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Formwork Carpenters

Calgary, AB
Full Time
14 days ago

PCL Builders currently hiring experienced Formwork Carpenters for full time positions in the commercial buildings and civil construction sectors. PCL Builders is offering steady employment and long-term work at competitive wages for projects located in Southern Alberta.  


To apply for this position, email your resume to" target="_blank"> and quote “Formwork Carpenter” in the subject line.


This position is based on a standard 44 hours work week with added overtime as required. Successful candidates will be able to work overtime, shift work, weekends and be available for projects out of town.


 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Construction, erection and install of wood and engineered formwork systems for columns, walls, suspended slabs, slab on grade and concrete stairs
  • Stripping and removal of concrete formwork after concrete pours
  • Erect and build scaffolding for access and concrete formwork decks
  • Install anchor bolts and embedded steel for concrete
  • Build hoardings and temporary shelters
  • Rough framing, installation of backing and sheet materials
  • Install finishing components, doors, door frames, hardware and interior commercial finishes
  • Complete task hazard assessments and maintain a safe work environment
  • General labour duties and cleanup as required
  • May work with or near chemicals, cranes and moving equipment

Qualifications and Skills

  • Be a registered Carpenter Apprentice under Alberta Apprenticeship or hold a valid Journeyman Carpenter ticket OR equivalent experience
  • Have previous work experience in rough carpentry, forming and framing
  • Be in good health and physically fit
  • Able to work at heights and balance on platforms, scaffolds and decks
  • Able tow work alone or as part of a team
  • Display good verbal and written communication skills when working with other employees
  • Knowledge in trade related math and basic survey and layout
  • Hardworking and able to readily accept and apply direction from supervisor
  • Hand and finger dexterity for reaching, handling and feeling while working


PCL Builders Inc. offers competitive wages, health benefits and retirement contributions.

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