Position title
Senior Carpenter

The Senior Carpenter position is geared towards an individual who possesses a
strong set of leadership skills and who can fill in for the Site Superintendent as

Qualifications and Requirements
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Certified Journeyman Carpenter (Red Seal) preferred but will consider minimum 3 years of field supervision experience or a combination of relevant education and experience
  • 8+ years of experience working as a carpenter in a luxury/custom home setting
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Own vehicle and clear Drivers Abstract
  • Must have own hand tools
  • OFA training is considered an asset
  • Display strong ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Prior experience and familiarity with making custom concrete forms is considered an asset
Skills and Competencies
  • Ability to transfer information into action
  • Ability to multi task
  • Ability to act quickly with patience in high pressure situations
  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a team environment
  • Must be empathetic and genuine
  • Highly organized individual and great team player
  • Strong problem solving/communication skills
  • Strong customer orientation
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with your peers, Site Superintendent, and other trades onsite
  • Present oneself as professional, innovative, creative, and a self-starter
  • Foster a positive and professional work environment onsite with trades, coworkers, and clients
Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Able to ensure the execution of construction processes are carried out thoroughly
  • Able to lead a team under the direction of the site supervisor for additional support
  • Skilled in rough and finish carpentry work
  • Be knowledgeable and familiar with construction documents, drawings,
    and local building codes
  • To construct various architectural components based on provided
  • To inspect finished materials for quality and accuracy
  • Arrive on site prepared for work with the tools necessary to complete required tasks
  • Assist Site Superintendent with the coordination and scheduling of other trades
  • General housekeeping including maintaining a tidy and orderly job site
  • Moving/loading/unloading various materials
  • Setup/removal of protection material for finished work (i.e. laying melamine, laying drop sheets, setting up plastic coverings, etc.)
  • To build and install millwork plus concrete forms
  • To construct high end back-framing (fireplaces, roofs, etc.)
  • To support the site superintendent in assigned tasks
  • To liaise with clients, sub-trades, and various stakeholders
  • Keep orderly records of mileage, job receipts and accurate time-sheets
  • If required, assist Project Manager/Estimator in preparing quotes
  • Various other tasks as required
Job Benefits
  • We offer extended medical/dental benefits and competitive wages
Employment Type
Permanent, Full-Time & Part-Time
Beginning of employment
Residential Renovations
Working Hours
0800 to 1600
Base Salary
$ 35 - $ 45
Date posted
January 12, 2020
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Position: Senior Carpenter

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