Job Position: Carpenter

Company: Concordia University

Expected salary: $30.02 per hour

Location: Quebec City, QC

Carpenter Job Details:


Position Number: 50001881 / P1478
Department: Operations – Loyola
Grade: Carpenter
Campus: Loyola (NDG)

Salary: $30.02 per hour
Union/Association/HR Policy: STTMC-LOY(CSN)

Posting deadline: March 21, 2024

Recognized as Canada’s top university under the age of 50, and one of Montreal’s top Employers, Concordia University is the place to be if you are looking to grow, contribute and innovate in a dynamic and multicultural environment.

Be part of a community that addresses society’s big challenges, supports your personal and professional growth, and makes a real impact in building a more sustainable world.

As a member of our community, you will have access to comprehensive benefits, a defined pension plan and numerous on site well-being facilities such as a state of the art gym and health clinic as well as a variety of educational and cultural opportunities.

NOTE: Repost. Educational qualifications amended.

This is a permanent full-time position: 38.75 hours per week (5-day workweek from 2:30 p.m. to 10:30p.m.).

Reporting to the Supervisor, Architectural & Custodial Services, the incumbent performs work related to the maintenance, transformation, repair, building, and finishing of structures as well as other carpentry work using wood, metal, or other materials.


  • Perform general carpentry and finishing work.
  • Fit and install doors, mouldings, insulation, glass sheets, acoustic tiles on fixed and suspended ceilings; do preparatory work, lay and repair flooring, and install windows.
  • Perform minor repairs, adjustments and repairs to doors.
  • Install hardware and building related hardware.
  • Install, repair and adjust door hardware and door frames.
  • Install, repair and adjust washroom partitions.
  • Install and move curtain walls made of metal, wood, or other materials.
  • Make and repair furniture, cabinets, shelves, and other woodwork.
  • Install and remove scaffolding required to perform work.
  • Inspect equipment, physical environments (i.e. classrooms, mechanical rooms, public areas) and buildings with the various trades to identify preventative and corrective actions required. Create lists, collect and enter data into the computerized maintenance system and into others programs as required (i.e. Excel, Word).
  • Perform other duties as required by Supervisor.


  • Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) in Carpentry – Joinery OR Cabinetmaking and at least two years relevant work experience in carpentry and/or cabinetmaking.
  • Certificate of qualification CCQ as a carpenter – joiner issued under the Act respecting the vocational training and qualification of workers would be an asset.
  • Ability to read and work with plans.
  • Basic knowledge (Level 3) of spoken and written English; basic knowledge (Level 3) of spoken French.
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Valid driver’s license in Quebec.
  • Will require use of respiratory protection and enrollment in the Respiratory Protection Program.
  • Will require use of hearing protection and enrollment in the University’s Hearing Conservation Program.
  • Ability to differentiate between colors as attested by successful completion of a Color Blind Test – Ishihara Plates.
  • Physical ability as attested by successful completion of medical evaluation to the University’s satisfaction. (e.g.: to lift, carry and move, without assistance, up to 23 kg (50lbs) and with assistance, up to 45kg (100lbs)).

Due to the volume of applications, only selected candidates will be contacted by our Talent Team.

Concordia University is an English-language institution of higher learning at which the primary language of instruction and research is English. Since this position supports academic and administrative functions of the university, proficiency in English and French, as indicated, is required.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Territorial Acknowledgement
Concordia University is located on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which we gather today. Tiohtià:ke/Montreal is historically known as a gathering place for many First Nations. Today, it is home to a diverse population of Indigenous and other peoples. We respect the continued connections with the past, present and future in our ongoing relationships with Indigenous and other peoples within the Montreal community.

Employment Equity
Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their applications. As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a diversity survey. This information is voluntary and any information collected for this purpose is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources employees. Results will be aggregated and used to help Concordia achieve its goal to see all members of our community not only reflected, but welcomed, included and supported in their efforts to contribute to all areas of university life.

Concordia desires to increase diversity among its community members and we strive to make our recruitment processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants. If you are contacted for an interview and anticipate needing accommodations during the process, please contact, in confidence, [email protected]

Immigration Status
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and Permanent Residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens.

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