To apply for the position of Taper, Drywall at Alhassan Construction Inc. with locations in Bedford, NS, Halifax, NS, and on the road, please follow the instructions provided by the employer. Here’s a summary of the application details:

Job Title: Taper, Drywall
Employer: Alhassan Construction Inc.
Location: Various locations in Bedford, NS, Halifax, NS, and on the road
Salary: $30.00 to $35.00 per hour (to be negotiated), 40 hours per week
Employment Terms: Permanent employment, Full-time
Work Schedule: Day, Evening, Early Morning, Morning
Start Date: As soon as possible
Vacancies: 5

Job Requirements:

  • Languages: English
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 5 years or more
  • On the road job: Work locations may vary. Frequent or constant travel is required from the employee.
  • Work Site Environment: At heights, Dusty, Noisy
  • Work Setting: Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Various locations


  • Supervise other workers
  • Apply successive coats of compound and sand seams and joints
  • Apply, level, and smooth coats of plaster
  • Clean and prepare surfaces
  • Cut and install metal corner beads to protect exterior corners
  • Fill joints, nail indentations, holes, and cracks with joint compound using a trowel and broad knife
  • Finish corners and angles and create decorative designs in the finish coat, if required
  • Measure, cut, fit, and install drywall sheets
  • Mix plaster ingredients to desired consistency
  • Position and secure sheets to metal or wooden studs or joists
  • Smooth out excess compound and allow coat to dry
  • Tape over joints using a taping machine and embed tape in compound
  • Cut openings in lath for heating and ventilation piping, ducts, and electrical outlets
  • Install exterior and interior steel studs
  • Install metal stud framing and furring for interior drywall or plaster walls and ceilings using hand and power tools
  • Install vapour barriers and thermal and sound insulation
  • Prepare wall and ceiling layouts
  • Utilize laser alignment system
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings, and specifications
  • Work at heights, on scaffolding, or swing stages
  • Erect and install scaffolding, falsework, and other working platforms

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Weight handling: Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal Suitability:

  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Employment Groups: This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of the following groups: Newcomers to Canada, Youth

Who Can Apply:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit

How to Apply:
There are two ways to apply for the job:

  1. You can apply directly on Job Bank (Direct Apply) by visiting the Job Bank website. Make sure to include the job reference number and proof of the requested certifications.
  2. Alternatively, you can send your application via email to Make sure to include the job reference number in your application.

Ref number: 7284

When applying, please answer the screening questions listed in the job posting, such as availability for shift or on-call work, legal eligibility to work in Canada, and willingness to relocate for the position.

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