Providence Health Care
Reporting to the Building Supervisor, performs skilled carpentry work at the journeyman level in construction, repair and maintenance of structural elements, fittings and furniture.
Qualifications / Skills and Education
Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate as a journeyman Carpenter recognized by the Province of British Columbia. Two years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Skills and Abilities
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to deal with others effectively.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, and specifications.
Ability to organize work.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Duties and Responsibilities
Designs, constructs and maintains woodwork, furniture, fittings, fire doors, regular man doors and hardware by selecting, laying out, joining, assembling, erecting and/or dismantling materials; constructs, erects, installs and repairs structural and non-structural elements conforming to the applicable Building Code, by-laws and National Fire Code. Performs minor repairs to roof, general clean up and demolition as required. Prepares layout and installs acoustic suspended ceiling systems, gypsum suspended ceiling systems and steel stud and gypsum wall systems. Reviews work requests and consults with user departments regarding specifications and other project requirements; interprets blueprints, drawings and specifications in order to determine the materials and equipment required; calculates materials and labour in estimating cost of projects and makes recommendations as required. Prepares for work project by arranging work schedule with user departments and assembling supplies, tools and equipment. Assigns work tasks to designated staff and provides related training and orientation. Maintains an inventory of supplies, equipment and tools; completes related reports and records; recommends purchase of related supplies and equipment. Performs other related duties as assigned.
As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Providence Health Care must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.