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Halifax, NS Skilled Trades and Labour Experienced Full-time

Recognized as a leader in distance and experiential learning, and based on a strong tradition of social responsibility, Mount Saint Vincent University takes a personalized approach to education to nurture socially responsible global citizens. Founded in 1873, the Mount has been nationally recognized for having one of the lowest student-to-professor ratios, for providing students early access to valuable research opportunities, for its legacy in the advancement of women, and for facilitating critical advancements in food security, healthy aging, literacy, and childhood development. The Mount believes that our people are our foundation and our relationships are built on respect and accountability. Please visit www.msvu.ca to learn more about us.

The department of Facilities Management at Mount Saint Vincent University invites applications for the position of Work Order Carpenter.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Manager, Facilities Operation, the Work Order Carpenter works with the maintenance team to plan and design projects, including cost estimates. The Work Order Carpenter assists in renovations, repairs interior and exterior building components, drywalls, repairs T-bar, concrete and form work. Additional responsibilities include cabinet making, repairs and finish work, preventive maintenance on all campus buildings and responds to emergency call-ins.

What you'll need

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have completed a college diploma, hold an Interprovincial Trade Certificate as a Journeyman/women Carpenter, and have three (3) years related experience. Candidates will have considerable knowledge of methods, practices, materials and equipment employed in the carpentry trade, the hazards involved, and the safety precautions necessary in maintenance and repair work. Thorough knowledge of Canadian Building Code, Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S), and WHIMIS training is required. The ability to plan projects, to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications, and the ability to work at heights and confined spaces is also required. Previous experience in locksmithing is considered an asset.

We're looking for

Core Skills

Carpentry Safety Canadian building code OHS WHIMS Project Planning Locksmithing

A little bit about us

Mount Saint Vincent University

Recognized as a leader in distance and experiential learning, and based on a strong tradition of social responsibility, Mount Saint Vincent University takes a personalized approach to education to nurture socially responsible global citizens. Founded in 1873, the Mount has been nationally recognized for having one of the lowest student-to-professor ratios, for providing students early access to valuable research opportunities, for its legacy in the advancement of women, and for facilitating critical advancements in food security, healthy aging, literacy, and childhood development. The Mount believes that our people are our foundation and our relationships are built on respect and accountability. Please visit www.msvu.ca to learn more about us. 

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This competition closes on September 20, 2017.