Powell Industries, Inc. Building Erector in Acheson, Alberta

Based at our Acheson Manufacturing location, this position is responsible for assisting the manufacturing process with E-House Assembly.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Assembly of E-Houses and other materials while accurately following blue-prints and instructions
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Learn and adhere to all safety policies and practices to avoid safety incidents
  • Willingness to achieve and move forward to the next level
  • Lean and adhere to all manufacturing policies and practices to ensure consistent production
  • Open to new ideas, technologies and an ability to retain training
  • Ensure quality by following standard work/process instructions and identifying any potential risks to product quality
  • Understand the proper usage of squares, levels and tape measures
  • Ensure that work areas remain clean and well organized
  • Lifting up to 21-50 lbs. consistently


  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED and 1 year of relevant manufacturing experience or equivalent combination of education and manufacturing experience
  • Previous experience in steel building erections is an asset
  • Must have a basic command of the English language, both written and verbal
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Knowledge of basic construction hand, electric and air tools
  • Basic mechanical knowledge
  • Crane, EWP, Fall Protection certification is an asset as working at heights is required
  • Knowledge of OH cranes, forklifts, rigging or the ability to learn

Working Conditions

  • Must be able to work from all type of ladders (step ladders, "A" frame ladders and all size extension ladders).
  • Must be able to work around other departments or activities.
  • Must wear personnel protective equipment at all times (i.e., hard hats, safety glasses, safety harnesses as required) and respirators when required.

Physical Requirements

  • Maintaining body equilibrium and agility to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching, ascending or descending stairs
  • Bending the body at the waist, the legs at the knees, and extending arms and hands in any direction in a repetitive manner.
  • Standing, walking for long periods of time and bolting, punching, using drills, wrenches and various other hand tools.
  • Using upper extremities to apply or exert a force up to 20 lbs.