Junior Estimator, Construction

The construction team of Wesgroup is looking for a self-motivated, detail-orientated individual with a strong initiative to take on a wide variety of tasks.  The candidate should possess the ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of individuals and has proven capabilities in multi-tasking, problem solving and prioritizing workloads.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare in coordination with the preconstruction manager, the tender documents for sub-contract and supplier pricing.
  • Provide subcontract and supplier analysis recommendations.
  • Prepare bid documents and clear and concise scopes of work.
  • Source vendors and subcontractors.
  • Maintain / update project bid list.
  • Perform accurate / detailed take-offs from project drawings using on screen software.
  • Assist construction team with the overall management of all construction projects.
  • Assist / lead new construction technologies, implementation.
  • Maintain up to date accurate document control processes for the projects including drawings, plans, submittals, document logs, reports and specifications both electronically and hard copies.
  • Participates, prepares and distributes accurate and detailed meeting minutes in a timely fashion.
  • Assist the Project Managers with managing the shop drawings for all projects within the construction team.
  • Collecting, documenting and filing project support as required.
  • General and administrative duties as required by the construction team.
  • Assist with close out documents, LEED, etc.
  • Attend site meetings when necessary.
  • Follow systems and procedures outlined in company directives.
  • Organize workflow to meet deadlines and prioritize as such.

 

Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • A diploma or degree from BCIT (or equivalent) is required, as well as, related field experience.
  • A minimum of 1.5 years’ experience working in the Vancouver construction market, ideally experience with wood frame / concrete high rise. Working with a developer or general contractor preferred.
  • Previous experience with multi-family, industrial or tilt up projects is required.
  • Experience using digital Take Off software is required.
  • Excellent and above average communication skills in English both written and oral.
  • Exceptional phone skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret contract specifications, drawings and other construction documents.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills in order to prioritize work load and stay on top of things as the project demands increase.
  • Self-motivated with strong willingness and ability to learn and be challenged.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including conflict resolution abilities.
  • Above average mathematical skills are necessary for this position along with report compilation.
  • Works effectively in a team environment.
  • Must be computer literate and current on new technologies.
  • Hard working and a problem solver.
  • Experience using MS Office suite, Adobe.
  • Positive and upbeat attitude.

 

We will provide a competitive salary and benefits package for the right candidate as well as a professional and rewarding working environment.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for follow-up will be contacted.

Project Coordinator

The construction team of Wesgroup is looking for a self-motivated, detail-orientated individual with a strong initiative to take on a wide variety of tasks. The candidate should possess the ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of individuals and has proven capabilities in multi-tasking, problem solving and prioritizing workloads.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist construction team with the overall management of all construction projects.
  • Assist / lead new construction technologies, implementation.
  • Maintain up to date accurate document control processes for the projects including drawings, plans, submittals, document logs, reports and specifications both electronically and hard copies.
  • Participates, prepares and distributes accurate and detailed meeting minutes in a timely fashion.
  • Assist the Project Managers with managing the shop drawings for all projects within the construction team.
  • Collecting, documenting and filing field data (measurements, pictures, etc.) as required.
  • Prepare in coordination with the preconstruction manager, the tender documents for sub-contract and supplier pricing.
  • Provide subcontract and supplier analysis recommendations.
  • Prepare bid documents and clear and concise scopes of work.
  • Source vendors and subcontractors.
  • Maintain / update project bid list.
  • Perform accurate / detailed take-offs from project drawings using on screen software.
  • General and administrative duties as required by the construction team.
  • Assist with close out documents, LEED, etc.
  • Attend site meetings when necessary.
  • Follow systems and procedures outlined in company directives.
  • Organize workflow to meet deadlines and prioritize as such.

