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Carpenter Needed In Canada By V.R. Homes Ltd.

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Carpenter Needed In Canada By V.R. Homes Ltd.

Job details

  • Location                                         –      235 McGregor St. suite 1Winnipeg, MBR2W 4W5On the road job
  • Salary                                             –        24.00 hourly / 30 hours per week
  • Terms of employment                –       Permanent employmentFull time
  • Work Hours                                  –       Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Early Morning, Morning
  • Start date                                       –         Starts as soon as possible

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

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On the road job

 Work locations may vary. Frequent or constant travel is required from the employee.

Work site environment

  • At heights
  • Confined spaces
  • Noisy
  • Dusty

Work setting

  • Construction
  • Various locations
  • Renovation

Level of expertise

  • Maintenance and repair

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and sketches to determine specifications and calculate requirements
  • Prepare layouts in conformance to building codes, using measuring tools
  • Measure, cut, shape, assemble and join materials made of wood, wood substitutes, lightweight steel and other materials
  • Build foundations, install floor beams, lay subflooring and erect walls and roof systems
  • Fit and install windows, doors, stairs, mouldings and hardware
  • Supervise other workers
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Maintain, repair and renovate residences and wooden structures in mills, mines, hospitals, industrial plants and other establishments

Supervision

  • 3-4 people

Additional information

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Tight deadlines

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics

Advertised until

2024-03-01

Here are 10 frequently asked questions and answers about carpentry:

1. Q: How do I choose the right type of wood for my project?
A: Consider factors like durability, appearance, and budget. Common options include oak, pine, and maple.

2. Q: What tools do I need to start woodworking?
A: Essential tools include a saw, hammer, chisel, tape measure, and a set of screwdrivers.

3. Q: How do I properly measure and cut wood?
A: Measure twice and cut once! Use a tape measure and a square to ensure accuracy before making any cuts.

4. Q: How do I join pieces of wood together?
A: Common methods include using screws, nails, dowels, or wood glue. The choice depends on the project and desired strength.

5. Q: How can I prevent wood from splitting?
A: Pre-drill holes before inserting screws or nails, especially near the edges of the wood. This helps to reduce the risk of splitting.

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6. Q: How do I sand and finish wood for a smooth surface?
A: Start with coarse-grit sandpaper and gradually move to finer grits. Apply a finish, like varnish or stain, for protection and aesthetics.

7. Q: How can I fix a squeaky wooden floor?
A: Use a stud finder to locate the floor joists, then drive screws into the joists near the squeaky area to secure the floorboards.

8. Q: How do I repair a damaged piece of wood?
A: Depending on the damage, you may need to fill cracks or holes with wood filler, or replace the damaged section entirely.

9. Q: How do I maintain wooden furniture?
A: Regularly dust and clean with a mild wood cleaner. Apply furniture polish or wax to keep the wood looking its best.

10. Q: How can I learn more about carpentry techniques?
A: Consider taking woodworking classes, watching online tutorials, or reading books on woodworking to expand your knowledge and skills.

 

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