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Carpenter needed in Canada to work at PCR Construction

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Carpenter needed in Canada to work at PCR Construction

Carpenters are skilled artisans who construct, erect, install and renovate structures made of wood and other materials, ranging from kitchen cabinets to building frameworks. They work in various areas of construction.

Job details

  • Location: Whitehorse, YT
  • Salary: 30.00 to 35.00 hourly (To be negotiated) / 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Terms of employment: Permanent employment Full time
  • Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  • Vacancies: 1 vacancy

We are looking to hire a skilled carpenter with knowledge of various carpentry techniques. You will be responsible for layout, installation, repairing, finishing, and maintaining various structures, fixtures, and buildings. Other duties will include designing, cutting, and measuring materials according to a client’s requirements.

A successful applicant should be hardworking, reliable, and have good communication and organizational skills. You must have completed an apprenticeship in carpentry or have equivalent experience in the field.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Assisting supervisors with structural design, planning, layout, and installation.
  • Conduct repair work and installation of doors, windows, drywall, cabinets, stairs, and other fixtures as required.
  • Ability to assess the quality of woodwork and materials.
  • Ability to operate tools, machines, and other equipment.
  • Compliance with local building codes, and health and safety regulations.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods, climb, pull, and lift heavy objects.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma.
  • Completion of a recognized apprenticeship or a minimum of 4 years experience as a journey-level carpenter.
  • Additional certification may be required.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Physically fit with good hand-eye coordination.
  • Knowledge of mathematics.

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Prepare layouts in conformance to building codes, using measuring tools
  • Measure, cut, shape, assemble and join materials made of wood, wood substitutes, lightweight steel and other materials
  • Prepare tenders and quotations
  • Build foundations, install floor beams, lay subflooring and erect walls and roof systems
  • Fit and install windows, doors, stairs, mouldings and hardware
  • Schedule and co-ordinate work on sites
  • Survey building locations and levels
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Supervise other workers
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Maintain, repair and renovate residences and wooden structures in mills, mines, hospitals, industrial plants and other establishments

Additional information

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email[email protected]

This job posting includes screening questions. Please answer the following questions when applying:

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Advertised until

2024-05-13

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