Journeyman Carpenter

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

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION:

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.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Constructing, fabricating and installing curb, sidewalk, footing, grade beam, wall, column, stair, slab
  • and suspended slab forms in accordance with site specific requirements and job scope.
  • Operating hand tools, power 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.
  • Participating in weekly safety meetings.
  • Ensuring proper Personal Protective Equipment 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

KEY COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • 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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