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Project Accountant

 

Job Title: Project Accountant

Reports to: Job Cost Manager

Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Date: May 24, 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, accounts payable, job costing, account balancing, general ledger maintenance and budgetary controls. 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 Construction Limited vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures. 

Major Responsibilities:

Project Accountant

  • Process monthly contract progress billings (including quantity, lump sum and time & material)
  • Process miscellaneous billings as required
  • Process monthly subcontract progress billings.  Ensure subcontract invoices match the approved amounts.  Follow-up on any differences. 
  • Ensure required documentation is submitted by subcontractors prior to payment being released
  • Reconcile subcontractor accounts
  • Prepare subcontractor payment cheques
  • Record daily cash receipts in accordance with company policy
  • Understand each job and its’ budget with respect to accounting and reporting for the job
  • Liaise with project managers to maintain monthly job cost reports
  • Send cost reports to PMs monthly for approval
  • Adjust cost forecasts per the project managers’ instructions.  Ensure that they make sense.
  • Prepare job cost analyses as required
  • Assist in preparation of year-end audit file
  • Maintain filing system

Statement of Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Post-secondary education in accounting
  • 3-5 years’ minimum work experience in an accounting role.
  • Experience in the construction industry is preferred
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Strong analysis and reconciliation skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Effective communication and organizational skills
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of accounting software, experience with eCMS ERP system by Computer Guidance Corporation would be considered an asset but is not required.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel and Word) and Adobe software

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 





Project Administrator

Job Title: Project Administrator

Reports to: Office Manager

Location: 3187 Albion Road South

Date: May 16th 2017

 

Work Description

The Project Administrator is a key role in linking the project management team, trades, and site services together. The Project Administrator is responsible for gathering and providing all the documentation required to ensure accurate and timely recording of project revenue, project costs, and for the organization of documentation and records required for each specific project. All responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with the Doran vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures. The Project Administrator, in coordination with the Office Manager, and Project Management team is responsible for carrying out policies and procedures that support the overall successful delivery of the Doran construction projects.

Major Responsibilities:

Project Administrator

Obtain and organize all project documentation including, but not limited to:

  • Issuing and tracking subcontracts, approved project payment certificates, approved change order documentation as they relate to payment certificates or other job progress requirements.
  • Organizing / managing / tracking RFI’s (Request for information).
  • Assisting with the project closeouts including but not limited to obtaining and publishing the certificates of substantial completion, completing the O&M Manuals, obtaining closeout documentation from subcontractors, packaging up, logging and sending project files to storage.
  • Obtaining / managing / tracking subcontractor contract documentation including current WSIB certificates, statutory declarations, health and safety, insurance and Ministry of Labour Form 1000s.
  • Meeting with the project team, consultants and clients for regular project status updates and providing administrative support as required such as taking and distributing meeting minutes.
  • Assisting with the organization of meetings such as the distribution of meeting invitations and ordering snacks / lunch when required.
  • Tracking and distributing site instructions and changes to subcontractors and other parties who may be affected by the change.
  • Reviewing, managing and keeping current the office set of drawings/specifications, updated as per the site instructions.  Print full size drawings to support site when required.
  • Assisting with the management and distribution of shop drawings.
  • Filing of project correspondence in a timely manner, soft and hard copy.
  • Ensuring that all necessary paperwork is forwarded to the appropriate person within deadlines for processing.
  • Preparing and distributing internal communications as requested.
  • Other duties as required to support the administration of construction projects.

Statement of Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A post secondary education preferably in business administration, or in construction management would be considered an asset.
  • 2-5 years of experience in the construction industry is required.
  • The candidate must possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal communication.
  • The Project Administrator requires strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills.
  • Strong time management and planning skills, with an emphasis on quality output.
  • Proficient use of various office based software, including Microsoft Office.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Project would be considered an asset.
  • Customer focus – professional and helpful demeanour, providing a service to several key stakeholders such as, owners, project managers, customers and consultants.  

 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 for project wrap up or year end.

 





Site Superintendant


Job Title: Superintendent
Company: Doran Contractors Limited
Reports to: Director of Operations
Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario
Date: April 6, 2017

Work Description
The Superintendent is responsible for the overall supervision of construction projects, crews and sub-contractors. They may be responsible for several sites at any given time. The performance of the duties must ensure a quality approach to all employees, customers, subcontractor, general contractors, tenants, managers and suppliers. All responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with the Doran Contractors vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures. The Superintendent in coordination with the Director of Operations and the Project Manager is responsible for identifying issues, designing and carrying out policies and procedures that support the projects and initiatives of the company.

