Junior 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 1-year 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.

Hoist Operator

Wesgroup is looking for a responsible professional to join their construction team at River District, Vancouver as a Hoist Operator. This position will be reporting directly to the Site Superintendent.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operation of hoist/elevator to transport employees to various floors
  • Daily inspections of hoist

Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • Hold a valid Hoist Ticket
  • Proper PPE: Hard hat, vest and steel toe boots required
  • Reliable transportation to and from work
  • Available to work flexible hours in a construction site environment
  • Must be physically fit for regular work duties
  • Must be able to communicate well and be able to follow direction from the Site Supervisor/Foreman

 

We will provide a competitive salary 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 Representative, Construction

Our construction team 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, multi-task, problem solving, and prioritizing workloads. The candidate will be responsible for aspects of Quality Control process for new buildings, homeowner orientations and to coordinate warranty repairs for existing buildings while ensuring the best possible customer experience.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Represent Wesgroup in client facing activities related to pre-occupancy and the New Home Warranty before and after homeowners take possession of their new homes in a professional, thoughtful, and courteous manner.
  • Conduct quality control inspections to prepare for building completion and work with Site Superintendents to have trades rectify items identified.
  • Complete new home orientation with purchasers, explain required homeowner maintenance, operation of mechanical components, and identify any deficiencies to be remedied.
  • Understand and communicate details on building layouts, general building details, policies regarding the 2-5-10 New Home Warranty, and construction industry standards.
  • Responsible for contacting homeowners, setting up appointments, prioritizing work orders and resolving warranty work orders issued by the Customer Care Department.

Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • 5 years relevant experience with residential construction, quality control or finishing carpentry is required.
  • Ability to read and interpret specifications, drawings and other construction related documents.
  • Post-Secondary or diploma/certificate in trades training, Journeyman designation or related experience is an asset.
  • Familiar with and confident in completing minor repairs within residential homes related to plumbing, electrical, cabinets, flooring, including cosmetic type surface Must have basic hand tools.
  • General knowledge of construction and be familiar with components of multi-family buildings to effectively educate and provide information to homeowners.
  • Experience using MS Office suite and other Construction and must be computer literate.
  • Understanding of the 2-5-10 New Home Warranty as mandated by the Homeowner Protection Office and as defined in the Residential Construction Performance Guide.
  • Possess superior organizational skills in order to prioritize work load, time management, and critical thinking skills.
  • Possess effective communication skills (verbal and written); able to communicate with a variety of people and groups. Professional e-mail and phone etiquette.
  • Self-motivated and adaptable with a strong willingness to learn and be challenged.
  • Comfortable dealing with homeowners in an empathetic and understanding way.
  • Positive and upbeat attitude with strong interpersonal skills including conflict resolution abilities.
  • Candidate will be punctual, have good working habits and appearance to be clean and tidy.
  • Must have a reliable vehicle available daily and possess a valid class 5 driver’s license.

 

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.

 

 

Construction Safety Officer

Working collaboratively with the site team and our trades, the Construction Safety Officer will enforce our company safety policy and work procedures. The CSO works closely with the Site Superintendent in completion of all necessary investigations and reporting to ensure that no person can be exposed to unsafe conditions or unsafe activities.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review subcontractor’s documentation for accuracy and provide feedback to personnel
  • Assist in the planning and start-up of new projects with respect to safety
  • Inventory safety related training of subcontractor’s workers; conduct new worker safety orientations
  • Conduct safety meetings and toolbox talks
  • Keep management current on the status of any issue(s) that may impact on the work being performed
  • Prepare site safety plans
  • Promote safe working conditions
  • Enforce safety regulations and safe work practices
  • Conduct hazard assessments
  • Maintain and prepare thorough documentation and reports
  • Provide First Aid coverage as required by the Project.
  • Participate in daily safety interactions, including performing and documenting daily safety inspections (including tools/equipment) and auditing to ensure adherence to standards.
  • Facilitate and participate in incident investigations and risk assessments, as required.
  • Ensure that all accidents, incidents and injuries are properly reported to all appropriate parties.
  • In collaboration with the Safety Consultant, provides regular worksite safety training for all employees including new worker orientation, sub-contractor orientation and topics such as WHMIS, company policies and procedures, lockout, respirator fit tests, hearing tests, etc.
  • Coordinates Material Safety Data Sheet library for controlled products.

Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • Completion of recognized Construction Safety Officer certification
  • Occupational First Aid Level 2 or Level 3
  • Experience in health and safety or a similar Construction Safety Officer role in a multifamily high-rise residential environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) are required
  • Positive attitude and a desire to help others
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Office applications including Outlook and Word

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.

Human Resources Generalist

Wesgroup is seeking an experienced HR Generalist that understands the importance of balancing HR and business. This candidate should have a thorough knowledge of processes but not be afraid to try new solutions to deal with difficult challenges. You are pro-active and resourceful and comfortable thinking outside the box and be self-motivated to learn and grow your HR knowledge base in all practice areas, as well as demonstrate the required confidence to deliver training and presentations and be able to independently problem-solve through critical analysis. This job could be 4 or 5 days per week.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Advise and implement key HR objectives and priorities
  • Advising managers and employees on all HR programs, employment legislation and practices
  • Assist in HR policy development
  • Maintain and participate in the attraction, retention and development of high-quality employees, including: advertising, conducting interviews, reference checks
  • Look for ways to improve the employee experience
  • Contribute to delivering an exceptional on-boarding experience for all new employees
  • Support and conduct market research to identify trends impacting HR.
  • Supports annual performance and compensation review process
  • Facilitate new hire orientation and on-boarding activities and conduct exit interviews and related off boarding activities
  • Provide support with strategic HR initiatives, including research and recommendation, ownership and participation
  • Respond to employee request, inquires and concerns in a timely solution-orientated manner
  • Provide counsel and guidance on performance management and corrective actions
  • Coach and support people managers in the application of HR policies and practices
  • Continually build and maintain knowledge and understanding of employment standards

 

Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • 3-5 years in an HR Coordinator or HR Generalist role
  • Completion of post-secondary studies, preferably in HR
  • Experience working with HRIS, ATS or other databases
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize or multi task
  • Proven record of taking responsibility, using good judgement, including exercising of discretion and confidentiality
  • Adaptable and flexible with a demonstrated ability to take initiative
  • Experience providing guidance, direction, coaching and advice on matters related to all areas of HR
  • Ability to build strong relationships, including communicating with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to facilitate, influence and negotiate in order to reach consensus, resolve conflict and achieve desired outcomes.
  • Team orientated

 

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.