Drywall Installer & Finisher Apprentice – Drywaller/Taper

Job Position

Drywall Installer & Finisher Apprentice – Drywaller/Taper

Location

Alberta

Job Category

Construction

Responsibilities

  • Installing drywall sheets on walls and ceilings by measuring, cutting, and fitting
  • Cutting and installing metal corner beads for the protection of exterior corners
  • Using a taping machine and embed tape in the compound to tape over joints
  • Utilizing a trowel and broad knife for filling joints, nail indentations, holes, and cracks with joint compound 
  • Smoothing out the excess compound and allowing the coat to dry
  • Applying successive coats of compound and sand seams and joints
  • Fabricating and installing suspended metal ceiling grids
  • Estimating the quantity of materials needed for a project

EDUCATION:

  • Must have completed secondary education
  • Workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS) Certification
  • Fall protection Certification

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

  • At least two years of experience in construction and renovation is required
  • Previous experience on commercial construction sites would be preferred

Pay Range

$24.00 – $34.00 per hour

Core Competencies Required

Acquire a good knowledge about general construction safety, Must be physically fit to lift up to 25kg of weight, Remarkable hand to eye coordination, Phenomenal communication and people skills

License Required

Yes

License Details

  • A valid driver’s license
  • Standard First Aid/CPR License