Mason

Description: 

Under the general supervision of the Lead Hand, Mason (or designate) and within established policies, procedures and guidelines, provide a variety of masonry services using stone, flagstone, interlocking pavers, concrete, plaster, drywall, ceramic and quarry tile, concrete block, brick as required for construction, repair and maintenance projects.

Hiring Organization: 
Niagara Parks
Location: 
Niagara Falls
Responsibilities: 

•Performs structural brick and stone work and systems in accordance with the Ontario Building Code (OBC) and Ontario Fire Code (OFC).

•Installs, replaces and repairs stone, flag stone, and interlocking pavers for maintenance and construction projects.

•Builds, replaces and repairs new and existing stone, brick or block walls.

•Installs specialized concrete resurfacing products (i.e. stamped and/or coloured concrete and exposed aggregate).

•Develops templates and formwork and other work aids for concrete benches, bench ends, urns, planters, trays, boxes, curbs, and slabs.

•Prepares masonry surfaces and substrates (i.e. cleaning, neutralizing and sealing).

•Repairs, replaces, modifies, duplicates and restores NPC concrete, brick and stone Infrastructure.

•Repairs/installs terrazzo floors (i.e. removal, colour matching, polishing).

•Builds and repairs new and existing plaster, drywall, ceramic and quarry tile on walls and/or ceilings.

•Conducts repairs using a variety of specialized masonry related sealants and epoxies (i.e. fire stops, control joints, etc.).

•Actively participates in annual rock scaling program at Table Rock complex.

•Interprets/reads blueprints, drawings and sketches to determine details, specifications, and to calculate the materials required to complete the tasks.

•Determine the required tools, equipment and work methods while applying knowledge of brick and stone materials and processes.

•Operates specialized masonry trade related tools (including water-fed diamond coring drills and mechanical fastening tools).

•Safely operates elevated work platforms (EWPs) and fork lifts.

•Responds to brick and stone mason related request for service (work orders), determines cause and takes and/or recommends appropriate action for repair, as required.

•Maintains clear, concise and accurate daily work records including but not limited to request for service report, daily work sheets, and time sheets.

•Sources and orders materials from suppliers as required.

•Operates shop vehicles, delivering and picking up materials as required.

•Reports broken, lost or defective tools or equipment to supervisor.

•Complies with all applicable legislation as well as any related policies and procedures including safety procedures and the maintenance of a clean work area.

Qualifications: 

•Successful completion of the Certificate of Qualification (C of Q) for Brick and Stone Mason.

•Working knowledge of tools, equipment, methods, practices and procedures of the brick and stone mason trade. 

•Good communication and interpersonal skills.

•Valid Class "G" Driver's License

•Three (3) years of related experience following certification, with one (1) year on the job.

•Ability to work from plans and drawings, written and verbal instructions; ability to carryout manual tasks.

Please note that candidates will only be considered if they possess a Certificate of Qualification from the Ontario College of Trades. 

Base Salary: 
$26.54 to $29.85 per hour
Work Hours: 
40 per week
Benefits: 

Comprehensive benefit and pension plan. 

Education Requirements: 

Successful completion of the Certificate of Qualification (C of Q) for Brick and Stone Mason.

Experience Requirements: 

Three (3) years of related experience following certification, with one (1) year on the job.

Employment Type: 
Full Time
Additional Information: 

Please visit niagaraparks.com/careers to create a profile and submit your resume. Applications for this position will be reviewed beginning January 29, 2019.

We are an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), Niagara Parks will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability – related accommodations, please inform the Human Resources (HR) staff. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. To request an alternate format, please contact Niagara Parks at 905.295.4396 x3255 or by email to [email protected]

Job Types: 
Maintenance
Industry Sector: 
Construction