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COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY & PAPERWORKERS UNION OF CANADA
CEP Local 777 is looking for experienced Journeyperson Scaffolders for long-term work with JVD Mill Services Inc. at the Horizon Oil Sands Project, 80 kms west of Fort McMurray, Alberta.
The schedule for BC workers at the site is 20 days straight, eight days home. The employer provides free charter flights from Vancouver directly to the site and camp.
The hours of work are 10 hours per day, with all hours after the seventh paid at the overtime rate of time and a half. In the first and last two days of the cycle (four days in total), the overtime rate starts at the sixth hour.
Two hundred hours in the cycle are guaranteed as a minimum. Safety bonuses are paid quarterly by automatic deposit.
There are two Alberta government requirements to working on the project: (1) All members must pass a urine drug test administered and paid for by CNRL; and (2) All members must pass the Alberta Construction Safety Training System (CSTS) course, which is a four-hour computer-guided interactive session conducted at the CEP training centre in Vancouver. This course must be completed before leaving Vancouver for the job site.
For further information, please email Josh Coles at the address below.
Josh Coles, Representative
CEP Western Region