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Job Details

Plasterer Posted on Feb 27, 2018 by KAMTILE LTD

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $26.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Mar 29, 2018
Job Requirements






Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience


7 months to less than 1 year

Additional Skills

  • Prepare tenders and quotations
  • Estimate costs and materials

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Residential
  • Commercial

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Manual dexterity
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required

Personal Suitability

  • Client focus
  • 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
  • Finish corners and angles and create decorative designs in finish coat, if required
  • Mould and install ornamental plaster panels, cornices and trim

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

  • Cut openings in lath for heating and ventilation piping, ducts and electrical outlets
  • Prepare wall and ceiling layouts
  • Install corner beads and wire mesh around beams to which plaster is to be applied
  • Install acoustic tile, hangers for suspended ceilings and metal studs for composition wallboard or lath

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.

In Person

244 Chaparral Valley Mews
Calgary, Alberta T2X0V9

Advertised Until

Mar 29, 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 Plasterer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest in copying information to attach metal and gypsum lath to studs and furring using nails, screws, clips and wire ties


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


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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