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Position: Carpenter
Organization: Fourth Pig Green and Natural Construction
Location: GTA, Toronto, Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, Niagara Region, Ontario
Wage range: $25-35/hour

Responsibilities:

The carpenter position focuses on performing a range of carpentry and construction related tasks for our green construction company. 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

Skills/Requirements:

  • Have 10+ 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
  • Fall protection, WHMIS and first aid training. Additional related training an asset
  • Own a full compliment 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)

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

How to apply:

To apply please send resume and cover letter to info@fourthpig.org . Your cover letter should include a statement of your environmental interest/experience. The Fourth Pig offers competitive wages commensurate with experience/expertise. Please include your wage expectations. Please include the job title (or titles) in your subject line and please no calls.

This is a rolling call for positions and they will be filled ASAP.

Workers in the Fourth Pig may be eligible to become worker-owners after a period of work. The Fourth Pig encourages members of equity seeking groups to apply. We are an LGBTQ positive environment.

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GoodWork ID: 42877       Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Oct 19 2017