Careers in the home building industry

Current Opportunities

 

 

WILDLIFE FIELD TECHNICIAN

Job Description

If you are looking to work with a dynamic and premier wildlife company look no further! We don’t require any previous experience and this career allows you to work in an outdoor environment. This industry is truly one of a kind in that it allows individuals who think outside the box to excel! The customer service aspect of it also allows you to meet interesting people and gives you an opportunity to help them solve their issue.

The individual(s) we are seeking is well-spoken, knows how to manage their time accordingly, is a go-getter and has the desire to strive for the top!

Core must-haves:

  • Outside the box thinker.
  • Has a true love for animals.
  • Knows how to communicate with people.
  • Has the ability to work with others or individually.
  • Be physically in shape.
  • No fear of heights or tight spaces.
  • Possess a perfect driving record.
  • Willing to perform a criminal background check.
  • High-school Diploma

Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside a senior technician to identify intrusion points.
  • Repair damages caused by wildlife species and secure entry points.
  • Identify and advise how other potential entry points should be addressed.
  • Have phenomenal customer service skills.
  • No fear of tight spaces or attics.
  • Have a general knowledge of power tools.
  • Work well with others.
  • Adhere to Raider Wildlife health and safety policies.

If you’ve gotten this far, we guess it’s safe to say this sounds like something you might be interested in! Send your resume over as we’re eagerly looking forward to meeting the next potential team member to join our fast-growing family!

Benefits:

  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Dental care
  • Life insurance
  • Vacation

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00 to $21.00 /hour

Application Questions

You have requested that Indeed ask candidates the following questions:
  • How many years of General Tools experience do you have?
  • How many years of Wildlife Proofing experience do you have?
  • Do you have the following licence or certification: G Drivers?
  • Do you have the following licence or certification: Working At Heights?

Send resume to: careers@raiderwildlife.ca

 

 

SENIOR INTERIOR DESIGNER

Job Description

Heartwood Renovations is an award winning, full-service general contracting company that prides itself in completing high end home renovation projects for our clients. We specialize in full home renovations, structural renovations, and additions.

We are in search of a mature, self-motivated, and determined interior designer/selections coordinator who takes the initiative and stays current with home design trends, to join our elite team of professionals. This individual will be responsible for managing the home design component of projects from start to finish through assisting clients with the planning, layout designing, and the selections of finishes, while working collaboratively with our team through the pre-construction and construction phase of the project. The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and have a refined taste for design.

At Heartwood Renovations, we offer competitive wages plus a paid group benefit package. We are looking for an individual who is eager and excited about working for a company with a focus on quality and customer service and that can help us work as a team to achieve our project plans.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in residential interior design
  • Degree or Diploma from a accredited design school
  • Advanced knowledge and experience using AutoCAD, Revit, and 2020Design
  • Ability draft, sketch, and render designs
  • Excellent knowledge of design trends
  • Understanding of construction practices and ability to recognize job site deficiencies
  • Familiarity with high-end product vendors and suppliers
  • Ability to manage project from start to finish
  • Professional, presentable, and articulate in written and verbal client communication
  • Ability to problem-solve in a professional and timely manner
  • Takes initiative; can work independently and efficiently
  • Excellent computer skills; ability to operate MacOS
  • Must have reliable transportation to travel to and from job sites

Responsibilities:

The Interior Designer/Selections coordinator is responsible in all aspects of the design process from start to finish, including concept development, drawings, renderings, presentations, sourcing finishes, obtaining competitive pricing through relations with vendors, and client service.

Job Type: Full-time

Send resume to: info@heartwoodrenovations.ca 

 

 

 

HVAC TECHNICIANS 

We provide top wages, (one of the best in the industry), health benefits package, personal growth opportunities and an opportunity to work with some of the best in the industry. If you want to feel like part of a team and be part of something great feel free to forward your resume  to info@guestplumbing.com⁣

Since our founding, our skilled workforce has brought their high-quality workmanship, experience, and passion to a diverse project portfolio. At Guest, we know we’re only as good as our employees. The successful applicants will contribute to our team of experienced personnel by bringing a willingness to learn and an entrepreneurial spirit to every project.

