Carpenter & Journeyman Construction Workers

BC, Canada
Posted On Jul 2 2020 Aug 1 2020



  • Construct, erect, install and strip wood and engineered formwork systems for columns, walls, suspended slabs, slab on grade and concrete stairs
  • Erect and build scaffolding for access and concrete formwork decks
  • Install anchor bolts and embedded steel for concrete pours
  • Frame and finish exterior walls, roofs, interior walls, build stairs, decks, etc
  • Build foundations, install floor beams, lay subflooring, erect walls and roof systems
  • General labour duties and cleanup as required
  • May work with or near chemicals, cranes and moving equipment



  • Valid Carpenters certificate considered an asset, but not required if enrolled in the carpentry program.
  • Have relevant experience in heavy commercial and/or civil concrete construction
  • Have a minimum of 1-5 years' experience working with concrete formwork including loose form and engineered formwork systems
  • Be in good health and physically fit
  • Working knowledge of the BC Building Code and able to read blueprints
  • Effective oral communication skills
  • Skills and Attributes
  • Able to work at heights and balance on platforms, scaffolds and decks
  • Able to work alone, or as part of a team
  • Display good verbal and written communication skills when working with other employees
  • Knowledge in trade related math and basic survey layout
  • Hardworking and able to readily accept and apply direction from a supervisor
  • Hand and finger dexterity for reaching, handling and feeling while working

Work conditions


  • Sites located in the Greater Victoria Area and around Vancouver Island
  • Working outside - exposure to the elements
  • Wages and fringes are at Union rates and also include medical/dental benefits and Pension contributions.
  • Minimum expectations


  • Act with respect, integrity, honesty at all times. Present yourself in such a way as to provide a professional image of yourself and the company at all times.
  • Report to work on time and work in an efficient and safe manner, protecting not only yourself but other people and property around you.

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