 

Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • A diploma or degree from BCIT (or equivalent) is required, as well as, related field experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in the Vancouver construction market, ideally experience with wood frame / concrete high rise. Working with a developer or general contractor preferred. Previous experience with multi-family, industrial or tilt up projects is required.
  • Experience using digital Take Off software is required.
  • Excellent and above average communication skills in English both written and oral.
  • Exceptional phone skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret contract specifications, drawings and other construction documents.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills in order to prioritize work load and stay on top of things as the project demands increase.
  • Self-motivated with strong willingness and ability to learn and be challenged.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including conflict resolution abilities.
  • Above average mathematical skills are necessary for this position along with report compilation.
  • Works effectively in a team environment.
  • Must be computer literate and current on new technologies.
  • Hard working and a problem solver.
  • Experience using MS Office suite, Adobe.
  • Positive and upbeat attitude.

 

We will provide a competitive salary and benefits package for the right candidate as well as a professional and rewarding working environment.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for follow-up will be contacted.

Accounts Payable Clerk

Wesgroup is seeking a motivated A/P Clerk to join its Accounts Payable team. The A/P Clerk will be an integral part of the team, interacting with vendors, processing purchase orders and invoices, ensuring all vendors are paid in a timely fashion, and assisting with the Accounts Payable cycle. This role will report to the A/P Supervisor. The role of A/P Clerk will consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Sort, batch and date entry into accounting system
  • Enter commitments and purchase orders into Newstar accounting system
  • Maintenance of WCB for all trades including Statutory Declarations, delinquency check and updated liability insurance as required
  • Liaise with project managers to resolve invoice/purchase order issues
  • Prepare monthly and manual cheques for all companies
  • Reconcile vendor statements
  • Administer the Builder’s Lien Holdback process
  • Prepare retention cheques
  • Maintain new and existing suppliers information
  • Record and process of daily bank deposit
  • Miscellaneous projects and duties as assigned by the various Managers

 

Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy in processing
  • Proven interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Positive attitude and able to multi-task and meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work well in a team environment
  • Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with Newstar accounting software would be an asset
  • Background in Real Estate Development would be an asset
  • Experience in Accounts Payable role would be an asset

 

We will provide a competitive salary and benefits package for the right candidate as well as a professional and rewarding working environment.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for follow-up will be contacted.

Community Relations Representative – Part Time

River District Vancouver (formerly known as East Fraserlands) is a 130 acre master planned, waterfront community located Southeast Vancouver at Marine Drive and Boundary Road. River District Vancouver will be a complete community with an elementary school, childcare facilities, restaurants, retail space, parks, office space, public plazas, and recreational amenities, all within walking distance or a short bicycle ride. At full build out, the community is expected to have 7,000 new homes and over 500,000 sq.ft. of commercial space.

 

Wesgroup is seeking a talented Community Relations Representative to join their River District Vancouver Team located at 8683 Kerr Street on a permanent part time basis of a minimum of 24 – 30 hours a week. The River District Neighborhood Centre plays an active role by providing an overview to visitors for this new and emerging community presentation and overseeing programs for visitors and neighbours. This role will report to the Community Relations Manager onsite as well as the Director of Marketing at head office. The role of Community Information Representative/House will consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Greet, engage and educate visitors about the River District Vancouver community
  • Plan, support and coordinate activities and special events in the Neighborhood Centre as well as within the River District community and in partnership with our retailers
  • Create and engage an online community through social media channels and creation of content
  • Write, layout, proof and send emails, enewletters and other collateral
  • Utilize and maintain data in our CRM system for sending out eblasts
  • Data collection, research and reporting of events and activities
  • Assist with operational tasks associated with day-to-day functions of the River District Centre
  • Required to work on weekends and evenings
  • Due to limited availability of transit, must have reasonable means of transportation in this new and emerging community

Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • Outgoing, friendly and responsible self starter who has highly developed interpersonal skills
  • At least 2 years of experience in customer service/sales role
  • Superior verbal/written communications skills, fluency in English
  • Outgoing, friendly and responsible self-starter who works well independently
  • Enjoys interacting with various audiences ranging from business professionals to young children
  • Good understanding of social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • Event planning experience considered an asset
  • Experience in Adobe design programs such as Indesign and Illustrator considered an asset
  • Experience working with CMS or WordPress sites considered an asset

 

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for follow-up will be contacted.

