Cowichan District Hospital Replacement Project

Red Seal, Journeyperson and Apprentice Carpenters are required on the Cowichan District Hospital Replacement Project.

Below you’ll find what certifications and other requirements are needed for this trade on this project. Requirements can change from one project to the next, so be sure to read the trade profile (this page) for the project you’re hoping to work on.

If you’ve got questions, we’re here to help. Just email or call 1-888-567-2242.


Working conditions and other requirements:

  • Extended shift hours, in changing weather conditions.
  • Busy, noisy, and dusty environments on dynamic terrains with multiple trades working together.
  • Personal Protective Equipment will be required (e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.)
  • Construction jobs may require workers to be in good physical condition with the ability to lift heavy weight.
  • Frequently alternating between standing, kneeling, and lifting positions in elevated or cramped spaces.
  • Kneeling, crouching, bending, and stooping in a ditch while installing or repairing sewers line.
  • Must have good observational skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Have a good understanding and the ability to follow safe work procedures.
  • Have good communication & interpersonal skills.


Experience, qualifications, and certifications:

  • Valid Red Seal, Journey Person, or Apprenticeship Carpentry certification
  • Experience working in heavy civil construction considered an asset.
  • Formwork Carpenters: Formwork experience required. Experience with PERI and IntEllideck systems considered an asset.
  • Carpenters/Lathers (Interior Systems Mechanics): Experience installing steel studs in commercial projects considered an asset.
  • Aerial Work Platform, OFA Level 1, and Confined Space Entry certification(s) considered an asset.
  • Fall Protection / Fall Arrest certification required.
  • Site Ready BC including WHMIS required (details will be provided by BCIB upon employment).