Wood Carver

Wood Carver

Job Information
Author 4323295novascotialtd
Date June 12, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Yorks Timberstone
Salary $15.25 to $17.25 - Per Hour
Location Tatamagouche, NS
Category Miscellaneous
Contact Information
[email protected]

Company: 4323295 Nova Scotia Ltd. O/A Yorks Timberstone

Business information: Yorks Timberstone is an environmental company. We offer a wood recycling service by dismantling old wood structures or collecting wood that is dumped by individuals or companies. We also do wood carving with Japanese tools to create unique products for sale

Business Location: Suite 529, 3-644 Portland St. Dartmouth, NS, B2W 6C4

Work Location: 680 Highway 311 Loop Tatamagouche, NS, B0K 1V0 and occasionally travel to various locations in Nova Scotia to perform job duties

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

  • Use Japanese tools and woodworking machines to produce carvings from wood to create specialty products
  • Set up machines and equipment
  • Process and store wood
  • Check the quality of basic materials used for the production of semi-finished and finished goods by assessing some of its characteristics
  • Use a variety of techniques on a wood surface to ensure it is free of dust, sawdust, grease, stains, and other contaminants.
  • Check wood pieces for signs of rot
  • Occasionally drive the company vehicle to the work sites to give advice on wood structures and drive vehicle within the yard at the work location

Requirements:

– Education: Completion of secondary education is required

– Experience: At least 1 year of experience as a woodcarver is required

– Knowledge of wood carving with Japanese tools is a strong asset

– A Valid driver’s licence is required

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Repetitive tasks, Manual dexterity, 20/20 vision, Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination, Ability to distinguish between colours, Sitting, Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Personal suitability: Accurate

Work site environment: Dusty

Work location: Rural area

Salary: $15.25 to $17.25 per hour, 40 Hours per week

Benefits:

Bonus, vehicle provided only if the worker needs to visit a work site. Transportation costs covered if worker needs to relocate.

Important Information:

Flexibility on schedule is required. Work schedule is from 09:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday to Friday with 30 minutes of lunch break and two 15 minutes breaks that are paid. Schedule may vary according to the business’ needs. Overtime may be required.

Apply by e-mail to: [email protected]

Apply by mail to: Suite 529, 3-644 Portland St. Dartmouth, NS, B2W 6C4

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