Construction Craft Workers and Labourers

Cowichan District Hospital Replacement Project

Construction Craft Workers (CCW) and Labourers are required on the Cowichan District Hospital Replacement Project.

Below you’ll find what certifications and other requirements are needed for this trade on this project. Requirements can change from one project to the next, so be sure to read the trade profile (this page) for the project you’re hoping to work on.

If you’ve got questions, we’re here to help. Just email or call 1-888-567-2242.


Working conditions and other requirements:

  • Extended shift hours in changing weather conditions.
  • Busy, noisy, and dusty environments on dynamic terrains with multiple trades working together.
  • Personal Protective Equipment will be required (e.g., steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.)
  • Frequently alternating between standing, kneeling, and lifting positions in elevated or cramped spaces.
  • Construction jobs may require workers to be in good physical condition with the ability to lift heavy weight.
  • Must have good observational skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Have a good understanding and the ability to follow safe work procedures.


Experience, qualifications, and certifications that are considered an asset:

  • Valid Red Seal, Journey Person or Apprenticeship Construction Craft Worker certification considered an asset.
  • Experience working in heavy civil construction considered an asset.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Confined Space Entry considered an asset.
  • Fall Protection / Arrest, Scissor Lift, Aerial Work Platform may be required.
  • Ability to place and vibrate concrete and strip non reusable form work.
  • Assist with general maintenance of the construction site.
  • Class 5 Drivers License or higher considered an asset.
  • Site Ready BC including WHMIS required (details will be provided by BCIB upon employment).