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Drywall, Lather and Interior Finishing

Full-Time Position


If you are strong, have an eye for details, enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and challenges, then a career as a Plasterer/Drywall Installer and Finisher/Lather could be right for you.


About us


Since 1985, Westrade Construction Limited has provided General Contractor and Project Management services to Ottawa and the outlying area; including interior renovations for commercial, industrial, retail and dental/medical spaces.  


The Westrade Advantage


Working as a team member of a small private company, you will have the opportunity to assist and learn new skills in multiple spheres of the business. 


Our office is located in the Hintonburg neighbourhood, just a few minutes away from Tunney’s Pasture, cycling paths and multiple restaurants. Westrade’s employees enjoy a wide range of benefits including health and dental plans, insurance plans, cell phone plans, access to commercial vehicles and free parking. 


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Read architectural and structural drawings

  • Preparing wall and ceiling layouts

  • Measuring, cutting and fitting drywall sheets for installation on walls and ceilings

  • Positioning and securing drywall sheets to studs

  • Cutting and installing metal corner beads to protect exterior corners

  • Filling joints, holes and cracks with compound using a trowel and broad knife

  • Tape, sand and prepare for final finishes.

  • Installing metal stud framing and furring for interior drywall or plaster walls and ceilings, using hand and power tools

  • Attaching metal or gypsum lath to studs or furring using nails, screws, clips or wire ties

  • Cutting openings in lath for heating and ventilation piping, ducts and electrical outlets

  • Installing corner beads and wire mesh around beams to which plaster is to be applied

  • Installing acoustic tile, hangers for suspended ceilings and metal studs for composition wallboard or lath


Qualifications and Experience

  • 3 years of experiences

  • Driver’s license

  • Health and Safety Certifications (WHSA, WHMIS, WAH, etc.)

  • Knowledge of the construction industry is essential

  • Possess excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills

  • Is detail-oriented, organized and committed to achieving excellence in their work

  • Can be self-directed, possess a sense of initiative and dependability

  • Respectful of diversity

  • Bilingual is considered as an asset 



Interested? Send your resume to:

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