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Floor Layer Posted on Mar 08, 2018 by Boardwalk

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $24.00 to $27.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 22, 2018
Job Requirements






Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience


3 years to less than 5 years

Additional Skills

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

Work Setting


Specific Skills

  • Remove existing floor coverings and contaminants
  • Prepare floors for installations
  • Prepare and install hardwood floors
  • Measure, cut and install carpeting on floors
  • Measure, cut and install resilient floor coverings
  • Install carpeting on walls or other surfaces
  • Inspect and repair damaged floor coverings
  • Inspect, measure and mark surfaces to be covered

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Odours
  • Dusty

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • 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

  • On-site customer service
  • Urban area
  • Various locations

Installation Specialization

  • Linoleum
  • Carpets/rugs
  • 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

Mar 22, 2018

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 Layer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Floor Covering Installers

Interest in computing to estimate costs for material and labour


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


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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