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Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Language requirements: 
Education requirements: 
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job experience: 
3 years to less than 5 years
Job industry: 
Skilled Trades
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Metal framer-Carpentry

The Deck Store Inc is Canada’s largest decking design, build and supply company with 30 years of experience in building custom one-of-a-kind decks. We have 8 locations in Ontario, Canada and offer employees fast-growing, friendly and safe working environment with competitive packages and opportunities for personal and professional development.

We are looking for a candidate to join our team of professionals in the role of Metal Framer-Carpenter. You will be reporting directly to the Project Manager and responsible for installing aluminum frames and decking.

Youth and newcomers are encouraged to apply.

As Metal Framer-Carpenter, you will be working full-time (40 hours/week) at our office in Ottawa (Nepean), ON. Possible travels to other locations of the company. Your key responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Reading blueprints, sketches and assembling plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required
  • Positioning and securing steel and aluminum frames and deck structures
  • Assembling and fastening materials to make steel and aluminum frameworks and roofs
  • Removing damaged or defective parts or sections of steel and aluminum structures and repair or replace
  • Shaping or cutting materials to specified measurements using different tools, machines and equipment
  • Following established safety rules and regulations and maintaining a safe and clean environment
  • Connecting steel and aluminum columns, beams, girders and other frame elements with bolts following blueprints
  • Cutting and bending iron/steel pieces, using metal shears and vice equipment
  • Other duties as required



  • Education: post-secondary diploma/degree or equivalent
  • Work experience: 3-5 years of work experience with metals, different types of tools and machines


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate in English: working proficiency
  • Computer literacy (MS Office applications)
  • Ability to comprehend diagrams, blueprints, sketches, plans and specifications before framework erection to determine the scope of work, locations, quantities, sizes of materials and tools required
  • Understanding of different types of metals properties, strengths of various materials
  • Knowledge of mechanical, electric and pneumatic tools, skills to identify tools required for the tasks
  • Experienced with metal processing equipment such as: marking tools, dial calipers, metal shears, drills, saws, laser levels and other
  • Experienced in work on companies engaged in metal working/processing, departments/workshops specialized on erecting/dismantling and repair of metal frames
  • Possession of strong organizational, time management and project management skills with a demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines without compromising accuracy, excellent product quality and attention to details
  • Strong relationship-building abilities, proactive, results-oriented nature
  • Ability to work after hours and/or on weekends when required by the needs of the business


Salary: 20 $/hour

Job type: Full-time

Job location: Ottawa (Nepean), ON

Contact information:

Company’s business address: 454 South Service Road West, Oakville, ON, L6K 2H4.

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