Carpenter

February 4 2021
Industries Education, Training
Categories Trades, Technicians, Construction, Engineering, Maintenance, Service
Whitby, ON

Carpenter

Permanent, full-time position

Through its "Ignite Learning" campaign, the Durham District School Board (DDSB) has outlined its strategic priorities, which include Success, Well-Being, Leadership, Equity, Engagement and Innovation. This is an exciting opportunity for a Carpenter to contribute meaningfully to these priorities.

Working either on-site or in the carpenter shop, under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, you'll use your carpentry and cabinetmaking skills to build, repair, replace, renovate or construct various Board structures that ensure the safety of students and staff, are customized and provide optimal use. You'll also be expected to provide estimates for renovation or construction project requests, and supervise summer students.

As a licensed Carpenter who enjoys working as a cabinetmaker, you'll be called upon to build custom millwork – from determining the types of materials to be used, and ordering materials and supplies, to delivering and installing the finished product; repair or replace stage and other doors; repair gymnasium benches, hardwood floors and laminate counters; build and install new countertops; and much more. Keeping schools and other Board facilities in safe operating order will also include performing duties such as building walls, adding new windows or door openings, building accessible ramps, and building and installing bulletin boards.

This position involves working 40 hours per week, and using drafting protractors, a compass, dividers, graph paper, a computer/printer, hand tools (saw, hammer, etc.), power tools (saw drill, etc.), heavy equipment, and a car and/or equipment truck, as well as a smart phone or other handheld device, and work order software.

Your profile as a qualified Carpenter will include:

  • A Grade 12 diploma and successful completion of a Community College Certificate in Carpentry and apprenticeship requirements for the carpenter trades ticket.
  • 1 - 2 years of work experience as a licensed carpenter.
  • Valid driver's licence.
  • Familiarity with W.H.M.I.S., and occupational health and safety regulations.
  • Working knowledge of the Ontario Building Code and the Ontario Fire Code.
  • General knowledge of other trades.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Board staff, colleagues, other trades and the public.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Keyboarding skills and familiarity with using computerized systems for recording information.
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position, as detailed in the Physical Demands Analysis.
  • Ability to work both evening and day shifts.

Wage rate: $31.39 per hour

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) is responsible for public education in the rural settings of Uxbridge, Brock and Scugog Townships and the urban settings of Ajax, Whitby, Pickering and Oshawa. The DDSB accommodates a school population of nearly 70,000 regular day students, through 132 elementary and secondary schools and learning centres, and thousands more who take advantage of a wide variety of continuing education and adult credit courses.

To apply online for Posting #2783048, by 4:30 p.m., Friday, March 5, 2021, please go to ddsb.ca.

The DDSB is committed to equity and inclusion in the recruitment and hiring of qualified staff who reflect the diversity of our region. We encourage submissions from candidates who represent the various dimensions of diversity. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

While we appreciate all applications received, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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