HASTINGS CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

If your interested in becoming a member of one of the most diversified construction companies in our area,  please download application below and fax it to 877-933-9555.

 Hastings Construction is currently seeking employment for the following positions:

 

JOURNEYMAN/CARPENTER

Skills and Responsibilities

  • Read and comprehend work orders to determine stages and types of carpentry projects assigned
  • Go through blueprints and drawings to determine project layouts and dimensions
  • Install structures and fixtures according to specific instructions provided and ensure that all frameworks are properly installed
  • Measure, cut and shape wood, plastic and fiberglass according to provided instructions and construct frameworks such as wall studs and doorframes
  • Repair and maintain structures made out of wood including windows, frames and floorings
  • Inspect buildings and wooden structures to determine need for additions and repair and communicate information to the lead carpenter
  • Repair weather stripping and handle building interior and exterior maintenance work
  • Put up siding and drywall and ensure that scaffolding is properly erected and safely in place
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools to cut and shape wood and fiberglass in addition to properly placing them in desired areas
  • Build countertops and handle cabinet and furniture fabrication duties, along with installing metal doors and setting jambs
  • Perform interior renovations by performing repair and maintenance work on furniture and wooden framework

CARPENTER APPRENTICE

Skills and Responsibilities

  • Take measurements and calculations to determine dimensions and needed materials
  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding and carryout levelling operations
  • Use a variety of carpentry tools such as circular and drive saws, hammers, and chisels 
  • Clear work areas to ensure that no hazardous materials are present and that sites are ready 

LABORER

Skills and Responsibilities

  • Prepare sites to ensure maximum optimization of construction work procedures
  • Clean debris, trash and hazardous materials from construction sites
  • Dig trenches and pour concrete as instructed
  • Assist in installing sewerage pipes and drains
  • Operate forklifts to transport materials and equipment from one place to another on a construction site
  • Erect temporary structures and scaffolding
  • Place traffic signs to warn traffic of construction in process
  • Clean and maintain construction equipment appropriately
  • Align structural components according to blue prints
  • Perform roadside maintenance tasks such as trimming trees and clearing shrubs
  • Load and unload equipment from trucks
  • Drive trucks carrying materials and equipment from warehouse to sites
  • Fill potholes to facilitate the construction process
  • Ensure that all work is being done in compliance with the company’s protocols
  • Train apprentices and new hires in construction labor work
  • Use hand tools to cut and shape material as per instructions

PAINTER

Skills and Responsibilities

  •  Apply paint, vinyl and wallpaper, including special papers and fabrics to walls, furniture, and structures
  • Examine and maintain painted exterior and interior painted surfaces, trimming and fixtures
  • Prepare surfaces and apply paints, stains, shading stains, and clear finishes
  • Remove previous paint by means of sandblasting, scraping, sanding, hydro-blasting and steam-cleaning
  • Inspect and refurbish wall surfaces using appropriate materials
  • Determine, cut and apply wallpaper or fabric to walls
  • Read blueprints and drawings of the premise for the execution of painting job
  • Order paint supplies and materials
  • Apply wood finishing by suitably preparing surface
  • Cover interior walls and ceilings with wallpaper or fabrics
  • Operate and maintain high pressure, low volume spray machines
  • Submit finished work orders to supervisor
  • Provide assistance to semi-skilled or unskilled workers
  • Operate and maintain various power and manual tools
  • Maintain logs of Volatile Organic Compound and spray volume
  • Follow established protection procedures
  • Clean up job site after work and return equipment and tools
  • Maintain a clean work environment

COMMERCIAL DRIVER

Skills and Responsibilities

  • Obtain delivery orders from company and assist in loading items onto delivery trucks
  • Ensure that all items are neatly and safely stacked inside the truck and that any that are marked fragile are dealt with accordingly
  • Review delivery instructions prior to starting out to prepare for the journey
  • Chart out best possible routes keeping traffic and distances in mind
  • Use maps and GPS to determine unfamiliar routes
  • Ensure that any delays due to traffic or other unforeseen circumstances are relayed to the office immediately
  • Drive commercial trucks by following traffic rules and company regulations
  • Ensure the safety of items on board by checking on them during unusual circumstances such as inconsistent roads
  • Deliver items to customers’ doorsteps and ask them to verify deliveries
  • Take customers’ signatures on delivery orders and communicate time and name of person who received the delivery
  • Verify that all items listed on a daily work order have been delivered
  • Provide customers with information of safe handling of delivered products
  • Perform preventative and regular maintenance on trucks to minimize breakdowns on the roads
  • Ensure interior and exterior cleanliness of the truck
  • Make sure that delivery information is logged properly in the company database
  • Relay any feedback or complaints received from customers to the company