Carpenter

General Job Description:

Zehr is looking for employees with general labourer and/or carpentry experience. These employees will be required to successfully perform varying tasks including:

  • Installing, setting, and removing forms, scaffolding, ramps, and barricades
  • Construct, form, frame, and finish various items and woodwork such as partitions, forms, cabinets, doors, shelving, fixtures, furniture, countertops, tables, stairways, cases, and scaffolding
  • Removing rubble, dirt, and other debris using shovels, wheelbarrows, and other machinery
  • Setting and erecting forms for buildings, structures, and site requirements
  • Tending or feeding equipment such as mixers, compressors, and pumps
  • Cleaning up chemical spills or other contaminants
  • Directing traffic at entries or near construction sites
  • Competent in reading and interpreting construction drawing and specifications
  • Providing support to Site Superintendent on the job site(s)
  • Clean work site of any tools, debris, and equipment; maintaining good housekeeping throughout project and completion of tasks
  • Perform other related duties as necessary, including minor duties of other trades where certification is not required and duties do not exceed employee limitations
  • Access to own vehicle to travel between job sites

Key Aspects of Responsibilities:

Perform at a productive rate, with minimal supervision, while delivering high quality work. Observe and practice the highest possible standard of health and safety in carrying out duties at all times. Be punctual and maintain a good attendance record.

Required Skills/Training:

  • Skill set in general labour; knowledge of materials, methods, and tools in construction of buildings and/or demolition, carpentry, concrete forming and setting, and civil work
  • Proficient in time management
  • Meet all safety requirements and applicable safety policies
  • Collaborative with other employees/crew based on task demands and interfacing with the client
  • Knowledge of workplace safety, safe operation of tools, and safe lifting/handling
  • Ability to read drawings and specifications is an asset
  • First Aid is an asset

Job Requirements

Employees must be willing and able to perform under the following circumstances:

  • Consistent and unwavering use of personal protective equipment (PPE), including safety glasses and steel toe boots. Additional PPE is varying by site status and conditions
  • Fluctuating weather and site conditions; indoor and outdoor environments including but not limited to narrow spaces, ladders, scaffolding, dust or fumes, and other trades task environments
  • Consistent lifting within 50lbs range; intermittent lifting of up to 75lbs
  • Manual dexterity required to use various power and hand tools
  • Balancing, bending, climbing, crawling, crouching, kneeling, reaching, stooping during everyday tasks
  • Working within sound regulated environment
  • Overtime as required

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