The HVAC Technician is responsible for the installation and/or repair of residential/commercial HVAC systems while providing effective customer service for all internal and external customers by using excellent, in-depth knowledge of HVAC systems and company sponsored programs. The Journey-Person is also responsible for the training and coaching of the next generation of Guest Journey-Persons and must be willing to teach.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Journey-person must be well versed in all areas of commercial and residential plumbing, including but not limited to:

  • Read blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine layout of HVAC system.
  • Install, repair and maintain domestic, commercial or industrial HVAC systems
  • Collaborates with contractors, construction workers, electricians, pipe fitters, and steamfitters in installing and repairing HVAC systems
  • Tests HVAC systems for other problems
  • Chooses HVAC materials based on budget, location, and intended uses of building
  • Follows health and safety standards and complies with building codes
  • Writes report documenting the problem and summary of actions taken
  • Performs inspections of HVAC systems to identify and replace worn parts
  • Assists in the preparation of bids and schedules and oversees other workers, such as apprentices and helpers full compliance with Guest Safety programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Competent use of hand and power tools
  • Collaborative
  • Problem-Solving and Analytical Skills
  • Decision-Making Ability
  • Good Listening Skills
  • Strong Verbal Communication
  • Stress- and Time-Management Skills
  • Customer-Service and Interpersonal Skills
  • Physical Stamina and Strength
  • Excellent Trouble-Shooting Ability
  • Tablet Skills, ability to work in a paperless environment
  • G2 / G1 Gas Ticket
  • Refrigeration / AC 313A and 313D
  • Valid G Class Driver’s License

Required Abilities

  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to work with others as part of a team
  • Progress within the HVAC trade
  • Work at various construction sites and projects within Southern Ontario

Required Experience

  • Ontario Journey-Person HVAC Licence
  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Experience in commercial and or residential construction is an asset

We firmly believe our employees are our best assets and we are committed to providing ongoing training and support to allow them to reach their full potential. Guest is an industry-leader in safety, and we strive for an incident-free workplace in all aspects of our operations.

Our Commitment to Diversity

The Guest is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to hiring talented, qualified professionals without regard to race, age, gender, or any other protected ground and to providing an environment without discrimination.

Every effort is made to provide fair and equal employment and development opportunities and to ensure that our policies regarding hiring, compensation, promotions, and transfers are based solely on skills and capabilities, job requirements, job performance, and other job-related criteria.

If you have a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence, apply today and build a rewarding career as a member of our high-performing team.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $30.00 to $36.00 /hour

Benefits:

  • Dental Care
  • Disability Insurance
  • Extended Health Care
  • On-site Parking
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vision Care

Experience:

  • service: 3 years (Required)

Licence:

  • Drivers Licence (Required)
  • Gas (Preferred)
  • Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (Preferred)

 

 

 

LICENSED NEW HOME/ CONDO SALES REPRESENTATIVES 

AND SITE ADMINISTRATORS 

In2ition Realty is looking to hire Licensed and Experienced Sales Representatives and Experienced Site Administrators for new home & condo sites within the Oakville, Milton, Hamilton, Stoney Creek areas specifically. Applicants must have strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills. If you have these qualifications and are looking for a great opportunity to work for a well-established and growing company, please forward your resume to info@in2ition.ca.

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – FULL TIME (TEMP – MATERNITY LEAVE)

Homes By DeSantis is looking for a responsible, enthusiastic Administrative Assistant to join our team to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. Great opportunity to start working in highly regarded organization! In this role, you will perform administrative and office support duties for multiple departments. Responsibilities will also include fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, filing and faxing.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities of Administrative Assistant:
– Produce and distribute correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms – Answer phones in a professional manner and direct calls to appropriate persons or take detailed messages – Manage communication of information in and out of the office – Type out correspondence letters, emails, memos, etc. (paper and electronic) – Prepare outgoing mail and packages – Monitor and maintain office equipment; repair or replace malfunctioning equipment when required – Monitor office supplies; order and re-stock as needed – Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports – Maintain positive and professional staff and client relationships – Welcome and greet clients and office guests – Ensure common areas are kept clean and organized at all times (Reception, Boardroom, Kitchen, etc.)

