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Site Superintendent

 

Job Title: Site Superintendent

Reports to: Tamarack Developments

Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Date: August 23, 2017

Work Description

The Site Superintendent manages and controls their assigned residential construction projects. This includes, but is not limited to: overseeing field operations for a set tamarack sub-division, site safety, assigning tasks to the carpentry and labouring team, monitoring productivity, scheduling of trades and ensuring the quality of the workmanship with regards to servicing the new homes. The Site Superintendent provides technical support to the construction team and trades on site and ensures that we are able to deliver a quality home in a timely manner to the Tamarack clients.  The performance of these duties must ensure a quality approach to all employees, customers, managers and suppliers. All responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with the Tamarack vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures. The Site Superintendent in conjunction with the Construction Manager is responsible for supporting new initiatives, and carrying out policies and procedures that support the strategy and sales goals of Tamarack Developments. 

Major Responsibilities:

Site Superintendent

  • Manage all services required for the construction of a new home: such as installation of flooring, cabinetry, counters, painting, as well as the coordination of plumbing, and electrical servicing
  • Direct the day to day on site activities, such as staffing requirements, trades services, material deliveries, home owner visits and coordination that is required with the service team for PDI’s and pre-move inspections
  • Develop and maintain construction and site management plan. Organize and lead site meetings when needed.
  • Ensure that the major project milestones are met. If delays are anticipated, communicate and coordinate with the key stakeholders to avoid down time as much as possible.
  • Manage on-time delivery for each individual home that is being constructed in the sub-division.
  • Ensuring that the construction is completed in accordance with Tamarack Specifications and quality standards.
  • Coordinate all activities between site, trades, and suppliers. Troubleshoot issues that may arise during construction of the new homes. Escalate issues to the Construction Manager when delivery of the home will be delayed, or when the quality of the home will be compromised. Resolve field construction issues.
  • Support the Service team as needed. Respond to inquiries from the Service Manager, the inspectors or any of the service team to ensure the timely response back to the home owner. 
  • Ensure that we are in compliance with the site safety program by conducting daily safety checks and by providing training to the construction team or any new trade visiting site.  
  • Manage relationships with the City of Ottawa, coordinate with inspectors to finalize grading for each individual unit.
  • Schedule city inspections and obtain occupancy permits when construction of home is complete
  • Maintain quality control program and standards of quality that in accordance with the Tamarack Guarantees.
  • Ensure installation accuracy for all unit finishes and upgrades, coordinate with construction team to repair any finishes that do not meet the specifications.
  • Manage accuracy of trade progress and completion claims. Certify work has been complete for all invoices received.
  • Monitor and maintain clean construction sites, regardless of which stage of construction that a home is in.
  • “Maintain daily logs, keeping a record of all activities and progress made for the entire construction site
  • Complete other related tasks to ensure that the home owner is satisfied with the construction of their new home.

Statement of Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A high school diploma is required, college diploma an asset (i.e.: architectural studies or a program in construction management).
  • Minimum of 10 years in residential construction site experience is required for this role.
  • Experience working onsite in a leadership capacity for a minimum of 5 years is required.
  • Solid understanding of residential construction methods and blueprint reading are necessary.
  • Sound knowledge of construction execution and best practices.
  • Superior leadership skills, with prior experience managing a team of 5 or more employees.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Initiative and strong work ethic.
  • Excellent communication skills, can maintain interpersonal relationships at all levels.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Power point) and Outlook.
  • Bilingualism (French/English) is considered an asset.

Physical/Sensory Effort/Work Environment

•  Residential construction site.

•  Must be of good physical condition to perform various duties on site.

•  Must be able to walk, stand, or sit for long periods of time.

•  Overtime as required.





Home Inspector

Job Title: Home Inspector

Reports to: Service Manager

Name of Company: Tamarackhomes

Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Work Description

The Home Inspector has a role in the overall delivery of Tamarack’s customer service process. The performance of the duties must ensure a quality approach to all colleagues, customers, and trade partners. All responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with the Tamarack vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures.