Major Responsibilities:
Superintendent
• Schedule meetings with and manage subcontractors;
• Manage the construction site from the outset, including setting up site office, access, site fencing etc.;
• Assist in developing and maintaining construction, production schedule and site management plan.
• Manage site startup right through to hand over at the end of the project.
• Establish and maintain quality control measures on site;
• Participate in setting up the site safety plan with the company safety officer;
• Provide guidance on how to work in a more safe and efficient manner.
• Aid in all Safety reporting functions. Ensure the timely delivery of reports to Head Office in order to maintain all legislative requirements.
• Provide schedule updates to the Project Manager on a regular basis;
• Review and understand project drawings and specifications;
• The superintendent plans and prepares construction schedules and milestones and monitor progress against established schedules
• Assist with estimates and budget development for projects
• Ensure accurate and timely project close date; adjust working schedules to ensure deadlines are met
• Identify and resolve conflicts within project teams and associated work; create contingency plans to mitigate risk
• Ensure inspections are completed periodically throughout the construction phases to ensure buildings meet specifications of clients
• Select and coordinate subcontractors throughout all phases of projects
• Coordinates all activity between trades and suppliers
• Oversee performance of all trade contractors and review architectural and engineering drawings to ensure accuracy and regulatory abidance.
• Identifying needs for training and facilitates delivery of training.
• Recommending employee actions such as hiring, training, promotions, disciplinary and corrective measures.
• Enforce all Doran Contractor policies and procedures.

Statement of Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Post-secondary Certificate in Civil Engineering Technologist / Formal Technical training that is relevant to the field.
• A minimum of 5 years’ work experience as a superintendent in the ICI sector.
• Prior experience with Construction Projects such as Condo Buildings, Retirement homes, Multi-Unit Apartment buildings, Retail Developments, Large Commercial Turn-key Buildings, Commercial Fit ups and other similar projects is required.
• Possess a valid driver’s license
• Ability to professionally interact with design professionals, consultants and clients throughout the project;
• Ability to read blueprints, schematics, field drawings and plans
• Strong communication, integration, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
• Ability to cope with high intensity and stressful environments.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Demonstrated success in project delivery and execution of project management methods
• Understanding fundamentals of contracts and experience in managing contractors under the terms of a contract

Physical/Sensory Effort/ Work Environment
• Loud and busy work environment
• Providing service to several people or departments, working under many simultaneous deadlines
• Standing for long periods of time.
• Difficult weather conditions, working outdoors and on site.
• Overtime as required.
Knowledge of Scheduling required

Knowledge of Microsoft Project (an asset)

LEED certification and Green Building Certificates (an asset)

Gold Seal Certification or PMP Certification is considered (an asset)





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

 

 

 









Information Technology Coordinator, IT Student Placement

Job Title: Information Technology Coordinator, IT Student Placement

Reports to:  IT Manager

Name of Company: Taggart Construction Ltd.

Location: 3187 Albion Road South

Date:  July 17th 2017

Work Description

The I.T. Coordinator (Student) is responsible for maintaining the Taggart Group of Companies hardware and operating systems. This person will serve as a technical support for the implementation, and support of systems and networks. The I.T. Coordinator (Student) is responsible for providing various forms of computer-related technical assistance. 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 Taggart Group of Companies vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures.

Main Responsibilities

IT Coordinator

  • Provide technical support and manage computer systems, software, hardware, telecommunication systems, user and email accounts, as per ticketing system and procedures.
  • Performs IT service, administration, installation and deployment requests for desktop and laptop technology.
  • Resolve PC and application problems reported by users.
  • Follow up on all open calls and perform call-backs.
  • Maintain accurate and timely call logs of inquiries and resolutions in the case management system.
  • Assist in implementation of support for new users, processes and software.
  • Assist in field technology deployment, as directed.
  • Assist in PC, hardware and software physical inventory, including receiving, unpacking, building/configuring and updating the appropriate records.
  • Conduct physical inventory of PCs, peripherals and software.
  • Research problems and document solutions to the knowledgebase.
  • Work on various IT projects and respect deadlines.

