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Drywall Installer And Finisher Posted on Nov 02, 2017 by Top Finishing Carpenter

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $22.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 25, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Top Finishing Carpenter

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Other Languages

Panjabi; Punjabi

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Forklift Operator Certification

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages
  • Supervise other workers
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Prepare tenders and quotations
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Erect and install scaffolding, falsework and other working platforms

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Residential
  • Commercial

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

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

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

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
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Work Location Information

Urban area

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • 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

  • Measure, cut, fit and install drywall sheets
  • Cut and install metal corner beads to protect exterior corners
  • 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
  • Fabricate and install suspended metal ceiling grids and place in panels to form acoustical and coffered ceilings
  • Smooth out excess compound and allow coat to dry
  • Apply successive coats of compound and sand seams and joints
  • Position and secure sheets to metal or wooden studs or joists

Lather Specific Skills

  • Install vapour barriers and thermal and sound insulation
  • Attach metal or gypsum lath to studs or furring
  • Prepare wall and ceiling layouts

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 e-mail:

ekam0222@gmail.com

Advertised Until

Dec 25, 2017

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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Drywall Installer And Finisher is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Plasterers
NOC code: 7284.1
METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to mix plaster ingredients in troughs to desired consistency

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to finish corners and angles

innovative

Interest in producing decorative surfaces and in creating decorative textures and designs as required

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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