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June 2016
May 2016
04May

Fort McMurray Wildfire

Last night I found myself headed to Grasslands to meet my daughter who had been evacuated from Fort McMurray. Like many, she had car troubles and a very kind family took her in, under their wing and saw to it that she arrived safely in Grasslands to. . .

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March 2016
22March

Top 8 ways to kick up site safety!

In order to keep everyone safe and on track at their construction site, we've compiled a list of 8 important tips! Here are the top 8 simple tips to keep everyone working on site safer during their shift: 1. OSHA Training OSHA. . .

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13March

Safe driving habits

If you develop safe and attentive driving habits you can prevent accidents and keep yourself safe on the road. Here are some good habits that can help you become a safer driver. Be a defensive driver If you didn’t do it when you got your. . .

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February 2016
29February

Looking for work?

The lowering prices of oil has resulted in countless layoffs, which has lead to increasing amounts of competition for placements. It is no longer enough to submit a resume and wait to hear back for an interview because a single position will receive. . .

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23February

What footwear suits your safety needs?

There are several different types of footwear that hold up better in certain situations, and working in the industrial realm means that you need to be aware of what gear you should be donning. Four main different categories can help you decide which. . .

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15February

Hypothermia

The loss of body heat is one of the largest safety hazards to construction workers when working outside at this time of year. The main concern is hypothermia. When your body can no longer generate heat, you have the onset symptom of hypothermia --. . .

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07February

Four safety precautions to consider on site

Working in construction is one of the most dangerous professions. Here are five safety measures that every construction professional should consider.   Personal Protective Equipment Ensure that you have properly-fitted PPE -- helmets and. . .

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January 2016
31January

Six winter safety tips for construction workers

No matter the time of year, Canadian construction professionals are constantly battling safety hazards, and with the weather in Calgary constantly in fluctuation, it is important to be on top of all safety recommendations. During the cold season, it. . .

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22January

Equipment operation tips for winter safety

Winter presents a certain number of problems for heavy equipment operators, so below we have compiled a list of areas to pay specific attention to.   1. Fuelling an Engine Ensure that in cold weather, make extra effort to prevent. . .

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17January

Temporary Heating Safety

It is common for construction sites to use temporary heating devices to allow work to continue through Canada’s cold winters, so it is important to be aware of the safety hazards and prevention measures that can be applied to this device. . . .

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08January

The Four Layers You Need to Work Construction this Winter

Winter clothing is the key to staying safe while working outdoors – it is the most efficient method to keep you warm. Dress in roomy layers to ensure that heat is contained and to allow you the ability to easily adjust clothing to suit the variety. . .

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June 2015
26June
Formwork Foreman needed in Fort Saskatchewan

Formwork Foreman needed in Fort Saskatchewan

Looking for a fulltime time formwork foreman for Fort Saskatchewan, AB. Must have experience with commercial and industrial projects. Send resume to hr@alignstaffing.ca 

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22June
Looking For Iron Workers

Looking For Iron Workers

Are you an Iron Worker looking to work in the Alberta oilsands? Are you passionate about your trade? If you answered yes to both and you; -Have your Apprentice Level 1,2,3,4, JM or JM Red Seal. -CSTS09, Fall Pro, Fall Arrest, Working at. . .

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17June
ACM Panel Installers and Cladders Required

ACM Panel Installers and Cladders Required

ACM Panel Installers and Cladders required for commercial projects. Position involves installation of vapor barrier, various types of insulation and cladding products including, sheet metal siding, standing seam roofing and various types of. . .

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04June
Shannon Warren the President and CEO of Matrix Labour Leasing Discusses Align and Buildex

Shannon Warren the President and CEO of Matrix Labour Leasing Discusses Align and Buildex

Thank you for the opportunity to speak to you today. My name is Shannon Warren, I’m the President and CEO of Matrix Labour Leasing, one of the fastest-growing staffing agency for Alberta’s blue-collar workforce, based in Calgary.   I built. . .

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04June
Looking For Experienced Recruiter

Looking For Experienced Recruiter

Are you an experienced recruiter that wants to join a winning team? Are you passionate about people? If you answered yes to both and you have; -3-4 years’ experience in recruiting -HR & Administration background -The ability to work. . .

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04June
Looking For Certified Safety Trainer

Looking For Certified Safety Trainer

Are you a Certified Safety Trainer? Are you passionate about Safety?  With the ability to;  - Work under pressure   - Work as part of a team - Work in our Calgary office And you want; -Direct Deposit Bi-Weekly -Up to. . .

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04June
Looking For Labourers

Looking For Labourers

Are you a hard working labourer who wants to join a winning team? Are you passionate about Safety? Do you have your CSTS09 and First Aid? If not, are you willing to get it?  Do you have the ability to;  - Work under pressure   -. . .

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04June
Equipment Operators and Class 1 Drivers needed in Edmonton

Equipment Operators and Class 1 Drivers needed in Edmonton

Do you live in Edmonton? Are you an experienced;  -Class one driver or  -Equipment operator (Skidsteer & Mini-Dig)  Email resume to hr@alignstaffing.ca  With "Edmonton" in the subject line.  

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04June
Membrane Roofers needed in Saskatoon

Membrane Roofers needed in Saskatoon

  Wanted: Must live in the Saskatoon Area Experienced Membrane Roofers  Industrial Site- Must pass D&A Pre-Access testing Send resumes to hr@alignstaffing.ca with "Saskatoon" In the subject line.

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04June
Concrete Foreman needed in Edmonton

Concrete Foreman needed in Edmonton

Edmonton: Concrete Foreman Experience with grade beams, pile caps and wall forming. 5 + years Experience. Email resume to hr@alignstaffing.ca

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04June
Highly Qualified Foreman or Junior Superintendent needed in Edmonton

Highly Qualified Foreman or Junior Superintendent needed in Edmonton

I am looking for a highly qualified foreman or junior superintendent in Edmonton for the demo and rebuild of an office space. Please supply resume, tickets and references. This is a 5 week project.   Please email  Hr@alignstaffing. ca with. . .

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04June
Carpenters and Apprentice Carpenters needed in Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan

Carpenters and Apprentice Carpenters needed in Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan

Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan Carpenters & Apprentice Carpenters please send resume to hr@alignstaffing.ca with "Carpenter" in the subject line.

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04June
NDT needed in Calgary and Edmonton

NDT needed in Calgary and Edmonton

Looking for Calgary/Edmonton based NDT certified individuals. [Possess one or more certificates from the NDT certifying Agency at Natural Resources Canada Level 1, 2 or 3]     FI/FO 14&7 D&A Testing.   Please email tickets &. . .

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May 2015
11May
Project Estimator

Project Estimator

Are you an experienced Project Estimator with; -2-12 years of experience as estimator or similar role engineering or construction -Engineering degree, or graduate of technical -Understanding of oil and gas pipeline. . .

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April 2015
27April
NAABA Event and Heli Tour of the Oilsands

NAABA Event and Heli Tour of the Oilsands

April 16th, 2015; It was a beautiful spring day in Fort McMurray. While waiting to attend the NAABA Business showcase, my team and I decided to do a Heli-tour of the Oilsands (Thanks again, Pheonix Heli-Flight). It was breathtaking to see all of. . .

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15April
Letter from the CEO

Letter from the CEO

Align Personnel is a full service staffing agency that specializes in placement, talent acquisition, payroll, benefits and training, with a strong emphasis on safety.  The Align concept is a cumulative aggregation of the best practices, research. . .

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