Carpenter Field Install Set Up

  • Nisku, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Alta-Fab Structures Ltd. provides innovative, high-quality modular buildings, designed to meet the industrial space and remote housing needs for any industry. We manufacture and service single-unit structures for wellsites and multi-unit large camps and complexes.

Job Description

  • Ability to interpret blueprints, sketches, or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required
  • Prepare layouts and patterns using measuring tools, including selecting materials, planning sequences and methods of work to measure and mark materials on new installs and retrofit work
  • Load and unload construction materials and move to appropriate work stations
  • Set up and operate woodworking equipment
  • Repair and maintain doors, floors, windows, partitions, ceilings, and exteriors of buildings; builds and installs door and window framing
  • Measure, cut, shape, trim, assemble materials and components using hand and power tools
  • Erect walls and roof systems
  • Attach previously fabricated walls ceilings and floors together
  • Attach exterior building completions including metal siding and steel fabricated items
  • Build wooden/steel structures such as partitions, buildings, office additions from rough-in to final finishes
  • Installs locks, door knobs, and other building hardware
  • Perform hand and bench work in carpentry work shop; operate planers, joiners, drill   presses, power saws, sanders, and other woodworking machinery
  • Assist with minor electrical and plumbing work
  • Able to work out in the field on camp setups, warranty related issues or re-work and in shop with other departments
  • Maintain hand tools, saws, and other carpentry tools
  • Be able to work in the field on camp setups, warranty related issues or re-work
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A strong commitment to safety and a safety leader
  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications and work from sketches
  • Proficient and able to work safely with a wide variety of hand and power tools and materials required of the trade
  • Must be able to work independently or in a group / team setting as an effective learner / listener 
  • Skilled in the residential construction, repair, restoration and installation techniques for assigned work projects
  • Ability to plan, lay out, and perform install of units on site
  • Ability to estimate time and materials needed for assigned work projects
  • Ability to work in a physical demanding position and a fast paced team environment
  • Ability to work in an outdoor and indoor confined work area environment
  • Ability to work out of town on rotational shifts when required
  • Current certificates in Hours of Service, H2S, First Aid CPR, CSTS/PSTS, OSSA, Man Lift, All Terrain Fork Lift, Fall Arrest, Confined Space Entry & Rescue, Confined Space Monitor would be considered an asset
  • Position 3 year or more experience within residential construction, renovations of transportable structures
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License
  • Provide current Commercial Drivers Abstract outlining last 5 years driving history
  • Familiar with North of 60° Federal Hours of Service Regulations
  • Familiar in completing Driver Log Book
  • Familiar in completing Daily Vehicle Inspections Report
  • Ability to work out of town on rotational shifts when required
  • Position requires vehicle to commute to Nisku
  • Position requires strong English communication skills, including written, spoken and comprehension
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Additional Information

Year round full time employment. Must have vehicle to commute to Nisku.  Application process required pre-employment drug, alcohol and physical testing.