Stair & Railing Coatings Finisher

Location: Based out of 3228 Moodie Drive, Ottawa, ON

Closing date: August 6, 2021

What's the opportunity?

We are looking for a full-time Stair & Railing Coatings Finisher to ensure that installed stair and railing systems are move-in ready for homeowners.

Stairs and railings become a focal point in people’s homes. You can take pride in knowing you contributed to something that is not only a design highlight, but serves an important function. Working in an ever-changing environment, your day may include visiting multiple construction sites and units. Your attention to detail and hands-on skill and experience, combined with your strong customer-service orientation, will play a vital role in keeping our largest customers happy.

KOTT will provide you with a company vehicle, a company clothing package, tools, and Personal Protective Equipment (except for safety shoes, which you provide).

Wage for this position starts at $17/hour – your pay will be based on your skills & experience


Your day-to-day

  • • Touch up the stain and lacquer on stair and railing systems that have been installed
  • • Pre-finish stair and railing parts for the Service team
  • • Repair finishing work that has been damaged on site
  • • Communicate with KOTT Installation Supervisors and Coordinators, and job site Foremen
  • • Conduct vehicle circle checks and maintain daily vehicle logs

What you need to succeed:


  • • Experience as a Finisher of stair & railing parts, furniture, or other fine finishing work is preferred
  • • Experience with lacquer/paint spraying, particularly with Kremlin spraying systems, is a strong asset
  • • Proficiency using lacquer spray bombs
  • • Proficiency using cup guns for small finishing jobs
  • • Previous experience working on construction job sites is an asset
  • • Knowledge of carpentry is an asset

Skills & Qualifications

  • • Valid G class license with a clean abstract is required
  • • Fluency in English is required; fluency in French is an asset
  • • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, and stand for long periods of time is required
  • • Proficiency in the use of smartphones, to communicate information and photos from job site to office
  • • Ability to read and interpret building plans and drawings is an asset