General Labourers and Painters- Full-time, Permanent

Meteghan River, NS

A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd.

Posting last updated:

February 3, 2022


Duties & Responsibilities

-Perform routine physical labor; moving materials, tools, and or equipment
-Cleaning equipment, vehicles, machinery, and work areas
-Completing minor carpentry tasks
-Operating various types of tools such as pneumatic, electric, and hand
-Brush roll and hand brush painting
-May serve as trades helpers
-Assisting with securing and dry-docking vessels
-Assisting with setting up and removing staging and shelters
-Operate as fire watch for hot work or confined space work
-Depending on skills and experience, may be asked to assist with minor mechanical and fiberglass repairs
-Will be exposed to environmental elements as work is conducted inside and outside throughout the year
-Other duties as instructed by their supervisor and/or senior management

Skills & Qualifications

-Previous shipyard/marine experience is preferred
-Basic carpentry skills an asset;
-Applicants must be safety conscious;
-Able to move in narrow and restricted passageways, up/down steep and narrow ladders or stairways, and up and down antenna masts, marine slips, and gangways (onboard ships);
-Willing to work overtime and weekends as needed to complete projects or meet deadlines;
-Possess the ability to work well both with a team or unsupervised;
-Applicant must provide Steel Toe boots, all other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for this position is provided.

Working Conditions


-Package discussed in next steps
-Company pension
-Disability insurance
-Extended health care
-Life insurance
-On-site parking
-Store discount
-Vision care
-Overtime pay

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