We have immediate full-time employment available for Framing Carpenters in the construction of new Agricultural and Commercial Buildings. Requiring energetic and hardworking individuals with a minimum of grade 12 education or equivalent experience.

What’s in it for you:

  • Work for a leader in the Agricultural & Commercial Construction Industry - we work with top farming companies in the area to build dairy, swine, poultry facilities
  • Walkerton ON offers a small-town lifestyle, while also being within 80KM of Kitchener / Waterloo and Guelph area, as well as a short drive to Kincardine on Lake Huron
  • AFFORDABLE HOUSING MARKET! Beautiful homes to buy from $350K-500K (average)
  • Pay is competitive $18-26 HR + benefits (after 9 months)
  • Work with an awesome team of tenured staff and industry professionals
  • Free Tim Hortons on Fridays!!

What we’re looking for:

  • Hardworking - working conditions require lifting of up to 50lbs, kneeling, crouching, working with your hands, doing general labour work
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Attentive to the instruction from experienced workers who will train!
  • Quality, driven, and eager to learn
  • Experience preferred, if you’re motivated by this work, we’d love to meet!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Work with all different types of hand tools (air tools, a variety of saws, hammers, levels, measuring tapes, etc…) and equipment (telehandlers, scissor lifts, scaffolding, etc…)
  • Frame walls, swing trusses, form pads, install steel roofs, install wall steel, push insulation, metal trim work, and much, much more.
  • Our crews meet at the shop and leave together in company trucks.
  • We work in almost all weather and provide sunscreen, safety glass, and hard hats. Tools are provided except for your tool belt, CSA Safety Boots, and a hammer.
  • Safety training will be provided to successful candidates that do not already have it.

Hours of Work

  • Monday to Thursday 7:00am to 5:00pm
  • Friday’s 7:00am to 4:00pm,
  • Hours can vary with job site distance.
  • Overtime is paid after 44 hours - average working is 49.5 hours (5.5HRS @ time and half)

Open to individuals with previous transferable skills such as: Carpenter, Framing, Steel Stud, helper, labourer

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $20.00-$26.00 per hour


  • On-site parking


  • 10 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime paid after 44 hours per week.

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Work Location: In person

Experience preferred but not necessary.

Applicants will be contacted if we would like to conduct an in person interview.

Email: general@ernewein.com

Who We Are:

John Ernewein Limited is locally owned and operated, serving Southwestern Ontario with over 50 years of industry experience. One of the largest independently owned Agricultural & Commercial Contractors and Grain Handling & Storage dealers in Ontario.

From initial design to project completion, our General Contracting staff work directly with our customers to ensure their satisfaction. On site, our experienced construction supervision ensure that your individual specifications and needs are being met.

Quality grain handling & storage products and services are the foundations of our grain bin business. We are committed to supplying you, our valued customer with proven and tested solutions, through our experienced sales and service staff.

Let us show you how 50 years of experience can work for you!