Gabadi Cervices Canada
  • Full Time
  • Immediately
  • 10 Akerley Blvd, Suite 33-34, Dartmouth, NS B3B 1J4
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Naval Carpenter

Naval Vessel Carpenter

Company operating name: Gabadi Services Canada Inc.

Business Address: 33 – 10 Akerley Blvd., Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 1J4

Position Title: Naval Vessel Carpenter

Gabadi Services Canada Inc. is looking for 2 experienced Naval Vessel Carpenters to join its team in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Job duties:

  • Assemble and install naval vessel accommodations such as insulation, ceilings, bulkheads, floors, floating floors, and general furniture items
  • Ensuring work carried out meets quality control standards
  • Study and interpret engineering drawings and blueprints, determine the materials required, and plan the sequence of tasks to prepare, install, and assemble materials
  • Construct patterns and templates as guides for layouts
  • Lay out reference points and patterns on heavy metal according to component specifications
  • Rig, hoist, and move materials to storage areas or within worksite
  • Assemble and fit metal sections and plates to form complete units or subunits using tack welding, bolting, riveting, or other methods
  • Install fabricated components in final product
  • Layout insulation pins according manufacturer specification and/or applicable technical documentation
  • Cut and adapt insulation according to areas to be coated, and bond vapour barriers and fibre sheet, lines the sheet above insulation
  • Layout bulkhead fasteners and supports according to room drawings – interpret technical drawings
  • Conduct layout of ceilings, assembling beam supports, beams and edges; interpret drawings in order to conduct ceiling mounting layout
  • Install ceiling, fit necessary inspection hatches, drill holes for placement of lights, ventilation, air conditioning, fire detection, and fire fighting devices and systems
  • Subfloor or floating floor fitting, according to room layout
  • Providing support and where applicable performing cutting and / or smoothing activities by mechanical means or oxycut to install various doors
  • Anchoring and levelling furniture in relation to room bulkheads, doors, and ceilings in accordance with design drawings to ensure safe installation and
  • Performing minor installation adjustments to ensure originally manufactured components comply with manufacturer specifications
  • Sealing gaps between different furniture items, bulkheads and ceilings – sketching linings for subsequent manufacture

Terms of Employment: The positions are project based, full time (48 hours per week). Overtime hours are likely, based on project needs.

Language of Work: English

Wage: CAD $28.00 – CAD $55.91 per hour, with eligibility for overtime pay as applicable. Wage subject to annual review.

Benefits: Eligible for standard company benefits which may include medical insurance and relocation benefits package as applicable. Paid time off.

Location of work: 3099 Barrington Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Skills Requirements


  • Applicants should have at least 5 years’ experience as a carpenter and / or steelfitter, ideally with experience in SOLAS-compliant military vessels
  • Knowledge of Naval Sector is a must – knowledge of naval terminology, the military sector in general, as well as knowledge of compliance with regulations such as SOLAS and ILO
  • Must be experienced with interpretation of 2D drawings and application to onboard environments
  • Experience with measurement methods such as flexometers, laser measuring devices, etc.
  • Experience with, and training in, handling chemical substances for structural bonding, with special attention paid to mixing, drying and curing times, etc.
  • Knowledge of measurement, cutting and sheet supporting installation

Required Certifications

  • Sika manufacturer certificate on floorings, epoxy resins or equivalent;
  • Naval Outfitting Course  
  • Environmental awareness Course


No educational requirements

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