Major Responsibilities:

Site Inspector

  • Works with the Service Manager, Customer Care Reps and Site Staff on all Tamarack Development sites
  • Conducts a series of inspections on all homes before and after occupancy for the duration of the warranty period
  • Provides education and guidance to customers on industry standards, warranty coverage, warranty repairs, system functions and home maintenance
  • Ensure compliance with Industry standards, Tamarack’s standards and Tarion’s Construction Performance Guidelines
  • Assesses all customer requests for warranty repairs
  • Documents warranted deficiencies and creates work orders and schedules repair dates
  • Provide detailed reports of identified problems, what repairs should be made.
  • Create work orders that are well articulated and clear and accurate
  • Perform other related duties as assigned which are in keeping with the terms of this position

Statement of Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of home building industry, and energy star building practices.
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Building Code and the Tarion Construction Performance Guidelines
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in construction.
  • Strong customer service skills in dealing with homeowners.
  • Good communications skills- especially verbal.
  • Good knowledge of Windows, Adobe, Microsoft Outlook
  • Ability to coordinate several simultaneous tasks while maintaining a positive attitude and flexible work style.
  • Good organizational skills with ability to get things done according to timelines
  • Self-motivated with ability to work well independently, and a willingness to learn

Physical/Sensory Effort/Work Environment

  • Standing, walking, speaking for long periods of time
  • Ability to climb ladder to access roof tops and attic spaces
  • Ability to move around inside attic areas, with minimal space
  • Ability to work efficiently with a variety of computer applications
  • Unexpected overtime may be required on occasion.
  • Exposure to extreme weather and the elements. Working outdoors to inspect the exterior of the house and property.

 

 

 

 

 





Project Accountant

Job Title: Project Accountant

Reports to: Financial Controller

Name of Company: Tamarack Homes

Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Date: July 14, 2017

 

Work Description

The Project Accountant will participate in the overall delivery of the company’s financial plans and policies. This position will include tasks in accounts receivable, account payable, invoice/transaction reconciliation, coding, data entry and batching. The performance of the duties must ensure a quality approach to all employees, customers, managers, suppliers and financial institutions. All responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with the Tamarack vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures. The Project Accountant in coordination with the Financial Controller are responsible for designing new procedures, or improving current processes that in turn support the strategy and goals of Tamarack Developments.

Major Responsibilities:

Project Accountant

  • Utilizes computer systems to run databases, code invoices and pay bills.
  • Provides customer service, accepting payments and working with suppliers.
  • Calculate, prepare and issue documents related to monthly home closings, such as bills, invoices, inventory reports, account statements and other financial statements.
  • Code, total, batch, enter, verify and reconcile transactions such as accounts payable, cheques, invoices and cheque requisitions.
  • Verify purchase orders, work with purchasing team to rectify issues.
  • Verify codes and costs of materials according to supplier cost lists and cross referencing the purchase order.
  • Manage manual purchase orders with the construction sites and construction manager.
  • Reconcile accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Performs related clerical duties, such as word processing, maintaining filing and record systems, faxing and photocopying.
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Use of software and New Star for data input of accounts payable.
  • Set up new contractors and suppliers in the accounting system.
  • Produce gross margin reports, model estimates, and analyze cost over runs.
  • Process miscellaneous payables as required
  • Back charge suppliers for quality assurance issues.
  • maintain related clerical duties, such as word processing, maintaining filing and record systems, faxing and photocopying
  • Performs other duties as required.

Statement of Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Student enrolled in the CGA program (level 2 or level 3) or relevant accounting studies.
  • 2 years’ minimum work experience.
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Knowledge of accounting software
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel and Word)

Physical/Sensory Effort/Work Environment

  • Providing service to several people or departments, working under many simultaneous deadlines
  • Sitting or Standing for long periods of time at workstation
  • Overtime may be required.

 

 

 

 

 






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