Full-Time / Permanent

Competition Number: 24-05

The Doornekamp Group of Companies work in collaboration with our clients to utilize creative engineering, economic strategy and sustainable products to accomplish challenging projects. We help our customers build an efficient and sustainable future.

The Doornekamp Group of Companies is known for our dedication to our core values: Commitment to customers, team and family; Quality of products and services; and Resourcefulness in achieving our mission.


About this Opportunity:

As a valued team member you will work alongside your colleagues to bring civil, marine and commercial development plans to reality. You will directly report to your assigned project manager/supervisor who will instruct you on your daily tasks. Those tasks will primarily consist of rough carpentry including steel and wood concrete forms, structural steel stud, site/building layout and verification of construction as per drawings and specifications. The position will require leadership with apprentices, labourers etc. to help develop their skills and ensure a safe, productive worksite. Job sites are primarily in the Kingston and surrounding areas.


Responsibilities, but not limited to:

  • Read an interpret drawings.
  • Prepare layouts using measuring tools.
  • Measure, cut and assemble materials made of wood, wood substitutes, lightweight steel and other materials.
  • Build foundations, install floor beams, interior and exterior framing and roofing systems.
  • Fit and install trim items, such as doors, stairs, mouldings, hardware
  • Erect and dismantle concrete forms, scaffolding, ramps, catwalks, shoring and barricades required at construction sites.
  • Carry, place and install rebar, dowels and rock anchors.
  • Mix, pour and spread materials such as concrete and asphalt.
  • Perform other activities at construction sites, as directed.



  • High school diploma is an asset.
  • Ability to read labels, safety warnings and guidelines.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job: 
    • standing for long periods of time. 
    • lifting heavy loads of up to 50 pounds. 
    • climb ladders, scaffolding and stairs. 
    • work in rough terrain.
  • Effective communication and listening skills.
  • Ability to take and follow directions and instructions


Expected Wage & Benefits:

Competitive salary and benefits package, RRSP matching.

Work related references will be required from candidates invited to an interview. Upon receiving a conditional offer of employment, candidates will be required to provide the certificates of qualifications.


Applicants will submit a cover letter and resume relating their qualifications to the position’s requirements.


Applications must be received by April 25, 2024


Contact for further details or regarding a disability-related accommodation required to participate in the hiring process. H.R. Doornekamp Construction Ltd. Is committed to inclusive and accessible employment practices.


We thank all applicants for their interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Our head office in Odessa, Ontario, is located within the County of Lennox & Addington!

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