Yard Assistant

  • Clearway
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jul 21, 2022

Job Description

At Clearway we are committed to every project. We pride ourselves on a keen work ethic and more importantly, the talent and skill of our people. In fact, the Clearway Staff is the reason why so many organizations turn to us for the most complex construction assignments. That is how we've evolved from a sewer and watermain contractor, to one of Canada's most reputable construction companies with as many capabilities as there are needs.

Clearway has been operating since 1973 specializing in sewers and watermains, transportation, dry utilities, shoring, road reconstruction, bridges, concrete forming, marine, environmental remediation and treatment plants / pumping stations.

We are building our Vancouver team as part of an aggressive expansion into the BC market. If you are looking to work for a growing company who values the contribution of its employees and you demonstrate creativity, ingenuity, initiative and a high-level commitment then we are the company for you. We offer challenging and rewarding career opportunities, with room to grow, learn and excel.


The Yard Assistant will be responsible for the receiving and tracking of materials, hand tools and other supplies at our Yard in Surrey, British Columbia. Often the first point of contact for our company with vendors, and working in support of our field teams, a positive professional customer service attitude is essential.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordination with field staff including pick up and delivery of materials, supplies, tools and other items as required
  • Weekly reporting of materials requisitions and usage
  • Receive and verify accuracy of incoming shipments, ensuring packing slips and other documentation accompanies deliveries
  • Pull and distribute materials, tools, or other stock items in order to fill requests
  • Sort and place materials on racks, shelves, or in bins based on size, type, style, color, or product code, etc.
  • Assist in tracking and management of equipment
  • Load and unload specific equipment and supplies on our trucks and trailers
  • Fill requisitions, work orders, or requests for materials, tools, or other stock items and distribute
  • Operate loader / forklift and other equipment, following all Health & Safety rules and guidelines
  • Maintain clean work environment in the warehouse area
  • Maintain warehouse security at all times
  • Maintain accurate inventory records through the use of a computerized inventory system
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum education: High School Graduation Diploma
  • 6-24 months experience in warehouse, yard or related work preferred
  • Intermediate experience with Excel, inventory management software experience preferred
  • Valid driver's license
  • 1 year experience operating a loader
  • Willingness to work outdoors in varying weather conditions, including heat, cold, snow, rain, etc.
  • Ability to lift 50-75 pounds
  • Extended periods of standing, walking, bending, kneeling, squatting, etc.
  • Detail oriented and comfortable with technology
  • Literate and fluent in English.


  • Competitive Salary with annual cost of living increases
  • Annual Bonus Program
  • Group RRSP with 100% Matching
  • 100% Company Paid Benefits
  • Extended Health Care
  • Dental Care
  • Vision Care
  • Disability Insurance
  • Vacation & Personal Days, plus Paid Holiday Shutdown
  • Parental Leave Top-up Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • Free On-site Parking
  • Casual Dress

No phone calls or agencies, please.