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Drywall Taper

Employer

Kamber Drywall Ltd.

Date Posted

July 07, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $33.00 to $35.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 06, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Kamber Drywall Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Dusty
  • Noisy

Work setting

  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Residential
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Supervise other workers
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 acoustic tile, hangers for suspended ceilings and metal studs for composition wallboard or lath
  • 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
  • Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages
  • Erect and install scaffolding, falsework and other working platforms
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications

Supervision

1 to 2 people

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Aerial lift and aerial work platform Certification
  • Drywall Finisher Trade Certification
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Fall Arrest Protection Training Course
  • Scaffolding Certification
  • Forklift Operator Certification

Transportation/travel information

Own vehicle

Own tools/equipment

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

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Experience

5 years or more

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Drywall Taper 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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