To apply please send resume to vbellemare@taggart.ca






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

 

 

 





Site Superintendant

LOCATION:  Ottawa, ON
EMPLOYMENT: Full Time
EDUCATION REQUIRED:  N/A

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:  10+  years in construction, 5+ years of field management

Doran Contractors is looking for a Site Superintendant to manage all site related activities for a variety of projects.  The candidate must have a general knowledge of all construction related fields from concrete, to structural steel, roofing, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, and finishing.  The Superintendant is responsible for day-to-day management of multiple trades and general labour on site. Understanding the schedule and field purchasing / ordering is an absolute requirement.  Knowledge and understanding of Occupational Health and Safety regulations are required. 

Responsibilities:
• Manage and supervise all on site construction activities
• Work with project managers to ensure project meets or exceeds schedule
• Track all field purchases and onsite labour
• Problem solve and address site & construction issues before they arise
• Supervise and manage safety documentation and safety meetings for entire site
• Document day-to-day activities,  site conditions, & incidents
• Assist in coordination of equipment start-up and building turnover
• Work alongside owner representatives and design professionals to resolve any site issues

Qualifications:
• 10+ years in construction
• 5+ years in managing site personnel
• Bilingualism an asset  (but not a requirement)
• Training / Knowledge of safety / environmental regulations
• Training / Knowledge of construction codes / by-laws
• Knowledge of Scheduling required
• Knowledge of Microsoft Project (an asset)
• LEED certification & Green Building Certificates (an asset)
• Gold Seal Certification (an asset)

 









Accounts Payable Clerk

Job Title: Accounts Payable Clerk

Reports to: Accounting Manager
Location: 3187 Albion Road South Ottawa, ON
Date: August 23, 2016

Work Description

The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for contributing to the overall delivery of the accounting initiative for Taggart Construction Limited. The performance of the duties must ensure a quality approach to all employees, customers, managers and suppliers. All responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with the Taggart Construction vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures. The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for carrying out payable functions relating to non-subcontractor costs while following established procedures that support the strategy and goals of Taggart Construction. 

Major Responsibilities:

• Matching of receiving documents to supplier invoices (tickets, packing slips).
• Verifying pricing to pricing agreements.
• Obtaining approvals for invoices.
• Entering approved invoices for suppliers.
• Verification and entering of employee expense reports payable.
• On a monthly basis- preparing both the supplier cheques and supplier reconciliations.
• Filing of payable invoices, both electronically and in paper form.
• Provide support to the accounting team in the construction division when it is needed.
• Other payable functions relating to pre-authorized payments, credit card transactions.
• Working with rigid deadlines ensuring that all tasks are performed completely and in a timely manner. Regular accounting cycles and deadlines are important to this role.

Statement of Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• University or College degree in Accounting would be considered an asset.
• Minimum 1 years work experience in accounting required.
• Basic knowledge of accepted accounting rules, practices, tax laws, and reporting requirements.
• Requires excellent organizational skills to keep track of outstanding items and follow-up to ensure completeness each month on a timely basis.
• Attention to detail and accuracy are key – multiple companies, multiple months/dating etc.
• Ability to work with operations personnel.
• Consistency and adherence to established process and policy is critical to ensure internal control objectives are met.

 

• Excellent computer skills, in particular Microsoft office software including Excel, Word, and Outlook, as well as other commonly used software.
• Ability to work in an accounting software system that is relatively complex (prior experience with eCMS by Computer Guidance Corporation would be considered an asset but is not required)
• Must have good understanding of reconciliations between supplier statement and accounts payable system as that is also a large component of the role and must be done for all suppliers each month. 
• Strong Communication skills required.


Physical/Sensory Effort/Work Environment

• Providing service to several people or departments, working under many simultaneous deadlines.
• Must be of good physical condition to preform various duties around the office.
• Sitting for long periods of time at workstation.
• Overtime as required, Year-end deadlines may require occasional overtime





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





Pipe Layer




Foreman




Superintendent








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





Accountant/ Project Support- Conversion

 

Job Title: Accountant
Reports to: Controller
Location: 225 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Work Description

Taggart Realty Management, a leader in full-service property management, is seeking an Accountant to join our team in downtown Ottawa. Reporting to the Controller, the successful candidate will be responsible for the full cycle accounting process for a number of properties, in addition to month end financial reporting and analysis. The accountant in the onset of the job will support a software conversion process and will require strong Microsoft excel skills to facilitate this transition. 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 Taggart Realty Management vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures. The Accountant in coordination with the Controller are responsible for testing new procedures, or improving current processes that in turn support the strategy and goals of Taggart Realty Management.

