Journeyman Carpenter

Job Number: 012
Term: full-time
Closing Date: March 31, 2020


Under general supervision, perform journeyman-level work in the design, construction, repair, and maintenance of structures and related physical facilities; act as lead worker to other classified staff in the area; and perform related work as required.


  • Constructing, fabricating and installing: curbs, sidewalks, footings, grade beams, walls, columns, stairs, slabs
  • Suspend slab forms in accordance with site specific requirements and job scope
  • Operating hand tools and powder actuated tools as required to perform tasks including inspecting and ensuring proper, safe use
  • Installing heating/hoarding, temporary fencing, guardrails, handrails and barriers as required
  • Participating in daily tool-box talks
  • Reviewing and preparing daily Field Level Hazard Assessments (FLHAS)
  • Participating in weekly safety meetings
  • Ensuring proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is used for all tasks
  • Advising supervision of unsafe conditions or acts that may be a hazard or danger to self and other workers
  • Reading blueprints and/or getting instructions from supervision
  • Preparing layout including selecting materials, planning sequences and methods of work
  • Installing shoring
  • Removing/stripping forms
  • Ensuring work areas are kept clean and free of hazards
  • Ensuring tools and equipment are returned to job boxes and tool cribs
  • Reporting all incidents, “near miss” incidents including damage/non-damage, injury/non-injury incidents
  • Reviewing and participating in the preparation of safe work practices/procedures as required
  • Other tasks and duties as required on the jobsite


  • Ability to solve arithmetic problems quickly and accurately
  • Ability to get along well with others in a team environment
  • Positive attitude towards safety
  • Ability to take direction and follow through on instructions
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Ability to cooperate well with others
  • Willingness to learn
  • Willingness to coach and mentor junior carpenters and apprentices
  • Willingness to take initiative, is self-motivated

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