Brick & Stonemason

Kelowna, BC, Canada
Full Time
Business Operating as: Argus Properties Ltd.
Position Title: Brick and Stone Mason
Number of Available Position(s): 2
Terms of Employment: Full time & permanent, 32-40hrs/week, 8hrs/day.
Wage: $34.00 to $38.00 Hourly, based on experience.
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Extended Health and Dental Benefits Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts on accommodations, dining, and marina at our sister properties (Hotel Eldorado, Manteo Resort and Eldorado Marina, and Hampton Inn & Suites Kelowna Airport, Home2Suites)
  • Participate in sponsored Community Involvement
  • An excellent work environment, with a focus on staff recognition and teambuilding
  • Room for growth and development
Language of work: English

Business address: 1060 Manhattan Dr, Kelowna BC V1Y 9X9

Work Location: While you will report to our 1060 Manhattan Drive office, you will work at our different properties across Kelowna and must have the ability to travel between these sites.

Company Profile:

Built on a foundation of integrity, innovation, excellence and an enduring commitment to community, Argus Properties is one of British Columbia's great companies. Based in Kelowna, with over 50 years in the industry, Argus owns, manages and develops a multi-disciplined real estate portfolio, including industrial, retail, office, residential and hotel properties.

We believe in responsible and sustainable development in our communities. Our dedication is to excellence and quality, and our promise to develop premium properties for our clients emphasizing value, quality and efficiency is our focus. Our extensive portfolio of properties include; innovative commercial buildings, hotels, modern residential developments and versatile business parks.

At the heart of our business is innovation, and the hardworking dedication of our employees, our main building blocks.
Job Description and Responsibilities:

The brick and stone mason reports to the Project Superintendent and is responsible for laying bricks, concrete blocks, stone, and other similar materials to construct or repair walls, arches, chimneys, fireplaces, and other structures in accordance with blueprints and specifications. 
  • Read sketches and blueprints to calculate the materials required
  • Perform daily inspection and maintenance on necessary equipment.
  • Communicate and plan project procedures with supervisors and foremen.
  • Measure, cut, and trim bricks and concrete blocks to specification using hand and power tools
  • Prepare and lay bricks, concrete blocks, stone, structural tiles, and similar materials to construct or repair walls, foundations, and other structures in residential, industrial, and commercial construction
  • Lay bricks or other masonry units to build residential or commercial chimneys and fireplaces
  • Lay radial bricks to build masonry shells of industrial chimneys
  • Lay or install firebricks to line industrial chimneys and smokestacks
  • Line or reline furnaces, kilns, boilers, and similar installations using refractory or acid-resistant bricks, refractory concrete, plastic refractories, and other materials
  • Lay bricks, stone, or similar materials to provide veneer-facing to walls or other surfaces
  • Construct and install prefabricated masonry units
  • Lay bricks or other masonry units to build patios, garden walls, and other decorative installations
  • May restore, clean, or paint existing masonry structures
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Skill Requirements:
  • Completion of secondary school 
  • A trade certificate from a recognized institution is considered an asset
  • 5+ years of brick and stone masonry experience in a high-end residential setting 
  • Adhere to all safety requirements and policies
  • Able to perform physically demanding work including but not limited to handling heavy loads, standing for extended periods, bending, crouching, and kneeling. 
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Basic knowledge of construction methods.
  • Excellent attention to detail and focus on quality finished work
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Happy to work outside year-round
  • A trade certificate from a recognized institution is considered an asset
Contact information/how to apply:

Company Address: 1060 Manhattan Dr, Kelowna BC V1Y 9X9
Phone: 250-763-6789

Please go to the link to apply for this position or send cover letter and resume to [email protected] 

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