Experienced Drywaller/Painter – Restoration Indeed

In by Saamis Employment

On Side Restoration
Published
July 5, 2024
Location
Medicine Hat, Canada
Job Type
Salary/Pay
$27–$30 an hour
City
  • Medicine Hat

Description

Drywallers at On Side are important team members who, help rebuild and restore damaged personal and commercial property, anywhere and anytime disaster strikes. Delighting clients by making damaged drywall disappear, and new drywall appear in the form of smooth walls and appropriately textured ceilings, drywallers make clients believe magic has happened. Painters add colour to clients dreams with fresh, clean surfaces in the perfect shade.

What you bring as Drywallers

Drywallers bring a host of abilities to their work, not the least being a ‘get it done!’ attitude. Additional abilities required include:

· Experience working in construction environments with tools and the skills to use them

· Strong people and communication skills

· Attention to detail, passion for quality and pride in the work you do

· A safety mindset

· Valid driver’s licence and a clean criminal record (we do check)

· Ability to communicate in English

What you’re responsible for…

A drywaller is skilled in the following ways:

· Measuring, cutting and installing drywall sheets

· Tear out old or damaged drywall

· Cut and install metal corner beads to protect exterior corners

· Fill joints, nail indentations, holes and cracks using trowel and broad knife

· Tape and embed joints

· Texturing of all types

· Site preparation and protection

What you bring as Painters

Painters bring a host of abilities to their work, not the least being a ‘get it done!’ attitude. Additional abilities required include:

· Experience working in construction environments with tools and the skills to use them

· Strong people and communication skills

· Attention to detail, passion for quality and pride in the work you do

· A safety mindset

· Valid driver’s licence and a clean criminal record (we do check)

· Ability to communicate in English

What you’re responsible for…

A painter is skilled in the following ways:

· Estimate the quantity of materials required by measuring surfaces, reviewing scopes, sketches and work orders

· Remove old coatings by stripping with solvents, heat, sanding, wire brushing, or water and abrasive blasting

· Prepare surfaces for covering by cleaning, filling nail holes and cracks, and sanding rough spots

· Apply an undercoat primer or sealer before painting, or apply sizing before wallpapering

· Match specified colours by using premixed paints, or mixing colour and thinning and drying additives

· Use brushes, rollers or spray guns to apply liquid coatings such as paint, stain or varnish to surfaces of wood, metal, brick, concrete, plaster, stucco or stone

· Apply finishes that are sponged, ragged and layered

· Apply paper, vinyl or natural and synthetic fabric wallcoverings

Other stuff that’ll help you be successful but isn’t mandatory:

· Drywall Finisher and Plasterer ticket

· WHMIS

· First Aid

Of Note

Disasters can strike at any time so a rotating schedule of 24/7 after hours on-call work is a requirement.

What’s in it for you?

We’re an established company in a growing industry and we need awesome people! We WANT to start you off on a career path you’ll love, we WANT you to be fulfilled by your work and we WANT to provide you with a steady pay-cheque. We also love that we’re able to provide an employee assistance program, excellent health plan which includes extended medical (chiropractic, massage, acupuncture, vision, and more!) dental, long-term disability (LTD) and life insurance.

We provide on the job training with opportunity for development—promotions and national career movement are yours for the taking (well, with a few months under your belt). At On Side we work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

Get on our side!

Both major weather disasters and minor accidents involving water, fire, and more happen every day, and in our industry this is how we keep busy, restoring properties 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. Mother Nature usually doesn’t wait for an invitation, but we’re in the business of dealing with party crashers, and we’ve done it for over 40 years!

We have branches from Victoria, BC to St. John’s, Newfoundland and (almost) everywhere in between. Our fantastic team of over 1,600 employees stretches far and wide across Canada, and we’re growing—YOU could be the next great addition!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: $27.00-$30.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Automobile allowance
  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Application question(s):

  • Please describe your experience with texturing:
  • Are you proficient with hanging, taping, mudding, sanding and finishing?
  • With painting, have you applied finishes that are feathered, sponged, ragged and layered? Please describe:
  • Cross training is required for this role. Successful candidates will be trained in Emergency, Demolition and Water Damage. Are you able and willing to train and work in other roles?
  • Do you have your own transportation? Before a fleet vehicle will be assigned, we offer a temporary vehicle allowance. Do you have a truck or a car to use for work?
  • Restoration work requires documentation and tracking throughout your workday. Are you comfortable operating a phone to navigate through applications and record info as required?
  • Are you able to work a Rotating On-Call Schedule? This is additional to scheduled day time hours
  • Nice to have: carpentry experience and the ability to assist with finish work on site. Please speak to your in-home carpentry skill set / experience.
  • Attitude is key! Are you ambitious? Are you easy to get along with and treat others with respect? Are you a good listener and communicator? Do you want to genuinely help co-workers and clients and people in general? Please explain.

Experience:

  • Drywalling and Drywall Repair: 3 years (preferred)
  • Texturing on Large Ceilings: 3 years (preferred)
  • Brush and Roller Painting: 1 year (preferred)
  • Spray Gun: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • Canadian Driver's License (required)

Work Location: In person

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