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Skilled Labourer – Powell River

Full Time

Skilled Labourer – Powell River

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Skilled Labourer, Full Time. We are a growing residential construction company with a turnkey design, build, and renovate focus, with headquarters based in Squamish, BC. We are looking for a Carpenter to join us on Hardy Island near Powell River for an exciting project! We are renovating an existing cabin, building a new detached garage, and assembling an additional Backcountry Hut from March through October 2023. Site access will be provided by boat and shifts will be four 10-hour days per week.

The ideal candidate for the Carpenter role has some experience in carpentry and construction, is punctual, and works well on a team but has adequate competencies to work on their own. They are motivated, possess a positive attitude, and are keen to advance in their career.

  • Approximately 40 hours produced on budget and on schedule per week.
  • Maintain an average 9/10 quality score through customer experience and ensure they are exceptionally satisfied.
  • Daily updates are required to all administrative tracking and reporting systems.


  • Valid BC Driver’s License
  • Valid First Aid Certificate is an asset
  • Available Monday to Friday from 8 to 4
  • No prior experience is necessary but an asset
  • Able to lift and physically fit
  • Motivated and organized
  • Ability to act safely in an active and fast-paced environment

Key Responsibilities

  • All jobsite labour as required: This can include but is not limited to digging, moving materials, site clean-up, assisting Lead Carpenters and Apprentices on various construction tasks, waste removal and dump runs etc.
  • Accurately log hours in Time Tracking App daily.
  • Attend daily meetings with the Site Foreman and Project Manager to gain full understanding of projects and daily and weekly goals.
  • Come to the daily meetings prepared and ready to participate. Take notes and work through a sequential list of tasks as set out by superiors.
  • Follow instructions from the Site Foreman and Project Manager to complete daily tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Use and store materials properly to avoid waste, shortages, damage and eliminate avoidable delays in projects.
  • Work as a team and/or individually in an efficient manner to ensure all tasks are being completed within the allotted time frame.
  • Assist with material and/or tool pickups or drop offs as required by sites.
  • Double check all work with the Lead Carpenters or PMs to proactively prevent deficiencies.
  • Immediately address deficiencies to prevent production delays.
  • Report any damaged or lost/stolen tools are reported to Site Foreman and/or Service Manager.
  • Help set sites up for adverse weather days.
  • Maintain site street presence at all times, with a priority on public safety and cleanliness.


As an employee of Blue Water Concepts, you will join a team of experienced professionals that combine high-level work ethic with a friendly approach. We offer a competitive salary, bonus program, and benefits with plenty of opportunities to grow your career. We are a family-friendly company that understands the flexibility required to successfully balance a demanding career and a rewarding home life; we believe in working to live, not living to work.

If you possess the skills and experience that meet the job requirements, please send your resume, current references, and contact information along with a brief letter of introduction outlining how you meet the prerequisites listed above, your employment expectations, goals, & availability.

  • Dependent upon experience – hourly range provided below
  • Employee Health Benefits Package
  • Staff Functions and Team Building Events
  • Blue Water is dedicated to furthering education and contributing to the interests of our employees.

Job Type: Full-time

Wage: $23.00-$25.00 per hour


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Vision care


  • Four 10-hour shifts

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Port Alberni, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Expected start date: 2023-03-15

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