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Residential Cabinetry Installer

Closing Date: Jun 30, 2019

The Installation Sub-contractor is responsible for the completion of contracted cabinet installation work required in the field as per the standard installation practices, following all policies and procedures and maintaining a safe, clean working area.

The Installation Sub-contractor will work in a fast-paced casual environment and play a critical role in ensuring customer satisfaction by actively engaging Site Superintendants, homeowners, Designers and the Installation department in a wide range of scenarios while adhering to our quality control standards, job site safety, and making sure building codes are followed.

Key responsibilities:

  • Arrive at and complete installations as scheduled in a timely, courteous, and professional manner, as detailed in the Gem Installation Manual
  • Ensure appropriate clothing and PPE is worn
  • Review Installation documents on site and bulder specific requirements in the manual
  • Maintain accurate records and paperwork on a daily basis
  • Complete hazard assessment form as required under the company safety policy
  • Complete Installation Report and identify with clear notes any items still to be completed with reasons why the work could not be done and submit to the Installation Department
  • Ensure proper equipment and materials are present
  • Confirm saw blades and drills bits are sharp, all screws, etc. are stocked in your vehicle
  • Inspect all materials and notify the Installation Manager of any items that may be missing or damaged
  • Attend monthly safety meetings lead by the Installation Manager
  • Keep up to date with Safe Job Practices and Procedures
  • Communicate any ongoing concerns regarding site conditions, product and/or design issues

Coverage and equipment required as a Sub-contractor:

  • Current WCB coverage and Personal Liability Coverage ($2,000,000)
  • Current First Aid (Emergency)
  • Current CSTS – Construction Safety Training System
  • Appropriate PPE, steel toed boots, hard hat, ear and eye protection
  • E-mail and smart phone capable of e-mailing site pictures, reports, invoices, receiving updates and schedules
  • Alberta #2 first aid kit
  • 5lb ABC fire extinguisher
  • All necessary tools with proper guards in good working condition

Knowledge and skills required:

  • Cabinetmaking or 5 years equivalent field experience
  • Valid driving license
  • Thorough knowledge of the standard methods, equipment, materials, tools and practices of the cabinet making trade
  • Ability to learn quickly, think logically and understand abstract relationships
  • Interest in keeping up with ever-changing technology
  • Ability to perform math; read technical information, analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions
  • Flexibility is required to work with others and operate equipment using a variety of processes
  • Ability to work with a wide diversity of individuals
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs and stand on feet for 8 hours
  • Steel toe boots and glasses / goggles are required
  • Physical/Environmental requirements: driving, walking, standing, lifting, bending, kneeling
  • Basic written and verbal communication skills
  • Some problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Must be able to function with interruptions and deadlines
  • Perform consistently under pressure and handle pressure/disappointment professionally
  • Consistently follow up on items/tasks
  • Ability to be diplomatic when dealing with clients
  • Ability to establish and maintain good rapport with Site Superintendants and Homeowners
  • Must be able to work independently

Job Type:

  • Full Time


  • Cabinetry Installation: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Cabinetry: 10 years (Preferred)


  • Edmonton (Preferred)


  • Drivers License (Class 5) (Preferred)
To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to:
Gem Cabinets,

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