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Birch Grove Construction Inc. is a leading firm in our industry in the metro area. We are hiring an experienced Carpenter to join our growing team. If you're a hard-working professional, Birch Grove Construction Inc. is an ideal place to grow your career.

OPEN POSITIONS:

Lead Carpenter

Responsibilities

  • Install, maintain, and repair a variety of products, ranging from cabinets to insulation to tile to drywall
  • Perform work in accordance with safety best practices
  • Maintain tools and equipment in safe operating condition
  • Document repairs and maintain thorough records
  • Cut, shape, and alter materials as needed
  • Measure and mark materials for alterations

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
  • Minimum of 3 years of general carpentry experience and completion of an apprenticeship, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • Strong reading, writing, and speaking skills (in English)
  • Ability to read, interpret, and follow blueprints, technical diagrams, and schematics
  • Comfortable using ladders and scaffolding
  • Demonstrated ability to operate hand, air, and power tools
  • Able to lift and move up to 50 pounds regularly

Construction Labourer

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • 3 years to less than 5 years

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Fall Arrest Protection Training Course
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) training

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Drills
  • Air compressors
  • Circular saws
  • Air guns
  • Nail guns

Construction Specialization

  • Residential

Weight Handling

  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Remove rubble and other debris at construction sites
  • Mix, pour and spread materials
  • Load, unload and transport construction materials
  • Erect and dismantle concrete forms, scaffolding, ramps, catwalks shoring and barricades
  • Assist in framing houses, erecting walls and building roofs
  • Clean and pile salvaged materials

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Safety vest
  • Gloves

 

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Personal Suitability

Effective interpersonal skills

  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Client focus
  • Reliability