Lead Hand / Carpenter - ICI Construction
Stolk Construction
Port Colborne, ON

Stolk Construction is a full service General Contractor, specializing in the industrial, institutional and commercial sectors. Our primary mission is to deliver: quality; timely, professional service; innovative, efficient methods; and good value to our clients.

We do this with the according to the following principles:

  • We seek to develop positive relationships
  • We are task-focused
  • We hold ourselves to a high standard
  • We always act with integrity

Stolk Construction is currently recruiting an experienced Carpenter who shares our mission and principles. Their overall responsibilities will be to assist in the completion of construction projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. The individual will report a variety of construction tasks and will serve as a lead where carpentry work, or carpentry training is required.

  • 5+ years of successful Carpentry experience within the construction industry
  • Drywall experience is a definite asset
  • Strong technical background and aptitude
  • Willingness to continually develop self and others
  • An ability to effectively develop strong relationships with clients, fellow team members and suppliers
  • An ability to coach, mentor, motivate, direct and supervise team members as required
  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team

Position Type: Full Time Permanent

As a Carpenter your role is to oversee the functions noted in bold below. A summary of responsibilities within each function are also outlined.


  • Ensure all safety requirements are followed and met, striving for zero safety incidents
  • Abide by the Stolk Construction H&S Manual, as well as the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations for Construction Projects
  • Report any jobsite injury and/or illness in an immediate manner to the appropriate Supervisor and/or Director of Operations

Knowledge of Work and Ability

  • Understand your role and responsibilities as they relate to a specific project
  • Providing coaching on an ongoing basis to labourers
  • Maintain a can-do attitude
  • Act as a Supervisor onsite as required


  • Ensure the proper level of quality is maintained while also attaining the outlined timelines of the task
  • Communicate material and equipment needs to the General Foremen / Project Manager in a proactive manner
  • Track and properly manage all company tools and equipment assigned to you
  • Follow instruction in an effort to complete tasks correctly the first time
  • Be open minded to coaching and development opportunities
  • Submit accurately completely paperwork in a timely manner


  • Detailed, on-going, timely communications with General Foreman / Project Manager

**This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities associated with the role. Other job related duties may be assigned on an ongoing basis.

Realistic Job Preview - Carpenter

The information below is intended to provide a realistic overview of the job. This includes working conditions.

Physical Demands:

This job requires you to:

  • Be able to lift 66lbs
  • Kneel, stoop, crouch, crawl and sit
  • Be able to stand, walk, talk, hear, see and smell
  • Be exposed to extreme heat and cold; fumes or airborne particles
  • Be able to distinguish colours
  • Be exposed to differing noise levels from moderate to loud
  • Hearing requirements include the ability to hear alarms on equipment, client calls and instructions
  • Perform repetitive motions
  • Occasionally be required to perform overtime duties
  • Keep safety in mind at all times
  • Work indoors
  • At times the facilities in which we work can be warm, noisy and wet
  • Employee may also work in clean, food grade standards and need to follow all necessary facility procedures
  • Work outdoors
  • Employee will be exposed to all weather condition
  • Required at times to undertake work in wet, dirty and/or odorous conditions

Mental Demands:

This job requires you to:

  • Have the ability to read and write
  • Understand verbal instructions
  • Occasionally learn new skills
  • Occasionally assume supervisory role
  • Maintain a positive attitude at all times


This job requires you to:

  • Be willing to work on weekends when required
  • Work both on your own and as a team
  • Manage company tools and equipment
  • Provide your own tools as required (see Stolk Construction tool policy)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 to $25.00 /hour


  • Carpentry - ICI: 5 years (Required)


  • G (Required)