Qualifications
• Upbeat, positive and enthusiastic attitude
• Efficiency: Able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort
• Honesty/Integrity: Does not cut corners ethically. Earns trust and maintains confidence. Admits to making mistakes
• Attention to detail: Does not let important details slip through the cracks
• Proactivity acts without being told what to do. Brings new ideas to the company
• Flexibility/adaptability: Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change
• High standards: Expects personal performance to be nothing short of the best
• Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and articulately

Requirements

Required Skills & Experience of Administrative Assistant:
– High school diploma or GED equivalent required – 1-3 years of administrative/office administration experience (construction environment preferred) – Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work – Attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills – Excellent written and verbal communication skills – Fast, proficient, and accurate typist – Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Suite and other administrative programs – Self-starter who works well independently – Ability to prioritize given tasks and work efficiently towards completing them – Strong problem solver and analytical thinker – Professional demeanor – Car is required
Please send resume with salary expectation to: jobs@homesbydesantis.com

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CUSTOMER CARE TECHNICIAN (FULL TIME)

Homes By DeSantis is expanding! We are looking for a highly skilled and personable Service Technicians with strong work ethics that can meet tight timelines and interact
with homeowners/trades.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Must be knowledgeable about every aspect of new home construction
• Previous experience working for a home builder is a MUST
• Must be multi-talented to perform minor repairs of any nature thereby avoiding costly
PO’s to sub-trades
• Must have strong trouble-shooting skills related to the structure/building components
• Must possess/display a confident, approachable and respectable appearance
• Conduct P.D.I. inspections/orientations with purchasers
• Conduct internal inspection of units prior to P.D.I. and report any deficiencies to Service Manager
• Assess and/or assign deficiencies to applicable trades or staff
• Complete 30 day and year-end service request list in appropriate time-frame
• Be available for after-hours emergency calls
• Provide exceptional service to ensure a positive experience for every purchaser
• Must be familiar with all Tarion guidelines and strive to exceed them whenever possible
• Inform and educate purchasers on their new home and the systems within their unit
• Must be self-motivated and able to work efficiently with minimal supervision
• Must have team mentality and work well with all Trade partners and staff
• Represent Homes by DeSantis in a helpful and positive manner
• Complete any “in house” repairs (i.e. head office, sales office, etc.)

Interested candidates can send their resume along with salary expectations to: jobs@homesbydesantis.com

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CUSTOMER CARE MANAGER

Homes By DeSantis, a well established construction company in Hamilton is expanding! We are looking for a highly skilled and personable Customer Care Manager with strong work ethics that can meet tight timelines and interact with homeowners, service technicians and trades.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
The Customer Care Manager leads and manages a superior post-construction team. They are responsible for delivering a quality finished home to the Homeowner’s satisfaction and in accordance to DeSantis and Tarion standards. S/he efficiently manages the administrative closing and service details, ensures the Service Technicians addresses all the deficiencies from the PDI inspection, and ensures the trades are conducting repairs and addressing all outstanding issues. S/he manages all Homeowner disputes, to avoid conciliations, and participates in conciliation investigations. They will also ensure that the Service team is providing the highest level of customer satisfaction, customer loyalty, and favourable survey results. As one of the last departments in the homebuilding process, the Customer Care Manager identifies issues to improve the Service Department’s performance, as well as providing feedback to the Director of Construction, to develop systems for overall improvements.

Skills & Qualifications
Reporting to the Director of Construction, the Customer Care Manager in this position will involve (but is not limited to) carrying out the following tasks, and includes working with a team of trades and other technical professionals, to achieve this:
• Manage department to minimise and prevent Tarion intervention
• Meet with difficult homeowners to rectify their complaints to avoid requests for conciliation as required
• Meet with homeowners who have requested conciliation, investigate their complaints, and update the Director of Construction, GM, and President, with the findings
• Attend conciliations, or tribunal hearings as a DeSantis representative, as required
• Comply with findings of the Tarion Conciliation Report and ensure repairs are completed within specified time frames
• Ensure all warrantable repairs are scheduled and completed to minimise repeat trade visits, and to address repairs within a timely manner
• Ensure that all warranty work is being conducted by the Trades and not Service Technicians
• Manage the resolution of Service / Trade disputes and conduct regular service meetings with difficult trades as required, notifying & inviting the Director of Construction and GM
• Ensure all warranty documents have been delivered and reviewed with the homeowner on closing
• Ensure homeowner understands the PDI, closing, follow up, and warranty process via an educational seminar and homeowner interactions
• Ensure PDI appointments are scheduled with homeowners and PDI staff
• Conduct PDI’s when required

REQUIREMENTS:
**Minimum of 3 years experience in similar role
**Thorough understanding of Tarion Warranty Program
**Thorough understanding of Ontario Building Code
**MS Office
Interested candidates can send their resume along with salary expectations to jobs@homesbydesantis.com.

