Journeyman Carpenter

  • Full Time
  • Moberly Lake
  • $32.30-$44.93 CAD / Hour

Website Saulteau First Nations

Reports To

Tenant Relations Supervisor

Saulteau First Nations Mission

We strive to be the Best Governed Nation, one that is proud, culturally strong and self-sufficient.  As stewards of the land, we will ensure that the best sustainable practices are followed, now and in the future.  We remain proudly determined.

Job Purpose

The Journeyman Carpenter will play a vital role in the construction, renovation, and maintenance of community houses and civic buildings within Saulteau First Nations. This position involves performing skilled carpentry work, ensuring that all structures are built and maintained to the highest standards of quality and safety. The journeyman carpenter will contribute to the well-being and development of the community by delivering exceptional craftsmanship and supporting sustainable building practices.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Construct, repair, and maintain wooden structures and fixtures in residential and civic buildings, adhering to building codes and safety regulations.
  • Receives daily work orders and provides supervisor with status updates of work progress throughout the day.
  • Adapts schedule to accommodate for unforeseen tasks as directed throughout the day via cell phone.
  • Perform framing, roofing, cabinetry, and finishing work, ensuring precision and attention to detail.
  • Works with the Housing, Public Works and Asset Management departments to ensure timely completion of projects.
  • Liaise with Capital Projects Coordinator on various tasks when required; communicate with other departments for efficiencies or use of shared supplies/when and where efficiencies can be gained.
  • Comply with plans, specifications, according to the BC Provincial Building Codes and/or Federal Building Codes and personal qualifications.
  • Completes minor carpentry and general home repairs, aiding as required to the other Maintenance worker.
  • Participates in weekly work planning meeting with Maintenance Team to discuss completed and upcoming tasks for the week, complete required reporting each week.
  • Only undertakes work for which he/she has been properly trained and qualified and/or certified for and follows approved safety procedures.
  • Complies with SFN’s safety policies and procedures, ensuring all activities are conducted in a safe manner and adhering to safety in the workplace and Work Safe BC regulations.
  • Conducts safety inspections of the work area to identify any hazards and inspects equipment to ensure proper functioning, correcting any deficiencies and/or reporting any potential hazards.
  • Ensures that the individual’s work area is kept in a clean and presentable manner.
  • Maintains work order system and schedules maintenance; updates weekly and as required for emergency situations.
  • Identifies and communicates emergency situations requiring immediate attention to Supervisor.
  • Participates in all SFN sponsored community events as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Certified Journeyman Carpenter with a valid license to practice in British Columbia, Red Seal preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with carpentry tools and equipment as a tradesperson, with experience doing minor carpentry work and general home renovations.
  • Safety training including First Aid Level 1, WHMIS, hazardous chemicals, confined space etc. is an asset.
  • Knowledge of Building Code is an asset.
  • Maintains high level of confidentiality in the handling of information.
  • Ability to solve problems, set priorities, make decisions, and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to function independently and frequently under pressure while managing multiple concurrent projects and deadlines.
  • Ability to work with little supervision and work collaboratively with colleagues, supporting the Housing Manager, Public Works and Facilities Maintenance Manager and Capital Projects Coordinator as needed.
  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Valid criminal records check.

Work Conditions

  • Work is performed primarily during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
  • Occasional Overtime may be required.
  • Travel may be required within SFN community and surrounding community.
  • Lifting or moving up to 50 lbs may be required.
  • Works both indoors and outdoors; may be required to walk on rough ground conditions and conduct field assessments under all types of weather conditions.

Closing Date: July 17, 2024

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