

Experience accurately operating power/air tools, use an imperial tape measure and have basic math skills.

Lifting is required on a daily basis and as such safe work practices should be adhered too.

Experience operating forklifts and a valid operator’s permit is required.

Experience operating chainsaws required.

Steel-toed work boots and appropriate clothing to work outside are required. PPE (personal protective equipment) will be provided

Successful candidates will be required to participate in pre-employment medical testing as a condition of employment as part of the offer for this role

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