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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

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Job Title: Senior Project Manager 

Location: Waterloo Region

Job Type: Full Time


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 employees continue to be the foundation of our growing business resulting in a solid reputation for superior quality and long-lasting customer relationships.  In the era of an ever-changing workplace we are proud to boast some of our first employees are still with us today! 


The Role


Our extended 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.


Other Responsibilities Include:


  • Develops the Project Execution Plan along with the VanDel Project Team.
  • Manages project performance, schedule, and resources.
  • Provides performance status reports for safety, cost forecast, and schedule.
  • Performs detailed project cost review.
  • Performs risk, opportunity management, and forecasting.
  • Prepares and/or verifies progress payments to clients and subcontractors, and monitors progress.
  • Understands client expectations and contract.
  • Interfaces with the project team, client representative, consultants, and trade contractors.
  • Sets up project reporting procedures.
  • Negotiates and issues subcontracts, revisions, and major purchase orders, and monitors their progress and schedule.
  • Understands and enforces the contract/contract documents and resolves disputes.
  • Participates or leads claims/dispute negotiations with owner and trade contractors.
  • Manages all change orders, including negotiating, processing, and assessing cost and schedule impact.
  • Participates in overall project closeout, including document archival, maintenance and warranty manuals, deficiencies, and warranty work.
  • Other duties 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.
  • Familiarity with 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.
  • Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrates strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.


We offer all the bells and whistles including a competitive salary, Vehicle Allowance, Matching RRSP program, extensive health benefits for you and your family all in a safe, fun, family work environment.


VanDel is an equal opportunity employer.


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



Job Title: Senior Site Superintendent

Location: Waterloo Region

Job Type: Full Time


Since 1974, Van-Del Contracting have been building a better way as a General Contractor (Construction Manager) specializing in the Living/Retirement, Hotel and ICI construction markets.


The dedication and commitment of our employees continue to be the foundation of our growing business resulting in a solid reputation for superior quality and long-lasting customer relationships. In the era of an ever-changing workplace we are proud to boast some of our first employees are still valued members of our team today.


The Role


  • Our extended Van-Del Family 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.
  • Manage work on site to ensure the compliance of construction with the drawings, specifications and safety regulations.
  • Plan and implement schedules, determine manpower levels and material quantities, ensure proper equipment and trades are available as required
  • Lead project meetings with internal and external parties to monitor and support the team’s ongoing progression
  • Advise Project Manager and senior management of potential problems, work interferences and schedule difficulties and assist in resolving these problems


Qualifications:


  • Construction related degree/diploma and/or apprenticeship in related trades.
  • 5-8 years of construction related experience ideally in the high-rise market.
  • In-depth knowledge of the construction industry and company operations specifically construction specifications, building materials, methods and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Familiarity with ProCore an asset.
  • Ability to lead and assess trade performance on the job.
  • Ability to apply basic engineering principles to construction challenges.
  • Ability to visualize the entire project and anticipate constructability issues and embed solutions in the construction plans and schedules.
  • Ability to schedule, monitor and forecast resources for optimum efficiency.
  • Ability to manage others and many facets of the construction project and assume responsibility.


We offer all the bells and whistles including a competitive salary, Company Vehicle, Matching RRSP program, extensive health benefits for you and your family all in a safe, fun, family work environment.


VanDel is an equal opportunity employer.



Job Title: General Construction Labourer 

Location: Waterloo Region

Job Type: Full Time


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 employees continue to be the foundation of our growing business resulting in a solid reputation for superior quality and 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 and perform labour intensive activities such as, but not limited to, preparing and cleaning up construction sites, moving materials, and performing demolition activities.


Other Responsibilities Include:


  • Perform site clean-up.
  • Load or unload construction materials.
  • Put together and take apart temporary structures (such as scaffolding).
  • Assist supervisors and colleagues when necessary.
  • Operate and care for construction equipment and machines.
  • Comply with local building codes, and health and safety regulations.
  • Ready to learn from on-the-job training


Qualifications


  • Construction industry experience.
  • Physically fit, hardworking and self-motivated.
  • Experience with tools and machinery.
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 50 pounds.
  • Valid Class G driver’s license and own transportation.
  • 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.


We offer all the bells and whistles including a competitive hourly rate as a living wage employer, Matching RRSP program, extensive health benefits for you and your family all in a safe, fun, family work environment.


VanDel is an equal opportunity employer.


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




Job Title:   Carpenter 

Location:   Waterloo Region

Job Type:   Full Time


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

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The dedication and commitment of our employees continue to be the foundation of our growing business resulting in a solid reputation for superior quality and 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 build, install, maintain and repair structures on the job.


Other Responsibilities Include:


  • Ability to read in interpret blueprints.
  • Ability to work independently with a strong attention to detail. 
  • Ability to assess the quality and woodwork of materials.
  • Ability to operate tools, machines and other equipment.
  • Taking measurements and calculating the size and amount of material needed.
  • Compliance with local building codes, and health and safety regulations.


Qualifications:


  • 3-5 years of carpentry experience.
  • Successful completion of a carpentry apprenticeship.
  • Proficient in using electrical and manual equipment and measurement tools.
  • Personal transportation to get to and from jobsites.
  • Strong attention to detail with precise measuring and cutting skills.
  • 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.



We offer all the bells and whistles including competitive hourly rates, matching RRSP program, extensive health benefits for you and your family all in a safe, fun, family work environment.


VanDel is an equal opportunity employer.


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