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Job Details

Floor Covering Installer

Posted on Apr 20, 2021 by Floor Plan Inc

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jun 16, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Floor Plan Inc

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Additional Skills

  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Prepare flooring plans and scheduling

Work Setting

  • Residential
  • Institutional
  • Industrial
  • Commercial

Specific Skills

  • Remove existing floor coverings and contaminants
  • Prepare floors for installations
  • Prepare and install hardwood floors
  • Perform direct glue-down carpet installations
  • Perform double-bond carpet installations
  • Measure, cut and fasten underlay and underpadding
  • Measure, cut and install carpeting on floors
  • Measure, cut and install resilient floor coverings
  • Install materials on counter tops and raised platforms
  • Install outdoor carpets
  • Install resilient stair components (special effects for the visually impaired)
  • Install carpeting on walls or other surfaces
  • Employ knee kickers and other equipment to stretch carpeting
  • Conduct moisture, ph, temperature and other tests prior to flooring installations
  • Inspect and repair damaged floor coverings
  • Inspect, measure and mark surfaces to be covered

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Safety equipment/gear
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Gloves
  • Mask

Work Site Environment

  • Odours
  • Dusty

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • On-site customer service
  • Urban area
  • Various locations
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Installation Specialization

  • Vinyl or resilient sheets
  • Vinyl or resilient tiles
  • Terrazzo tiles
  • Rubber sheet goods
  • Parquet flooring
  • Modular carpet tiles
  • Marble tiles
  • Linoleum
  • Flash covings
  • Flexible PVC sheet goods
  • Cork flooring
  • Ceramic tiles
  • Carpets/rugs
  • Borders or feature strips
  • Hardwood intricate patterns flooring
  • Hardwood strip flooring

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Client focus
  • Judgement
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Jun 16, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Floor Covering Installer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Floor Covering Installers
METHODICAL

Interest in computing to estimate costs for material and labour

OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating hand and machine stitchers, staple guns and seaming irons and in using bonding tape and bonding materials to install carpeting; and in operating power stretchers and other devices to stretch carpeting

innovative

Interest in speaking with customers and other workers to inspect and repair damaged floor coverings and to inspect, measure and mark surfaces to be covered

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 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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