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The Hyland Group of Companies is continually expanding and we are looking for skilled drivers and labourers. Hyland operates four divisions: ready-mix concrete, manufacturing of precast products and retaining walls, aggregate and hydrovac. We are based in the Comox Valley and serve Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands and South Coast.

Whether you like skiing at Mount Washington, fishing or a healthy lifestyle the Comox Valley or Powell River, there is  something for everyone. Through our commitment to the community, the health and safety of our employees and their families, or our volunteer work, our companies demonstrate care for our people – staff and customers. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, with challenging projects and collaborative teamwork, Hyland or Coast Hydrovac is for you.

If you would like to place some roots down, send your resume to general@hylandprecast.com.

Current Openings

This is an excellent opportunity for a great candidate to join an established and growing company. Hyland Precast Inc. is currently seeking a Shop Supervisor to join our team in Cumberland, BC. This is an expanding role with growth opportunity for the right candidate.  This is a full-time position with competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.

Hyland operates three divisions; ready-mix concrete, manufacturing of precast products and aggregates and is based in the Comox Valley and serves Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands and South Coast.

Shop Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • Precast Shop Supervisor is responsible for first line supervision and leadership for the production process and operates under the direction of the VP Operations.
  • Organizing the distribution of work and monitoring progress toward production plan objectives.
  • Ensuring products exiting production meet quality control requirements.
  • Plant and yard safety.
  • Performing production duties – this is a hands-on labour position and will include spending time on tools.
  • Customer satisfaction.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide safe workplace for employees, contactors, and visitors.
  • Works with sales employees to encourage solid customer relationships from a production perspective and provides input on job estimates when requested.
  • Plan and coordinate work activities to meet deadlines.
  • Review shop drawings for materials, errors, impracticalities and resolve by interacting with Engineering, QC, Project Coordinators, and /or customers.
  • Interpret drawings for efficient, safe production procedures.
  • Optimize production resources to ensure efficient and safe plant operations.
  • Meet production deadlines.
  • Supervise line employees’ work quality, productivity, and attendance.
  • Organize personnel for daily operation of precast concrete production and yard loading of products.
  • Oversee deliveries of products to customers.
  • Maintain a tracking list for materials consumption on a daily basis.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of production.
  • Provide leadership to precast crew, creating a safe team environment.
  • Participate in the Joint Health and Safety Committee meetings and activities.
  • Host daily safety check-ins.
  • Weekly crew attendance sign-off.

Education and Experience Requirements:

To be successful in this position you will be reliable, self-motivated, disciplined, take ownership for your work and have a good command of the English language to provide clear instructions.

  • Experience in precast industry and / or manufacturing 3-5 years
  • Experience running a crew in a construction or manufacturing environment is a preferred asset.
  • Minimum 2 years reading drawings
  • You have held a supervisory role in the past.
  • Thorough knowledge of structural precast concrete processes and assemblies
  • Eye for quality control/assurance and safety from start to finish.
  • Comprehensive understanding of concrete forming tools is an asset.
  • Familiarity with forklifts; forklift ticket an asset.
  • Proficiency in reading plans.
  • Familiar with Construction and Shop Safety guidelines as per WorkSafe Regulations
  • First aid certificates an asset.

What We Offer:

  1. Full time: This position is Monday to Friday (start time varies seasonality), but generally is an 8:00 am to 4:00 pm shift.
  2. Wage: $30.00 to $35 per hour based on experience.
  3. Comprehensive health benefits (including medical, dental, and other extended health benefits), RRSP plan, competitive wages and collaborative work environment.

Next Steps: If you are a Canadian resident, please apply with resume and cover letter outlining skill sets applicable and include in subject line: Precast Shop Supervisor.  Email to: general@hylandprecast.com

Updated: September 8, 2023

The Hyland Group of Companies has immediate openings for Ready Mix Drivers.

Hyland operates four divisions; ready-mix concrete, manufacturing of precast products, aggregate and hydrovac; and is based in the Comox Valley and serves Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands and South Coast.

Whether you like skiing at Mount Washington, fishing or a healthy lifestyle the Comox Valley or Powell River; there is  something for everyone. Through our commitment to the community, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or our volunteer work, our companies demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, with challenging projects, and collaborative teamwork, Hyland or Coast Hydrovac is for you.

We are seeking applicants for  drivers  to join our team in Cumberland, BC.. These are seasonal, full time positions with competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.