Job Requirements

  • Student currently enrolled in computer science, networking or technical support studies at the College or University level.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. The ability to present new technology ideas in a clear and concise manner is important to this role.
  • The candidate will posses strong time-management and organizational skills, with the ability to meet simultaneous deadlines and requests.
  • A strong attention to detail, even during methodical and repetitive work is important.
  • The candidate will be self-motivated, energetic and adaptive when learning new technology.
  • Must be an exceptional team player and have a positive outlook.
  • The role requires flexibility with the availability to be on-call when there are deadlines or critical issues after hours.

The I.T. Coordinator (Student) will work Monday to Friday on a full-time basis with evening and weekend possibility from September 2017 to April 2018.

 

 

 





Project Accountant

 

Job Title: Project Accountant

Reports to: Job Cost Manager

Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Date: May 24, 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, accounts payable, job costing, account balancing, general ledger maintenance and budgetary controls. 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 Construction Limited vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures. 

Major Responsibilities:

Project Accountant

  • Process monthly contract progress billings (including quantity, lump sum and time & material)
  • Process miscellaneous billings as required
  • Process monthly subcontract progress billings.  Ensure subcontract invoices match the approved amounts.  Follow-up on any differences. 
  • Ensure required documentation is submitted by subcontractors prior to payment being released
  • Reconcile subcontractor accounts
  • Prepare subcontractor payment cheques
  • Record daily cash receipts in accordance with company policy
  • Understand each job and its’ budget with respect to accounting and reporting for the job
  • Liaise with project managers to maintain monthly job cost reports
  • Send cost reports to PMs monthly for approval
  • Adjust cost forecasts per the project managers’ instructions.  Ensure that they make sense.
  • Prepare job cost analyses as required
  • Assist in preparation of year-end audit file
  • Maintain filing system

Statement of Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Post-secondary education in accounting
  • 3-5 years’ minimum work experience in an accounting role.
  • Experience in the construction industry is preferred
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Strong analysis and reconciliation skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Effective communication and organizational skills
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of accounting software, experience with eCMS ERP system by Computer Guidance Corporation would be considered an asset but is not required.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel and Word) and Adobe software

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 





Director of Engineering and Construction

Job Title: Director of Engineering and Construction

Reports to: Vice President, Operations

Location: 3187 Albion Road South

Job Posting Date:  May 17th 2017

 

Work Description

Taggart Construction Limited is seeking a Director of Engineering and Construction to support the overall delivery of the company’s construction projects.  Director of Engineering and Construction is responsible for overseeing and monitoring the day to day administration of the terms and specifications of work outlined by the project contracts.  In addition to the oversight of the project management function, the Director will provide engineering services on various projects related to the construction or repair of sewers, watermains, roads, subdivision servicing, building excavation, land development, storm water ponds, pumping stations and site grading. These duties must be carried out in a manner that is in compliance with the City of Ottawa Standard Specifications, Health & Safety Standards, and Ministry of Labour codes in addition to the general policies and procedures of Taggart Construction Limited. The performance of the duties must ensure a quality approach to all employees, customers, subcontractors, owners, managers and suppliers. All responsibilities must be performed in a manner that is consistent with the Taggart Group of Companies’ mission and vision.

