Taper/Drywall Finisher
FirstOnSite Restoration
Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
1d ago

FirstOnSite Restoration has an immediate opening for an hourly Drywall Installer in our Abbotsford branch.

FirstOnSite Restoration is the largest independent disaster restoration company in Canada. We provide unsurpassed emergency response, restoration and reconstruction services to the insurance industry and to residential, commercial and industrial customers.

With coast-to-coast coverage and 24 / 7 emergency service, we offer a wide range of services that remediate conditions caused by fires, floods, winds, mold, environmental hazards, accidents and other casualties at any type of facility.

Position Summary :

The Drywall Installer (DI) has knowledge of materials, methods and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures and builds, applies, or fastens interior and exterior wallboards or wall coverings in residential, commercial, and other structures.

Responsibilities :

  • Measures and installs drywall panels to accommodate electrical outlets, air-conditioning units and plumbing.
  • Possesses skills with power and non-power tools to saw, drill, or cut holes in panels.
  • Installs blanket insulation between studs and tacks plastic moisture barrier over insulation.
  • Removes plaster, drywall, or paneling, using crowbar and hammer.
  • Assembles and installs metal framing and decorative trim for windows, doorways and vents.
  • Reads blueprints and other specifications to determine method of installation, work procedures and material and tool requirements.
  • Lays out reference lines and points, computing position of framing and marking position.
  • Installs horizontal and vertical metal or wooden studs for attachment of wallboard on interior walls.
  • Estimates the quantity of materials needed to complete a job and length of time needed to complete the job.
  • Practices good housekeeping discipline on the job to ensure a safe, non-cluttered workplace
  • Completes assignments on time and within budget.
  • Additional Requirements

  • Minimum 1 year of drywall experience.
  • Courses or certifications from trade schools or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures.
  • Clean criminal record
  • Clean driver’s abstract / over the age of 21 / off of GLD license
  • Willing and able to participate in 24 / 7 on-all rotation
  • Why choose to be part of the FirstOnSite team?

  • Exceptional extended health plan including medical, dental and vision.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • RRSP matching program
  • Educational assistance, professional development, and internal growth opportunities
  • Opportunity for National career movement
  • Healthy work / life balance
  • Interested candidates whose resume and cover letter best demonstrate how they meet the qualifications of the position will be contacted for an interview.

    Candidates must be able to provide a clear criminal background check to be eligible for hire.

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