Full Time
  • October 31, 2023
  • Employment Information

    Ancaster, ON


    No degree, certificate or diploma
    3 years to less than 5 years

    Prepare tenders and quotations
    Instruct apprentices
    Supervise other workers
    Apply successive coats of compound and sand seams and joints
    Apply, level and smooth coats of plaster
    Clean and prepare surfaces
    Cure freshly plastered surfaces
    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
    Finish corners and angles and create decorative designs in finish coat, if required
    Measure, cut, fit and install drywall sheets
    Mix plaster ingredients to desired consistency
    Mould and install ornamental plaster panels, cornices and trim
    Position and secure sheets to metal or wooden studs or joists
    Smooth out excess compound and allow coat to dry
    Spray acoustic or texture materials over walls and ceilings
    Tape over joints using taping machine and embed tape in compound
    Trowel or spray coats of stucco over exteriors of buildings to form weatherproof surfaces
    Attach metal or gypsum lath to studs or furring
    Cut openings in lath for heating and ventilation piping, ducts and electrical outlets
    Install acoustic tile, hangers for suspended ceilings and metal studs for composition wallboard or lath
    Install corner beads and wire mesh around beams to which plaster is to be applied
    Install exterior and interior steel studs
    Install metal stud framing and furring for interior drywall or plaster walls and ceilings, using hand and power tools
    Prepare wall and ceiling layouts
    Estimate costs and materials
    Operate CADD and other computer software systems
    Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
    Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages
    Erect and install scaffolding, falsework and other working platforms
    3-4 people
    Additional information
    Transportation/travel information
    Valid driver’s licence
    Work conditions and physical capabilities
    Bending, crouching, kneeling
    Hand-eye co-ordination
    Manual dexterity
    Physically demanding
    Weight handling
    Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
    Personal suitability
    Team player
    Long term benefits
    Other benefits
    Pension plan


    This employer has applied for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) to hire a foreign worker to fill labour or skills shortages on a temporary basis.

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