Timber Frame Carpenter & Wall Framer

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITY

The primary accountability of this position is to build / frame pre-fabricated components, finish and package timber products and ensure the highest standards of quality control are adhered to every step in the process.
 

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. Be in constant communication with the Production Manager as to which project should be next to being completed and coordinating  the day-to-day work load with his/her co-workers
  2. Executing instructions as per the drawings and shop traveler on all pre-fabrication and timber frame projects
  3. Organizing flow of material in the most efficient manner on current  and upcoming projects
  4. Monitoring and ordering supplies required for pre-fabrication work
  5. Ensuring all shop power tools are equipped for proper use and in good / safe working order
  6. Finishing connection details on timbers with hand and power tools
  7. Test fitting connections, checking timber cross sections and inspecting timbers for defects ensuring grades and visual qualities are met
  8. Sanding, staining and end sealing timbers
  9. Packaging and shipping timber frame and material packages
  10. Teaching junior carpenters how to work with hand & power tools required for framing
  11. Monitoring the productivity of junior carpenters to maintain targets and quality standards
  12. Ensuring junior timber frame carpenters are working safely
  13. Cleaning work areas, machines, or equipment, to maintain a clean and safe work area
  14. Assist with timber frame raisings and material package installations at various site locations
  15. Tail sawing
  16. Special projects (i.e.; renovations, expansions and etc.)

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES


The candidate must have studied carpentry at a recognized institution. 

Must have 5 years of carpentry experience related to framing

He/she must be experienced and knowledgeable general building practices and the National Building Code

Must be a dynamic individual, demonstrating leadership and vision achieving company goals

Previous supervising experience

Ability to perform tasks with minimum supervision

Must have a complete understanding of the production flow and product completion

Comprehensive knowledge of drawings and their interpretation

Must have a valid driver’s licence

Please email your resume to careers@canadiantimberframes.com - and place the position you are applying for in the subject line.

Good luck! We will be in touch with qualified individuals only.



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