Labourer – High Scaler

Kicking Horse Canyon Phase 4 Project

High Scalers are required on the Kicking Horse Canyon Phase Four project all throughout 2023.

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.)
  • Working in a canyon environment on steep slopes and exposed rockfaces.
  • Working from heights and elevated work platforms
  • Physically demanding tasks including operating hand tools and drills while suspended by ropes or while on an elevated work platform
  • Must be prepared to work nights as required
  • Ability to follow instructions and basic design specifications
  • Must have good observational skills and the ability to multitask
  • Have a good understanding and the ability to follow safe work procedures
  • Have good communication, interpersonal and coordination skills


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

  • Valid Red Seal, Journey Person or Apprenticeship Construction Craft Worker certification considered an asset
  • Experience high scaling, grouting, drilling and rock bolting considered an asset.
  • Ability to operate electric hand tools in a safe and efficient manner considered an asset
  • 5 to 10 years’ experience doing rope access work considered an asset
  • IRATA or SPRAT considered an asset
  • Fall Protection, Aerial Work Platform and Confined Space Entry considered an asset
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • OFA Level 1 considered an asset
  • Class 5 Drivers License or higher considered an asset
  • Site Ready BC including WHMIS (details will be provided by BCIB upon employment)