Apprentice Carpenter

Green Island Builders , Victoria, BC
$27.00 - $36.00 / Hourly

Job Description

Green Island Builders is a residential home renovation company made up of amazing people who take pride in their work. We hold ourselves accountable for our decisions and actions, ensuring our clients, communities, and colleagues receive our utmost effort. Embracing this responsibility, we continuously strive for excellence.

We hire quality people to facilitate quality work and are looking for our next Crew members.

Want to work with GIB?

We're looking for people who are eager to learn, contribute to a positive, inclusive working environment and can produce excellent work in collaboration with our Site Leads, Construction Manager and fellow apprentices. 

Apprentice Responsibilities & Duties

  • Perform rough and finish carpentry to the company's standard of quality, under the direction of the Site Lead and Construction Manager, according to the plans and specifications. Bring discrepancies and special conditions to the attention of the Site Lead  

  • Maintain a safe and clean job site

  • Care for tools, equipment and materials

  • Demolition

  • Material/dump runs 

  • Site set up and clean up

  • Lay out and install stud wall framing 

  • Assist in laying out and installing stairs for a basement or deck using a framing square 

  • Assist in establishing grades for proper drainage of flatwork and simple structures

  • Installation of drywall and ability to properly tape drywall sheathing 

  • Simple repairs in painting/staining, mechanical, plumbing, electrical and flooring 

  • Concrete work (footings/foundations)

  • Assist in structural framing (steel beam, lvl's / posts)

  • Light framing, roof framing

  • Stairs, drywall installation and finishing

  • Windows and doors installation

  • Flooring (hardwood, laminate, tile)

  • Finish carpentry (trim, panelling, doors), cabinetry

  • Painting, exterior wood siding and trim, deck and stairs, fencing, carports, covered porches

  • Other duties as needed. 

Preferred Qualifications


We believe it is our responsibility as an employer to uphold your welfare, nurture your talents, support your adventures, encourage your progress and preserve your health and well-being. Thus, at GIB, we do things differently, challenging the status quo and industry norms. 

We view compensation and benefits as the mechanism which allows employees to live a fulfilled life while contributing to our success. After all, our crew is the foundation of our success. 


  • Competitive wage

  • 100% Employer Paid Health Benefits 

  • Wellness Spending Account

  • Wellness Initiative 

  • RRSP Group Savings Plan

  • 6 sick days per year 

  • Menstruation and Menopause Days 

  • 2 weeks vacation, bumped up to 3 weeks at 1-year employment 

  • Complementary birthday lunch 

  • Employer that supports/encourages training & development 

  • GIB Swag (Refreshed annually) 

  • Work-life balance 

  • Ease is taking time off 

  • No OT, Statutory holiday or weekend work

  • Rich company culture 

  • GIB Social Events


  • Formal Apprenticeship training. 

  • Preference will be given to 3rd or 4th year carpentry students.

Experience & Knowledge

  • Residential construction Industry experience is an asset. 

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Green Island Builders we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the posting, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles. 

Please apply by sending your resume to [email protected]. We hope to hear from you soon!

Details Apply Now

Date Posted: 06/17/2024
Start Date: Ongoing
Classification: Exempt
Level: Entry Level
Travel Requirements: Travel within the Greater Victoria Area
Job Type: Full-time
Wage: Hourly
Wage From: $27.00
Wage To: $36.00
Preferred Education: Preference will be given to 3rd & 4th year apprenticeship students.
Number of Employees: 2

Green Island Builders
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Company Phone Number: 2507107536
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