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Job description

Design and building a 7x7m log cabin including foundation and roof. This cabin is being built in the traditional Norwegian style for which requires special training and skills. This job you will be required to live on-site
As a lead builder, the employee is responsible for

  • Joinery - including measuring, scribing, cutting, shaping, and assembly

  • Timber framing

  • Reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings, and sketches to determine specifications and calculate requirements

  • Preparing layouts ensuring compliance with building codes

  • Cutting door and window openings

  • Safe operation of a chainsaw, power tools, timber shed machinery, and hand tools

The employee will have to live onsite at Big Eddy Lodge. This is a very remote place with no road access, Cumberland House, SK is the nearest community. Travel to the site is by boat. You will be provided room and board. This is a hunting lodge, so meals are non-vegetarian. No smoking is allowed in cabins or worksite. Cabins are wood-heated. There is no cell service and internet service is very limited. We will travel to Cumberland House every two weeks for supplies and deliver/pick up mail. Due to COVID you will be required to isolate for two weeks before arriving at our location, and visitors are limited and with a discussion with supervisors, visitors can be allowed.
Having your own boat and Skidoo is ideal as travel to our place is remote and if you want to have more freedom to travel on weekends/ after hours, this is recommended. Speaking French or German is considered an asset.

Contract length: 6 months

Expected start date: 2020-11-01

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $17.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
You must complete a 14-day quarantine before starting the job, as we are located in a remote location and have been in isolation ourselves since March.


Box 304 Cumberland House, SK S0E 0S0