at Freeport Industries Ltd.
Location Westbank, Canada
Date Posted September 22, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


Why Work at Freeport?
Enjoy long weekends? Work 4 - 10 hour shifts, Monday to Thursday
Competitive pay & performance increases
100% company paid benefits
Excellent safety record
Boot allowance after probation
Apprenticeship opportunities
On the job training
Skilled co-workers who are willing to share knowledge
Prize winning company with consistent work (no seasonal layoffs)

Freeport Industries is a modular construction company with our manufacturing facility located in Westbank. Freeport assists customers in the design, manufacture and installation of modular buildings, tailored to their unique needs. We are a WorkSafeBC COR/OSSE certified company and a growing residential developer and custom builder of residential, commercial and industrial buildings.

We are currently looking to add a detail-oriented Framer to our growing production team, working day shift, Monday - Thursday, 7:00 am - 5:30 pm at our Westbank manufacturing facility. This is a unique opportunity for someone with a passion for construction, to attend work in one location every day. If you have a desire to learn, want to create new relationships and be part of a growing company, we want to hear from you.

Consistent with Freeport's Vision, Mission, Values the Framer will be a key member of the production team and will provide support for all Framing requirements throughout the manufacturing and build process.


In the role of Framer with Freeport Industries, you will be responsible for some or all of the following duties:
Work collaboratively between departments to ensure efficiency in the build process.
Safely use various power tools including, but not limited to, drills and saws.
Safely use general pneumatic tools including, but not limited to, nail guns and staple guns.
Perform general carpentry and residential wood frame construction tasks.
Occasional use of a scissor lift may be required.
Read and interpret blueprints.
Assist with roofing including installation of EPDM membrane.
Identify and communicate production problems as they arise and take action to correct.
Follow the company safety program as per current procedures and pro-actively work to develop and maintain a culture of safety onsite.
Operate within standard operating procedures (SOPs).
Understand and utilize Personal Protective Equipment as required according to MSDS on products being used and material being handled.
Fill out and participate in JHAs, Safety Observations, Near Miss Reports and Toolbox Talks.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:
Prior experience with a variety of hand and power tools is required, ideally in a manufacturing or construction environment.
Basic knowledge of construction documents, drawings and specifications and current construction practices and methodology, is preferred.
Ability to read, understand and interpret technical drawings and specifications, is an asset.
WHMIS certification.

Key Competencies
Highly organized and attentive to detail.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Proven problem-solving ability.
Ability to work in a team and to work independently.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Safety conscious - able to work in a COR certified environment.

Work Environment
Construction environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.
Must be capable of wearing personal protective equipment necessary to comply with required safety standards.
Tasks require walking, bending, twisting, gripping, stair and ladder climbing, entering confined spaces, working at heights, navigating rough terrain and occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs. May require long periods of sitting, walking and standing.

Our Ideal Candidates:

Can work in a fast-paced environment, independently and as part of a team of varied trades people working efficiently to overcome challenges, keeping our home builds on time and budget.

If you believe you are a fit for our team, apply now!

To Apply:

Email your resume through Indeed!

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position. Please note that we will contact candidates if they are selected for an interview.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Dental care
Employee assistance program
Extended health care
Life insurance
On-site parking
Vision care
10 hour shift
Day shift

Carpentry or Framing: 1 year (preferred)

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