Rough Carpenter / Form Setter Position

Feb 17, 2016

We have a permanent opportunity for an experienced Carpenter to join our team in Elmira, Ontario. The ideal candidate will have proven related industry experience, is a hard working individual, and has a head for heights.

Essential Skills/Responsibilities:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in building decks, concrete formworks, access decks, deck bridges;
  • Must possess knowledge of commercial construction and remodeling trades, practices, procedures, techniques, tools and equipment, materials, specifications, quality control, cost control, and safety;
  • Must have a working knowledge of different types of carpentry tools and how to use them safely. e.g. Saws (Band, circular, jig, reciprocating, chop, compound miter, etc), Drills (Electric, Cordless, Hammer, etc), and cutting torches;
  • Must be able to read blueprints, sketches, consultant’s drawings and coordinate accordingly while implementing them;
  • Must be able and willing to follow all safety rules and regulations;
  • Working knowledge of safety standards and regulations as well as fall protection practices and procedures is an advantage;
  • Experience working outdoors in varying temperatures;
  • Physically able to perform all aspects of the job’s requirements;
  • Technical ability with either a computer and or telecom background would be an advantage;
  • Reliability is the key to this establishment. Employees must follow all procedural steps of the company.
  • Ability to work safely and independently of others in all conditions;
  • Candidate must hold a G-class driving license.

Additional Skills/Experience/Requirements:

  • Read provided sketches and consultant’s drawings;
  • Build decks for telecommunication equipments sites, on building’s rooftops including access walkways, platforms, access bridges etc.;
  • Build formworks for ground foundations concrete slabs, below ground and above ground tower and or pole foundations form works, concrete walls etc.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment.
  • Assist other craftspeople with various tasks related to ground work construction and rooftops.
  • Ability to work at heights is an asset.

Security and Safety:

  • Criminal records check is required.
  • Driving record check (abstract).


  • Able to speak, read and write English

Terms of Employment:

  • Travel required for extended periods of time to job sites/travel expenses paid by employer.
  • Permanent full-time position.
  • Wages dependent of experience and knowledge.
  • Benefit package available

How to Apply:

If you meet the above requirements please follow the application submission instructions posted on the Rigarus Website under Careers.

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