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drywall installer and finisher


Source: Job Bank

Location

Kitchener, ON
N2B3X4

Salary

$30.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 7 months to less than 1 year

Work site environment

  • At heights
  • Cold/refrigerated
  • Dangerous
  • Dusty
  • Outdoors

Work setting

  • Commercial
  • Residential

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
  • Measure, cut, fit and install drywall sheets
  • 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 conditions and physical capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Large workload
  • Physically demanding
  • Sound discrimination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Tight deadlines
  • Walking
  • Work under pressure

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

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

Personal suitability

  • Team player

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 hours per week

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