 

 

 

CONCRETE FINISHER (RESIDENTIAL/ COMMERCIAL/ INDUSTRIAL)

Salary Range: 25.00 – 29.00 (hourly)

Shift: M-F (Days)

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Instruct apprentices when required
  • Repair, resurface and replace worn or damaged sections of concrete structures
  • Operate power vibrators to compact concrete
  • Prepare granular sub-base
  • Level top surface concrete according to grade and depth specification
  • Fill hollows and remove spots on freshly poured concreate (parging)
  • Apply hardening and sealing components to cure surfaces
  • Check formwork, granular base and steel reinforcement materials and direct placement of concrete into forms or onto surfaces according to grade
  • Impart desired finish to concrete surfaces using hand and power tools (power trowels)
  • Shovel cement and other materials into cement mixers
  • Spread concrete and asphalt on road surfaces using shovels, rakes and hand tampers
  • Concrete products forming and finishing worker specific skills- position reinforcing rods or wire mesh in moulds
  • Participate in daily site safety meetings
  • Work in compliance with Internal OHS policies
  • Other duties which may be assigned by Operations Manager on a project to project basis

 

Qualifications:

Qualifications include:

  • Secondary (high school) graduation certificate
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience is required
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Current WHMIS, WAH (Working at Heights)
  • Team Player with flexibility
  • Previous experience in residential and commercial construction
  • Strong work ethic and detail orientated (accuracy)
  • Cleanliness and organization
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

 

Working Conditions

This position requires the employee to work indoor/outdoor. Employee must be able to kneel, bend, stand for extended periods of time.  Possess a valid driver’s permit and the ability to work odd/ extra hours to accommodate project deadlines.  Due to the nature of this position an enhanced reliability screening will be conducted prior to employment.

 

Physical Requirements

Position requires high levels of mental acuity, physical ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs on a regular basis, ability to sit/stand for extended periods of time, occasional exposure to inclement weather may be required.

 

To apply please send your resume to sophie@ravengroup.ca  

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ESTIMATOR

Salary Range: $75,000 – $95,000

Vacancy Type: Full Time, Permanent 

 

Job Description

The Estimator will be responsible for the preparation of material and quantity take-offs from engineering and architectural drawings, as well as preparing product breakdowns for costing and all costs associated with tendered estimates. 

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Liaison with clients, build relationships with various stakeholders
  • Read and interpret plans, proposals and other documentation to create bids.
  • Track and analyze data to reduce gaps between estimates and actual costs.
  • Obtain and track subcontract bids and negotiate budgets.
  • Prepare and present estimate documentation, including gaps in available data. A solid Performa with data and numbers, knowledge of Microsoft Programs, 365, EXCEL, Windows and Estimating Software
  • Recognize potential impacts to projects when construction team and trades underperform
  • Maintenance of job files, project digital database
  • Attend project meeting’s, client meetings and senior management meetings when required
  • Track job progress, changes, alert estimation manager and operations management to delays, issues etc.
  • Process submittals and project approvals
  • Work in compliance with Interna OHS policies
  • Other duties which may be assigned by senior management on a project to project basis

 

Qualifications

  • Hands on experience with flow charts, spreadsheets, technical documentation (blueprints/specs)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience, preferably within larger construction projects
  • Mandatory Heavy Bid/Bid to Win Experience
  • Solid organizational and time management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft office, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong/above average math skills
  • Education- College or post graduate degree preferably in civil Engineering, construction engineering technology or Architectural Technology

 

Working Conditions

This position requires the employee to work mainly in an office environment with occasional site visits. Employee must be able to sit, stand for extended periods of time, possess a valid driver’s permit and the ability to work odd/ extra hours to accommodate project deadlines.  Due to the nature of this position an enhanced reliability screening will be conducted prior to employment

 

Physical Requirements

Position requires high levels of mental acuity, keyboarding skills, ability to sit/stand for extended periods of time, occasional exposure to inclement weather may be required.

