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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

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Job Title: Senior Project Manager 

Location: Waterloo Region

Job Type: Full Time

 

The Role

Our VanDel team is seeking an experienced Project Manager for new-building mid-rise construction.  The candidate will provide overall construction management, ensuring the project is constructed as per the design, budget, quality and schedule in conjunction with Owners, Consultants and Sub Contractors.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop the Project Execution Plan along with the VanDel Project Team
  • Manage project performance, schedule, and resources
  • Provide performance status reports for safety, cost forecast, and schedule
  • Perform detailed project cost review
  • Performs risk, opportunity management, and forecasting
  • Prepares and/or verifies progress payments to clients and subcontractors, and monitors progress
  • Understand client expectations
  • Set up project reporting procedures
  • Negotiate and issue subcontracts, revisions, purchase orders, and monitor their progress and schedule
  • Comprehension of the contract and contract documents 
  • Manage claims/dispute negotiations with owner and trade contractors
  • Manages all change orders, including negotiating, processing, and assessing cost and schedule impact
  • Participate in project closeout, including document archival, maintenance and warranty manuals, deficiencies, and warranty work
  • Other responsibilities as required

 

Qualifications

  • Postsecondary education or training in Engineering, Construction related degree/diploma and/or apprenticeship in related trades
  • 5-8 years of construction related experience ideally in the mid-rise market
  • In-depth knowledge of the construction industry, specifically construction specifications, building materials, methods and procedures
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Excel, Word and Project
  • Proficiency in ProCore Construction Software is an asset
  • Ability to lead and assess trade performance on the job
  • Ability to apply basic engineering principles to construction challenges
  • Ability to schedule, monitor and forecast resources for optimum efficiency
  • Ability to manage others and many facets of the construction project and assume overall responsibility
  • Ability to manage project budgets and create and schedule a project
  • Knowledge of and experience with accounting principles and processes
  • Knowledge of cost and change management
  • Knowledge of construction law and building codes
  • Ability to create and manage the document control process for a project
  • Ability to write and administer simple subcontracts and purchase orders
  • Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers
  • Ability to collaborate with consultants and engineers on projects
  • Demonstrate strong verbal, written, and communication skills
  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
     

What We Offer

We will provide you with everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and responsibility. We care for our team by providing a total value benefits package to all of our permanent team members plus their eligible dependents and spouses. Such benefits include:

  • Extended health care
  • Dental care
  • Vision care
  • RRSP program
  • Short-term and Long-term disability

COVID-19 Precaution(s): 

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place

Apply Now 

Please submit Resume and Cover Letter directly to info@vandel.ca

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Site Superintendent

Location: Waterloo Region

Job Type: Full Time

 

About Us 

VanDel Construction Limited has been Building a Better Way since 1974 as one of South Western Ontario’s premier constructor of Institutional, Commercial, Industrial (ICI) Senior Living/Retirement, Hotel and Residential High/Mid Rise projects.

The dedication and commitment of our team continues to be the foundation of our growing business resulting in long-lasting customer relationships. 

 

The Role

VanDel Construction is seeking an experienced Site Superintendent for new-building high-rise construction. The candidate will provide overall construction management including budget and schedule in conjunction with the Project Manager, Subcontractors, Owners, Engineers and Architects. The candidate will oversee contractors and subcontractors in addition to developing construction schedules and timelines. 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Consult with building owner to determine client needs 
  • Hire, train, and assign contractors to project 
  • Manage work on site to ensure construction is coordinating with drawings, specifications and safety regulations
  • Plan and implement schedules, determine manpower levels and material quantities, ensure proper utilization of equipment
  • Lead project meetings with internal and external parties to monitor progress of the project 
  • Maintain daily log of building progress 
  • Advise Project Managers of cost-effective solutions throughout the project 

 

Qualifications:

  • Construction related degree/diploma and/or apprenticeship in related trades
  • 5-8 years of construction related experience ideally in the high-rise market
  • Construction industry experience 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software. This includes Excel, Word and Outlook 
  • Proficiency in ProCore is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to manage a large team of contractors and subcontractors 

 

What We Offer

We will provide you with everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and responsibility. We care for our team by providing a total value benefits package to all of our permanent team members plus their eligible dependents and spouses. Such benefits include:

  • Extended health care
  • Dental care
  • Vision care
  • RRSP program
  • Short-term and Long-term disability

COVID-19 Precaution(s): 

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place

Apply Now 

Please submit Resume and Cover Letter directly to info@vandel.ca

 

 

 

 

Job Title: General Construction Labourer 

Location: Barrie, ON 

Job Type: Full Time

About Us

VanDel Construction Limited has been Building a Better Way since 1974 as one of South Western Ontario’s premier constructor of Institutional, Commercial, Industrial (ICI) Senior Living/Retirement, Hotel and Residential High/Mid Rise projects.

The dedication and commitment of our team continues to be the foundation of our growing business resulting in long-lasting customer relationships. 

