To apply please send resume to vbellemare@taggart.ca






Health and Safety Coordinator

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

Job Title: Health & Safety Officer

Reports to:  Risk and Labour Relations Manager

Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Date: September 22, 2016

 

Work Description

The Health and Safety Coordinator is responsible for the timely delivery of risk and safety assessments. The Health and Safety Coordinator will monitor hazards and control risks in the workplace. These duties must be carried out in a manner that is in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, and the Doran Health and Safety program. The performance of the duties must ensure a quality approach to all employees, customers, subcontractors, managers and suppliers. All responsibilities must be performed in a manner that is consistent with the Doran vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures. The Health and Safety coordinator in conjunction with the Risk and Labour Relations Manager are responsible for designing and carrying out policies and procedures that support the company’s projects and initiatives.

 

Major Responsibilities:

Health and Safety Coordinator

·        Ensure a safe work environment for all project employees, contractors and visitors.

·        Conduct new employee on-boarding safety orientations.

·        Follow up with new employees to ensure they are comfortable and working safely in their new roles.

·        Support the implementation of the Certificate of Recognition Program (COR).

·        Support the early and safe return to work of employees with injuries. Modify work in a meaningful manner.

·        Reporting requirement:  Ensure compliance to governing bodies regulating health and safety as well as employment. (ex: MOL and WSIB)

·        Direct and review the analysis of accident and injury data, identifying the needs for new or modified occupational safety programs.

·        Ensure that safety meetings are held on a regular schedule. Hold workers and supervisors accountable to safe working practices

·        Assist and support in the development and implementation of corporate policies and procedures, in accordance with Doran and regulatory requirements

·        Ensuring safety obligations with clients are carried out as per the terms of the agreement, and communicated to the Project Manager and Supervisors.

·        Ensure that incident/accident reports are sent to head office immediately after they have occurred.

·        Maintain awareness of amendments to the Occupational Health & Safety Act (OHSA) and Regulations, and make recommendations for their implementation.

·        Perform job site safety compliance inspections including hazard analysis, safe work procedures, written reports and recommendations.

·        Participate and assist in the investigation of incidents to determine cause, audits of subcontractor safety management systems, loss control programs, and non-compliance issues, prepare reports and make recommendations for changes as necessary

·        Provide Health and Safety leadership, guidance, and support. 

·        Perform additional assignments per manager’s direction

 

Statement of Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·        Post-secondary education in Occupational Health and Safety or related field

·        Safety certification training (e.g., CRSP, GSC, CSO) is considered a strong asset.

·        A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a Health and Safety Role in a construction setting.

·        Must remain current in the field by attending training and workshops.

·        Awareness of trends, regulations, OH&S law, and best practices in the field is essential.

·        Attention to detail – essential to reporting requirements.

·        Strong problem solving skills

·        Strong verbal, written and presentation / communication skills. Policy writing is required

·        Ability to conduct Safety Training of personnel

·        Maintain good relations with persons inside and outside the company.

·        Proficient in Microsoft office (Power Point, Excel, Word, Outlook)

·        Ability to establish priorities and meet firm deadlines

 

Work Environment:

·        Difficult weather conditions, this role will require working outdoors and on site.

·        Manual dexterity required

·        Overtime as required.

 

Physical/Sensory Effort:

·        Providing service to several people or departments, working under many simultaneous deadlines

·        Sitting or Standing for long periods of time at workstation





Project Coordinator

Location: Ottawa

Employment: Full-Time

Experience Required: 5 years in construction administration

 

Doran Contractors is looking for an enthusiastic Project Coordinator to assists in the administration of various construction projects. General knowledge of shop drawing, RFI's changes and site instructions as they relate to a project is a requirement. Superior administration skills in microsoft office are required to maintain tracking logs for project documentation. Primary role is to assist the project manager in day to day administration of a project. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist project manager in day to day activities
  • Review all documentation related to changes and instructions from owner/consultants 
  • Track and distribute instructions and changes to trades
  • Track all RFI's, changes and instructions in spreadsheet format. 
  • Review and track the insurance of shop drawings between trades and consultants. 
  • Create preliminary estimates for changes for review by PM
  • Review, monitor and keep up to date official drawings
  • Assist PM in the project meetings
  • Work with site superintendent to provide office support. 

