Iron Maple is a general contracting firm owned by four industry veterans, Durck deWinter, Rene Cox, Ian Boyd, and Jim Brennan. Between the 4 partners, they have over 100 years of construction experience.  Please check out our website at www.ironmaple.ca.


Iron Maple will provide a great opportunity for those prepared to work in an environment where everyone will contribute to the overall success of the company. You will feel like you are part of a work family, working side by side with the ownership group. You will gain sense of pride and accomplishment as Iron Maple strives to become the most respected contractor in the industry.



Iron Maple has offices in Dartmouth, NS and Sussex, NB.

We are looking for Carpenters in Nova Scotia.  The ideal candidate will want to work in a team environment with an opportunity to learn and grow. Your job will entail working in diverse settings and locations typically on Institutional, Commercial, Multi-Unit Residential, and Industrial building projects.

The goal is to contribute to the construction of strong, well-built buildings in and around our communities.


  • Read blueprints, drawings and sketches to fully grasp requirements.
  • Take measurements and calculate the size and amount of material needed.
  • Cut, shape and smooth lumber and other material according to measurements and for the intended purpose.
  • Build formwork/temporary structures/frame buildings by using raw materials or pre-constructed items.


  • Be committed to working safely and within the Iron Maple safety program.
  • Hands-on experience in working with carpentry materials.
  • Good understanding of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction.
  • Proficient in using electrical, manual equipment and measurement tools (powered saws, hammers, rulers, etc.).
  • Knowledge of concrete formwork and forming systems; wood framing; scaffolding and other construction temporary structures; doors, frames and hardware.
  • Ability to read technical documents and drawings would be an asset.
  • Good understanding of basic math.
  • Hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Red Seal or registered apprentice would be an asset but is not mandatory.


These are full-time positions with a competitive hourly rates and benefits packages.


Please send applications outlining your qualifications and relevant experience by email to careers@ironmaple.ca.  References may be requested.







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