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Job ID #31 - Carbon Upskilling Skilled Labourers


This company’s mission is to become the most impactful carbon technology company of this decade. The technology reduces the carbon emissions of cement and concrete while improving the strength and durability. It enables lower carbon, higher resilience concrete for the adaptable infrastructure we need in the 21st century. It has scaled its ability to convert CO2 emissions into value-add end materials over a million times and has since been confirmed as one of the top CO2 utilization companies in the world as a winner of the X-Factor Award in the Carbon XPRIZE.

Among its other accomplishments, they have been named as a Solar Impulse Efficient Solution label recipient, a funding recipient of Fundación Repsol Entrepreneurs Fund, and a winner of the 2019 76West Clean Technology Competition.

Using the waste of today to build a better tomorrow to create a world where carbon is a sustainable resource is how the company sees itself. As an employer it values and embraces diversity in people and thoughts.


The company is looking for a full-time Skilled Labourer who will play an important role in the research and development team while working in a dynamic carbon capture utilization and manufacturing environment. You will be responsible for construction and maintenance projects on site and reports to the R&D associate.


  • Performs general and skilled labour tasks during the fabrication, construction, and commissioning of the company's research and development facilities, which may include assisting R&D team with equipment installation and assembly, setting up the workspace, and overall organization.
  • Performs routine general and skilled labour tasks during the operations of the R&D team, which may include transporting, organizing, loading and unloading testing materials and handling various chemicals and carbon-based materials while following safety instructions and protocols.
  • Collecting, receiving, and labeling sample compositions as per the R&D team’s instructions.
  • Ensuring that safety guidelines are adhered to at all times within the laboratory and on site.
  • Supports in the maintenance of daily logs and equipment record books.
  • Cleaning, and maintaining a tidy environment during and after the shift on a daily basis.
  • Attend safety and other operational meetings as required.
  • Take appropriate actions to correct any issues on site raise safety issues or concerns.
  • Maintains productivity that meets/exceeds standards.
  • Leads and contributes to the team and the whole facility in a positive way.


  • 1-3+ years of experience working as a general or skilled labourer.
  • Must be able to lift heavy objects and be able to perform a variety of repetitive physical tasks.
  • Highly motivated and energetic and able to work autonomously and under pressure.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Trade experience in mechanics, and construction is preferred.
  • Experience in equipment operation and maintenance is strongly preferred.
  • Operational experience in research or industrial facilities is an asset.
  • Working experience operating electrical and non-electrical laboratory equipment is an asset.
  • Experience and comfortability in handling powdered or hazardous materials is an asset.
  • Forklift training and welding experience are an asset.
  • First Aid trained or willing to obtain certification.
  • Able to maintaining composure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Participates and successfully passes formal orientation training.
  • Basic computer skills including Google Workspace or MS Office is an asset.



Calgary, Alberta.


This position is posted by Iron & Earth. Your interest in this position would involve participating in the Net-Zero Pathways (NZP) Program, once hired by the employer. 

The Net-Zero Pathways Program will enable self-identified and engaged Indigenous and fossil fuel workers, members of underserved communities (list or not?)  to diversify their skills into the net-zero sector.

NZP is a 7-week program that provides one-on-one case management, employability soft skills teachings, and engagement with employers to recruit and hire skilled workers seeking reliable employment opportunities. 

Week 1: Introduction /overview of the renewable energy sector. NZP offers a fully paid 5-day (including wrap-around financial assistance) employability and employer-based workshop with an overview of the opportunities in the renewable energy sector.

Weeks 2-7: Hands on training. We will assist you for the first 6 weeks of your employment onboarding with an employer in the renewable energy industry.


Interested candidates should send their résumé/CV and cover letter to [email protected] 
Please mention Job ID 31 when applying.


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This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Sectoral Workforce Solutions Program.


Iron & Earth is committed to partnering with Indigenous workers to empower their communities to become self-sufficient in training programs, clean energy transition projects, and employment opportunities to combat environmental racism. It falls to all of us to continue the work of healing and reconciliation in our communities and our organizations. Our relationship with the land and the people who live here shapes who we are. It is in the spirit of reconciliation and honouring the past that we recognize treaties and agreements wherever they are and wherever we work.

We also acknowledge all peoples who live, work, and play on this land, and who honour and celebrate this territory.
As individuals and teams we may make mistakes along the way, but we are dedicated to growth, openness, compassion, and forgiveness. These principles in our work are essential to building successful and healthy relationships with individuals, communities, organizations, and governments.

We look forward to building a path to lead us to a better relationship with Indigenous nations and the environment around us based on peace, friendship, and respect.