Plaster Drywall Installer

Real estate development, construction, rental and property management Canadian company


Work Location

Various locations throughout Kingston, Ottawa and London. Different construction / building sites


$30.00 to $32.00 per hour, 40 Hours per week

Job Description

- Measure, cut, fit and install drywall sheets - Fabricate and install suspended metal ceiling grids and place in panels to form acoustical and coffered ceilings - Tape over joints using taping machine and embed tape in compound - Apply successive coats of compound and sand seams and joints - Position and secure sheets to metal or wooden studs or joists - Cut and install metal corner beads to protect exterior corners - Fill joints, nail indentations, holes and cracks with joint compound using trowel and broad knife - Smooth out excess compound and allow coat to dry - Prepare tenders and quotations - Instruct apprentices - Supervise other workers - Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages - Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications - Estimate costs and materials - Erect and install scaffolding, falsework and other working platforms - Help to clean and prepare surfaces - Prepare wall and ceiling layouts


- Completion of high school - A minimum of 3 years of experience in drywall installing, plastering or finishing is required. If the candidate does not have at least 3 years of experience, then a post-secondary education certificate OR Completion of a three-to four-year apprenticeship program is required OR A combination of three years of work experience and some high school, college or industry courses in plastering, drywalling or finishing will help to qualify Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Handling heavy loads, Hand-eye co-ordination, Repetitive tasks, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Manual dexterity, Physically demanding, Standing for extended periods - Dusty, noisy work site environment - Dependability, Judgement, Flexibility, Team player, Reliability - Weight handling up to 45 kg (100 lbs)


Transportation costs covered if worker needs to relocate. Also, transportation from one work location to another will be provided.

Important Information

- This position will require working Monday to Friday from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM with 60 minutes of unpaid lunch and two 15-minute unpaid breaks - The worker will rotate in different construction/building sites throughout London, Ottawa and Kingston.

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