Apprentice Commercial Demolition Journeyman - Lower Mainland & Vancouver Island

Pacific Blasting & Demolition’s Demolition Division in BC is now taking applications for individuals seeking a position in the apprenticeship program towards Commercial Demolition Journeyman. We are accepting applicants from both the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island.


A thorough training & education program steers workers from little to no experience in the trade, to a skilled and competent tradesman, receiving some of the top labour wages in the union environment.


Our tiered training program provides union sanctioned training curriculum undertaken in the field & in the classroom and is measured against competitive and consistent wage compensation.


Project varieties include:

  • Interior architectural demolition
  • Selective architectural/structural demolition
  • Heritage retention & preservation
  • Heavy/full structural
  • Concrete cutting, coring & scanning
  • Variations of commercial, industrial & infrastructure projects
  • Remote & out of town work
  • Shift work & shutdowns
  • Day, evening, night & weekend work (project schedule dependent)


Skills & abilities had or acquired include:

  • Materials handling
  • Understanding hazardous materials
  • Removal of interior finishes
  • Assessing workspaces for existing & evolving hazards
  • Mitigating evolving hazards
  • Manual Pneumatic & hydraulic concrete hammering
  • Oxy/Propane & plasma steel/metal cutting
  • Rigging & hoisting
  • Mobile equipment use & maintenance
  • Working with & around heavy equipment
  • Working at heights
  • Working at or near water


The above listed project types, skills & abilities only touch on the many opportunities you’ll experience while working with our team.


**Please note: some applicants may be subject to “Fitness-to-Work” testing prior to determining eligibility.**