Position: Lead Carpenter & Carpenter
Company: Fourth Pig Green & Natural Construction
Location: Greater Toronto Area, Ontario
We are seeking experienced people to join our well established (2007) construction company. Positions at the Fourth Pig provide an opportunity for growth and an opportunity for worker ownership. We are seeking to fill a Lead Carpenter position and general Carpenter position.
Our mission is to foster ecologically balanced methods of construction and energy production in order to promote more sustainable and healthy communities. Founded in 2007 the Fourth Pig is a non-profit worker co-operative that is owned and operated by its members. Our members are invested in the success of the organization and we are proud to share and promote cooperative values.
Please submit your application through this form.
As part of the application form you will be asked to upload a single document that contains your resume and a cover letter highlighting your interest and experience with this position. Please include your name in the file name. In your letter please explain your interest in working for an environmentally focused company.
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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.
Wage range: $32-$40/hour
The Lead Carpenter position focuses on performing a range of carpentry, supervisory and construction related tasks. The Lead Carpenter will also lead carpenters and apprentice carpenters in tasks. The Lead Carpenter will assist in maintaining a safe, clean and efficient job site and take on tasks as needed. Work includes but is not limited to 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 and other building materials; using passive house tapes and membranes to create an air tight building to passive house standards, sealing around penetrations through the envelope and sealing to windows; 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
Physical ability requirements:
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, shovelling, work an 8 hour day of physical labour, work inside and outside, ability to lift 50lb over a sustained period of time.
Wage range: $30-38/hour
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
Physical ability requirements:
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Sep 15 2021 ID: 60166