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Posted on: October 8, 2019
Deadline: October 22, 2019
Grade: N/A


This is a permanent full-time position: 38.75 hours per week (4-day workweek from 7:00 a.m. to 4:45p.m.).


Reporting to the Architectural Supervisor, the incumbent performs work related to the maintenance, transformation, repair, building, and finishing of structures as well as other carpentry work using wood, metal, or other materials.

Primary responsibilities

  • Perform general carpentry and finishing work.
  • Fit and install doors, mouldings, insulation, glass sheets, acoustic tiles on fixed and suspended ceilings; do preparatory work, lay and repair flooring, and install windows.
  • Perform minor repairs, adjustments and repairs to doors.
  • Install hardware and building related hardware.
  • Install, repair and adjust door hardware and door frames.
  • Install, repair and adjust washroom partitions.
  • Install and move curtain walls made of metal, wood, or other materials.
  • Make and repair furniture, cabinets, shelves, and other woodwork.
  • Install and remove scaffolding required to perform work.
  • Inspect equipment, physical environments (i.e. classrooms, mechanical rooms, public areas) and buildings with the various trades to identify preventative and corrective actions required. Create lists, collect and enter data into the computerized maintenance system and into others programs as required (i.e. Excel, Word).
  • Perform other duties as required by Supervisor.


  • High School Diploma (DSS) and at least four years of related work experience in carpentry.
  • Qualification certificate as carpenter or cabinetry in accordance with the manpower vocational training and qualification act.
  • Ability to read and work with plans.
  • Basic knowledge (Level 3) of spoken and written English; basic knowledge (Level 3) of spoken French.
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Valid driver’s license in Quebec.
  • Will require use of respiratory protection and enrollment in the Respiratory Protection Program.
  • Will require use of hearing protection and enrollment in the University’s Hearing Conservation Program.
  • Ability to differentiate between colors as attested by successful completion of a Color Blind Test – Ishihara Plates.
  • Physical ability as attested by successful completion of medical evaluation to the University’s satisfaction. (e.g.: to lift, carry and move, without assistance, up to 23 kg (50lbs) and with assistance, up to 45kg (100lbs)).


$26.98 per hour Diversified and rewarding career opportunity, comprehensive set of benefits and pension plan, generous annual vacation policy and easily accessible by public transit.



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by October 22, 2019. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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