 

Qualifications

  • Post- secondary education (CET) is an asset
  • a minimum of 5 years of construction experience is required. 
  • LEED certification & Green building certificate is an asset. 
  • Gold Seal Certification is an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 
  • Understanding of building drawings/blueprints
  • strong administrative/ organizational skills

 

 

 









Heavy Equipment Mechanic

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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Reports to:  Shop Foreman & Equipment Manager
Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario
Date: November 24, 2016

Work Description

The heavy equipment mechanic is responsible for the timely delivery of mechanical repairs on the equipment used for all Taggart Constructions projects. Repairs must be recorded and processed in a way that coincides with the shop practices and must be carried out in a manner that is compliance with the Health and Safety policy. The performance of the duties must ensure a quality approach to all employees, customers, subcontractors, managers and suppliers. All responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with the Taggart vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures. The Heavy Equipment mechanic in coordination with the Equipment Manager is responsible for designing and carrying out policies and procedures that support the strategy and delivery of that particular job and all repair projects Taggart Construction is engaged in.

Major Responsibilities:
Heavy Equipment Mechanic
• Diagnose, repair and maintain a variety of heavy duty equipment and vehicles
• Preventative maintenance on all equipment
• interpret work orders and technical manuals
• keep equipment cleaned, lubricated and maintained
• diagnose faults or malfunctions
• adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems
• test repaired equipment for proper performance and ensure that the work done meets manufacturers' specifications and legislated regulations
• Ensure the equipment is tested to ensure safety
• Prepare adequate service reports that are submitted to the equipment manager on a regular basis.
Statement of Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Mechanical and mathematical aptitude
• Interest in mechanics
• Good senses (touch, smell, etc) to diagnose a problem.
• Problem solving skills
• Detailed focus “attention to detail”
• Physical strength and stamina to lift heavy machinery and work in cramped or awkward position.
• Openness to learn new technologies and techniques.
• 3 years’ experience in hydraulic and hystat repair and maintenance
• Journeyman certification as either a Truck or Coach Technician (310T) or Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic (421A) is preferred.
• In-depth knowledge of construction/heavy equipment.
• Must have the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
• A valid driver’s license is required.
• Experience
• with equipment such as bulldozers, cranes, graders, tractors, off-road haulers and earth movers

Work Environment:
• Difficult weather conditions, may require working outdoors and on site.
• Working on hard floors and below heavy equipment.
• Travel may be required.
• Manual dexterity required
• Overtime as required.

Physical/Sensory Effort:
• Providing service to several people or departments, working under many simultaneous deadlines
• Sitting or Standing for long periods of time at workstation


All applications can be directed to the Human Resources Manager, at careers@taggart.ca





Estimator

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Estimator

Reports to:  Chief Estimator

Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Date: April 11, 2016

 

Work Description

The estimator is responsible for the timely delivery of accurate, preparation of full-cost estimates for projects, including materials and labour. He or she will be tasked with preparing and maintaining a list of suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors, and establishing unit costs, labour rates, productivity factors and location impacts. The performance of the duties must ensure a quality approach to all employees, customers, subcontractors, managers, and suppliers. All responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with the Taggart Construction Limited vision, mission, and values and must also comply with all company policies and procedures.

