Stucco Plasterer

Stucco Plasterer

Job Information
Author progressivestucco
Date January 6, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Progressive Stucco & Design Inc.
Salary $32.48 to $34.00 - Per Hour
Location Dundas, ON
Category Construction
Contact Information
[email protected]

Company: Progressive Stucco & Design Inc.

Business information: We specialize in exterior insulation and finish systems

Business Address: 30 Weirs Lane, Dundas, ON, L9H 5E3
Work Location: Multiple locations throughout Ancaster, Paris and Stoney Creek

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

  • Mould and install ornamental plaster panels, cornices and trim
  • Finish corners and angles and create decorative designs in finish coat, if required
  • Trowel or spray coats of stucco over exteriors of buildings to form weatherproof surfaces
  • Apply, level and smooth coats of plaster
  • Clean and prepare surfaces
  • Spray acoustic or texture materials over walls and ceilings
  • Cure freshly plastered surfaces
  • Mix plaster ingredients to desired consistency
  • Smooth out excess compound and allow coat to dry
  • Apply successive coats of compound and sand seams and joints
  • Position and secure sheets to metal or wooden studs or joists
  • Cut and install metal corner beads to protect exterior corners
  • Fill joints, nail indentations, holes and cracks with joint compound using trowel and broad knife
  • Tape over joints using taping machine and embed tape in compound
  • Fabricate and install suspended metal ceiling grids and place in panels to form acoustical and coffered ceilings
  • Measure, cut, fit and install drywall sheets
  • Install corner beads and wire mesh around beams to which plaster is to be applied
  • Prepare wall and ceiling layouts
  • Install metal stud framing and furring for interior drywall or plaster walls and ceilings, using hand and power tools
  • Cut openings in lath for heating and ventilation piping, ducts and electrical outlets
  • Utilize laser alignment system
  • Install exterior and interior steel studs
  • Install acoustic tile, hanger for suspended ceilings and metal studs for composition wallboard or lath
  • Attach metal or gypsum lath to studs or furring
  • Install vapour barriers and thermal and sound insulation
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Operate CADD and other computer software systems
  • Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Erect and install scaffolding, falsework and other working platforms
  • Utilize enclosure and source of heat during the winter season
  • Stabilize the heat using tarps that cover the scaffold up to the wall during the winter season
  • Install tent structure to heat the stucco mixture during the winter season
  • Drive to different job sites to perform job duties


-Education: Completion of high school

-Experience: A minimum of 3 years of experience in drywall installing, stucco plastering or finishing is required. If the candidate does not have at least 3 years of experience, then a post-secondary education certificate OR Completion of a three-to four-year apprenticeship program is required OR A combination of three years of work experience and some high school, college or industry courses in plastering, drywalling or finishing will help to qualify

– Area of Plastering Specialization: Stucco

– Driver’s license is required

-Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Handling heavy loads, Hand-eye co-ordination, Repetitive tasks, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Manual dexterity, Physically demanding, Standing for extended periods.

-Personal suitability: Dependability, Judgement, Flexibility, Team player, Reliability, Accurate, Organized

-Work site environment: At heights, Noisy, Dusty, Hot, Cold/refrigerated, Outdoors

-Weight handling:  Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Salary: $ 32.48 to $34.00 per hour, 40 Hours per week

Important information:

This position will require working 40 hours per week in the summer, a minimum of 30 hours of work per week is guaranteed during the winter time. Work day starts at 8:00 AM and finishes at 4:30 PM from Monday to Friday. The schedule during winter is from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Overtime might be required depending on the business needs.

Apply by e-mail to: [email protected]

Apply by fax: 905-627-2146

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