Major Responsibilities

Director of Engineering and Construction

  • Oversee the Project Management team to ensure the quality delivery of all construction projects. Ensure that projects are delivered on schedule and within the budgetary requirements.
  • Obtain bid estimate and other contract details from estimating team and assign a project team (superintendent, project manager, and project coordinator to that specific project. Consider alternatives to the delivery of that project.  (more efficient/ more profitable ways of carrying out the project requirements.) Provide VP of operations with suggestions on different approaches to run the project.
  • Keep an active listing of all current projects and upcoming projects, noting each projects level of progress.
  • Prepare recommendations on the schedule of construction support services and equipment and provide to VP operations for approval.
  • Provide the Project Manager with the bid estimate and support them to prepare a comprehensive project budget and other project requirement such as schedule and resources. Ensure the forecast is aligned with the expectation of the project. Report all findings to Director of Estimating.
  • Seek approval from VP of Operations and then the President when project forecast does not meet bid expectation or schedule. Report findings to Director of Estimating.
  • Approve all subcontracts and Purchase Orders, change orders, extras and ensure alignment with tender process and/or budget.
  • Lead weekly team meeting of Project Managers to discuss status of projects. Report findings weekly to VP of Operations and President. Flag concerns, project delays or potential revenue loss to the senior management team after being updated by the project management team.
  • Monitor and follow up of status of monthly Progress Payments with Project Manager. Ensure all extras are being billed on a timely basis. Assist PM in negotiation of extras.
  • Review and approve job costs and estimates to complete against budget monthly with each project manager. Coordinate results with finance for accurate reporting.
  • During project initiation establish the key benchmarks or milestones that will need to be met in order to deliver a project on schedule.
  • Establish Key Performance indicators (usually production amounts) to the entire project team, i.e. superintendent, project manager, and project coordinator. Ensure that the KPI’s well communicated and understood by the team.
  • Follow up and provide team with feedback on adherence to KPI’s. Keep your team informed on their performance against these metrics. Providing recognition when these expectations are met, and coaching/ further investigation or corrective action when needed.  Summarize these findings to the VP of Operations and President in a timely fashion.
  • Support Project Managers when needed in the performance of their roles. Troubleshoot issues on an as needs basis such as technical issues, or questions in regard to project scope or managing project priorities.
  • Complete detailed Performance reviews for each of your direct reports, providing training and mentoring for further development in their roles. 
  • Ensure proper staffing levels for effective Project Delivery.  Review team structure and provide recommendations and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the Project Management team (project managers, coordinators, and site supers) and delivery of their services.  Work with VP of Operations to increase the capabilities in project management team. This role will require a “continuous improvement” approach.
  • During Project Closeout, review entire construction contract and ensure that deliverables have been met, where tasks have not been completed provide a full detailed report on the work that requires completion. Summarize project status to the job close out team.
  • After project hand off, follow up with the close out team to ensure that all tasks have been finalized.
  • When projects are delivered to client, hold a project close out meeting and debrief the best practices, and learnings observed throughout the lifespan of the project include all stakeholders that contributed to the project.
  • Network and build connections with key stakeholders, support business development and obtain work when relationship permit.
  • Active involvement in industry groups and associations. Sit on boards and participate in committees that are pertinent to our line of work, acting as an ambassador to our brand.

Statement of Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

A minimum of 20 years’ experience in construction, preferably heavy civil con





Foreman

Job Title: Foreman

Reports to: Superintendent

Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Date: May 8, 2017

Work Description

The Foreman is responsible for the overall maintenance and supervision of construction projects and it’s crews. The performance of the duties must ensure a quality approach to all employees, customers, subcontractor/general contractors, tenants, 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 Foreman, in coordination with the Superintendent is responsible for identifying issues and designing and carrying out policies and procedures that support the initiatives of Taggart Construction Limited.

Major Responsibilities:

Foreman

  • Leadership and supervision:
    • Efficiently organize the crew in order to ensure that each individual understands their role.
    • Follow up consistently with employees and provide feedback and coaching.
    • Ensure that the crew performs daily and weekly activities to meet production goals.
    • Assess the competency and capability of staff.
    • Identifying the needs for crew training and facilitate delivery of training.
    • Establish effective onsite communications and progress reporting to  Superintendents
  • Health and Safety:
    • Provide guidance on how to work in a safe and efficient manner.
    • Enforce all Taggart Construction Limited policies and procedures.
    • Ensure compliance with the Taggart Construction Limited Safety program at all times.
    • Participate in accident/incident investigations and reviews.
    • Aid in all Safety reporting functions. Ensure the timely delivery of reports to Head Office in order to maintain all legislative requirements.
    • Provide the leadership that results in a safe work culture as each foreman is responsible and accountable for the safety of the crew under their direction.
    • Have a thorough understanding of the requirements and liabilities under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Labour Relations:
  • The Foreman is accountable for adherence to Taggart’s Labour Relations policies and procedures. Understand the collective agreement and seek help when there is a potential conflict or grievance.
  • Recognize problems, report and address any issues that may develop within crews.
  • Set and maintain work standards and outline behavioural expectations to ensure good crew morale and productivity
  • Ensure foreman’s diaries are maintained, filling out timesheets clearly and consistently as well as addressing and reporting deficiencies.
  • Submission of documentation to head office in a timely manner is essential.
  • Administration and reporting:
    • Perform additional assignments as per the manager’s direction.

Statement of Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Post-secondary Certificate in Civil Engineering Technologist / Formal Technical training that is relevant to the field.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Possess the ability to read drawings and interpret specifications.
  • Knowledge of line and grade surveying.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a foreman in the construction industry.
  • Effective interpersonal skills & team building skills.
  • Possess good problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Some computer and administrative skills.
  • Health and Safety training.
  • Leadership/management development training
  • Possess the ability to cope with extremely busy and stressful worksites.
  • Be detail oriented..
  • Possess the ability to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.

