We are a company who specializes in custom high-end Residential Construction for a primarily German speaking client base. In an ongoing effort to accommodate the standard of quality expectations of our clients, we are continually looking for individuals experienced in the carpentry and construction trade, who are well versed in the European standards of construction and fluent in the German language.
We are looking for self motivated individuals with various residential construction/carpentry skills, including carpentry, roofing, plumbing, masonry, etc., and the knowledge to operate a multitude of construction related tools and machinery in a safe and efficient manner. The successful individual(s) must have exceptional communication skills and the ability to follow both verbal and written instructions, in both the English and German languages. They must be able to work well independently and as a team, be reliable, efficient, punctual, and have a strong work ethic. They must have a valid Nova Scotia driver’s license and access to their own vehicle.
Additional skills requirements: ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and sketches to calculate required materials; familiarity with both the Nova Scotia and National building codes; strong organizational skills; possess (or be willing to obtain) valid First Aid certificate; possess (or be willing to obtain) valid WHMIS certificate; possess (or be willing to obtain) valid Fall Protection Awareness certificate; possess (or be willing to obtain) valid Scaffolding compliance certificate.
Additional skills considered an asset: ability to prepare progress reports; ability to assist with project and crew planning; plan and organize sub trades, materials, and inventory requirements for specific projects.
To be considered for our candidate selection process, please send a current Resume outlining your education and work experience, accompanied with a Cover Letter to let us know why you are the perfect fit. We thank all applicants, however due to the number of submissions, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please ensure to include a detailed Resume AND Cover letter. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please e-mail your application to the address listed in this posting (no phone calls please)
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $16.00 to $25.00 /hour