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Carpenter

The Position  

Carpenter (Full-Time)                                                                                            

FirCrest Developments, Ltd. was created in 1981, with small roots, providing services that included building new homes for clients. Over the last three decades, the variety of services the company has come to offer has continually expanded. Today, FirCrest Developments is Licensed Residential Builder, an A+ BBB certified establishment, and a widely recognized brand in Vancouver, BC and its surrounding areas. Additionally, FirCrest is a member of the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association and RenoMark. As a Carpenter, you will perform a variety of duties that include constructing and repairing building frameworks and structures, such as stairways, partitions, and rafters made from wood and other materials. This role also includes installing kitchen cabinets, siding, and drywall.

What We Offer

In addition to highly competitive wages, we offer a challenging and rewarding work setting where you can utilize true craftsmanship skills. The selected candidate will work on potential award winning projects and has a great opportunity for advancement within the company.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Follow blueprints and approved building plans to meet the needs of municipal personnel, engineers and architects
  • Construct concrete formwork for footings and foundation
  • Construct staircases
  • Place and finish concrete for concrete formwork using overhead and line pumps
  • Construct building frameworks, including walls, floors, and roofs using wood and other materials
  • Help erect, level, and install building framework with the aid of rigging hardware and cranes
  • Install structures and fixtures, such as windows
  • Inspect and replace damaged framework or other structures and fixtures
  • Instruct and provide guidance for Carpenter’s Assistants and General Labourers
  • Other related duties and tasks

Requirements & Qualifications

A potential candidate must have their high school diploma

Candidates must have, at minimum, Professional Red Seal Certification issued by the Canadian Construction Association

Must have Canadian Apprenticeship Certification or be enrolled in Canadian Apprenticeship Certification program

Must have experience in a related position for a minimum of 5 years

Candidates must have excellent communication and management skills

Candidates must have safety conscious attitude

Your own, reliable form of transportation

Fall Protection Training, Forklift Operator Certification, Zoom Boom Ticket, WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) Training, and Occupational First Aid Certification are an asset, but not required.

Additional Details

Carpenters work primarily outdoors, in all weather conditions. Extended hours are routinely required during peak construction periods. There is some risk of injury involved in working on construction sites. Carpenters must wear personal protective equipment (e.g. hardhats, safety vest, steel-toed boots, and eye protection) and follow safety programs and legislation.

FirCrest Developments offers its employees a smoke-free working environment. No smoking will be permitted on our project work sites.

Preference will be given to those living in the Vancouver area.

FirCrest Developments is committed to employment equity and is an equal opportunity employer. This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally eligible to work in Canada. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal record check. We are excited that you have considered us as a place to work and thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Carpenter's-Assistant

The Position                                                                                                          

Carpenter’s Assistant (Full-Time)

FirCrest Developments, Ltd. was created in 1981, with small roots, providing services that included building new homes for clients. Over the last three decades, the variety of services the company has come to offer has continually expanded. Today, FirCrest Developments is a Licensed Residential Builder, an A+ BBB certified establishment, and a widely recognized brand in Vancouver, BC and its surrounding areas. Additionally, FirCrest is a member of the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association and RenoMark. As a Carpenter’s Assistant, you will perform a variety of duties that include directly assisting the site’s Carpenter with related tasks of preparation and installation. This role requires a strong familiarity with the tools and materials used on a project, as well as the basic principles of construction.

What We Offer

In addition to highly competitive wages, we offer a challenging and rewarding work setting where you can develop real world skills and an excellent knowledge of the construction industry. You will assist on potential award winning projects and have a great opportunity for advancement within the company.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Build forms, scaffolding, shoring, and braces
  • Cut timber and lumber to specified dimensions
  • Assist in framing walls, floors, and roofs
  • Place and set slabs and sidewalks
  • Unload materials from trucks when required
  • Assist site Carpenter in all other related duties and tasks

Requirements & Qualifications

The nature of this work will appeal to those who enjoy being physically active, working outdoors, and using hand and power tools while working in an occupation that provides a visible sense of accomplishment.

