Hose Shop Labourer - Fort St. John

Job description

Northern Metalic Sales is a Canadian Independent Wholesale Industrial Distributor based in Grande Prairie, AB with operations across Alberta & BC.

Northern Metalic Sales is part of a larger, diverse group of companies with interests in wholesale distribution, oilfield service & supply, lubricants distribution, land and real estate development, rail construction & transload, vehicles rentals & leasing, and finance.


Our Hose & Rigging Shop currently seeking an individual to fill the position of Hose Shop Labourer.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

As a Hose Shop Labourer, your responsibilities are, but are not limited to:

  • Take direction from and coordinate activities with hose shop supervisor
  • Receive customer orders from order desk or front counter
  • Manages and prioritize orders
  • Pull product from shelves
  • Ensures accuracy of orders
  • Organize/package and correctly mark customer orders for shipping
  • Assemble hoses in accordance with manufacture recommendations
  • Operate manual and hydraulic hose crimping equipment as per manufactures instructions
  • Operate various hose cutting equipment (knives, chop saw)
  • Operate material handling equipment (forklift, pallet jack, carts, dollies)
  • Operate pressure testing equipment
  • General housekeeping duties
  • Participate and contribute to the company Health and Safety Program
  • Report to activities and schedule to supervisor
  • Attend training sessions as requested
  • On-Call Duties

Qualifications Include:

  • Previous hose assembly experience
  • Experience working hose crimping equipment
  • Experience operating pressure testing equipment
  • Self-Motivated
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Be able to read pick tickets and take instruction
  • Forklift operator training
  • WHMIS Training
  • TDG Training

Working Conditions:

  • Work under time constraints
  • Organize and prioritize daily schedule
  • Stand for extended periods
  • Couching
  • Lifting heavy objects (up to 50 lbs.)
  • Operate various crimping, cutting and pressure testing equipment
  • Exposure to high noise levels
  • Reaching overhead
  • Walking
  • Work as part of a team or individually

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift heavy objects
  • Standing for extended periods of time
  • Finger dexterity
  • Crouching
  • Ability to lift product over head
  • Walking
  • Climbing ladders

Tasks and Hazards for Review:

  • Air Test Hose
  • Cutting Hoses with Chop Saw
  • Cutting of Hoses
  • Fatigue management
  • Forklift Use
  • Hose assembly with Cam Loc Ends
  • Ladder Usage
  • Parker COS Hose Crimper
  • Tool Usage

Standard Operating Procedures for Review:

  • Cutting Hose with Hose Knife
  • Parker 239 Hose Cutting
  • Composite Hose Assembly
  • Cut off Saw Cutting Hoses
  • Draining and Depressurizing
  • Handling and Storage of Flammable Materials
  • Hose Recertification
  • Hydraulic hose Assembly
  • Manual Lifting and Repetitive Strain
  • Manual Pallet Jack
  • Parker COS Industrial Hose Crimper
  • Power Tool Use
  • Pressure Test Hoses
  • Spill Response Procedure
  • Fatigue Management


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Store Discount
  • Vision Care

Job Type:

  • Full-time


  • 8 hour shifts
  • Monday to Friday
  • Alternating Saturdays 8am-12pm

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Fort St John, BC V1J 1A7: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

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