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Drywall Finisher

Employer

M.S. Gill Painting Inc.

Date Posted

January 20, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $29.84 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Mar 09, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

M.S. Gill Painting Inc.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Tasks

  • Instruct apprentices
  • 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
  • Mould and install ornamental plaster panels, cornices and trim
  • Position and secure sheets to metal or wooden studs or joists
  • Smooth out excess compound and allow coat to dry
  • Tape over joints using taping machine and embed tape in compound
  • Cut openings in lath for heating and ventilation piping, ducts and electrical outlets
  • Install acoustic tile, hangers for suspended ceilings and metal studs for composition wallboard or lath
  • Install exterior and interior steel studs
  • Install vapour barriers and thermal and sound insulation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Physically demanding

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years


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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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