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Carpenter
Black & McDonald Limited - Vancouver, BC
Posted:2/22/2018
Job Description

​Black & McDonald is actively seeking a Carpenter to join our Vancouver team. The main responsibilities of the Carpenter are to construct, erect, install, and repair structures, construct form work, concrete placing, finishing and repair, assemble and repair mill and trim work at various facilities throughout the Lower Mainland.   They will assist other skilled tradespersons and will perform various carpenter duties as assigned by the Facility Management and Operations (FMO) Project Manager.  The Carpenter will use experience and technical skills to meet client requirements at the work site. The ability to work safely with minimal daily supervision is essential and they must be comfortable with being mobile.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and sketches to determine specifications and the specific deliverables.
  • Perform material take offs, prepare quotations and order materials.
  • Prepare layouts to confirm with building codes.
  • Execute building structure, finishings and repair work within set time frames and budgets.
  • Manage and report scope, budget or time frame deviations.
  • Build foundations, install floor beams, lay subflooring and erect walls and roof systems
  • Fit and install trim items, such as doors, stairs, moulding and hardware
  • Maintain, repair and renovate wooden structures
  • Plan and execute work in accordance with Black & McDonald corporate safety policy and provincial regulations.
  • Actively participate in promoting a strong safety culture.
  • Perform other facility related Construction or repairs at the request of the Project Manager

Competency Requirements

  • Change Orientation
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others
Desired Skills & Experience
  • 5 or more years' experience as a Carpenter (Red Seal preferred)
  • Ability to follow instructions, both written and verbal
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Able to perform physically demanding tasks on a regular basis (lifting/moving heavy equipment/materials)
  • Ability to use a variety of hand and power tools
  • Ability to prepare quotes for work within this field
  • Must be able to pass Federal Security Clearance to work on Military facilities
  • Requires personal protective equipment to be worn, appropriate to the task being performed
Company Description
In 1921, William J. McDonald and William R. Black formed Black & McDonald Limited, a partnership to engage in residential wiring. Throughout the years, Black & McDonald has remained a family-owned business with an uncompromising commitment to the founder's principles of delivery as promised and fairness to all. The company has followed a planned course of diversification and expansion, combining growth and financial stability with ongoing investment in our people, and a willingness to pioneer new business opportunities and directions. Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi-trade contractor providing electrical, mechanical, utility and maintenance services to government, industrial, commercial and institutional markets. Currently, Black & McDonald operates across Canada, US and Bermuda. ​The company has over 5,500 employees working out of a network of more than 26 offices.

Black & McDonald approaches accessibility from an inclusive perspective, and will provide reasonable accommodation upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Additional Information
Job Type: Full Time
Job Experience: Professional
Job ID: 201822329