Journeyman Carpenter

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Southwest Design & Construction Ltd.
September 18, 2023
Lethbridge, Canada
Job Type
$38.00 an hour
  • Lethbridge


From $38 an hour - Full-time
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  • Rigging
  • Construction(Required)
  • Carpentry(Required)
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  • English
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From $38 an hour
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Shift & schedule
Weekends as needed
Day shift
Monday to Friday


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  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Vision care

Full job description

Journeyman Carpenter

Scope: The undertakings that constitute the trade are the construction, installation, and repair of structures or components of structures and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, include the following:

1. Working with or making things with wood in the construction, installation or repair of structures or components of structures.

2. Preparing site and building layouts.

3. Constructing foundations and concrete structures.

4. Framing structures.

5. Applying interior and exterior finishes.

Reports to: This role reports directly to the Construction Manager.

Tasks, Activities, Functions: When practising or otherwise carrying out work in the trade, the following tasks, activities, and functions come within the trade:

1. Review and interpret construction drawings, plans, specifications, building codes, and related documentation.

2. Inspecting sub-soil excavations of structures.

3. Operating hand and power tools related to the trade.

4. Shoring and underpinning of existing structures, parts of structures or excavations.

5. Laying out and erecting batter boards, building lines and setting elevations.

6. Installing, using, and dismantling personnel handling devices, scaffolds, ropes, slings, hoists on rigging installation, ladders, shoring, covered walkways and barricades.

7. Assembling, erecting, installing and dismantling structures.

8. Setting up hoarding and other temporary structures.

9. Framing – exterior walls and interior partitions; architectural features; post and beam construction and timber framing; plank walls; roof systems; blocking, nailers, and firestops; ceiling and floor systems.

10. Installing – preserved wood foundations; sill plates on foundation walls; drainage tile and pipe; beams and columns; floor frames; wood stairways and railings; metal stud non-loadbearing walls; suspended ceiling systems; engineered pre-fabricated roof systems; roof coverings; exterior and interior doors and windows; insulation materials in ceilings, walls and floors; air and vapor barriers; caulking, adhesion and sealant materials; exterior walls finishes; building envelope systems; gypsum and non-gypsum products on interior walls and ceilings; interior cabinets, display cases, mirrors, counters, laminates, paneling, mouldings and trim; prefabricated fireplaces; exterior attachments to structures including additions, porches, stoops and verandas; timber bents to support ramps, platforms and heavy piping; timber culverts; placement of precast concrete panels; building and stripping forms for beams and girders, piers and columns; building forms, installing concrete reinforcement materials, placing and consolidating concrete and stripping forms for footings; walls; floors; sidewalks, driveways and curbs; stairs; built-in-place concrete manholes, catch basins, utility vaults and other underground service boxes; tilt-up precast concrete panels; void forms for grade or subterranean concrete.

Safety Responsibilities

- To read, understand and comply with company safety policies, safe work practices, procedures, rules, and legislated requirements.

- To wear the safety equipment and personal protective devices (i.e.: seatbelts in vehicles) and clothing required by legislation and their employer.

- To notify supervisor(s) of any unsafe conditions or acts that may be of danger to other workers or themselves.

- To report all accidents to their supervisor(s) as soon as possible.

- To take every reasonable precaution to protect the safety of other workers and themselves.


· Valid Alberta driver's License.

· Alberta gold seal/red seal Journeyman Carpenter Certification.

· Previous experience in commercial construction and safety certifications are considered an asset.

Compensation & Benefits

· Competitive benefits package, 50% employer-paid premiums.

· Company vehicle provided.

· Company cell phone provided.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $38.00 per hour


  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Grande Prairie, AB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • carpentry: 1 year (preferred)


  • English (preferred)


  • Driving Licence (preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (preferred)

Work Location: In person

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