Log Home Builder

Date posted: 12/18/2017
Closing date: 12/14/2018
Number of positions: 2
Location: Gibsons, BC
Length: full-time

Description / duties:
We are seeking responsible, motivated and career-minded log home builders highly skilled in traditional hand crafted log joinery and timber framing techniques to layout, cut and assemble heavy post and beam and timber frame structures. We offer permanent, full-time employment, an employee benefits program and opportunity for advancement. The wage range is competitive and based on experience.

Qualifications:
Minimum three (3) years’ log building and/or timber framing experience working with heavy log (post and beam) and timber framed structures; OR a background in carpentry, supplemented by training in European or Japanese traditional wood joinery techniques.
Proficient at reading digital or printed blueprints.
Mathematical and analytical skills necessary to perform compound angle joinery.
Ability to draw appropriate sketches to communicate details to crew members and others.
Chainsaw experience, sawmill operation skills and ability to operate tower crane.
Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects needed for constructing projects.
Ability to work at heights.
Ability to travel to client sites world-wide to oversee and train workers in log assembly.

Contact information

West Coast Log Homes
2230 Twin Creeks Road, PO Box 877, Gibsons, BC V0N 1V0
604-886-4279
margi@westcoastloghomes.com

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