Carpenter

Requirements

We are looking for a qualified Carpenter to cut, fabricate and install wooden and other structures according to specifications. Your job will entail working in diverse settings to produce steady and functional infrastructure and products. A carpenter is an individual with great hand dexterity and an eye for detail. The ideal candidate will have good knowledge of wood properties and other carpentry materials. Working with little supervision while following all health and safety standards is essential. The goal is to contribute to the construction and maintenance of strong and long-lasting buildings and products.

Education
Trades certificate or diploma or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate, Driver’s License, Carpenter Trade Certification, Fall Arrest Protection Training Course, Working at heights training

Experience
5 years or more

Specific Skills
Fit and install windows, doors, stairs, mouldings and hardware; Prepare layouts in conformance to building codes, using measuring tools; Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and sketches to determine specifications and calculate requirements; Measure, cut, shape, assemble and join materials made of wood, wood substitutes, lightweight steel and other materials; Build foundations, install floor beams, lay sub-flooring and erect walls and roof systems; Maintain, repair and renovate residences and wooden structures in mills, mines, hospitals, industrial plants and other establishments

Major Work Area
Renovation; Construction

Additional Skills
Instruct apprentices

Work Setting
Institutional, Industrial, Commercial

Own Tools/Equipment
Tools, Safety equipment/gear, Steel-toed safety boots, Hard hat, Safety glasses/goggles

Work Site Environment
At heights, Noisy, Dusty

Transportation/Travel Information
Own transportation, Willing to travel, Valid driver’s licence, Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Large workload, Tight deadlines

Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills, Accurate, Team player, Excellent oral communication, Client focus, Judgement, Values and ethics, Reliability