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Exterior Insulation and Finish System Mechanic | CareerAIM

Exterior Insulation and Finish System Mechanic
Date Posted
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Ottawa, ON
Tangent Building Systems Inc.
Construction, Build, Renovation, Paint, Pave, etc.



Job Skill requirements:

  • reading interpreting drawings, specifications and manuals

  • preparing substrates

  • selecting and applying barriers

  • selecting and applying adhesive applications and mechanical attachments

  • preparing and installing rigid insulation board

  • applying reinforcing mesh, base and textured finish coats

  • selecting, setting up, maintaining and operating hand/power tools and equipment

  • being in good physical condition

  • working well with co-workers under deadlines

  • learning and keeping up to date on various materials and regulations


  •  Salary$20.00 to $28.00 / Hour for 40 to 50 Hours / Week

  •  5 Vacancies

  •  Full time

  •  Start date 2018-04-02 or sooner

  •  Benefits: Disability benefits, Medical benefits, Dental benefits, Group insurance benefits, Other benefits

  •  Employment conditions: Early morning, Morning, Day, Evening, Weekend




No degree, certificate or diploma


5 years or more

Own Tools/Equipment

Tools, Steel-toed safety boots

Security and Safety

Criminal record check, Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence, Own vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Physically demanding, Handling heavy loads, Standing for extended periods, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Manual dexterity, Overtime required

Work Location Information

Willing to relocate

Work Site Environment

Noisy, Odours, Dusty, Hot, Outdoors, Dangerous, Cold/refrigerated

Additional Skills

Instruct apprentices, Supervise other workers, Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications

Area of Specialization

Custom fabrication and layout, Cladding

Major Work Area

Construction, Repair, Restoration, Installation

Specific Skills

Measure and cut insulating materials to required shape and dimensions using hand and power tools, Apply and secure insulation using spraying, blowing, pasting, strapping, taping and other application and installation methods, Install vapour barriers and fire-retardant materials, Assemble, erect and dismantle scaffolding, rigging and hoisting equipment

Type of Product

Insulation boards (expanded polystyrene, mineral wool)

Work Setting

Industrial, Institutional, Commercial

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Occupational Health and Safety Certificate, Driver's License, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate, Fall Arrest Protection Training Course

How to apply

By email:

By fax:


By mail:

7 - 65 Bentley Ave., 

Ottawa, ON 

K2E 8B4