 

To apply please send your resume to sophie@ravengroup.ca  

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PIPELAYER (SEWER & WATERMAIN)

Salary Range: 27.00 to 31.00 (hourly)

Shift: M-F (Days) 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Installation of PVC pipe in residential basements connecting to plumbing stacks
  • Read and interpret site blueprints/plans
  • Participate in daily site safety meetings
  • (outdoor) Hand dig around utilities
  • (indoor residential) hand excavate with power tools to install PVC pipes
  • Core hole in main seer to install sewer lateral
  • Tap water main to install water services
  • Install catch basins and manholes
  • Benching Manholes
  • Installation of main line sewer
  • Installation of water mains, valves and fire hydrants
  • Filling pipes with water for building inspectors
  • Complete ball test after the completion of water pressure test
  • Work in compliance with Internal OHS policies
  • Other duties which may be assigned by Operations Manager on a project to project basis

 

Qualifications

Qualifications include:

  • Knowledge of a pipe laser and trench safety
  • Valid WHMIS certificate, WAH, Confined space certifications
  • Previous experience in residential and commercial construction
  • Strong work ethic
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience is required
  • Basic math skills
  • Solid organizational and time management skills
  • Valid driver’s license (required)
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

 

Working Conditions

This position requires the employee to work inside/outside. Employee must be able to sit, stand for extended periods of time, possess a valid driver’s permit and the ability to work odd/ extra hours to accommodate project deadlines.  Due to the nature of this position an enhanced reliability screening will be conducted prior to employment

 

Physical Requirements

Position requires high levels of mental acuity, physical ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs on a regular basis, ability to sit/stand for extended periods of time, occasional exposure to inclement weather may be required.

 

To apply please send your resume to sophie@ravengroup.ca  

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310 T MECHANIC

 

Salary Range: 32.00 – 36.00 (hourly)

Shift: M-F (DAYS)

Job purpose

To provide management of the day to day operation of the shop including general repairs, diagnostic and support to the company by professionally maintaining fleet and equipment and to ensure administrative components of each repair are completed in a timely basis.

 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.
  • Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures.
  • Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units.
  • Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
  • Complies with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.
  • Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting.
  • Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.
  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
  • Inventory Control-keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications.
  • Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Provide daily administrative and clerical support to project management team
  • Maintenance of job files, equipment database
  • Attend staff meeting’s and direct other shop staff
  • Track repair progress, changes, alert project management staff and operations staff to delays, issues etc.
  • Coordinate pricing issues, material orders and deliveries with management staff
  • Work in compliance with Cardi Construction OHS policies
  • Other duties which may be assigned by Operations Manager on a project to project basis

 

Qualifications

  • Hands on experience with heavy duty construction equipment, trucks and medium duty units
  • Strong technical knowledge
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience is required
  • Basic math skills
  • Solid organizational and time management skills
  • 310T Certificate in good standing
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadline

 

 

Working conditions

This position requires the employee to work indoors/outdoors. EmplAdd Gallery / Imagesoyee must be able to kneel, bend, stand for extended periods of time.  Possess a valid driver’s permit and the ability to work odd/ extra hours to accommodate project deadlines.  Due to the nature of this position an enhanced reliability screening will be conducted prior to employment

 

Physical requirements

Position requires high levels of mental acuity, physical ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs on a regular basis, ability to sit/stand for extended periods of time, occasional exposure to inclement weather may be required.

 

To apply please send your resume to sophie@ravengroup.ca  

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APPRENTICE MECHANIC

Salary Range: 25.00 – 30.00 (hourly)

Shift: M-F (Days)

Duties and responsibilities

 

  • Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.
  • Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures.
  • Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units.
  • Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
  • Complies with federal and provincial vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.
  • Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting.
  • Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.
  • Assists in keeping shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications.
  • Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Maintenance of job files, equipment database
  • Attend staff meeting’s and direct other shop staff
  • Track repair progress, changes, alert project management staff and operations staff to delays, issues etc.
  • Coordinate pricing issues, material orders and deliveries with management staff
  • Work in compliance with Cardi Construction OHS policies
  • Other duties which may be assigned by Operations Manager on a project to project basis

 

Requirements             

  • 2-3 years of experience
  • Completion or registration in a recognized program

 

Working conditions

This position requires the employee to work indoors/outdoors. Employee must be able to kneel, bend, stand for extended periods of time.  Possess a valid driver’s permit and the ability to work odd/ extra hours to accommodate project deadlines.  Due to the nature of this position an enhanced reliability screening will be conducted prior to employment

 

Physical requirements

Position requires high levels of mental acuity, physical ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs on a regular basis, ability to sit/stand for extended periods of time, occasional exposure to inclement weather may be required.

