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floor covering installer


Source: Job Bank

Location

Scarborough, ON
M1T3K8

Salary

$20.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Temporary
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

Work site environment

  • Odours
  • Dusty

Work setting

  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Institutional
  • Residential
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Inspect, measure and mark surfaces to be covered
  • Measure, cut and fasten underlay and underpadding
  • Prepare flooring plans and scheduling
  • Measure, cut and install carpeting on floors
  • Measure, cut and install resilient floor coverings
  • Prepare and install hardwood floors
  • Inspect and repair damaged floor coverings
  • Conduct moisture, ph, temperature and other tests prior to flooring installations
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Prepare floors for installations
  • Remove existing floor coverings and contaminants
  • Install carpeting on walls or other surfaces
  • Employ knee kickers and other equipment to stretch carpeting
  • Perform direct glue-down carpet installations
  • Perform double-bond carpet installations
  • Install outdoor carpets
  • Install resilient stair components (special effects for the visually impaired)
  • Install materials on counter tops and raised platforms
  • Install vinyl decking materials

Installation specialization

  • Vinyl or resilient tiles
  • Vinyl or resilient sheets
  • Ceramic tiles
  • Hardwood strip flooring
  • Borders or feature strips
  • Hardwood intricate patterns flooring
  • Parquet flooring
  • Linoleum
  • Modular carpet tiles
  • Carpets/rugs

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Hand-eye co-ordination

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Mask

Personal suitability

  • Organized
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Workplace information

  • On the road job

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Transportation provided by employer

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