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Positions: Carpenter
Company: Fourth Pig Green & Natural Construction
Location: Muskoka, Ontario

Join us in building a better future! We are seeking experienced carpenters to join our team in Muskoka, Ontario. We are happy to accomodate scheduling needs to support our team's work-life balance, and family care.


The carpenter position focuses on performing a range of carpentry and construction related tasks. The carpenter may also lead apprentice carpenters in tasks. The carpenter will assist in maintaining a safe and efficient job site and take on tasks as needed. Work includes building foundations, installing floor beams, laying sub-flooring and installing walls and roofing systems;fitting and installing trim, doors, stairs, moulding and hardware; measuring, cutting and joining materials made of wood or wood substitutes, metal, straw and other building materials; repairing and renovating wooden and other structures; erect scaffolding, site cleaning. Finish carpentry, framing and other construction skills related to renovations, additions and new builds


  • Have 5+ years construction site experience, with strong skills in framing, finish carpentry, and experience in renovations and additions
  • Knowledge of and experience in green and natural building techniques and products an asset
  • Experience and knowledge of Passive House techniques is an asset
  • Comfortable reading and interpreting floor plans and blueprints
  • Strong ability to do take offs and order materials
  • Knowledge of the current Ontario Building Code as it applies to residential low-rise and light-commercial construction
  • Working at Heights, WHMIS and Standard First Aid training. Additional related training an asset
  • Own and supply a full complement of tools
  • Posses a valid Class G driver’s license with insurance
  • Posses a reliable vehicle, (possession of a vehicle capable of moving large materials, such as lumber)
  • Strong interest and ability to work in a team to maintain a positive and safe work environment

Physical ability requirements:

  • Work an 8 hour day of physical labour
  • Work inside and outside
  • Ability to lift 50lb over a sustained period of time
  • Ability to safely carry out a full slate of physical demands throughout a work day of construction such as climbing ladders and scaffold, reaching and lifting overhead, shoveling

Application process:

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Please no phone calls. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Fourth Pig welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We support a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applicants from equity seeking groups to apply.


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Dec 24 2020    ID: 58165