Carpenter 6+ years experience

Vancouver, BC
Intelligent City – Manufacturing Operations /
Full Time /
Intelligent City is an urban housing technology company that takes a product and platform-based approach to buildings. We combine exceptional design with mass timber construction, robotic manufacturing, and parametric software. Our mission is to build smarter and to empower people to live better. We create a new value paradigm for housing and workplace solutions that are more affordable, faster to build, consistently carbon neutral and socially resilient. 

Our motto is ‘Build Smarter. Live Better. Think Change.’ If this resonates with you, we encourage you to apply to join our team and help us build a better world!

We have an opening for a skilled Carpenter.

Within our production team, you will work collaboratively under the guidance of the Production Supervisor and Lead to refine and advance the processes used to pre-fabricate our product, as well as be involved in the continuous development of the infrastructure projects within the manufacturing facility as we continue to expand and grow. In this role, you will leverage your solid carpentry skills, meticulous attention to detail, and your capacity to function effectively both autonomously and as part of a team-orientated setting.    

The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in carpentry techniques, a keen eye for detail, and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team-oriented environment.

This position will be based on-site at our Delta, BC, manufacturing facility.

Open Postions: Multiple openings, we are growing our team.
Location: DELTA, BC - On-site full-time in pre-fab mass-timber manufacturing facility
Work Hours: Day Shift: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm for onboarding, with transition to compressed shifts.

Note regular day shift to start for onboarding. As we ramp up manufacturing, we prepare to transition to two shifts that will most likely be 4 x 10-hour shifts Mon to Thur and 3 x 12-hour shifts Fri to Sun (paid 40 hours)

Education & Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Red Seal Journeyman, an asset

    • Nice to Haves, but can be certified on the job:
    • Rigging ticket
    • Level 1 or 2 Occupational First Aid certification
    • Class I forklift license
    • Telehandler ticket
    • WHIMS

Skills & Experience, Required:

    • At least 6+ years of experience in Carpentry (cumulative) working on a construction site
    • Skilled in framing, rough and finish carpentry work
    • Able to read and interpret blueprints and specifications. 
    • Knowledgeable and familiar with local building codes
    • Able to work independently and with minimal supervision and work collaboratively in teams. 
    • Knowledge of safe lifting and handling techniques. 
    • Experience with Rigging
    • Good understanding of quality control principles
    • Willingness to practice safe work habits and report unsafe conditions.
    • Able to follow instructions and complete work tasks on schedule with clear timelines. 
    • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully both internally and externally.

    • Nice to Haves:
    • Experience in a manufacturing environment is considered an asset
    • Experience with manual & digitally assisted mass timber construction tasks.
    • Experience with prefabrication of mass timber panels and modules, including finishing. 

The Role & Responsibilities - Carpenter:

    • Arrive on-time and prepared to work, with the necessary tools to complete required tasks.
    • Precisely frame structures within established tolerances.
    • Interpret and work from blueprints and shop drawings.
    • Calculate the type and quantity of materials required for each project.
    • Develop layouts, templates, and jigs as needed.
    • Measure, cut, shape, assemble, and join materials.
    • Skillfully operate a variety of hand tools.
    • Safely and efficiently conduct the movement of materials and finished product through the Intelligent City Factory, including through the use of machinery and overhead cranes.  
    • Conduct thorough quality inspections on completed work.
    • Prepare materials and set up the work area, including necessary equipment.
    • Safely handle, lift, carry, and move materials weighing up to 50 lbs.
    • Apply industry best practices to ensure optimal results in fabrication.
    • Identify and promptly address any challenges or issues that arise during fabrication, including adjustments to measurements or techniques.
    • Maintain cleanliness and organization of work area.
    • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives, including identifying opportunities to streamline processes, improve quality, and reduce waste.
    • Comply with all health and safety rules, policies, and procedures.
    • Comply with our administrative policies and procedures as set forth from time to time 
    • Contribute to team efforts. 
    • Complete other duties as we may request which are consistent with your abilities and responsibilities.

Important to Mention!

    • Must provide your own CSA-approved 6” safety footwear, required.
    • Certain job tasks will require you to be clean-shaven and wear a fit-tested respirator or N95 mask
    • Proof of ability to remain and work in Canada.
    • Successful candidates may be required to submit to a background check.
$31 - $37 an hour
We expect the hourly pay within the range for this position will vary within the range of $31 - $37 per hour.

Subject to change, as your pay will be based on market evaluation and various job-related factors, including your past work experience, relevant education and certifications (journeyman/unticketed) etc.. Benefits offered after 3 months.

Intelligent City (ICI) is a technology-enabled and platform-based urban housing systems company providing transformational innovation to the housing, architecture, building and construction industry.  Through the convergence of design, software technology and advanced prefabrication, we combine three highly innovative paradigms that will change the value equation in architecture and urban design.
Our team is on a mission to empower people to live better, to build smarter, and to address climate change and urban housing challenges.  We think change – and we are looking for doers, integrators, professional hybrids, thinkers, and innovators who can help us achieve our objectives.
We take a product and platform-based approach, we vertically integrate high-rise mass timber building systems, advanced design engineering, automated manufacturing, and parametric software. Through this, we offer breakthrough end-to-end building solutions that can be built faster with better quality while being more affordable and consistently carbon neutral.
We are broadly recognized for our leadership in bringing together climate tech and construction tech solutions, including by Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), Breakthrough Energy Solutions Canada (BESC) and the Solar Impulse Foundation. We have been named as Foresight50, one of Canada’s most investible clean tech companies, and investors include BDC, Greesoil Proptech Ventures, UIT, and Fulmer, among others.
Intelligent City was co-founded in 2008 by entrepreneurs Oliver Lang and Cindy Wilson and is the sister company to Lang Wilson Practice in Architecture Culture (LWPAC). The two companies work closely together to deliver the vision of productized and platform-based buildings. The LWPAC team has executed award-winning institutional and residential projects both nationally and internationally, with professional experience in  Berlin, New York, Barcelona, and Vancouver.

Please note: Architectural employees will be employed by LWPAC.

Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal-opportunity employer committed to building a culture of innovation, diversity, and inclusivity, striving for open discussions, best hiring, and operational practices.  We are also committed to providing a comfortable and accessible interview process; please let us know if we can support you throughout the process with accommodations.

Land Acknowledgement
Intelligent City acknowledges that its work takes place in Vancouver on the unceded, traditional, and ancestral territories of the  xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), and səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples and on the unceded, traditional, and ancestral territories of the scəw̓aθən (Tsawwassen), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), and other Coast Salish peoples at its Delta location.