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Drywall installer and finisher

Surrey - BC, British Columbia,CANADA
Job ID
Harman Drywall Ltd.
Job Category
Posting Date
May 02, 2020
Expiry date
June 01, 2021

Drywall installer and finisher 

Job details

  • Location: Surrey, BC

  • Salary: $26.50 / hour

  • Vacancies: 3 

  • Employment groups: Students, Youth, Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces, Visible minorities, Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Apprentices 

  • Terms of employment: Permanent, Full time37.5 to 40 hours / week

  • Start date: As soon as possible

  • Employment conditions: Overtime, Early morning, Morning, Day, Weekend

  • Source Job Bank Job no.# 1394192

Job requirements

Languages : English or French 

Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years

Own Tools/Equipment: Safety glasses/goggles, Steel-toed safety boots, Hard hat

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Handling heavy loads, Repetitive tasks, Tight deadlines, Work under pressure, Overtime required, Walking, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Physically demanding, Standing for extended periods

Work Location Information

Various locations, Remote location, Urban area, Rural area

Work Site Environment

At heights, Noisy, Dusty, Hot, Outdoors

Personal Suitability

Dependability, Judgement, Team player, Reliability

Additional Skills

Instruct apprentices, Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages, Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications, Erect and install scaffolding, falsework and other working platforms

Weight Handling

Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Work Setting

Residential, Commercial, Institutional

Plasterer Specific Skills

Apply, level and smooth coats of plaster, Clean and prepare surfaces, Spray acoustic or texture materials over walls and ceilings, Trowel or spray coats of stucco over exteriors of buildings to form weatherproof surfaces, Mix plaster ingredients to desired consistency, Cure freshly plastered surfaces, Mould and install ornamental plaster panels, cornices and trim, Finish corners and angles and create decorative designs in finish coat, if required

Drywall Installer and Finisher Specific Skills

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

Lather Specific Skills

Install metal stud framing and furring for interior drywall or plaster walls and ceilings, using hand and power tools, Prepare wall and ceiling layouts, Cut openings in lath for heating and ventilation piping, ducts and electrical outlets, Install vapour barriers and thermal and sound insulation, Install exterior and interior steel studs, Attach metal or gypsum lath to studs or furring, Utilize laser alignment system, Install corner beads and wire mesh around beams to which plaster is to be applied


How to apply

By fax778-578-0303


Intended job posting audience

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Job location

Suite 203, 12639 80 Avenue

Surrey, BC

V3W 3A5