Posted September 15, 2023

Company: Banyan Construction Ltd.
Location: Victoria, BC
Type: full-time
Salary: $34/yr
Career Level: experienced

Business Name: Banyan Construction Ltd.
Title: Mason
Terms of Employment: Permanent, full-time (30 to 40 hr/week)
Available Positions: 4
Benefits: Disability Insurance, Extended medical Insurance, Paid training leave
Wage: $34.20
Work Location: Victoria, BC
Language of work: English

This is a unionized position with access to union pay and benefits.

Company Description:

Banyan Construction is a family-run company established in 2011. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional construction services that shape the landscape of Vancouver Island. From construction management to general contracting, and a range of specialized trade work, we do it all at Banyan Construction!

We are currently seeking talented individuals to join our team as Masons. If you have a passion for craftsmanship and a keen eye for detail, this is your chance to make a mark in the world of construction.

Job Description and Responsibilities:

• Read blueprints, shoot elevations, and provide layouts
• Prepare and lay bricks, stone, structural tiles and similar materials to construct or repair structures
• Measuring out build areas and setting out the first rows of bricks and damp course
• Construct and install prefabricated masonry units
• Mix specific amounts of sand, cement, lime, and water for mortar or refractory mixtures
• Verify the vertical and horizontal elevation of a structure
• Lift, move, and work with heavy tools and materials such as cement bags, CMU blocks, bricks and stones
• Coordinate activities to be accomplished during the week. Work with a crew throughout the week to ensure successful completion
• Lead, help, and direct apprentice labourers

Employment Requirements:

• Completion of secondary school
• Minimum 4 years of bricklaying experience or a combination of experience and training courses in related trade or industry

Your Skills:

• Able read to sketches and blueprints to calculate materials required
• Ability to work in diverse settings to produce steady and functional products
• Skilled masonry labourer
• Skilled block and bricklayer
• Physical demanding––Able to sit, stand, walk, bend, and kneel for extended periods of time
• Physical fitness, including ease of movement and the capacity to lift up to 50 pounds

Contact information/how to apply:
Email resume to:

As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from all qualified individuals and specifically applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups – including Indigenous persons, vulnerable youth, newcomers, and persons with disabilities – who may contribute to the continued diversification of our organization


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