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drywall installer and finisher


Source: Job Bank

Location

St. Paul, AB
T0A3A1

Salary

$27.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work site environment

  • At heights
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Noisy

Work setting

  • Commercial
  • Remote location
  • Residential
  • Rural area
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Apply successive coats of compound and sand seams and joints
  • 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
  • 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
  • Spray acoustic or texture materials over walls and ceilings
  • Tape over joints using taping machine and embed tape in compound
  • Install corner beads and wire mesh around beams to which plaster is to be applied
  • Install metal stud framing and furring for interior drywall or plaster walls and ceilings, using hand and power tools
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages
  • Erect and install scaffolding, falsework and other working platforms

Transportation/travel information

  • Own vehicle

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Large workload
  • Manual dexterity
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Tight deadlines
  • Work under pressure

Weight handling

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Dependability
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

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