Position: Carpenter
Location: Whistler, BC
Status: Full-time, Permanent

Job Summary

Working closely with the project manager, the incumbent will primarily be involved with general finish carpentry duties and the direction of skilled labourers and general labourers involved in the fire and flood restoration trade.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Finish carpentry – casing, baseboards, cabinetry, closet shelving, doors, windows
  • Rough carpentry – framing, stairs and board ups
  • Minor drywall repairs (i.e. patch) to paint-ready stage
  • Insulation and vapour barrier installation
  • Minor painting to baseboards and other materials
  • Measures, estimates, selects and requisitions materials
  • Coordinates with office project coordinator, sub-contractors, inspectors and suppliers as required
  • Does selective demo as per directions from Project Manager and protects materials to be restored and re-installed
  • Submit photographs for loading onto on-line filing system
  • Note: These are representative duties and responsibilities but are not all encompassing and may change from time to time


Education and Experience

  • 5+ years of carpentry/construction experience
  • Red Seal certification is considered beneficial
  • Experience in the restoration industry is considered beneficial
  • Valid BC Driver’s Licence and reliable transportation (truck or van) insured for work and with $2 million liability insurance. Satisfactory driver abstract is required.
  • Must have own hand tools for carpentry work
  • Clean criminal record as it relates to work

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the tools, equipment, materials and installation practices common to the carpentry trade
  • Knowledge of all applicable building codes, standards, and regulations
  • Knowledge of cabinet-making techniques is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of estimating time and materials required for work projects
  • Willingness to take initiative and be proactive in job progress and relay information regarding future scheduling requirements
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Good interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Able to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing
  • Must be capable of completing physical work including frequent heavy lifting (50 lbs), carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching, standing, crouching, sitting, bending and repetitive movements.

Working Conditions

  • Work is of a physical nature
  • This position primarily reports out of Canstar’s Whistler office but is directly dispatched to work sites along the Sea-To-Sky Corridor
  • Shifts vary but usually are from 8:00am to 4:30pm less a half hour unpaid lunch break
  • This position does have a component of on-call shifts
Whistler, BC