 

Major Responsibilities:

Estimator

  • In conjunction with the Chief Estimator, Vice President, and President decide on which jobs you should prepare a tender for.
  •  Reviews special proposal requirements and makes recommendations.
  • Organizes bid closing assignments to meet submission deadlines on closing day.
  • Conducts a detailed analysis of the contract documents and specifications, to determine overall project requirements (bonding, insurance, etc.) and identifies any associated risk factors, including the monitoring of published addenda’s that may alter the original scope of the project.
  • Participate in the preparation of the initial cost report and structure in a way that enables simple cost code identification while maintaining detailed forecast tracking of all associated labour, material, equipment and sub-trade costs
  • Review the project budget, schedule, and project execution plan and identify any potential risks prior to the project starting and throughout its life cycle
  • Solicits pricing from subcontractors and suppliers for labour, equipment and materials, in order to ascertain the lowest price
  • In conjunction with the Chief Estimator, completes a final bid submission review and oversees the final tender document submission to the client on behalf of Taggart Construction.  
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction.

 

Statement of Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Civil Engineering Degree or Construction Engineering Technologist.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A minimum of 3 years estimating.
  • Ability to use sound judgment and make effective decisions.
  • Ability to work under pressure and adaptable to change.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting experience.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret building specifications, blueprints and as-builds.
  • Mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary to do material and labour estimates

**This individual's accuracy is critical to the profitability of the business, as under-estimates may cause significant financial losses and over-estimates may result in the inability to win bids.  Other duties will be assigned as necessary.

Work Environment:

  • Travel may be required. Valid driver’s license will be required.
  • Manual dexterity required
  • Overtime as required.

Physical/Sensory Effort:

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




Surveyor

Major Responsibilities:

Surveyor

  • Performs survey of the site prior to commencing work in order to identify the most suitable locations for site lines, control marks, bench points and stakeout points thereby establishing reference locations for the foreman, and trades to build from
  • Reviews and updates all drawings that relate to the survey for completeness, consistency and feasibility of layout to ensure that all dimensions between corresponding drawings agree.
  • Calculates the layout of all project components using the drawings, specifications and submissions provided.
  • Operates and maintains surveying equipment (Trimble GPS, Trimble Robotic Total Station, Automatic and DiNi Levels)
  • Prepares documentation of all surveying activities performed
  • Provides quality control by checking for accuracy at all control points, benchmarks, gridlines, survey marks, elevations and stakeout points. Will also monitor the site for correct elevations and locations of the structural components as the building progresses
  • Verifies as-built conditions that require the use of surveying techniques and will assist in the creation of as-built drawings as required
  • Provides topographic and cross-section surveys as required for planning and payment quantities.
  • Assist with conducting quantity calculations as required
  • Perform other duties as required.

Statement of Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 3-year college diploma
  • 3 year experience in heavy civil construction surveying
  • Ability to accurately read blueprints
  • Ability to successfully survey in an ever-changing environment, i.e. during different phases of construction
  • Ability to anticipate layout requirements by visualizing the project
  • Ability to extract detailed information from drawings, specifications, estimates and submissions
  • Proficiency in CADD, Civil 3D and various Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent organizational, communication (both written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting.

Work Environment:

  • Difficult weather conditions, working outdoors and on site.
  • Travel will be required. The site surveyor will move from site to site.
  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Physical/Sensory Effort:
  • Providing service to several people or departments, working under many simultaneous deadlines
  • Sitting or Standing for long periods of time at workstation
  • Interacts with management, colleagues, visitors, government agencies/personnel.

All applications can be directed to the Human Resources Manager, at careers@taggart.ca





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Foreman




Superintendent








Property Management Support and Administration

Job Title: Property Management Support and Administration
Reports to: Operations Manager
Location: 225 Metcalfe Street, Suite 708, Ottawa, Ontario
Date: November 24th 2016

Work Description
The Property Management Support and Administration role is responsible for the day to day administration required to maintain the building that are a part of the Taggart Realty Portfolio.  Performance of the duties must ensure a quality approach to all employees, customers, tenants and suppliers. All responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with the Taggart Realty Management vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures. Property Management Support and Administration role, in coordination with the Operations Manager, is responsible for designing and carrying out policies and procedures that support the strategy of general administration of Taggart Realty Management. 