You bring to the table:

  • You must have a Class 1 or 3 Driver’s License with air brake endorsement and a clean driving abstract.
  • 2+ years experience including operating a manual transmission.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with previous concrete experience.
  • You are energetic, highly motivated and possess good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of concrete and the construction industry is an asset.
  • Willingness to work additional overtime shifts outside of regular schedule
  • Clean and current driver’s abstract
  • Fully vaccinated as per provincial Covid-19 requirements in the hydro sector
  • Proficient in reading, writing and speaking English.
  • CSTS-09 & OSSA Regional; BSO or Common Safety Orientation certification an asset
  • Having First Aid, H2S Alive, Ground Disturbance, certification would be a significant asset
  • Please submit your resume and driver’s abstract.

Skills:

  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • You are safety focused when it comes to people and equipment
  • Perform physically demanding work (able to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis)
  • Enjoy working outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Able to communicate in an efficient manner remotely
  • You have the ability to work well in a team, share a laugh with your coworkers and get the job done safely

What we offer:

  • Competitive wages, excellent benefits, and matching pension contributions
  • Full-time, year-round work with opportunity for growth
  • Opportunity to learn and gain experience on other pieces of equipment
  • A positive and reliable workplace
  • Opportunity to travel, and work in multiple locations throughout the region
  • We provide a positive work environment
  • Professional development opportunities

Next Steps:

If you feel you are suitable for this position, please send your resume to chuber@hylandprecast.com. Only the individuals that meet the criteria will be contacted.

Hyland is looking for precast labourers to work in our precast plant. This is a full-time job, paid hourly.

Job Description:

  • Hyland Precast Inc. on Vancouver Island has openings for full-time Precast Labourers. Our primary location is in Cumberland BC.
  • You will be responsible for assisting our experienced workers while helping to maintain a safe and clean work-site. This position has the potential for advancement to forklift operators, crane operators, and some carpentry.
  • We are looking for a versatile, flexible candidate who is eager to learn, can follow instructions carefully and can work independently to complete tasks to deadlines. You will be punctual and reliable, safety conscientious and a problem solver. You will report to the Precast Shop Foreman.
  • You will need your own transportation.
  • Physically able to stand, walk and lift materials for long periods of time. Comfortable working outdoors.
  • Previous precast or concrete experience an asset.
  • Job may require some longer shifts or seasonal weekend work.

Benefits:

  • Dental Care
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Extended Health Care
  • Life Insurance
  • RRSP Match

Schedule:

  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Day Shift
  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Precast concrete or construction experience preferred

Next Steps:

If you feel you are suitable for this position, please send your resume to general@hylandprecast.com. Only the individuals that meet the criteria will be contacted.

The Hyland Group of Companies is looking for a Senior Accountant to work in our Cumberland, BC office. The Senior Accountant reports to the VP of Operations and works under the direction of the President and Owner.

Are you forward-thinking and always looking to establish better systems and processes?

Hyland Precast Inc operates three divisions: ready-mix concrete, manufacturing of precast products and aggregate and is based in the Comox Valley and serves Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands and South Coast.  The company has two additional companies Coast Hydro Excavating and T&R Contracting (Powell River).

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for all aspects of the accounting systems, reporting, policies and procedures as well as the day-to-day banking, insurance and human resources.  Responsibilities are for Hyland Precast, Coast Hydro Excavating and T&R Contracting. Our work force is approximately 50 people.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Using the highest standards and practices to ensure policies, procedures and internal controls are in place for all companies
  • Oversee invoicing, collections, vendor payments, payroll, tax accounts, inventory management and capital assets
  • Review/approve payables, invoices, inventory counts from managers
  • Support the operations through month-end including journal entries, standard reporting package, account reconciliations, accounting reports, KPI tracking
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Resolving financial problems and analyzing profit loss
  • Increasing company revenues and boosting profits
  • Timely preparation of financial analysis including Monthly operating report analysis
  • Perform analytical support for operational costs and margin improvement
  • Lead and coordinate the Company’s annual operating budget and capital planning process
  • On-boarding, off-boarding staff, managing holiday schedule and manage benefits program

Coach/develop/mentor team members and administration staff

EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • Hands on experience with SAGE (50) or equivalent a definite differentiator
  • Passion for working with people at all levels, both within the business and externally
  • Strong customer service mentality
  • Strong organizational skills
  • College degree or designation an asset, but not required
  • Experience working in a manufacturing company is an asset
  • Experience with financial statement preparation and analysis
  • Experience in the manufacturing or construction industries
  • Exposure to cost accounting

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Salary: $78,000 – $85,000 annual based on experience
  • 2 to 3 weeks’ vacation depending on experience
  • Extended health, dental, disability insurance
  • RRSP match
  • Health Spending Account

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit resume and cover letter to chuber@hylandprecast.com

This position is available immediately, but our hiring process may take 3-5 weeks.

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