Job Description

• Carry out billing, collection and reporting activities according to specific deadlines
• Receive all incoming cheques, prepare deposit slips and delivery to local bank branch
• Maintain and reconcile accounts receivable customer files
• Total, batch, enter, verify and reconcile transactions such as accounts payable, cheques, invoices and cheque requisitions.
• Set up new contractors and suppliers in the accounting system
• Verify purchase orders, work with team to rectify issues
• Maintain and reconcile accounts payable supplier files
• Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts
• Ensure accurate and timely month end close and all reporting deadlines are met
• Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
•Manage multiple projects concurrently
• Perform 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

• Advanced level Excel skills are required for this role.
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in financial accounting
• Prior experience with accounting software and involvement with a conversion would be considered an asset.
• Post-secondary degree in accounting is considered an asset
•Proficiency with other Microsoft Office products, such as outlook, word and powerpoint. 
• Demonstrated initiative, detail oriented with a strong work ethic
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Ability to multi-task while meeting time sensitive deadlines
• Experience with Property accounting systems is an asset.

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





Property Accountant

Job Title: Accountant
Reports to: Controller
Location: 225 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Work Description

Taggart Realty Management, a leader in full-service property management, is seeking an Accountant to join our team in downtown Ottawa. Reporting to the Controller, the successful candidate will be responsible for the full cycle accounting process for a number of properties, in addition to month end financial reporting and analysis. The accountant in the onset of the job will support a software conversion process and will require strong Microsoft excel skills to facilitate this transition. 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 Taggart Realty Management vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures. The Accountant in coordination with the Controller are responsible for testing new procedures, or improving current processes that in turn support the strategy and goals of Taggart Realty Management.

Job Description

•Carry out billing, collection and reporting activities according to specific deadlines
•Receive all incoming cheques, prepare deposit slips and delivery to local bank branch
•Maintain and reconcile accounts receivable customer files
•Total, batch, enter, verify and reconcile transactions such as accounts payable, cheques, invoices and cheque requisitions.
•Set up new contractors and suppliers in the accounting system
•Verify purchase orders, work with team to rectify issues
•Maintain and reconcile accounts payable supplier files
•Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts
•Ensure accurate and timely month-end close and all reporting deadlines are met
•Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
•Manage multiple projects concurrently
•Perform 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
•Post-secondary degree in accounting
•a minimum of 5 years’ experience in financial accounting
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite- Advanced level Excel skills are required for this role.
•Demonstrated initiative, detail oriented with a strong work ethic
•Excellent communication and organizational skills
•Ability to multi-task while meeting time sensitive deadlines
•Experience with Property accounting systems is an asset.

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





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









Sales Assistant ( Part-Time and Full-Time positions)

Major Responsibilities:
Sales Assistant

  • Welcome and Greet clients act as the first point of contact to all clients.
  • Properly introduce yourself and sales representative to the client.
  • With the direction of the sales representative prepare marketing /promotional materials
  • Promote special programs or on-going offers.
  • Answer incoming calls in a professional manner that is consistent with the Tamarack guidelines and policies.
  • Answer sales questions to the best of your ability if the sales representative is unavailable. Redirect what you do not know to sales representative.
  • Schedule appointment with the sales representative for home walk thru’s or design consults.
  • Schedule and liaise with the Tamarack Design Centre.
  • Assist in administrative duties, data entry and the preparation of sales contracts and purchaser files.
  • Update and maintain the traffic circulation reports.
  • Identify with the sales representative with targeted leads to begin the sales process.
  • Maintain client data base.
  • Emphasize product/service features and benefits, quote prices, discuss credit terms, and prepare sales order forms and/or reports.
  • Remain current with subdivision developments and amenities.
  • Contribute to an award winning and innovative organization, recognized as a leader in the industry.

Statement of Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Experience in the home building industry is an asset.
  • Bilingual in French and English is an asset.
  • A team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office including word, excel and outlook is an asset.

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.
  • Retail hours are a requirement, working evenings and weekends.




Sales Representative

Major Responsibilities:

Sales Representative

  • Welcoming and being available for guests
  • Determining the customer’s requirements in order to help them find the right product.
  • Establishment of ongoing rapport with existing and potential customers.
  • Follow up on correspondence from guests, realtors and potential buyers.
  • Present models and floor plans.
  • Manage difficult sales situations, and overcome buyer’s objections.
  • Document all potential, current and future transactions.
  • Track progress on options, upgrades and construction.
  • Continue to learn and maintain product awareness.
  • Familiarize self with design options that are available on the various products and financial options for each.
  • Respond to customer requests for information
  • Maintenance of all lot files/sales files
  • Monitor model to ensure cleanliness, supplies and repairs are well maintained.
  • Ensure models are ready for presentation.
  • Ensure sales office is well maintained, cleaned, organized and stocked with the appropriate supplies.
  • Update inventory files and communicate with the purchasing team to ensure availability on upgrades.
  • Promote the brand and continue to prospect, and find referrals at all times.
  • Other relevant duties may be assigned as required.

Statement of Qualifications:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Experience working in related real estate industry.
  • Experience in town home sales is required.
  • Bilingual in French and English is a strong asset.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) enjoys interacting with people.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office & various computer programs.
  • Motivated self-starter, eager to take initiative and able to drive a process to completion.
  • General understanding of new construction components and assembly.
  • Strong knowledge of closing process for the condo building industry.
  • Integrity, vision, and enthusiasm are essential for this role

Work Environment:

  • Open availability for weekend work as well as holidays. Various hours and shifts are required.

 

Physical/Sensory Effort:

  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Stimulating work environment where multi-tasking is required.

 

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





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