First Response Careers

First Response is always looking for reliable and motivated people to join our team!

We are always looking for qualified;

Asbestos/Hazmat Technicians
Carpenters
Painters
Restoration Technicians –water & smoke
Cleaners

Open Positions

DRYWALL TAPER

Job Description

First Response is a full service, privately held company providing Structural Restoration, Remediation and Environmental Emergency Services to both the private and public sectors.

First Response is currently seeking an expert drywall taper who can immediately put their experience to work on a variety of building initiatives involving both commercial and residential applications.

Objectives of this Role

  • Load and unload, and identify and distribute materials to the appropriate location
  • Measure, cut, fit and install drywall sheets on wood or metal stud
  • Cut and install metal corner beads
  • Fill joints, nail indentations, holes and cracks with joint compound using trowel and broad knife
  • Tape over joints using taping machine and embed tape in compound
  • Smooth out excess compound and allow coat to dry
  • Ability to apply successive coats of compound
  • Must have ability to sand seams and joints with little to no dust
  • Installation of vapour barrier and insulation an asset
  • Ability to fabricate and install suspended metal ceiling grids and place in panels to form acoustical and coffered ceilings
  • Clean-up and disposal
  • Equipment set up and take down

REQUIRED Skills and Qualifications

 (Only those with the following qualifications need apply.)

  • Minimum Experience 3 years residential / commercial drywall
  • Possess a Class G Drivers Licence
  • Clear Criminal Check / Bondable
  • Willing to work 24/7 in an on-call environment
  • Willing to work out-of-town (at times)

Hourly Rate will be solely based on experience and qualifications. We offer a lucrative hourly wage for specialty work subject to premiums and per diems for out of town work.

Please send resume and cover letter to careers@first-er.com

GENERAL LABOUR / ASBESTOS ABATEMENT WORKER

First Response is a recognized industry leader in emergency response services pertaining to Hazardous Materials, CRBNE, Confined Space Rescue, Environmental Remediation and Restoration. Our company is in the position of seeking new talent to grow our expanding operation. Our ideal candidates are those who are team oriented with flexibility and availability in their schedules with the execution of 24/7 Emergency Response.

We are looking to fill full-time positions for those with the following skills:

Requirements:

Asbestos Worker 253W – Highly Preferred
High school diploma or equivalent
Valid Class G driver’s license – Required
Transportation to and from site
2 years of relevant Construction experience
Basic computer skills required; proficiency with Microsoft, Mobile Apps

*** Applicants must have a minimum of 1 – 2 years experience in Asbestos removal ***

Asbestos Awareness Certification
Valid Police Check
Strong work ethic
Physically fit
Willingness to work out of town on occasion

It is our company’s position to invest in our employees in order to maintain the highest level of customer service and safety. The ideal candidates will already possess the necessary training required.

Hourly Rate will be solely based on experience and qualifications. We offer a lucrative hourly wage for specialty work subject to premiums and per diems.

We encourage all with an interest and desire to apply by sending a resume and a cover letter identifying why you would be a perfect fit for First Response.

Please send resume and cover letter to careers@first-er.com

As professionals, we are in the game right now!

To be on top, it takes constant training, conditioning and the right equipment. Our customers take us seriously because they know that our team are some of the best trained in the industry because they are not only being trained, but are certified trainers themselves.

Our in-house education program includes:

Environmental
Content Restoration
Large Loss Specialist
Continuing Education Classes

There is always room for improvement. Our education system and programs don’t just teach the standard. By constantly seeking challenges on which to improve, we are the standard.

We’re the best because we train that way.

Please forward resumes to careers@first-er.com