Formwork Carpenter

Two Pillars Construction - Metro Vancouver Regional District, BC (8 months ago)

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Two Pillars Construction Ltd., a company located at 9712 190 St., Surrey, BC, V4N 3M9, has career opportunities for Concrete Formwork Carpenters on multiple projects in the Greater Vancouver area.

Two Pillars projects include the construction of high-rise towers involving concrete interior and exterior walls and columns and suspended slabs. We offer professional growth and development for experienced carpenters. Functions can include installation of pre-manufactured formwork and manufacturing formwork based on drawings supplied by the foreman and superintendent.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Hourly competitive base salary based on experience, $27.50 to $29.00/hour
  • Full time, permanent employment (40 hours per week)
  • Hourly Group RRSP contribution
  • Overtime rate after 8 hours per day or 40 hours per week
  • Medical, Extended Health and Dental Plan paid by the company
  • Opportunities for advancement

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

Successful candidates will bring solid formwork carpentry trade skills including at least two years of relevant experience. You must demonstrate that you are proficient with the use of tools associated with the trade.




No degree, certificate or diploma


2 years to less than 3 years

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Own Tools/Equipment

Tools, Steel-toed safety boots

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Large workload, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Physically demanding, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, Handling heavy loads

Work Location Information

Various locations

Work Site Environment

At heights, Confined spaces, Noisy, Dusty

Personal Suitability

Team player, Accurate, Judgement, Reliability, Excellent oral communication, Effective interpersonal skills

Additional Skills

Instruct apprentices

Major Work Area


Specific Skills

Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and sketches to determine specifications and calculate requirements, Prepare layouts in conformance to building codes, using measuring tools, Measure, cut, shape, assemble and join materials made of wood, wood substitutes, lightweight steel and other materials, Build foundations, install floor beams, lay subflooring and erect walls and roof systems

Work Setting

Commercial, Residential

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $27.50 to $29.00 /hour


  • carpentry: 2 years (Required)