The University of New Brunswick Fredericton welcomes applications for the position of Roofer with Capital Planning & Operations. This is a continuing full-time (40 hours per week) position with the GLTA employee group. The position is funded by the University Budget with a salary of $23.77 per hour.
This is a skilled maintenance and construction position, working in the roofing trade at the Journeyperson level with carpentry experience under the direction of the Carpentry Shop Foreperson or alternate.
- Work alone, or as a member of a crew, employed on maintenance and construction. Work will vary depending on the task, and will normally be out of doors under varying conditions.
- Work at heights from ladders or scaffolding.
- Prepare job estimates as to the labour and materials required to complete the job.
- Allocate and supervise the work of trades helpers and/or labourers.
- Perform elementary duties of another trade in order to expedite completion of the assigned task.
- Assist in or undertake minor carpentry tasks.
- Apply safety precautions as may be required to ensure minimum hazard to self and others.
- Responsible for the care and preservation of assigned tools and equipment.
- Performs such additional duties as may be required.
- Formal basic education as required by the N.B. Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour to meet Journeyperson standards for the Roofing Trade.
- Must possess a valid current license to practice the Roofing Trade.
- Three years' or more diversified experience at the Journeyperson level in the Roofing Trade with concentration on roof maintenance.
- Must be familiar with all applicable code, environmental regulations and Worksafe NB requirements that may affect the Roofing Trade.
- Ability to read and interpret drawings and to work from sketches and diagrams. The facility to work with other tradesmen, and versatility in handling and use of tools of the trade.
- Must have the physical capacity to carry out the functions of the trade including the ability, on occasion, to lift heavy objects, and work from ladders or from heights.
Closing date for applications is August 23, 2021 4:00PM. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.