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Bricklayer needed in Canada Andrew MacDonald Landscaping & Tree Service Ltd. 

Bricklayers are skilled craftsmen responsible for constructing brickwork by laying bricks using the correct mortar mixture. They are knowledgeable in the different types of bricks available and how to construct or repair walls in accordance with industry standards.

Job details

  •  Location: Sydney, NS
  •  Salary: $18.00 to $20.00HOUR hourly for 40 to 50 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Part time leading to full time
  •  Flexible Hours
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Vacancies: 1 vacancy

Bricklayers are skilled craftsmen responsible for constructing brickwork by laying bricks using the correct mortar mixture. They are knowledgeable in the different types of bricks available and how to construct or repair walls in accordance with industry standards.

We are looking for a skilled Bricklayer to be responsible for constructing brickwork for a building. The Bricklayer must be able to read and analyze building plans, check specifications, determine the most accurate layout, and mark guidelines. You should also be able to mix mortar powder, sand, clay, and water correctly to obtain an acceptable consistency.

To be successful as a Bricklayer, you should be detail-oriented and display the necessary knowledge and skill to build walls, houses or other building structures. Ultimately, a top-notch Bricklayer should maintain a high standard of workmanship with safety and precision. The building, when completed, must be admired and appreciated as the work of a craftsman.

Bricklayer Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing and interpreting building plans.
  • Interpreting work orders and determining the materials required.
  • Measuring distance from reference points.
  • Calculating angles and determining the vertical and horizontal alignment of courses.
  • Laying bricks using mortar as a binder and a trowel to level.
  • Fastening bricks with wire clamps or cement.
  • Working safely on scaffolds and swing stages at various heights.
  • Using equipment and tools effectively to perform basic construction tasks.

Bricklayer Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED certification.
  • OSHA 10 certified.
  • Minimum of 1 years industry experience on a construction site.
  • Knowledge of materials, methods and the tools involved in bricklaying and the construction of buildings.
  • Problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Physically fit and able to stand for long periods.
  • Ability to lift 100 pounds.

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

Experience an asset

Specific Skills
Prepare and lay bricks, concrete blocks, structural tiles or other masonry units; Construct and install prefabricated masonry units; Build patios, garden walls and other decorative installations; Cut and trim bricks and concrete blocks to specification using hand and power tools
Major Work Area
Construction
Additional Skills
Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages
Work Setting
Residential
Security and Safety
Driver’s validity licence check; Criminal record check
Transportation/Travel Information
Own vehicle; Valid driver’s licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Standing for extended periods; Bending, crouching, kneeling
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Accurate; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Reliability
Screening questions
Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?; Are you available for shift or on-call work?; Do you have education in this field of employment?

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

amdlandscape@bellaliant.net

How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include when submitting your application:

  • References attesting experience

Advertised until

2022-07-20

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