Carpenter

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Full-time
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Why Fraser Health?:
We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends as an exceptional place to work. A 2022 BC Top Employer, we value diversity in the work force and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

If you are someone who is looking for a challenge that is equally as rewarding, then this might be the opportunity for you. We hire great people for excellent jobs and need your help to expand our ability to deliver prompt and professional services. We are currently looking for a Relief Full Time Carpenter to join our Facilities Maintenance & Operations team at Peach Arch Hospital located in White Rock, B.C. This Relief Full Time position is available until August 31, 2022 or return of incumbent.

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

Effective October 26th 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.

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Detailed Overview: In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, this position performs skilled carpentry work at the journeyman level in the installation, construction, alteration, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, and/or service of structural elements, fittings and furniture in compliance with applicable codes and regulations. Responsibilities:
  • Reviews work requests and consults with user departments regarding specifications and other project requirements; interprets blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine the required materials and equipment; calculates materials and labour in estimating cost of projects and makes recommendations as required.
  • Prepares for work projects by performing operational and safety risk assessments, arranging work schedules with user departments and assembling supplies, tools and equipment.
  • Designs, constructs, and maintains woodwork, furniture, fittings and hardware by selecting, laying out, joining, assembling, erecting and/or dismantling materials; constructs, erects, installs and repairs structural elements in conformance with applicable Building Codes and By-Laws
  • Assigns work tasks to designated staff and provides related training and orientation; checks work performed to ensure that the work was done properly.
  • Maintains storage and work areas in clean, tidy and safe condition and maintains an inventory of supplies, equipment and tools; completes related reports and records including daily work summary sheets; recommends purchase of related supplies and equipment. Evaluates equipment/supplies for technical acceptance and safety prior to selection as required.
  • Performs other general maintenance and repair duties related to building, grounds and equipment in a variety of areas as required/assigned.
  • Performs all work in adherence to all applicable codes, regulations, and safety requirements, including regulations of the WCB.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Education and Experience

Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate as a journeyman Carpenter recognized by the Province of British Columbia. Two (2) years' recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
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