Fall Protection Training, Forklift Operator Certification, Zoom Boom Ticket, WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) Training, and Occupational First Aid Certification are an asset, but not required.

To be successful in the occupation, Carpenter’s Assistants require:

  • Physical strength and stamina
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to use proper lifting techniques to lift items weighing in excess of 25 kilograms (55 lbs.)
  • Safety conscious attitude
  • Your own, reliable form of transportation
  • Ability to work with others in a team
  • Valid Driver’s License (Class 5)

Additional Details

Carpenter’s Assistants work primarily outdoors, in all weather conditions. Extended hours are routinely required during peak construction periods. There is some risk of injury involved in working on construction sites. Carpenter’s Assistant must wear personal protective equipment (e.g. hardhats, safety vest, gloves and steel-toed boots) and follow safety programs and legislation.

FirCrest Developments offers its employees a smoke-free working environment. No smoking will be permitted on our project work sites.

Preference will be given to those living in the Vancouver area.

FirCrest Developments is committed to employment equity and is an equal opportunity employer. This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally eligible to work in Canada. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal record check. We are excited that you have considered us as a place to work and thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

General-Labourer

 

 

 

The Position                                                                                                              

General Labourer (Full-Time)

FirCrest Developments, Ltd. was created in 1981, with small roots, providing services that included building new homes for clients. Over the last three decades, the variety of services the company has come to offer has continually expanded. Today, FirCrest Developments is a Licensed Residential Builder, an A+ BBB certified establishment, and a widely recognized brand in Vancouver, BC and its surrounding areas. Additionally, FirCrest is a member of the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association and RenoMark. As a General Labourer, you will perform a variety of duties that include the preparation and clean up of construction sites, moving materials and equipment, and performing demolition,excavation and compaction activities.

What We Offer

In addition to highly competitive wages, we offer a challenging and rewarding work setting where you can develop real world skills and an excellent knowledge of the construction industry. You will assist on potential award winning projects and have a great opportunity for advancement within the company.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Handle and distribute construction materials (e.g. load and unload vehicles with supplies, equipment and construction materials; move tools, equipment and construction materials to and from work areas; remove rubble and other debris)
  • Excavate, backfill and compact subgrade (e.g. move and level earth using shovels and rakes; operate tampers)
  • Place, consolidate and protect cast-in-place concrete or masonry structures (e.g. use concrete vibrators)
  • Assemble and dismantle forms, scaffolding, ramps, catwalks, shoring, barricades on construction sites
  • Drill concrete, install rebar dowels on construction sites
  • Demolish buildings
  • Operate jackhammers and drills to break up concrete or pavement
  • Other related duties and tasks

Requirements & Qualifications

The nature of this work will appeal to those who enjoy being physically active, working outdoors, and using hand and power tools while working in an occupation that provides a visible sense of accomplishment

A potential candidate must have their high school diploma

Candidates must have experience in a related position or experience on a construction site for a minimum of 1 year

Occupational First Aid Certification is an asset, but not required

To be successful in the occupation, General Labourers need:

  • Physical strength and stamina
  • Manual dexterity
  • Experience with hand and power tools
  • Ability to use proper lifting techniques to lift items weighing in excess of 25 kilograms (55 lbs.)
  • Safety conscious attitude
  • Ability to work with others in a team
  • Your own, reliable form of transportation (if using own vehicle, valid driver’s license (Class 5) required

Additional Details

General Labourers work primarily outdoors, in all weather conditions. Extended hours are routinely required during peak construction periods. There is some risk of injury involved in working on construction sites. General Labourers must wear personal protective equipment (e.g. hardhats, safety vest, gloves and steel-toed boots) and follow safety programs and legislation.

FirCrest Developments offers its employees a smoke-free working environment. No smoking will be permitted on our project work sites.

Preference will be given to those living in the Vancouver area.

FirCrest Developments is committed to employment equity and is an equal opportunity employer. This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally eligible to work in Canada. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal record check. We are excited that you have considered us as a place to work and thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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