Safety Coordinator (Former Employee) – Conklin Alberta – 30 March 2017
Deliver morning toolbox talks Observe workers and behaviors Data entry and filing Monitor trends and correct deficiencies Review daily paperwork for all crews. Accident investigations Training and orientations Weekly reports and stats
Hands on work with the trades
Not getting more training to be more effient at my job.
Journey carpenter (Former Employee) – Fort McMurray, AB – 29 March 2017
I really liked the supervision and the work environment. I did find the mass size of the site at Fort Hills and the lack of a proper tool crib made it very hard to be productive at times. Many hours are spent walking around looking for tools and materials to complete the task . How ever that was not the case at Kearl lake where every tool didn't was available and in good working condition. Supervision at Kearl lake was very organized.
C0-workers were great to work with, some management issues but nothing that couldnt be handled.
Labour Foreman (Former Employee) – Alberta – 10 January 2017
Fast paced hard working atmosphere. Learned about civil work. Management for the most part was accommodating and easy to work with. Safety was promoted extensively and followed through. Had many great experiences with peers. Job was very labour intensive and best methods not always employed. Great place to learn.
Senior skilled labourer (Current Employee) – Fort St. John, BC – 7 October 2016
I found bird construction was good employment there was room to stay on and people were friendly and workers were a unit. I felt some assets were not used to full potential and management was at times short sighted. but consistently one of the managing parties would listen.
Project Assistant (Former Employee) – Edmonton, AB – 17 March 2016
A typical day consisted of reviewing supplier and subcontractor invoices, applying appropriate codes, and entering them into Viewpoint software. I would also submit invoices to clients, and track their status via phone or email.
I learned basic accounts payable and receivable duties, creating subcontracts, and organizational skills.
Upper management was always very friendly and supporting. Direct management was helpful and accommodating.
The co-workers were very friendly and always willing to help if needed.
The hardest part of the job was balancing multiple Project Managers and construction projects.
The most enjoyable part was my co-workers. They were very friendly and were always organizing lunch activities such as baseball or BBQ lunches.
Very employee orientated company. Appropriate wages and benefits.
Great place to work, lots of highly experienced management to learn from.
HSE Coordinator (Former Employee) – Alberta – 8 March 2016
Bird Construction was my favorite company to work for, they practice what they preach, no "BS". Pay was on the high side with a raise in the first few months and a bonus before I worked there a full year. Really good safety program, a lot of time and effort went into that program.
All in all a very fair respectable company to work for....no complaints here.
Full time, always had some overtime, 10 on 4 off rotation was nice.
This company is very loyal to employees and family culture
Apprentice Carpenter/Carpenter/Supervisor (Former Employee) – Edmonton, AB – 11 February 2016
Great company to work for. The management is very involved in finding the right people for the right roll. Family/life balance is very important to the company and is part of there core values. Large diversity of jobs some mainly in the oil related fields so work can be up and down. Unionized workers creates a competitive free work environment.
SKILLED LABOURER (Former Employee) – Fort Nelson, BC – 29 September 2015
Busy steady work, learnt new things helping other trades in the company, bosses kept the crew going, always have something to do, when they have nothing for he right job, pizza day was a treat at the end of the week
Safety Coordinator (Former Employee) – Fort McMurray, AB – 5 September 2015
Implemented Health & Safety Policies & Procedures. Executed root cause analysis for accident & Incident Investigations. Applied OH&S principles and safe work practices. Implemented modified work programs and worked with WCB. Conducted safety audits, risk analysis and provided recommendations. Conducted site & employee orientation and safety training seminars.