Journeyman Carpenter/Plumber

Valard invites interested members of the 24 participating communities on the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project to apply for the following:



  • Report to work fit for duty and prepared to perform daily tasks in a productive and safe manor.
  • Participate in all Tailboard and safety meetings.
  • Follow all rules /regulations in accordance with Valard / government policies.
  • Construction of boot rooms, decks, stairs, railings, walk ways, shelves, etc.
  • Repair roofs, walls, floors, dry wall, furniture, doors, mouldings, etc.
  • Identify source of leaks, mold, drafts, etc., and eliminate/repair.
  • Support other trades and project with their carpentry requirements.
  • Estimate and prepare list of materials for given task if required.
  • Keep work area/tools/equipment clean, organized and in proper working order.
  • Coordinate with foreman, coworkers other trades to ensure productive and safe work site.
  • Prepared to match work with a high pace, deadline driven work environment.
  • Prepared to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions.
  • Prepared to work at heights and confined spaces.
  • Must be able/willing to travel.
  • Must be will to participate in training programs.
  • Adhere to Valard Policies


  • Recognized Carpentry certificate or equivalent work experience
  • CSTS
  • 5 years experience carpentry/residential construction or renovations preferred
  • 1 year of experience building camps preferred
  • 1 year of experience remote/camp work preferred
  • Plumbing experience an asset
  • Fall Protection
  • Confined Space
  • First Aid
  • Valid driver’s license a must, Class 3 an asset


  • Excellent working knowledge of wood frame construction.
  • Must be able to build boot rooms and decks.
  • Must be able to calculate and build stairs and railings, walkways.
  • Must be able to hang doors and windows.
  • Must be able to repair roofs, roof panels, aluminum siding and trim, floors of various material, floor panels, furniture and drywall, plaster, paint, change door locks, change screens, windows, mirrors, insulate with fiberglass etc.
  • Good knowledge of basic residential wiring and plumbing.
  • Knowledgeable in cribbing and blocking modular dorm buildings.
  • Knowledge of / familiar with, the National Building Code and provincial/local bylaws.

*All workers are required to be fully vaccinated*


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