Job Title:

Floor covering installer


Jay Patry Enterprises LLC


Kingston, ON

Closing Date:

April 28, 2021

Business information: Real estate development, construction, rental and property management
Business address: 692 McKay St., Kingston, ON K7M7G2
Work address: Various locations throughout Kingston, Ottawa and London. Different construction / building sites.
Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

  • Inspect, measure and mark surfaces to be covered
  • Measure, cut and fasten underlay and underpadding
  • Measure, cut and install carpeting on floors
  • Measure, cut and install resilient floor coverings
  • Prepare and install hardwood floors
  • Inspect and repair damaged floor coverings
  • Conduct moisture, temperature and other tests prior to flooring installations
  • Prepare floors for installations
  • Remove existing floor coverings and contaminants
  • Install carpeting on walls or other surfaces
  • Employ knee kickers and other equipment to stretch carpeting
  • Perform direct glue-down carpet installations
  • Perform double-bond carpet installations
  • Install outdoor carpets,
  • Install resilient stair components (special effects for the visually impaired)
  • Install materials on counter tops and raised platforms
  • Install vinyl decking materials
  • Prepare flooring plans and scheduling
  • Prepare tenders and quotations
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Estimate costs and materials


Education: Completion of high school
Experience: Between 2 to 3 years of experience is required. If the candidate does not have 2 to 3 years of experience, then a post-secondary education certificate OR completion of a two-to three-year apprenticeship program is required.
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Bending, crouching, kneeling
Work Site Environment: Dusty
Personal suitability: Organized, Team player
Weight handling: Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Salary: $21.25 to $23.00 per hour, 40 Hours per week
Benefits: Transportation costs covered if worker needs to relocate. Also, transportation from one work location to another will be provided.

Important information:

This position will require working Monday to Friday from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM with 60 minutes of unpaid lunch and two 15-minute unpaid breaks

The worker will rotate in different construction/building sites throughout London, Ottawa and Kingston.


Apply by:

E-mail to:
Mail to: 692 McKay St., Kingston, ON K7M 7G2

Posted 2021-01-05

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