Summer student job - Material Handler - Warehouse (Kelowna)

Kenroc Coquitlam is currently seeking students looking for summer jobs to join its team as labourer – material handlers.

What summer job offers the benefits this one does?

Apply today if you are highly motivated, focused on customer service and interested in and capable of lifting and carrying building materials.


Our material handlers work with drivers, as a team, delivering building materials to customers. At the customer site, the team unloads and physically places shingles and/or additional building materials on rooftops as requested by the customer.

Delivery equipment, such as articulated truck mounted booms, forklifts or conveyors, may be used. Materials are also lifted and carried by the team.

Our warehouse/yard workers safely load and unload various building materials from trucks in the warehouse and yard. They assemble customer orders and load the orders onto trucks for delivery or into customer vehicles when picking up their materials.

Job benefits

What do we have for YOU?

  • Full-time hours
  • Competitive pay
  • Great benefits
  • Company pension plan
  • Employee Profit Sharing Program
  • Safety-focused work environment
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Career development opportunities
  • Corporate sponsored training
  • Gym/Health Club subsidy
  • Employee image wear (at no cost)
  • Jean & boot allowances
  • Employee purchase discounts
  • Service Recognition & Rewards Program
  • Clean and professional personal appearance.
  • Desire and enjoyment for physical work (who needs a gym!) .
  • Ability to safely complete tasks and produce quality work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to effectively manage time.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Comfort level with heights/ladders.
  • Demonstrated strong safety-focus.
  • Good listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated team-player/team environment success.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding and changing environment.
  • Physically able to repeatedly handle heavy lifting/carrying (up to  or more than 100 lbs.)


  • Fall Arrest Certification
  • Shingle/Roofing delivery/experience
  • Drywall delivery experience


  • A desire for physical work (Who needs a gym?)
  • A comfort level with heights/ladders
  • Demonstrated endurance – capable of lifting and carrying repeatedly


  • Ability to safely complete tasks
  • A solid demonstrated focus on safety


  •  Ability to effectively manage time
  • Attention to detail


  • Ability to produce quality work with minimal supervision produce quality work with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment


  • Good communication skills (listening, verbal and written)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to successfully work within a team environment
  • A clean and professional personal appearance
Kenroc as an employer

Kenroc is a well-established specialty building material supplier with branches throughout Western Canada. Learn more

Kenroc is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing career opportunities and work-life balance options for our dedicated workforce.

Kenroc offers competitive wages along with a comprehensive benefit package that includes health, disability, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as pension and profit sharing for all employees.

Employees of Kenroc are committed to the company’s vision and are guided by its values. Learn more

Employee reviews of Kenroc

Position: Summer student job - Material Handler - Warehouse (Kelowna)

Thank you for submitting your application.

We will review all applications and contact those we wish to interview.

Good luck and all the best in your job search!


Matt Dobson

Valid through
May 31, 2019
Employment Type
Building Materials
Job Location
860 McCurdy Road, V1X 2P7, Kelowna, British Columbia
Base Salary
$ To be discussed at an interview
Working Hours
5 to 6 days per week (Overtime opportunities!)
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Date posted
May 3, 2019