Shape Construction Ltd and other employers in the country are looking for dedicated professionals who would love to work as part of a team to ensure the growth of the business as a Carpenter.
What’s required to work in Canada?
To work in Canada, you will typically need to have a valid work permit and a job offer from a Canadian employer. The process of obtaining a work permit can vary depending on your country of origin, the type of job you are seeking
How to get a Canadian Work Permit
Here are the general steps you will need to take to work in Canada as an immigrant:
- Obtain a job offer from a Canadian employer: In order to apply for a work permit, you must have a job offer from a Canadian employer. The job offer must be supported by a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).
- Meet the eligibility requirements: You must be able to pass security, criminal, and medical background checks.
- Apply for a work permit: Once you have a job offer and meet the eligibility requirements, you can apply for a work permit through the Government of Canada’s online application system. You will need to provide documentation such as your passport, proof of your job offer, and other relevant documents.
- Obtain your work permit: Once your application is approved, you will be issued a work permit.
A Carpenter is a skilled tradesperson who constructs, installs, and repairs structures and fixtures made of wood and other materials.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Reading and interpreting blueprints and building plans
- Measuring and marking cutting lines on materials
- Shaping and joining materials using hand and power tools
- Installing structures and fixtures, such as walls, floors, and roofs
- Repairing and maintaining existing structures
- Ensuring that projects meet building codes and safety regulations
- Supervising and training apprentices
Job Skills and Required Qualifications
Skills and qualifications typically required for a Carpenter include:
- Physical stamina and strength, as the job often involves manual labor and working outdoors
- Knowledge of carpentry techniques and principles
- Ability to read and interpret blueprints and building plans
- Proficiency in using hand and power tools
- Good math skills
- Attention to detail
- Strong problem-solving skills
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- High school diploma or equivalent education
- Completion of a carpentry apprenticeship or vocational training program is preferred but not always necessary.
Remuneration Packages and Benefits Enjoyed by a Carpenter in Canada
The remuneration package and benefits offered to a Carpenter in Canada can vary depending on the specific employer and location, as well as the level of experience and skill of the worker.
Typically, Carpenters in Canada are paid an hourly wage or a salary. The average hourly wage for Carpenters in Canada is around $25.00 – $35.00 per hour and the average annual salary is around $50,000 – $70,000 per year.
In addition to an hourly wage or salary, many Carpenters in Canada also receive benefits such as:
- Health and dental insurance
- Retirement savings plans
- Paid time off
- Overtime pay
- Training and development opportunities
- Employee discounts
- Transportation allowances
- Some companies also offer perks such as free snacks, free parking, and discounts on gym memberships