Skip to main contentSkip to footer

drywall installer


Source: Job Bank

Location

King City, ON

Salary

$35.34 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 hours per week
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

Work site environment

  • At heights
  • Cold/refrigerated
  • Dusty
  • Noisy

Work setting

  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Prepare tenders and quotations
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Supervise other workers
  • Apply successive coats of compound and sand seams and joints
  • Apply, level and smooth coats of plaster
  • Clean and prepare surfaces
  • Cure freshly plastered surfaces
  • Cut and install metal corner beads to protect exterior corners
  • Fabricate and install suspended metal ceiling grids and place in panels to form acoustical and coffered ceilings
  • Fill joints, nail indentations, holes and cracks with joint compound using trowel and broad knife
  • Finish corners and angles and create decorative designs in finish coat, if required
  • Measure, cut, fit and install drywall sheets
  • Mix plaster ingredients to desired consistency
  • Position and secure sheets to metal or wooden studs or joists
  • Smooth out excess compound and allow coat to dry
  • Tape over joints using taping machine and embed tape in compound
  • Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages
  • Erect and install scaffolding, falsework and other working platforms
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications

Supervision

  • 1 to 2 people

Transportation/travel information

  • Own vehicle

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Large workload
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Standing for extended periods

Weight handling

  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Support for newcomers and refugees

  • Supports social and labour market integration of newcomers and/or refugees (for example: facilitating access to community resources, language training, skills training, etc.)

Support for youths

  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for youth

Support for Indigenous people

  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for Indigenous workers

Important: We can't guarantee the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of this opportunity because it comes from an external website.

Read the full terms and conditions

Similar opportunities

Explore all opportunities