Job details.

Location
Queenstown
Salary
29.66 - 30
Job Type
Full Time
Ref
280964
Posted
16 days ago

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Job details.

Location
Queenstown
Salary
29.66 - 30
Job Type
Full Time
Ref
280964
Posted
16 days ago
Carpenters Apprentice – Opportunities in Queenstown

Are you a carpenter’s apprentice looking for a new challenge? Do you think it is time you have a change of scenery?

APPLY NOW

Tradestaff are looking for carpenter’s apprentices to work on sites across Queenstown.

Your role will include but not limited to the following tasks:
  • Loading and unloading building and construction materials, tools and equipment and transporting them around the building sites.
  • Erecting and dismantling temporary structures such as barricades and scaffolding.
  • Mixing, pouring and spreading materials such as concrete, plaster and mortar.
  • Using ladders, swinging scaffolds, hydraulic bucket trucks and other equipment to reach and demolish multi-storey structures.
  • Cleansing and carrying out minor repairs on stormwater drains and canal and checking for cracks and leaks in sewerage systems.
  • Digging holes and shoveling excavated material onto conveyers, wheelbarrows and trucks for removal.
  • Spreading and levelling soil, gravel and sand on roads and driveways, trench bottoms and similar locations.
  • Manufacture precast concrete products.
  • Manufacture spun concrete pipe and the other precast products.
  • Stripping moulds that the product is made in then putting back together.
  • Assisting and helping journeymen or master carpenters on the job to complete all tasks assigned.
  • Working under master carpenters to learn on the job. Tasks may include:
    • Reviewing drawings and choosing timbers and other materials for layouts
    • cutting and assembling materials together
    • nailing panels together
    • fitting exterior wall cladding and window frames
    • constructing and installing high end fixtures and fittings
    • completing finishing work in buildings
    • assembling structures
    • installing wood joints and rrepairing existing fittings
    • working with and maintaining a wide range of hand and power tools
  • Following all safety instructions and ensure you will wear the correct PPE
Ideally you will have:
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in building or a related field
  • Own reliable transport – work sites can be up to 30 minutes’ drive from the centre of Queenstown and may not be easily accessible via public transport
  • Previous or current engagement or enrolment in an NZ apprenticeship scheme with an approved provider is desirable but not essential
  • Tools – Own tools preferred but not essential
  • At least 2 work references
  • 100% commitment to Health and Safety
  • Able to pass the pre-employment drug test and ramdomised drug testing as required
In return we offer competitive pay rates, varied and challenging work, regular hours with a guaranteed minimum of 30 hours per week, as well as long term opportunities.
 
Pay rate between $29.66 - $30.00 per hour.
 
About Tradestaff:
Tradestaff is also member of the Recruitment and Consulting Services Association (RCSA) of Australia and New Zealand, demonstrating our commitment to professional standards.