Carpenter Forman

Ottawa, ON

Looking for a competent Carpenter Forman to coordinate operations and assist in construction of custom homes, multi-family construction and renovation work done by Ethos Infill & Developments. As the point of reference of both workers and the business owners, you will be a key person for the completion of a project.


A construction foreman has a solid background in the field. Your leadership skills and your extensive experience have earned you the ability to direct the work of others and make quick decisions. You must be well-organized and favor safety and attention to detail above everything else.


Join this fast paced and growing company where promotions are possible. Hours are 7am to 4pm, Monday to Friday with possible overtime.


Carpenter job Responsibilities:

  • Fits and installs window frames, doors, door frames, door hardware, interior and exterior trim using a carpenter’s level, plumb bob, and laser levels.

  • Erects scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground levels.

  • Studies specifications in blueprints, sketches, or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required.

  • Shapes or cuts materials to specified measurements, using hand tools, machines, or power saws.

  • Follows established safety rules and regulations and maintaining a safe and clean environment.

  • Builds or repairs cabinets, doors, frameworks, floors, or other wooden fixtures used in buildings, using woodworking machines, hand tools, or power tools.

  • Assembles and fastens materials to make frameworks or props, using hand tools and wood screws, nails, dowel pins, or glue.

  • Removes damaged or defective parts or sections of structures and repair or replace, using hand tools.

  • Inspects ceiling or floor tile, wall coverings, siding, glass, or woodwork to detect broken or damaged structures.

  • Moves necessary materials around jobsite as assigned/required.

  • Cleans up worksite debris.


Foreman Job Responsibilities:

  • Layout and over see projects from framing to millwork

  • Coordinate with sub contractors to schedule plumbing, hvac and electrical

  • Maintain weekly logs with progress reports for weekly meetings

  • Read blue prints and ordered materials accordingly

  • Troubleshooting with other trades on site


Qualifications / Skills:

  • Capable of receiving and following instructions and communicating with co-workers

  • Able to read and adhere to labels, safety warnings, and guidelines

  • Attentive to detail and always alert to ensure safety


Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • High school diploma is an asset

  • 4 years of experience in commercial or residential carpentry

  • Ability to comprehend schematic diagrams, blueprints, sketches, building plans and other specifications

  • Strong working knowledge of job site safety as well as ability to complete a company specific safety orientation


Contract length: 12 months with the possibility of an extension. 

Application deadline: 2020-08-07

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $60,341.00-$67,639.00 per year

Apply by sending your resume and cover letter to 

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