Major Responsibilities:
the successful candidate will have the following major responsibilities:
• Provide administrative support to all employees; with primary direction coming from the Operations Manager.
• Prepare all documents, reports, presentations and other correspondence materials as requested by the Property management team. This will include, but is not limited to: notice to tenants, changes to bylaws, building maintenance scheduling, changes to building hours, or changes to tenants.
• Manage schedules of all management and executive team members. Organize meetings and seminars.
• Undertake various administrative duties for owners of the company.
• Organize and maintain property, tenant and other office files.
• Initiate follow-up where payments are not made and initiate and attend to legal and collection when necessary.  Be of support to project managers when it comes to organizing and coding these payments.
• Ensure preventative maintenance is scheduled and completed, keep log of all maintenance to buildings
• Support property manager in tracking vacancies.
• Perform and document monthly site and vacant suite inspections.  Routinely follow-up to ensure all deficient items identified are addressed in timely manner.
• Schedule meetings and maintain boardroom reservation list.
• Maintain and monitor office supply and company apparel inventory levels. (building uniforms) Place orders as required.
• Ensure that all necessary paperwork is forwarded to the appropriate person within deadlines for processing.
• Prepare and distribute internal communications as requested

• Oversee the tech support and maintenance of company office equipment such as printers, copiers and fax machines. Schedule maintenance when necessary.
• Provide support to reception when receptionist is unavailable. Cover reception over the lunch hour.
• May be requested to undertake other related duties on a periodic basis

Statement of Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Office Administration diploma, relevant college programs, or undergraduate degree is considered an asset.
• Strong organizations skills are essential to this role
• Clear and concise writing skills
• A minimum of 5 years' experience as an Administrative Assistant, or relevant role, is required

• The Candidate possesses strong professional demeanour and communicates effectively.
• Strong time management and planning skills, with an emphasis on quality output. Attention to detail is required in this role.
• Proficient use of various office based software, including Microsoft Office
• Customer focus – friendly and helpful demeanour

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
• Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
• Repetitive work.





Building Superintendent

Building Superintendent


Taggart Realty Management – Ottawa, ON

As the Superintendent, you will be responsible for cleaning the common areas of the property (i.e. hallways, stairs, elevators, laundry rooms, some exterior work), minor electrical and plumbing and misc. maintenance repairs, preparing apartments for new residents, showing apartments and taking application for prospective residents.


Criminal reference check, own vehicle and valid driver’s licence required as well as a minimum 3-5 years related experience.


Please submit your resumes and a cover letter.





Superintendent (Live-In)

Building Superintendent


Taggart Realty Management – Ottawa, ON

As the Superintendent, you will be responsible for cleaning the common areas of the property (i.e. hallways, stairs, elevators, laundry rooms, some exterior work), minor electrical and plumbing and misc. maintenance repairs, preparing apartments for new residents, showing apartments and taking application for prospective residents.


2 bedroom apartment is provided with all utilities, cable, parking and laundry included.
There is a shared on call rotation for evenings and weekends. Excellent benefits, pension plan and compensation package.


Criminal reference check, own vehicle and valid driver’s licence required as well as a minimum 3-5 years related experience.


Please submit your resumes and a cover letter.
 

All applications can be directed to the Human Resources Manager, at careers@taggart.ca





Leasing Representative

Leasing Representative

As a result of continued growth and development, we are searching for an organized, experienced and dedicated Leasing Representative to join our team.

The Leasing Representative will be responsible in assisting the VP of Leasing in all duties related to the leasing and marketing of commercial real estate properties in the Ottawa market.

Desired Skills and Experience

- strong experience will all aspects of commercial leasing
- ability to read and understand commercial leases and related documents
- Ability to negotiate Lease deals and prepare documentation
- Work independently as well as in a team environment
- Demonstrate strong organizational skills
- Work flexible schedule and travel

Education and Experience

- Minimum three (3) years’ experience in Commercial Real Estate
- Ontario Real Estate License







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