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Job Details

Plasterer

Posted on Nov 20, 2020 by Big Country Plasterting Ltd.

  • Location Cochrane, AB
  • Earnings $26.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 31, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Big Country Plasterting Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

5 years or more

Area of Work Experience

Cleaning

Additional Skills

  • Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages
  • Erect and install scaffolding, falsework and other working platforms

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Institutional
  • Industrial
  • Commercial

Specific Skills

Apply primers and repaint surfaces

Own Tools/Equipment

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

Work Site Environment

  • At heights
  • Dusty

Transportation/Travel Information

Own vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

  • Various locations
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Personal Suitability

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

Plasterer Specific Skills

  • Spray acoustic or texture materials over walls and ceilings
  • Mix plaster ingredients to desired consistency
  • Clean and prepare surfaces
  • Apply, level and smooth coats of plaster
  • Trowel or spray coats of stucco over exteriors of buildings to form weatherproof surfaces
  • Finish corners and angles and create decorative designs in finish coat, if required
  • Mould and install ornamental plaster panels, cornices and trim
  • Cure freshly plastered surfaces

Drywall Installer and Finisher Specific Skills

  • Fill joints, nail indentations, holes and cracks with joint compound using trowel and broad knife
  • Tape over joints using taping machine and embed tape in compound
  • Smooth out excess compound and allow coat to dry
  • Apply successive coats of compound and sand seams and joints

Lather Specific Skills

Install corner beads and wire mesh around beams to which plaster is to be applied


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.

By Mail:

Box 1373
Cochrane, Alberta T4C1B3

Advertised Until

Dec 31, 2020

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 Plasterer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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 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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