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Abatement Worker

Abatement Worker

Posted: Halifax, NS

Talentworks recruits for various, well established companies within the HRM to be a specialized Asbestos Labourer.  They are looking for hardworking, energetic individuals to join their team! 


  • Remove asbestos from ceilings, walls, beams and other structures following hazardous waste handling guidelines
  • Spray chemical solution over asbestos covered areas
  • General clean up of debris
  • Assist heavy equipment operators
  • Load and unload material
  • Maintain all safety standards
  • Assembles and dismantle scaffolding
  • Seal off work area, using plastic sheeting and duct tape
  • Position mobile decontamination unit and/or portable showers at entrance of work area
  • Using hand tools, lumber, nails, plastic sheet and duct tape to assembly connecting walkways
  • Shovel asbestos debris into plastic disposal bags and seal bags using duct tape
  • Clean work area using vacuum, broom and dust pan
  • Other duties as required.


  • Valid Asbestos Awareness Certificate (training provided)
  • Valid Respirator Fit test card
  • 1-2 years experience
  • Physically fit
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to Multitask
  • Ability to use hand and power tools


  • Rate starting at $16/hr – based on experience.
  • Opportunity for growth within the company
  • Weekly Pay
  • Employee Referral Program and Incentives

If this sounds like a position you would be interested in, then apply today!  

Talentworks appreciates all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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