Physical/Sensory Effort

  • Loud and busy work environment.
  • Provide service to several managers, working under many simultaneous deadlines.
  • Possess the ability to interact with management, colleagues, visitors, government agencies/personnel.

Work Environment:

  • Difficult weather conditions, working outdoors and on site.
  • Travel will be required. The site foreman will move from site to site.
  • Overtime as required.

 

 

 

 





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








Building Superintendent (Live-In)

Building Superintendent (Live-In)


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.


A 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





Project Coordinator

Job Title: Project Coordinator

Reports to:  Project Manager

Location: 225 Metcalfe Street

Date: May 12, 2017

Work Description:

The Project Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Project Manager in day to day administration for the on-going construction projects. Superior administration skills in Microsoft Office are required to maintain tracking logs for project documentation. These duties must be carried out in a manner that is in compliance with the Building code requirements, health safety requirements and general policies and procedures of Taggart Realty Management. 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 Taggart Realty Mission. The Project Coordinator in conjunction with the Project Manager are responsible for reviewing and carrying out policies and procedures that support the company’s projects and initiatives.

Major Responsibilities

Project Coordinator

  • Liaison between tenants and construction team. The ability to communicate respectfully with tenants and technically with the consultants and/or trades and effectively relay project updates to key stakeholders.
  • Work independently on smaller scale construction projects, oversee successful project delivery.
  • Organize and track milestone dates and update key stakeholders on the status for each development.
  • Create & update meeting minutes with tenants and other associated parties.
  • Record and organize charts for additional work to be done by Landlord for each tenant
  • Track all project work including RFIs, Changes, and tenant Instructions in spreadsheet format. Update on a weekly basis.
  • Provide support to the Project Manager in preparation for site meetings or other related construction meetings.
  • Catalog all new drawings and documents – both hard copy and on the network. Prepare thorough documentation on all construction projects.
  • Catalog all old drawings from all facilities to be placed on the network
  • Perform additional assignments per manager’s direction

Statement of Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Post secondary education in a construction, project management or related field would be considered an asset.
  • A minimum of 2 to 5 years’ experience in construction management is required.  Experience in commercial construction projects would be an asset
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the construction process and industry is essential to this role.
  • Strong client-facing and internal communication skills
  • The candidate should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organization, efficiency and multitasking skills, the ability to prioritize is key to this role.
  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other Project Management tools is required.

Work Environment:

  • Construction environment, can be difficult conditions, this role will require working outdoors and indoors.
  • Manual dexterity required
  • Providing service to several people or departments, working under many simultaneous deadlines
  • Sitting or Standing for long periods of time at workstation

 

 





Residential Property Manager
Residential Property Manager – Job Description • Preparation and administration of annual operating and assist with capital budgets for each property; • Collection of tenant rents as required; Propose and administer any Landlord and Tenant board issues including issuing notices and attending hearings. • Review and approve lease applications; • Co-ordination of property maintenance and building maintenance, observing all budget restrictions; • Maintain familiarity and activities of each property and impact on tenants; • Work with suppliers and staff to ensure that all required services are being performed; Optimize properties value and return on investment by ensuring effective expense control and operating costs by maximizing in-house staff • Prepare monthly and quarterly reporting; • Ensure compliance with any and all applicable government regulations; • Perform regular site inspections; Provide direction for staff in meeting established property standards. • Oversee tenant improvement and/or landlord’s work, as required; • Manage, direct and motivate Building Operators, Administration and Maintenance Staff; • Ensure maximum level of customer service to residents is provided, responding to and addressing resident complaints and concerns. • Handling of emergency situations; • Review of payables to ensure accuracy and completeness and approve within authority level; • Assist with leasing and marketing efforts, as required for minimizing unit vacancy by proposing rental, vacancy, and rental incentives. • All other duties as required.







