Posted Feb 16, 2021Carpenter



Business: Acres Enterprises Ltd
Address: 971 Camosun Crescent, Kamloops, BC V2C 6G1


Trades Construction Laborer



Acres Enterprises Ltd.

Merritt, BC

$57,478 - $70,251 a year

Founded in 1980 and based in Kamloops, British Columbia, Acres Enterprises (Acres) is a multi-disciplined general, industrial, civil and development company. Acres has provided integrated construction services to many large-scale construction projects across British Columbia. Acres specializes in taking projects from conception to completion and has remained successful in a dynamic market by adapting their delivery model to suit each client. Acres reputation for professional service has been built upon consistent ability to deliver quality projects safely while managing both costs and schedule to plan. Acres team of diversified, tech savvy, construction professionals continually challenge the status quo; innovating around traditional challenges to create opportunities, leveraging new technologies to achieve continuous advances in construction practices. Acres employs up to 150 industry-specific professionals, gold-seal certified superintendents and foreman who ensure quality work and exemplary service is underpinned by professional processes that support meeting project milestones, budgets and client needs.

Over the last 40 years, Acres has developed a team of highly trained and experienced professionals that provide project management and construction services in the following sectors:

  • Civil Contracting
  • Heavy Industrial
  • Light Industrial
  • General Contracting
  • Commercial
  • Development

Acres Enterprises structures its business into four core departments: general contracting, industrial contracting, civil contracting and development. This multidisciplinary structure allows for seamless cross utilization of resources through all service sectors. Clients find significant efficiencies in using one company with diverse in-house expertise through all development and construction phases of their projects.


Construct, erect, install, maintain and repair structures and components made of wood, wood substitutes, lightweight steel, reinforced concrete and other materials.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications
  • Measure, cut, shape, assemble and join materials made of wood, wood substitutes, lightweight steel and other supplies using nails, screws, bolts or glue
  • Construct building frameworks, including walls, floors and door frames
  • In commercial or industrial jobs, build concrete forms, scaffolding, bridges, trestles, tunnels, shelters, towers and other structures
  • Help erect, level, and install building framework with the aid of rigging hardware and cranes
  • Check completed units to be sure they are level, square, plumb and the right size, shape and location and elevation
  • Place and finish concrete surfaces
  • Work accurately and economically, while following national and local building codes
  • Apply excavation and shoring practices
  • Build footing and vertical formwork
  • Build slab on grade and suspended slab formworks
  • Install rebar reinforcement and embedded items
  • Build concrete stair forms
  • Install specialized concrete form work
  • Build specialized framing systems
  • Perform renovations and additions
  • Keep up to date on industry standards and regulations
  • Complete required paperwork, reporting, and other documentation
  • Complete tasks similar in capabilities as directed by supervisor

Working Conditions

  • Must work outdoors and indoors in different weather conditions and on varying terrain
  • Exposure to asphalt and concrete dust
  • Carry out tasks under unpredictable outdoor condition and in urban areas
  • Must have ability to perform regular duties in environments requiring a half face respirator, and be clean shaven, if need be, to properly wear a respirator

Physical Requirements

  • Lift and carry tools, equipment, supplies and materials (< 1-53-kg) at the work site or shop (< 5 to 200 meters)
  • Lift, carry, hold and operate hand, air and power tools (< 1 to 53-kg) from below grade to above shoulder
  • Walk and stand for long periods throughout the day
  • Stand at work site on grass, dirt, rock, asphalt, concrete, carpet linoleum, wood, etc.
  • Bend, stoop, kneel, crawl to perform carpentry tasks for construction
  • Work from below feet to above shoulder height to perform carpentry tasks
  • Climb step and extension ladders, scaffolding, bucket truck


  • Highly competitive wages and comprehensive benefits
  • Promote a work life balance, including paid Acres family days
  • Progressive environment with continuous learning and opportunity for growth
  • Acres offers a family culture, but despite our small business feel our employees have big business opportunities
  • Current position is in Merritt, BC.

The Acres core values are the rules we live by; the fundamental values are exercised everyday by every employee:

A.C.R.E.S.- Ambitious, Competent, Respectful, Engaged and Supportive

Foundationally, Acres Enterprises believes that we are only as strong as the combined talents and experience of our people; harness this exciting opportunity and become a part of our continued growth story.

To explore this opportunity further, please visit:

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $57,478.00-$70,251.00 per year


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Carpentry: 4 years (Preferred)

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