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Bricklayer helper needed in Canada by Millennium Masonry Ltd.


Bricklayer helper needed in Canada by Millennium Masonry Ltd.

A masonry helper assists a mason who might be working with stone, brick, or tile. They would assist the mason to carry the tools and materials needed for the job and set the location up for the project. They might even help with the mortar and then assist with the site clean-up at the end of each day.

Job details

  •  Location: Ottawa, ON
  •  Salary$: 25.00 to $28.00HOUR hourly for 40 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Vacancies: 1 vacancy

They work as apprentices to learn the job of a brick mason and provide assistance at the same time. It is essential for helpers to be physically dexterous as they need to lift and transport heavy objects quite often. Typically, they are required to complete 2000 hours of apprenticeship work if they want to be eligible for a full-time brick mason job eventually.

Working as a brick mason helper, you do not need to be highly skilled – you need to be interested enough in work to be able to handle its demands on a daily basis and learn on the way.


Job requirements

• Clean work areas using a variety of chemical solutions and polishing machines.
• Take and follow instructions to cut and shape bricks according to each project in question.
• Use power saws and tile cutters to perform cutting and shaping activities.
• Assist in erecting scaffolding and other installation structures.
• Mix, cement, plaster, and grout either manually or by using machines by ensuring that standard mixing formulas are followed.
• Provide support in preparing, installing, repairing and rebuilding tile, brick and stone surfaces.
• Remove damaged tiles, bricks and mortar and clean and prepare surfaces for rebuilding purposes.
• Correct surface imperfections post building duties by removing grout and plaster.
• Perform brick polishing and buffing activities to ensure that the appearance of the surface is perfected.
• Apply grout between joints of tiles and bricks using trowels and sponges.
• Ascertain that sufficient amount of building materials are available in the inventory.
• Arrange for the procurement of special equipment and tools for each building project.
• Move and reposition materials such as marble slabs, using follies, hoists, and cranes.
• Transport materials and tools to work sites and ensure that they are accounted for at the end of the day.
• Perform preventative and general maintenance tasks on building tools and equipment.




No degree, certificate or diploma


Not required


1 year to less than 2 years

Equipment and Machinery Experience
Mortar and concrete mixers; Concrete saws; Forklift
Construction Specialization
Residential; Industrial, commercial and institutional
Weight Handling
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
Work Site Environment
Outdoors; At heights; Dusty
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding
Work Location Information
Various locations
Personal Suitability
Flexibility; Team player; Reliability

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

By phone

613-223-6767 Between 08:00 AM and 04:00 PM

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