Trades 2 – Carpenter – City of Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

By | September 25, 2017

Trades 2 – Carpenter – City of Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

Current Postings

RECORD (1 OF 290)

 Back to search results  Next >>


Title: Trades 2 – Carpenter
Organization: City of Burnaby

Trades 2 – Carpenter

Competition No.:  2017-159
Duration:  Regular Full Time
Salary:  $37.88 per hour
Last Updated:  9/25/17 8:57 AM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is a skilled carpentry and cabinet making work at journeyman level involving the use of a variety of tools in the performance of advanced carpentry and specialized related tasks. The Trades 2 – Carpenter performs the more skilled work involved in such tasks as building construction, office furniture construction, and similar cabinet making duties, and may supervise assistants performing similar work. Other duties include directing and assisting in the construction and repair of a variety of buildings and building additions; performing cabinet-making tasks both in the carpenter shop and in the municipal offices; designing and building a variety of wooden equipment used in public works such as sewer manhole forms, wheelbarrows, and tool boxes; cutting and installing window glass; making estimates of time and materials needed for assigned carpentry tasks; and supervising other carpenters who assist in the most advanced tasks. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of Grade 12 supplemented by the completion of a recognized Trade Certificate of Qualification plus considerable general experience at the journeyman level; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Thorough knowledge of standard practices, methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in carpentry. Considerable knowledge of hazards and safety precautions of the trade. Knowledge of the requirements of the various departments regarding equipment design. Ability to plan and construct a variety of specialized wooden structures; to perform skilled cabinet making tasks; to read and work from blueprints and sketches; to assign and supervise the work of assistants. Skill in the use and care of all tools essential to woodworking. Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia and Certificate of Qualification – Carpenter are required.

Please apply by Wednesday October 4, 2017.

Schedule: 80 hours bi-weekly (Monday to Friday 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM)

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.

Location: Burnaby, BC
Profession(s): Carpentry
Date Posted: Monday, September 25, 2017 at 11:54:00 AM (PST)
Posting Expires: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 4:45:00 PM (PST)

Published at Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:54:00 +0000