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full time Carpenter (Richmond, BC)

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Carpenter - WorkSafeBC
The Facilities department is seeking a service-oriented team player to join their team as a carpenter. The successful candidate will be responsible for the construction, removal and repair of office walls and ceilings, partitions, doors, closets, etc. on WorkSafeBC and area offices’ premises as required by the Manager, Operations and Maintenance. The carpenter will construct, finish and install a variety of cabinets, wood fixtures and furniture; dismantle, move and reinstall modular furniture set-ups; and perform a variety of other general carpentry work.

As a qualified candidate, you are able to:
• Install, maintain and repair all types of furniture/millwork and building components
• Fabricate and produce a cutting list for all types of furniture/millwork and building components
• Keep up with all pertinent technology and policy changes related to the carpentry trade
• Prioritize, schedule and monitor a workload independently and within a team, to meet desired objectives using established procedures in a safe and timely manner
• Evaluate and analyze a variety of technical information, problems and client needs and take timely, appropriate action to ensure a safe, comfortable environment
• Work overtime on an as-needed basis
• Be on call 24 hours per day on a rotational basis.

You possess the following experience and educational background:
• Grade 12 diploma
• BC or Interprovincial Trade Certification as a carpenter or cabinet maker
• Minimum 6 – 9 years recent experience as a qualified carpenter, including experience in cabinet making and millwork
• Knowledge of building trades’ functions, drawings and specifications, as well as knowledge of inventory control and budgetary and estimating matters
• General knowledge of basic computer applications
Balance and wellness:
As a leader in promoting healthy and safe workplaces, WorkSafeBC believes the health and wellness of our employees depends on a solid work-life balance. As a member of our staff, you'll have access to services that can help you get the most out of work... and life.
? Health and fitness: We offer many ways for you to keep healthy and fit. Our Richmond office has a fitness program offering equipment and classes. Staff at locations without an on-site gym receives a subsidy toward the cost of fitness fees.
? Self-funded leave: Contribute 20 percent of your salary annually for four years, then take the fifth year off and use your accumulated funds.
? Earned Time Off: Start with three weeks of vacation, plus the ability to add another 13 days.
? Care and nurturing: Take an unpaid leave for the care and nurturing of your children.

APPLY TO: and click on Career Opportunities. Only applications submitted through the WorkSafeBC website will be acknowledged.

Please note that only those under consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. WorkSafeBC is committed to employment equity objectives and invites applications from all qualified individuals.

This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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