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drywall installer


Source: Job Bank

Location

Edmonton, AB
T6X0C9

Salary

$29.84 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work site environment

  • At heights
  • Dangerous
  • Dusty
  • Noisy
  • Outdoors

Tasks

  • Apply successive coats of compound and sand seams and joints
  • Apply, level and smooth coats of plaster
  • Clean and prepare 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
  • Mould and install ornamental plaster panels, cornices and trim
  • Tape over joints using taping machine and embed tape in compound
  • Cut openings in lath for heating and ventilation piping, ducts and electrical outlets
  • Install corner beads and wire mesh around beams to which plaster is to be applied
  • Install exterior and interior steel studs
  • Install metal stud framing and furring for interior drywall or plaster walls and ceilings, using hand and power tools
  • Prepare wall and ceiling layouts

Security and safety

  • Bondable

Transportation/travel information

  • Own vehicle

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Work under pressure

Personal suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

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