Job Information
Drywall installer and finisher
Kingston, ON 10 Days Ago
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Other
Posted: 2020-02-14
Employer: Jay Patry Enterprises LLC.
Wage: $30.00 to $32.00 per hour, 40 Hours per week

Company: Jay Patry Enterprises LLC.  

Business information: Real estate development, construction, rental and property management

Business Address: 692 McKay St., Kingston, ON K7M7G2 

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

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible


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 



- Education: Completion of high school 

- Experience:  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 

- Work Site Environment: Dusty, Noisy

-Personal Suitability: Dependability, Judgement, Flexibility, Team player, Reliability

- Weight handling:  Up to 45 kg (100 lbs) 


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


Benefits: 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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Apply by mail to: 692 McKay St., Kingston, ON K7M 7G2

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