Drywall Installer

Abbotsford , British Columbia
Skilled Labour
Depends on Experience

FirstOnSite Restoration is the largest independent disaster restoration company in Canada. We provide unsurpassed emergency response, restoration and reconstruction services to the insurance industry and to residential, commercial and industrial customers. With coast-to-coast coverage and 24/7 emergency service, we offer a wide range of services that remediate conditions caused by fires, floods, winds, mold, environmental hazards, accidents and other casualties at any type of facility.
Come help us make a real difference in the lives of Canadians, helping people in need during a disaster.

Do you have what it takes to be part of the FirstOnSite team? We look for the following key attributes in our team members:

  • Customer Focus                        
  • Dependability
  • Productivity
  • Quality

Why choose to be part of the FirstOnSite team?

  • Exceptional extended health plan including medical, dental and vision.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid time off
  • Educational assistance, professional development, and internal growth opportunities
  • Opportunity for National career movement
  • Healthy work/life balance

FirstOnSite Restoration has an immediate opening for a Drywall Installer in our Abbotsford branch for taping, texturing and painting work.

Position Summary:
The Drywall Installer (DI) has knowledge of materials, methods and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures and builds, applies, or fastens interior and exterior wallboards or wall coverings in residential, commercial, and other structures.


  • Measures and installs drywall panels to accommodate electrical outlets, air-conditioning units and plumbing.
  • Possesses skills with power and non-power tools to saw, drill, or cut holes in panels.
  • Installs blanket insulation between studs and tacks plastic moisture barrier over insulation.
  • Removes plaster, drywall, or paneling, using crowbar and hammer.
  • Assembles and installs metal framing and decorative trim for windows, doorways and vents.
  • Reads blueprints and other specifications to determine method of installation, work procedures and material and tool requirements.
  • Lays out reference lines and points, computing position of framing and marking position.
  • Installs horizontal and vertical metal or wooden studs for attachment of wallboard on interior walls.
  • Estimates the quantity of materials needed to complete a job and length of time needed to complete the job.
  • Practices good housekeeping discipline on the job to ensure a safe, non-cluttered workplace
  • Completes assignments on time and within budget.


  • Minimum 1 year of drywall experience.
  • References of previous drywall jobs.
  • Courses or certifications from trade schools or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures.
  • Ability to solve basic arithmetic problems quickly and accurately.
  • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record.

Interested candidates whose resume and cover letter best demonstrate how they meet the qualifications of the position will be contacted for an interview. Candidates must be able to provide a clear criminal background check to be eligible for hire.