Overview

Department of Transportation and Works – Building 907, Avalon (Works) Region Tradesworker II (Carpenter) Temporary in St. John’s, NL

Department of Transportation and Works – Building 907, Avalon (Works) Region

Branch St. John’s NL CA

Position:
Tradesworker II (Carpenter)
Location:
St. John’s, NL

Performs alterations, renovations, repairs, inspections, and maintenance on government buildings, facilities and properties throughout the subdivision using a…

Provides a wide range of skilled, advanced, and finish carpentry work and services at the full journeyperson level on complex and detailed work requiring considerable knowledge of the carpentry trade. Performs alterations, renovations, repairs, inspections, and maintenance on government buildings, facilities and properties throughout the subdivision using a variety of wood working machinery and tools in accordance with good trade practices, safety policies, and applicable codes. Reads and interprets blueprints, sketches and diagrams; may prepare sketches and drawings incidental to the work assigned. Uses diagnostic skills to assess job needs and suggest solutions. Prepares materials lists and obtains competitive quotes for tasks assigned; may provide cost estimates; picks up and distributes materials. May supervise subordinate positions and exercise independent judgment depending on task assigned. Operate a government vehicle during the performance of work may be required.

Qualifications
The position requires experience and knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, trade practices and occupational hazards and knowledge of maintenance and construction safe working practices and procedures. Possess the ability to prepare sketches, read drawings and blueprints; well-developed organizational skills with sound analytical, interpersonal and problem solving abilities are essential. The ability to supervise and provide instruction to other trades staff; the ability to work well with others, and independently with minimum supervision is required. Completion of a carpentry trade program from a recognized post-secondary institution with journeyperson certification in the carpentry trade and possession of a valid Newfoundland & Labrador Class 05 Driver’s License is required. Practical testing may be administered.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: St. John's, NL, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-30
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