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Drywall Finisher

Employer

PR Cleaning and Restoration Services Inc.

Date Posted

November 09, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Canmore, AB
  • Earnings $32.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 09, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

PR Cleaning and Restoration Services Inc.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work site environment

  • At heights
  • Dangerous
  • Dusty
  • Noisy

Work setting

  • Commercial
  • Residential
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Prepare tenders and quotations
  • Apply successive coats of compound and sand seams and joints
  • Apply, level and smooth coats of plaster
  • Clean and prepare surfaces
  • Cure freshly plastered surfaces
  • Cut and install metal corner beads to protect exterior corners
  • Fabricate and install suspended metal ceiling grids and place in panels to form acoustical and coffered ceilings
  • Fill joints, nail indentations, holes and cracks with joint compound using trowel and broad knife
  • Finish corners and angles and create decorative designs in finish coat, if required
  • Measure, cut, fit and install drywall sheets
  • Mix plaster ingredients to desired consistency
  • Position and secure sheets to metal or wooden studs or joists
  • Smooth out excess compound and allow coat to dry
  • Spray acoustic or texture materials over walls and ceilings
  • Tape over joints using taping machine and embed tape in compound
  • Trowel or spray coats of stucco over exteriors of buildings to form weatherproof surfaces
  • Attach metal or gypsum lath to studs or furring
  • Cut openings in lath for heating and ventilation piping, ducts and electrical outlets
  • Install corner beads and wire mesh around beams to which plaster is to be applied
  • Install exterior and interior steel studs
  • Install metal stud framing and furring for interior drywall or plaster walls and ceilings, using hand and power tools
  • Install vapour barriers and thermal and sound insulation
  • Prepare wall and ceiling layouts
  • Utilize laser alignment system
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages
  • Erect and install scaffolding, falsework and other working platforms

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Large workload
  • Manual dexterity
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Sound discrimination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Tight deadlines
  • Walking
  • Work under pressure

Weight handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Long term benefits

Group insurance benefits


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Drywall Finisher is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Lathers
METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to attach metal and gypsum lath to studs and furring using nails, screws, clips and wire ties

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to cut openings in lath for heating and ventilation piping, ducts and electrical outlets; may install acoustic tile, hangers for suspended ceilings and metal studs for composition wallboards and laths

innovative

Interest in installing corner beads and wire mesh around beams for plastering

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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