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Construction Craft Worker

NOC #75110

  • Environment Primarily outdoor work
  • Education Grade 10
  • Average salary $43,000 to $58,000

Career profile

Construction craft workers have varied roles across the energy industry and assist welders, carpenters, insulators, concrete finishers, boilermakers and ironworkers. They are the second set of hands for many in energy-related construction and are often required to lift and move heavy objects.

Construction craft workers perform a wide array of construction-related tasks such as preparing and cleaning a work site, setting up and removing equipment, assisting on concrete, masonry, steel, wood or pre-cast erection projects, assisting in demolition and excavation and possibly conduct site safety and security checks. They may operate diverse pieces of equipment including air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, mechanical hoists or surveying and measuring equipment.

Oil and gas services, Contracted and turnaround maintenance, Construction

In this occupation activities may include:

  • Analyzing current supply and demand, logistics and other factors. Applying this information to manage storage volumes to take advantage of market opportunities
  • Providing daily quantitative and fundamental analysis of gas markets, locations, transport, storage, weather, etc.
  • Formulating and/or validate daily forward curves for applicable markets and load curves
  • Evaluating and monitoring all trading activity and communications
  • Generating incremental revenues via various strategies including transport optimization, cross-commodity, cross-market, time-spread strategies.


  • Grade 10 (or equivalent) is typically required.


  • Standard and emergency first aid
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  • Construction Safety Training System (CSTS)
  • Pipeline Construction Safety Training (PCST)
  • H2S Alive®
  • Confined Space entry
  • Fall protection


  • Completion of a two-year apprenticeship program is typically required to become a certified tradesperson. Some previous experience in construction is preferred.
  • The Red Seal endorsement is the interprovincial standard of excellence, and is available to tradespersons upon successful completion of the Red Seal examination.

  • Minimal or no travel
  • Shiftwork/variable work hours
  • Primarily outdoor work
  • Physical work
  • Safety-sensitive environment
  • Work away from home/in camps

You have muscle strength and an eagerness to learn. As a construction craft worker, you are willing to take instruction and be a team player.

  • Building and construction
  • Active listening
  • Working with others
  • Selecting equipment
  • Adaptable
  • Public safety and security
  • Mechanics
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Critical thinking
  • Attention to detail