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


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 subflooring 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