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drywall installer


Source: Job Bank

Location

Hamilton, ON
L8P4W7

Salary

$32.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 30 to 35 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work site environment

  • Dusty
  • Noisy

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
  • Mix plaster ingredients to desired consistency
  • Mould and install ornamental plaster panels, cornices and trim
  • 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
  • Trowel or spray coats of stucco over exteriors of buildings to form weatherproof surfaces
  • Attach metal or gypsum lath to studs or furring
  • 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 metal stud framing and furring for interior drywall or plaster walls and ceilings, using hand and power tools
  • Install vapour barriers and thermal and sound insulation
  • Prepare wall and ceiling layouts
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Erect and install scaffolding, falsework and other working platforms

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Dependability
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Experience

  • 1 to less than 7 months

Workplace information

  • On the road job

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