Trades: Carpenters, Plumbers, Electricians, Sheet Metal Workers, Painters, &Machinists

Full Time


The VSB is hiring for various trades positions including Carpenters, Electricians, Sheet Metal Workers, Painters, Machinists, Plumbers & Steamfitters

Position Requirements:

Current membership with the local trades union (see list below)

Proof of trades qualification (journeyperson or apprentice certificate)

Full-time availability

Why Choose the VSB?

Reliable employment with a reputable employer

Consistent hours – Shifts generally 7am to 3:30pm

Positive work environment and team atmosphere

Supporting VSB students by maintaining our schools

Extensive benefits plan for permanent positions

(dental / extended health / pension / etc.)


Hourly salary depends on the exact position hired for and your qualifications (e.g., journeyperson or apprentice)

Journeyperson salary range is $39.93 – $42.48/hour plus the following additional pay:

+6.85% in lieu of stat

holidays and +7.27% in lieu of vacation pay


For Painters, contact the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, District Council 38

For Carpenters, contact the BC Regional Council of Carpenters, Local 1907

For Electricians, contact the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 213

For Sheet Metal Workers, Sheet Metal Workers’ & Roofers’ Union, Local 280

For Machinists, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local 692

For Plumbers & Steam Fitters, contact the United Association of Journeymen & Apprentices of the Plumbing & Pipefitting Industry, Local 170


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