Rewarding careers in the home building industry

 

PLANNER:  POLICY & GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

 

The Hamilton-Halton Home Builders’ Association is currently seeking an energetic, organized, results-oriented individual to join its team as Planner:  Policy and Government Relations.

 

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, our new team member will monitor emerging municipal government legislation, policy changes, regulations and by-laws, etc. both within the Hamilton-Halton areas and to some extent the Provincial legislative framework (ie Growth Plan, LPAT, Bill 108, Planning Act, Development Charges/CBC, inclusionary zoning, etc.), be the key provider of appropriate research and position papers on topics of interest/concern to our members, assist in providing recommendations and rationale for same to our membership on said issues, attend liaison meetings, communicate with our municipal partners and government agencies, and ensure that policy/GR related communications with HHHBA members is maintained on a regular basis.  A key component of this role is project management of the many policy files affecting the industry and being addressed by the Association.

 

The candidate will have a:

  1. Degree in urban planning or a related discipline, or
  2. Certificate from a recognized Planning Technician program and be a member of the CACPT ( (Certified Planning Technician).

 

AND a minimum of five to seven years’ relevant experience, preferably in a background of policy planning.  Preference will be given to those with an MCIP, RPP designation.

 

A working knowledge of provincial/regional/municipal governance structures, and their effect on the land development and home building industry is required. Further, the candidate must have excellent written and communication skills, as the provision of white papers, written recommendations, etc. are a key function of the role.   The preferred candidate will have a demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and strong inter-personal skills when working with multi-disciplinary teams and a membership base.

 

Please e-mail a copy of your resume, along with salary expectations to:

 

Suzanne Mammel, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Hamilton-Halton Home Builders’ Association

smammel@hhhba.ca

 

 

The Hamilton-Halton Home Builders’ Association is a not-for-profit organization, advocating for choice and affordability in new home construction, land development and renovation industries. 

 

Rewarding careers in the home building industry

Interested in a career in the home building or renovation industry or with the Hamilton-Halton Home Builder’s Association?

 

GENERAL CONSTRUCTION LABOURER

Starward Homes is currently seeking General Construction Labourers for its job sites located in the Hamilton, Ancaster and Cambridge areas.

As a General Labourer you will be required to perform general construction duties around the job site as directed by your supervisor.

Skills required:

  • Minimum but not required 3-5 years of General Labour experience in the Residential Construction industry; training will be provided.
  • Grade 12 High School Diploma
  • Valid Driver’s Licence
  • Safety Site Training / WHMIS

Please send resume, cover letter and salary expectations to careers@starwardhomes.com

 

 

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER ASSISTANT

As a Starward Homes Construction Project Manager Assistant you will be an integral part of our Mid-Rise Production Team as you assist in facilitating quality condo apartment construction, safe working conditions and optimal customer service.

Duties & Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Assist Project Manager with developing, implementing and monitoring project and construction budgets
  • Take ownership for performing schedule updates, maintaining project controls, developing progress reports and assist in preparing tender and contract documents
  • Attend and contribute to project meetings, capture accurate action items and key decisions in meeting minutes
  • Provide technical engineering information to employees and subcontractors ensuring project complies with all engineering standards, codes, specifications and design instructions
  • Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings and technical specifications to support the scheduling and deployment process
  • Produce clear and concise business correspondence on behalf of management team members
  • Ensure projects are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule
  • Monitor health and safety program

Your Profile:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience assisting with the management of construction projects and/or a degree/diploma in construction management, construction engineering or mechanical engineering
  • Knowledge of all aspects of construction including technology, materials, methods, scheduling and safety
  • Understanding of CCA and CCDC Contracts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and Project
  • Strong organizational skills

To apply:

 

 

CONSTRUCTION MANAGER AD

Position Summary

Reporting to the Vice President of Construction, the Construction Manager will plan, organize, budget and direct the activities of the Construction Department in the delivery of single and multi family homes across multiple sites.

Responsibilities

  • Source and negotiate trade partner contracts and ensure work is completed on-time, within budget and at the acceptable Starward quality standard.
  • Manage trade partner scopes of work and validate trade compliance
  • Implement appropriate construction schedules and the use of computerized construction management systems.
  • Review analysis of activities, costs, operations, and forecast data to determine progress towards stated goals and objectives. Prepare reports and presentations for the company’s Executives Leadership Team.
  • Establish and monitor construction, purchase orders and financial controls to achieve house cost budget goals and perform variance analysis.
  • Ensure compliance with construction, safety and regulatory standards.
  • Provides leadership and management to construction and customer service staff in the delivery of single and multi family homes and post possession warranty service across multiple job sites.
  • Establishes and oversees guidelines and performance standards for staff.
  • Provides input into the development of the company marketing and sales strategy.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years demonstrated experience as a Construction Manager.
  • Experience with computerized purchase order construction scheduling software. BuilderMT experience preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of residential construction practices and standards.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of construction project management and contract administration.
  • Well developed oral, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in developing, negotiating and managing successful service-level agreements.
  • High degree of self motivation with the ability to analyze complex problems, provide solutions and recommend alternatives.
  • Experience with computerized estimating and budgeting. SageTimberline Estimating experience preferred. Excel experience necessary.
  • Innovative and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Team player and team builder with collaborative leadership style.

To apply:


Need help with your project, construction site, etc.?

Here’s your opportunity to post any need for a trade for your upcoming site, temporary help needed, that aren’t a full blown career.  Send your info to info@hhhba.ca and we’ll get it posted below for you. Postings are available to member companies only.

 

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