Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2816132
School District #38 (Richmond)
Closing Date: Feb 28, 2020 12:00 PM PST
  Posted on: Feb 11, 2020 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Certificates & Diplomas
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements



Recognized for its dedication to inclusion, diversity, and strong partnerships with the community, the Richmond School District is among one of the largest districts in British Columbia with some of the highest graduation rates in the province. With a deep history of high-quality experiences for students, the Richmond School District strives to provide the best education and future for every student.

We are currently seeking a full-time Carpenter to provide carpentry services at a Journeyman level relating to the maintenance, alteration and construction of existing District facilities.  As an employer, we provide comprehensive growth, learning and engagement opportunities to the 2,300 committed professionals across the district.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Frames and constructs interior and exterior structures using a variety of natural and manmade building materials for the installation and maintenance of new construction and renovation projects on existing District Facilities. 

  • Performs structural and non-structural framing work such as walls, window frames, door frames and ceilings.

  • Applies and repairs a variety of cladding and finishing such as floor tiles, carpets, ceiling tiles, T-bar ceilings, laminates, drywall and plywood.

  • Builds, repairs and installs a variety of millwork such as cabinets, counters, shelving units and other finishing work for computer stations, offices and classrooms.

  • Reads and interprets plans, drawings and specifications for construction, renovation and repair projects.  Develops manual plans, sketches and drawings for the purpose of job layouts and estimating time and materials required.

  • May design, build, repair or modify equipment and/or furnishings to accommodate students with special needs.

  • Provide technical information and advice related to the carpentry trade as required.


Required Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent plus a BC or Interprovincial Certificate of Apprenticeship in Carpentry or equivalent apprenticeship training and a BC or Interprovincial Certificate of Qualification in Carpentry (T.Q.).

  • Two (2) years’ experience at a journeyman level in commercial and institutional carpentry, including renovation, repair and finishing work.

  • Thorough knowledge of current techniques, methods, procedures, regulations, standards and materials applicable to the carpentry trade.

  • Competency in the use and care of tools and equipment common to this trade.

  • Ability to organize workload, work under periodic pressure and complete assignments with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to perform physical activities such as lifting, pushing, pulling and moving heavy materials, equipment and supplies.

  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver's License

  • Good interpersonal skills


Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and proof of TQ to: by 12:00 pm on Friday, February 28th, 2020.


We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but advise only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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