APPRENTICE CARPENTERS & SKILLED LABOURERS

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Location: Red Deer, LaCombe, Blackfalds, AB
Date Posted: 11/22/17

Overview

Assists with the construction, erection, installation, fabrication, and repair of all types of cooling towers. Responsible for carrying out assigned duties without the constant supervision of a Foreman. The incumbent must work diligently to assure their tasks are completed, and do not prevent the project from being completed safely, efficiently, on time, and to ICT quality standards. MUST meet all standard Project and Orientation Requirements.

  • There is NO Per Diem or Travel time for these positions - Local Candidates Only.
  • Must be available to work 10 Hour Shifts

Responsibilities

  • Installs mechanical equipment including: motors, fans, gear boxes and fan shafts with knowledge of proper alignment
  • Reads blue prints, sketches, or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, dimensions of the structure or fixture; liaises with Foremen to plan tasks.
  • Selects lumber, hardware and other materials to be used on the assigned job.
  • Prepares layout using rulers, tape measures, framing square and calipers
  • Marks, cuts and assembles lines on materials using pencil, chalk, and marking gauge.
  • Shapes materials to prescribed measurements using saws, chisels, and chainsaws.
  • Assembles cut and shaped materials.
  • Performs piping installation.
  • Erects framework.
  • Fits and installs cooling tower material as needed.
  • Performs additional tasks as assigned by Superintendent, Field and Area Managers and Foremen.
  • Assists with daily and weekly Safety meetings.
 

Requirements

  • Basic Safety certification or ability to obtain it at time of employment.
  • Experience and background in Industrial Construction and Carpentry.
  • Must not be afraid of heights.
  • Ability to work within precise limits and/or standards of accuracy and apply basic mathematics to solve problems, including employee relations.
  • Plan work and select proper tools while accurately determining differences in sizes, shapes, forms and objects
  • Multitasking, work well with others in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of structural, mechanical, and piping installation combined with the operation of construction tools and terminology.

  • Knowledge of construction safety guidelines and ability to communicate effectively verbally.
  • Occasionally lifting 50 to 100 pounds
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, climb and crawl while maintaining balance at elevated heights using scaffold boards, ladders, and walk planks.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Outside or in a plant environment; may be exposed to bad weather and/or excessive heat and noise.
  • Hazardous chemicals are typically produced or stored in locations close to Work area.
  • Work in confined spaces and at an elevation above 6 with 100% tie-off.
  • Standing, walking, sitting, handling/fingering, reaching outward.
  • Reaching Above Shoulders, climbing, crawling, squatting, kneeling and bending
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