Role and Responsibilities

As a Skilled Labourer working on fast paced residential projects, you will be required to report to the Site Superintendent. You will be expected to work alone, or part of a team, using your experience to see what must be done, and the skills to complete relevant tasks. The right candidate will work closely with the Site Supervisor to ensure safety, quality and production are met within the responsibilities given.

Daily tasks and responsibilities will include and not limited to

  • General labour
  • Basic foundation forming
  • Framing and back framing
  • Finish carpentry
  • Machine operations
  • Assist in maintaining the OH&S program

Role Competencies

A successful candidate should:

  • Be a self-motivator and a team player
  • A clear communicator
  • Follow instruction and accept responsibility and accountability for situations
  • Experience in foundation work and framing
  • Have a great eye for detail
  • Be skilled in problem solving
  • Be able to make decisions based on the situation or task
  • Be creative and innovative
  • Be able to work alone at times and also with a team
  • Knowledge of operating equipment like Bobcat, Forklift or Genie (onsite training available)

Qualifications and Education

  • Grade 12 Diploma
  • Red Seal carpentry ticket is considered an asset
  • Valid driver’s license is required
  • First aid is valued but not required (willing to be trained in first aid is a must)
  • Minimum 4 years construction experience in general carpentry as detailed in the listed tasks:
    • foundation forming and rebar
    • house framing and back framing
    • Finishing and finishing details
  • Able to lift heavy items up to 50 lbs.
Job Type: Full Time
Company: Westbow Construction

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