 

The Role

VanDel Construction is currently seeking an energized and motivated full-time construction labourer. The candidate will assist skilled tradespersons, operate heavy machinery, and follow all site health and safety policies.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform setup and cleanup tasks on job site

  • Load or unload construction materials

  • Assist in building scaffolding and temporary structures

  • Provide assistance to contractors

  • Assist supervisors and colleagues when necessary

  • Operate and care for construction equipment and machines

  • Comply with local building codes and health and safety regulations

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma/GED preferred

  • Construction industry experience is an asset

  • Physically fit, hardworking and self-motivated

  • Experience with tools and machinery is an asset

  • Ability to lift and carry at least 50 pounds

  • Valid Class G driver’s license

  • Ability to work independently and within a team-based environment that is focused on quality, safety, productivity and customer service

  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and colleagues

  • Workers must be punctual and reliable

  • Desire to learn and grow within our company

What We Offer

We will provide you with everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and responsibility. We care for our team by providing a total value benefits package to all of our permanent team members plus their eligible dependents and spouses. Such benefits include:

  • Extended health care plan 
  • Dental care 
  • Vision care
  • RRSP program 
  • Short-term and Long-term disability 

 

COVID-19 Precaution(s): 

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place

Apply Now

Please submit your Resume and Cover Letter directly to info@vandel.ca 

 

 

 

 

Job Title:   Carpenter 

Location:   Waterloo Region

Job Type:   Full Time

 

About Us

VanDel Construction Limited has been Building a Better Way since 1974 as one of South Western Ontario’s premier constructor of Institutional, Commercial, Industrial (ICI) Senior Living/Retirement, Hotel and Residential High/Mid Rise projects.

The dedication and commitment of our team continues to be the foundation of our growing business resulting in long-lasting customer relationships. 

 

The Role

VanDel Construction is currently seeking a full-time experienced Carpenter to join our team. The candidate will demonstrate exceptional carpentry skills and accuracy as they construct, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood and other materials using hand and power tools.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints

  • Ability to work with standard industry tools and equipment

  • Cut, shape, and smooth lumber and other material according to measurements

  • Construct building frameworks such as walls, floors, windows, trim and doorframes

  • Inspect ceiling, floor tile, wall coverings, siding, glass, or woodwork to detect damaged structures

  • Erect scaffolding

  • Calculate size and measurements of material needed

  • Conduct repair work and installation of doors, windows, drywall, cabinets, stairs, and other fixtures as required

  • Comply with all company, governmental and health and safety regulations

 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • 3-5 years of carpentry experience is an asset

  • Completed carpentry apprenticeship

  • Proficient in using electrical and hand tools in addition to measurement tools

  • Personal transportation to job sites

  • Strong attention to detail with precise measuring and cutting skills

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment that is focused on quality, safety, and customer service

  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and colleagues

  • Workers must be punctual and reliable

  • Desire to learn and grow within our company

  • Valid driver's license

 

What We Offer

We will provide you with everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and responsibility. We care for our team by providing a total value benefits package to all of our permanent team members plus their eligible dependents and spouses. Such benefits include:

  • Extended health care

  • Dental care

  • Vision care

  • RRSP program

  • Short-term and Long-term disability

COVID-19 Precaution(s): 

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place

Apply Now 

Please submit Resume and Cover Letter directly to info@vandel.ca

 

 

 

 

Job Title:   Apprentice Carpenter 

Location:   Waterloo Region

Job Type:   Full Time

 

About Us

VanDel Construction Limited has been Building a Better Way since 1974 as one of South Western Ontario’s premier constructor of Institutional, Commercial, Industrial (ICI) Senior Living/Retirement, Hotel and Residential High/Mid Rise projects.

The dedication and commitment of our team continues to be the foundation of our growing business resulting in long-lasting customer relationships. 

 

The Role 

VanDel construction is currently seeking a junior carpenter who is eager to learn the trade and grow within our company. The candidate is passionate and expresses interest in learning and developing new skills in carpentry and construction.

 

Responsibilities 

  • Assist carpenters with daily tasks and duties
  • Perform both carpentry and labour tasks associated with the trade
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Install drywall, boarding, taping, and join materials
  • Operate and maintain carpentry tools and equipment
  • Comply with all company, governmental and health and safety regulations

Qualifications 

  • Enrolled in general carpentry apprenticeship program
  • Effective communication with supervisors
  • Physically capable of lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Valid driver's license

 

What We Offer 

We will provide you with everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and responsibility. We care for our team by providing a total value benefits package to all of our permanent team members plus their eligible dependents and spouses. Such benefits include:

  • Extended health care
  • Dental care
  • Vision care
  • RRSP program
  • Short-term and Long-term disability

COVID-19 Precaution(s): 

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place

Apply Now 

Please submit Resume and Cover Letter directly to info@vandel.ca