Kalmar Construction Ltd, established for over 30 years is a privately owned Metis company renowned for its commitment to quality and community. We offer competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, aiming to attract and nurture skilled professionals. Our company values a strong work ethic and teamwork, with a focus on providing long-term employment and opportunities for advancement within the company.

We have a preference for local hires, as this supports our community and aligns with our values of building local connections and fostering regional growth. While we are open to candidates from all locations, local applicants will be prioritized. Those applying from outside Fort St. John or Port Hardy should indicate their willingness to relocate or their interest in camp work. 

We are excited to add dedicated professionals to our team who share our vision of enhancing our community through quality construction and teamwork. We invite qualified candidates to join our dynamic team. Only selected applicants will be contacted for an interview, during which wage details will be discussed.

Apply today and build your career with Kalmar Construction!


Certification and Education:
  • Completion of a four-year apprenticeship program in carpentry or equivalent combination of technical training and experience.
  • Red Seal endorsement preferred
Work Experience:
  • Several years of experience in the carpentry trade, with a preference for those who have worked in a variety of construction settings, such as residential, commercial, and industrial projects.
Technical Skills:
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting construction blueprints and plans.
  • Skilled in various carpentry techniques and practices.
Safety Certifications:
  • Valid WHMIS, First Aid, and H2S safety tickets.
  • Knowledge of and experience with workplace safety.
Driving and Mobility:
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Willingness to travel to various job sites, sometimes outside of the local area.
Soft Skills:
  • Strong work ethic and reliability.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team.
  • Good communication skills for coordinating with team members and managing or leading crews.
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing situations on the job site.
Physical Abilities:
  • Physical fitness and the ability to perform demanding manual tasks, stand for long periods, and work in various weather conditions.

Please fill out the online form, fax, email, or drop off resume to our office:
Fax: 250-787-5110
Address: 10035 Beaver Road, Fort St. John, BC


Interested in Joining Our Team?

Have a look at our current openings, or fill out our online application.

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