 

To apply please send your resume to sophie@ravengroup.ca  

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EXCAVATOR 

Salary Range: $25.00  – $30.00

Shift: M-F (DAYS)

 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Ability to run an excavator, rubber tire backhoe and blade operator with grading/trenching experience for residential construction.
  • Excavate near foundation walls and utility cables.
  • Set grades with Laser level on the excavator for determining underside of footing for basement excavation.

 

Qualifications:

  • Min. 3 years experience in a similar role
  • Cat controls would be an asset
  • must hold a G licence with clean abstract

 

Working conditions

This position requires the employee to work outdoors. Employee must be able to kneel, bend, stand for extended periods of time.  Possess a valid driver’s permit and the ability to work odd/ extra hours to accommodate project deadlines.  Due to the nature of this position an enhanced reliability screening will be conducted prior to employment

 

Physical requirements

Position requires high levels of mental acuity, physical ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs on a regular basis, ability to sit/stand for extended periods of time, occasional exposure to inclement weather may be required.

 

To apply please send your resume to sophie@ravengroup.ca  

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STONESLINGER

 

Salary Range: $23.50 per hour

Shift: M-F (Days)

Duties and responsibilities:

 

  • – Mack Dump truck – 18 spd mack or eaton fuller transmission
  • -Haul gravel from the quarries to the job site.
  • -Ensure stone slinger truck is loaded it’s gross weight is 36,000 kg
  • -Spread stone evenly into basements foundations and garages
  • -place stone onto weeping pipe around new foundations
  • -Spread stone on driveways evenly
  • -provide clear and professional communication to dispatchers
  • -Follow all Health and Safety Protocols

 

Qualifications

  • Truck Driver with DZ licence.
  • Must be able to operate a manual 18 speed transmission.
  • Clean drivers abstract

 

Working conditions

This position requires the employee to work indoor/outdoor. Employee must be able to kneel, bend, stand for extended periods of time.  Possess a valid driver’s permit and the ability to work odd/ extra hours to accommodate project deadlines.  Due to the nature of this position an enhanced reliability screening will be conducted prior to employment

 

Physical requirements

Position requires high levels of mental acuity, physical ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs on a regular basis, ability to sit/stand for extended periods of time, occasional exposure to inclement weather may be required.

 

 

 

CONTRACTOR

The Bradburn Group is looking for experienced carpenters to join our awesome team!

We are looking for team members with:

🔹Minimum of 3 years experience
🔹Valid drivers licence and transportation
🔹Detail oriented
🔹Good teamwork & collaboration skills
🔹Need to have basic hand tools, WHIMS and fall arrest

Does this sound like you, or someone you know? Contact us at jay@bradburngroup.ca 

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SITE SUPERVISOR

The Bradburn Group is looking for a skilled site supervisor to join our awesome team!

🔹Minimum of 5 years experience
🔹Valid drivers licence and transportation

🔹Need to have basic hand tools, WHIMS and fall arrest

🔹Strong organizational skills

🔹Great at multitasking

🔹Love working with your hands

🔹Excellent communication skills

🔹Strong teamwork & collaboration skills

 

Does this sound like you, or someone you know? Contact us at jay@bradburngroup.ca 

 

 

 

DZ DRIVERS & COMMERCIAL G DRIVERS

Position Summary:

The Driver is responsible for the customer service experience as it is provided to contractors, builders and customers during the delivery of purchased products and services. The Driver must have the ability to effectively communicate to customers and coworkers, ensuring timely deliveries as scheduled. The Driver is expected to understand and adhere to all Health and Safety guidelines to ensure the safety of themselves and all those involved.

