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Carpenter's Assistant

Strescon Limited - 13 Jobs
Bedford, NS
Full-time - Permanent
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Posted 26 days ago

About Strescon

Established in 1963, Strescon Limited has grown to become the largest precast pre-stressed concrete manufacturer in Eastern Canada. The primary market covers the Atlantic Provinces, the New England region of the United States, and Bermuda. Strescon manufactures a wide range of both architectural and structural precast/prestressed concrete products, including, bridge girders, wall panels, complete parking garages, hollow-core planking, piling and deck slabs. Strescon presently has two facilities: 70,000 sq.ft. in Saint John, New Brunswick and 50,000 sq.ft. In Bedford, Nova Scotia.

Strescon is currently seeking a Carpenter's Assistant to work alongside our Carpenter, with the possibility of the role growing into a more senior carpentry position over time.


  • Construction of form work
  • Measure, cut, shape, assemble, and join wooden materials
  • Work with resin, fiberglass, and body fill
  • Sanding
  • Other responsibilities as required


  • Previous experience working in a carpentry role
  • Ability to speak and comprehend basic English
  • Knowledge of basic tools and their uses
  • An aptitude for reading blueprints
  • Ability to understand and apply basic mathematical skills (addition, subtraction, division, & multiplication)
  • Knowledge of basic measurements and how to read a measuring tape
  • Willing to follow company safety protocols
  • Excellent attendance and a positive attitude
  • Must be a team player, self-motivated, and able to work efficiently and safely in a fast-paced environment

As a member of the OSCO Construction Group, Strescon Limited offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package including health and dental coverage, life insurance and RRSP options. Additionally, we offer health and wellness programming, years of service rewards and employee sport team sponsorships. Hourly wage for this position starts at $22.94.

About OSCO

The origins of the OSCO Construction Group go back to 1955 when Ocean Steel & Construction Ltd. was founded in Saint John, New Brunswick. Since that time, the OSCO Construction Group has grown to encompass four main operating sectors: Steel, Concrete, Construction and Corporate. Within these sectors lie an ever-expanding number of construction-related companies and divisions, serving a growing market area and employing over twelve hundred employees.

Competition Number: 3111
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