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Carpenter’s Assistant

Whitaker Construction, Toronto, ON, Canada Full Time

About this Job:

We are looking for a well rounded carpenter’s assistant who is self-motivated (able to work independently), reliable and experienced.    

A successful candidate will be responsible for the following (but is not limited to these tasks):

  • Clean or prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards; 
  • Control traffic passing near, in or around work zones;
  • Dig ditches or trenches, backfill excavations, or compact and pneumatic tampers, or rakes;
  • Erect or dismantle scaffolding, shoring, braces, traffic, barricades, ramps, or other temporary structures;
  • Load, unload, or identify building materials, machinery, or tools, distributing them to the appropriate locations, according to project plans or specifications;
  • Measure, mark, or record openings or distances to layout areas where construction work will be performed;
  • Position, join, align, or seal structural components, such as concrete wall sections or pipes;
  • Read plans, instructions, or specifications to determine work activities;
  • Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, or adjustment of machinery, equipment, or materials.
  • Ability to complete the above listed tasks with confidence; 
  • Ability to adjust actions in relation to others’ actions, to give full attention to what other people are saying
  • identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems;
  • Attention to Detail – Job requires candidate to be careful about detail and thorough in completing daily work tasks;
  • Dependable – Job requires candidate to be reliable, responsible, and dependable while fulfilling their obligations;
  • Cooperation – Job requires candidate to be pleasant with others on the job and display a good-natured, cooperative attitude;
  • Candidate must be able to accept criticism and deal calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
  • Ability to work in the following conditions: Noisy; Dusty; Excavation sites; Demolition sites; Confined Spaces; At Heights; Underground; and Outdoors. 

HOURLY RATE*:  $21.00 to $26.00

*Hourly rate will be based on the skills and experience presented by the selected candidate. 

Experience: 3-5
How to apply:

Please email your resume to:





**Please do not forget to include your contact information along with your resume.** 

Posted on Sep 21, 2017

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