Junior Treasury Accountant

Wesgroup’s team is a dynamic, inspired group that brings professional insight, focused creativity and a tireless work ethic to every project. We are a diverse mix of talents and personalities, with a shared passion for delivering sustainable, engaging spaces, supported by responsive, personalized service. Our drive to create a lasting legacy comes straight from the top, through a senior management team that is committed to doing what’s right for future generations. Our principals also possess an indefinable, invaluable leadership trait – the ability to inspire excellent work, every time.

 

Overview of Position

Wesgroup is looking for an action oriented team player to work closely with the Treasury team to manage the day-to-day accounting. This opportunity requires a results-oriented individual, who thrives on building relationships and accepting new challenges within a fast paced environment. The role of Junior Treasury Accountant will consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

Job Responsibilities:

Banking

  • Monitoring and managing the daily cash position in multiple bank accounts
  • Assist with daily, weekly and monthly cash forecasts
  • Prepare account and wire transfers for requisitions
  • Prepare single payment request for virtual card payments in both HSBC and Amex platforms
  • Prepare documentation for new bank account requests to various financial institutions
  • Work with various financial institutions for trouble-shooting, discrepancies, and other issues
  • Work with all departments to support their requests related to treasury responsibilities
  • Have a good understanding of the complex organization structure and the flow of funds between related parties

Accounting

  • Prepare high-volume journal entries for treasury transactions
  • Prepare bank reconciliations and GST reasonability
  • Assisting in admin duties in Concur, a platform for managing employee expense reports
  • Assisting with preparation of the annual corporate financial statements for small entities

Soft skills

  • Ability to work in a tight deadline under pressure with minimal supervision
  • Have analytical and problem-solving skills with strong desire to succeed
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to adjust to a continuously changing environment

Ad Hoc

  • Manage ad hoc tasks as assigned by the Corporate Accounting Manager

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 1 – 2 years of experience in an accounting or treasury related support role
  • Experience in using Yardi Voyager is preferred
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Office applications with advanced Excel skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) are required
  • Must be detail oriented with strong organizational skills

 

We will provide a competitive salary and benefits package for the right candidate as well as a professional and rewarding working environment.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for follow-up will be contacted.

Customer Care Coordinator, Construction

The construction team of Wesgroup is looking for a self-motivated, detail-orientated individual with a strong initiative to take on a wide variety of tasks.  The candidate should possess the ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of individuals and has proven capabilities in multi-tasking, problem solving and prioritizing workloads. The candidate will represent Wesgroup while overseeing all customer facing activities related to building completion and New Home Warranty while ensuring the best possible customer experience.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Understand and communicate details on building layouts, general building details, policies regarding New Home Warranty, and Strata related information.
  • Understand purchaser contract obligations, send correspondence, set appointments, update schedules for appointments, manage homeowner move-in, and liaise with sales team as needed.
  • Update and maintain purchaser deficiency lists, schedules, occupancy dates, and liaise with Construction and Customer Care Representatives.
  • Prepare and coordinate all customer related activities in preparation for building completion, by inspecting homes, preparing documents, sending notices, and ordering materials.
  • Ensure overall good customer experience during orientation appointment, move in, and post completion.
  • General and administrative duties as required by the Customer Care team.

 

Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • Previous experience with residential construction, real estate, or sales is required.
  • Post-Secondary and diploma/certificate in business or construction field an asset.
  • Experience using MS Office suite, Adobe, and other Construction or sales related software. Must be computer literate and proficient in MS Outlook.
  • Professional e-mail and phone skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret contract specifications, drawings, and other construction related documents.
  • Superior organizational, critical thinking, and time management skill in order to prioritize work load.
  • Proven effective communication skills (verbal and written); able to communicate with a variety of people and groups.
  • Self-motivated and adaptable with a strong willingness to learn and be challenged.
  • Positive and upbeat attitude with strong interpersonal skills including conflict resolution abilities.

 

We will provide a competitive salary and benefits package for the right candidate as well as a professional and rewarding working environment.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for follow-up will be contacted.