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Lead Carpenter

by Catalyst General Contracting

Position Type: Full-time / Permanent
Location: Remote Location
Date Posted: Jul 11, 2017
Experience: 2 Years
Education: High School Diploma

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Carpenter is responsible for completing a variety of job tasks involving general carpentry, finish carpentry, framing, and form work to assist with the completion of landscape construction projects.

Catalyst Values:

-Customer and quality focus

-Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)

-Team work

-Excellent problem solving abilities

-Responsibility and dependability

-Ethics and integrity

-Positive Attitude


Job Duties:

-Assist in the preparation of jobsites prior to the beginning of a project.

-Operate various hand tools, power tools, and equipment used to complete carpentry duties, including: circular saw, table saw, router, pneumatic nail gun, ramset, drills, and other tools used for measuring, cutting, fastening, and drilling.

-Prepare layouts and build foundations.

-Build walls and install partitions.

-Assist in building decks and fences.

-Assemble, erect, and dismantle scaffolding, rigging, and hoisting equipment. 

-Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning on a daily basis.

-Read and interpret blueprints, structural drawings, and specifications to perform work activities and calculate requirements.

-Supervise other workers during the completion of their duties.

-Be equipped with appropriate PPE at all times. Ensure laborers/crew members also equipped with appropriate PPE.

-Comply with all company policies and regulations.

-Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations.




-Completion of high school, some college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training.

-Minimum 2 years of experience with general carpentry, finish carpentry, framing, and formwork.

-Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner.

-Good time management skills.

-Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, and specifications.

-Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

-Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices.

-Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team.

-Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks.

-Speak, read, and write English.


Work Conditions:

-Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, and materials.

-Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift.

-Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

-Requires good manual dexterity.

-Excellent stamina is required.

-Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis.

-Work indoors and outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold.

-Generally Monday to Friday 8am-5pm workdays with some extended or weekend hours.

-Competitive Wages.

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   Catalyst General Contracting
Contact Name:   Scott Veale - Project Coordinator
Telephone:   519-504-8028
Email Address:
Company Website:

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