 

What we offer:

  • FT employees receive benefits after probationary period
  • Discretionary bonus program
  • Deferred Profit Sharing Plan
  • Limited hours, no evenings or Sundays
  • Employee personal and professional development
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Personalized training
  • Employee discount from day 1
  • Draws regularly for sporting and theatre events
  • Company events regularly
  • Dynamic work environment
  • Diverse culture and family values

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Off-Site Duties:

  • Meets company standards for customer service through meeting the delivery expectations of the customer; delivering all product as scheduled, in good condition and rectifying variances as they occur.
  • Supports the business by proactively organizing routes and delivery schedules to ensure efficient and timely service.
  • Processes customer deliveries as scheduled regarding the potential for change.
  • Protects and supports the business, customers and fellow bystanders adhering to all Company policies, procedures and legal requirements.
  • Completes circle checks and daily logs.
  • Exercises proper loading and dumping techniques as per safety guidelines.
  • Wears personal protective equipment.
  • Maintains proper maintenance of company vehicles.
  • Aware of products being transported; adjusting loading, securing and dumping techniques as required.
  • Supports the business through the organization of customer invoices; obtaining signatures and returning to the Branch for sales records.

 

Yard Duties:

  • Greets customers as they enter the yard while offering their assistance. Supports the business by proactively organizing routes and delivery schedules to ensure efficient and timely service.
  • Processes customer orders by locating and loading product.
  • Advises customers by providing knowledge of products, their application and other
    services; using resources where required.
  • Maintains open communication with Yard Staff.
  • Sustains yard cleanliness and required maintenance.

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for any and all other duties as may be required from time to time in accordance with proper training and certification requirements.

 

Qualifications:

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • DZ Drivers: DZ Driving Certification with 3 years of DZ driving experience
  • G Drivers: G Class Driver’s Licence with 3 years of commercial G class driving experience
  • Must be comfortable driving a manual transmission
  • Clean Driver’s Abstract
  • General interest in the construction industry
  • Experience or knowledge with related products and services
  • Load building, securing and dumping experience an asset
  • Experience of construction industry an asset

 

Abilities/Skill Requirements:

  • Customer focused
  • Communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Product Knowledge
  • Detailed oriented
  • General math skills
  • Ability to work in a fast pace work environment

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Some lifting required
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

 

PLEASE PROVIDE A COPY OF YOUR CURRENT ABSTRACT AND CVOR.

Please submit applications to amaciukas@turkstralumber.com

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ACCOUNT MANAGER – RIDGEWAY, NIAGARA FALLS, SMITHVILLE AND DUNDAS LOCATIONS

Position Summary:

The Account Manager is responsible for acting as the primary contact for builders, renovators and or private home owners with a special project. The Account Manager must have the ability to effectively prepare lumber estimates, present truss and EWP estimates, sell and measure interior trim and doors, sell windows and doors for replacement or new construction, sell exterior steel, insulation and drywall.

 

What we offer:

  • FT employees receive benefits after probationary period
  • Discretionary bonus program
  • Deferred Profit Sharing Plan
  • Limited hours, no evenings or Sundays
  • Employee personal and professional development
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Personalized training
  • Employee discount from day 1
  • Draws regularly for sporting and theatre events
  • Company events regularly
  • Dynamic work environment
  • Diverse culture and family values

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains high standard of professionalism while liaising, consulting and communicating with customers regarding special projects.
  • Meets Company standards for customer service through meeting and identifying current and future needs of customers through friendly rapport and relationship building.
  • Analyzes blue prints and preliminary drawings.
  • Completes quantity take-offs for all products required including lumber, windows, EWP, Trusses, Trim, and Doors etc.
  • Deals directly with vendors and complete special orders as required.
  • Completes basic Truss designs from price book as required. * Ensures the availability of products and services through coordinating with Managers and Manufacturing plants to fill customer orders; arranging and prioritizing deliveries.
  • Coordinates with specific Branches for specialized quotes. * Supports the sales efforts of the Outside Sales Staff by assisting in the completion of take-offs, quotations, etc.
  • Meets financial objectives by overseeing the management of accounts receivable for all assigned accounts.

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for any and all other duties as may be required from time to time in accordance with proper training and certification requirements.

