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CARPENTER

Fourth Pig

The carpenter position focuses on performing a range of carpentry and construction related tasks. The carpenter may also lead apprentice carpenters in tasks. The carpenter will assist in maintaining a safe and efficient job site and take on tasks as needed. Work includes building foundations, installing floor beams, laying sub-flooring and installing walls and roofing systems;fitting and installing trim, doors, stairs, moulding and hardware; measuring, cutting and joining materials made of wood or wood substitutes, metal, straw and other building materials; repairing and renovating wooden and other structures; erect scaffolding, site cleaning. Finish carpentry, framing and other construction skills related to renovations, additions and new builds

Skills/Requirements
-Have 5+ years construction site experience, with strong skills in framing, finish carpentry, and experience in renovations and additions
-Knowledge of and experience in green and natural building techniques and products an asset
-Experience and knowledge of Passive House techniques is an asset
-Comfortable reading and interpreting floor plans and blueprints
-Strong ability to do take offs and order materials
-Knowledge of the current Ontario Building Code as it applies to residential low-rise and light-commercial construction
-Working at Heights, WHMIS and Standard First Aid training. -Additional related training an asset
-Own and supply a full complement of tools
-Posses a valid Class G driver’s license with insurance
-Posses a reliable vehicle, (possession of a vehicle capable of moving large materials, such as lumber)
-Strong interest and ability to work in a team to maintain a positive and safe work environment
-Fully vaccinated for Covid 19

Physical ability requirements:
-Work an 8 hour day of physical labour
-Work inside and outside
-Ability to lift 50lb over a sustained period of time
-Ability to safely carry out a full slate of physical demands throughout a work day of construction such as climbing ladders and scaffold, reaching and lifting overhead, shoveling

Hours: M-F
Pay:$28-38 hour
Benefits: Three weeks vacation pay. Paid sick days. Paid training. Flexible work hours. Opportunity for worker ownership

To apply for this job please visit fourthpig.org.

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