Carpenters/Formsetters - Erin, ON

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Carpenters/Formsetters - Erin, ON

NAC is currently seeking Carpenters/Formsetters to join our team, initially based on our Water Resource Recovery Facility in Erin, ON.
Erin, ON

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Civil Superintendent, the Carpenter/Formsetter is responsible for building, restoring and/or installing of structural formwork from wood or metal forms for the construction of concrete structures.  This position requires knowledge of the heavy construction industry.  Specifically the practices, procedures, techniques, tools and equipment, materials, specifications, quality control and safety associated with this industry.  You must be proficient at the following tasks: building wood and advanced formwork systems and pouring and placing concrete.

Job Description:

  • Build, layout and execute wooden forms and advanced formwork systems as required, according to specifications with the ability to make calculations depending on grades
  • Ensure forms are properly designed and on grade to meet construction specifications for the project
  • Use of levels and measuring tapes in the use of setting forms to grade with minimal supervision
  • Construct chutes, forms and align form panels for pouring concrete
  • Fill form with concrete material, compact with tamper/compactor to required grade
  • Observe and comply with all health and safety regulations and ensures any apprentices under your direction comply
  • Work with and maintain all tools in a safe manner
  • Respect and respond to direction given
  • Construct and/or assemble and dismantle scaffolding as needed
  • Handle and transport job materials to the work area as needed
  • Perform other related duties, including minor duties of other trades where certification is not required and the work does not exceed own limitations


  • 3-5 years of experience working with various types of formwork in heavy construction
  • Must have advanced formwork experience (Doka or Logo form systems are an asset)
  • Experience with walls up to 5 meters
  • Experience with shoring at 5 meters high
  • Residential basement formwork experience is an asset
  • Concrete pouring experience and flat concrete finishing experience is an asset
  • Knowledge of safe operation of tools
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures
  • Hoisting and Rigging experience is an asset
  • Valid WHMIS, Health and Safety Awareness Training for Workers and Working at Heights certificates are required.
  • Elevated/Aerial Work Platform and Confined Space training is an asset

NAC Offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunities for career growth, development and advancement, including financial assistance
  • Comprehensive benefit plan (dental, vision, health, etc.)
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Excellent company matched pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plans
  • Additional time off between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Community involvement opportunities
  • Friendly working environment
  • Numerous team activities and various company events


NAC is committed to providing equal opportunities for all individuals to achieve their goals. If you feel that you need accommodations during the recruitment and selection process because of illness/disability, please contact Human Resources for further information.