 

Qualifications:

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School
  • Completion of a three year College program in civil or construction engineering technology; or several years’ experience as a qualified tradesperson in a construction trade such as plumbing or carpentry.
  • Knowledge of building codes
  • Experience of construction industry an asset
  • Computer (PC) literate
  • Ability to multitask in a fast pace work environment

Abilities/Skill Requirements:

  • Customer focused
  • Communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Product Knowledge
  • Detailed oriented
  • General math skills
  • Ability to work in a fast pace work environment

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Comfortable in an office environment
  • Comfortable making periodic site visits; mileage expensed
  • Some lifting may be required
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time

 

Please submit applications to amaciukas@turkstralumber.com

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TRUSS DESIGNER POSITION

Position Summary:

The Designer will efficiently and accurately design and estimate both trusses and EWP in compliance with the OBC based on approved plans submitted by the customer. Hours are Monday – Friday 7:00am-4:00pm.

What we offer:

  • FT employees receive benefits after probationary period
  • Discretionary bonus program
  • Deferred Profit Sharing Plan
  • Limited hours, no evenings or Sundays
  • Employee personal and professional development
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Personalized training
  • Employee discount from day 1
  • Draws regularly for sporting and theatre events
  • Company events regularly
  • Dynamic work environment
  • Diverse culture and family values

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Design:

  • Reads and interprets blueprints to create residential truss designs
  • Meets Turkstra’s Design Standards/Protocol
  • Develops innovative and creative ways to solve design and plan issues
  • Assists team members by providing coverage, suggestions and design reviews
  • Minimizes errors and provides resolutions when mistakes occur
  • Follows Turkstra’s Standard Operating Procedure for Design Processes
  • Considers production and cost efficiency for both the Production Team and the customer
  • Produces designs in a time efficient manner
  • Utilizes down time on value added project
  • Provide error free design of roof and floor systems for estimating and production
  • Determine procedures and instructions to be followed according to design specifications
  • Establish and maintain relationships with Architects/Designers, Sales Team, Framers, and Builders
  • Provide strong customer service with onsite and in office consultations to ensure best possible design for easy, accurate installation
  • Maintain open communication with the customer, sales rep, office administrator, design manager, and production manager
  • Support Turkstra Lumber sales team in negotiation, presentations and designs
  • Remain current with building trends to lead the industry in engineered wood products and design while promoting Turkstra Lumber products when possible
  • Sustains office and workplace cleanliness

 

Administration:

  • Maintains job status log (iCommand)
  • Participates in general office maintenance
  • Participates in activities with Marketing Team by providing relevant content for web and social media
  • Follows Turkstra’s approach to world class customer service (internal and external customers)
  • Advises customers by providing proficient knowledge of design principles using resources where required

 

Professional Development:

  • Maintains up to date knowledge of Design software (Alpine, BC Calc, iStruct)
  • Attends Turkstra University classes and retains knowledge (Falcon, soft skills)
  • Assists in training co-op students
  • Maintains up to date product knowledge as provided by vendors and associations
  • Maintains up to date knowledge of Ontario Building Code

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain accurate reports to discover trends, wins/loses for weekly submission

 

Qualifications:

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • College Diploma in Architectural or Civil Technology/Engineering
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in roof truss design preferred
  • Vocational training an asset
  • Experience or knowledge with related products and services
  • Experience in construction industry, framing or carpentry specifically, is an asset

 

Abilities/Skill Requirements:

  • Blueprint reading
  • Self-motivated
  • Customer focused
  • Results driven
  • Superior math skills
  • Knowledge of engineering and load path development
  • Communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent computer (PC) skills – AutoCAD and MS Office
  • Ability to work in a fast pace work environment

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time

About Turkstra Lumber:

We are a family owned and operated business that has served Hamilton and the Niagara Region for over 65 years. With 11 retail and 2 manufacturing locations and over 250 employees, we still manage to maintain traditional values and continue to develop and find new ways to support our communities by providing quality services and building products, creating job opportunities and working with various community outreach programs. Our motto “Always on the Level” is as old as the company itself and we still proudly stand behind and try to live our motto with every interaction.

Turkstra Lumber has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 3 consecutive years. For more information on Turkstra and working at Turkstra check out our videos! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mi34VCVqyWE
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Turkstra Lumber is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We recognize that our future success depends on the perspectives and contributions of all our employees — their diverse backgrounds, abilities and experiences make our business stronger. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

Please submit applications to amaciukas@turkstralumber.com