Project Coordinator

Job Title: Project Coordinator

Reports to: Purchasing Manager

Name of Company: Tamarack Homes

Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Date: July 14, 2017

 

Work Description

The Project Coordinator will support the Construction Team with administrative services in order to deliver a high-quality product to the Tamarack Home Owners. The Project Coordinator in conjunction with the Purchasing Manager, and the Construction Teams, will review Project Details and ensure that accurate instructions and files are maintained for site and trade use. 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 Project Coordinator is responsible for supporting new initiatives, and carrying out policies and procedures that support the strategy and sales goals of Tamarack Developments. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Correspond and provide administrative support to the team at the Design Center on a regular and on-going basis.
  • Accurately record and maintain requests sent by the Design Center. Items will be priced, and built into the homeowner’s project file, that will be used by the Site Staff and Trades when the project goes into construction.
  • Prepare and coordinate the documentation that is required to finalize the agreement between the company and its various subcontractors.
  • Coordinates with the design center to determine pricing and items available to the homeowner.
  • Regularly catalogue materials and pricing to keep accurate records of the items available to Home Owners. Maintain product data base at all times. 
  • Input purchases from the Design Centre files into construction software; ensuring customers’ requests are accurately and efficiently met.
  • Manage and validate product and materials database, checking availability of product and removing products that can no longer be used in construction
  • Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives to the Design Centre or Sales team
  • Create Purchase Orders when ordering Construction materials. Ensure the timely delivery of PO’s to the accounting team.
  • Enter pricing into REMS system and troubleshoot invoice discrepancies with accounting team.
  • In the preparation of purchase orders verify that specifications and price are in accordance with vendor agreement.
  • Forwards available inventory items by verifying stock; scheduling delivery to site construction teams
  • Works with subcontractors and trades to price out construction costs and materials Tender out products for competitive pricing with these vendors on an as needs basis, as directed by Construction Manager.
  • Coordinate with the construction team and sites during the tendering process which includes, but is not limited to: ordering materials and ensuring materials have been delivered and in a timely fashion. Communicate with all appropriate people schedule changes or delivery conflicts.
  • Analyzing blue prints and other design documents to build Material Take Offs (Takeoff’s) quantities.
  • Submit material orders to the appropriate vendors after quantity takeoff has been confirmed.
  • Maintain Home Owner files in a timely manner, ensure information accessible by sorting and filing documents in an organized manner
  • Continuously update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, industry seminars or vendor product information sessions
  • Continuously foster a team environment and willing to help spirit. Helping other team members deliver a high-quality product to the home-owners.

Statement of Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role is required.
  • An Architectural Design or Construction Engineering degree is required.
  • Strong customer service skills required.
  • Strong math skills required.
  • Strong attention to detail required.
  • Previous skills in construction is an asset.
  • Administration experience is an asset.
  • A team player with excellent communication skills, both in person and over the phone.
  • Willing to collaborate, develop and foster relationships with other departments.
  • Willing to learn, adapt and adjust to changing needs of customers.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of CAD. Knowledge of Revit is an asset.
  • Knowledge of BuildPro is an asset.

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 model homes.
  • Sitting or standing for long periods of time at workstation.
  • Overtime as required.

 

 

 

 





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.

 

 

 

 

 





Project Coordinator-Kingston

Job Title: Project Coordinator

Reports to:  Construction Manager

Name of Comapany:  Tamarack Homes

Location: Woodhaven Development, Kingston, Ontario

Date: June 30, 2017

 

Work Description:

The Project Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Construction Manager in day to day administration for the on-going construction projects in the Kingston area. In addition to the administrative duties of this role, the Project Coordinator will also support purchasing, estimating and Health and Safety for our Kingston sites. These duties must be carried out in a manner that is in compliance with the Building code requirements, health safety requirements and general policies and procedures of Tamarack Developments. The performance of the duties must ensure a quality approach to all employees, home owners, subcontractors, managers and suppliers. The Project Coordinator in conjunction with the Construction Manager are responsible for reviewing and carrying out policies and procedures that support the company’s projects and initiatives.

Major Responsibilities

Project Coordinator

  • Liaison between Construction Manager, Sales, trades, site serving and construction team on a daily basis.
  • Responsible for Communicating project status, progress and areas of concern, and keeping the Ottawa office up to date of changes on the Kingston sites.
  • Work independently on smaller scale construction projects, oversee successful project delivery.
  • Organize and track milestone dates and update key stakeholders on the status for each development.
  • Create & update meeting minutes when meeting with suppliers, consultant and other associated parties.
  • Record and organize charts for additional work to be done by trades or by our own construction team.
  • Track all project work including RFIs, Changes, and home-owner Instructions in spreadsheet format. Update on a weekly basis and submit to Ottawa office.
  • Provide support to the Construction Manager in preparation for site meetings or other related construction meetings.
  • Catalog all new drawings and documents – both hard copy and on the network. Prepare thorough documentation on all construction projects.
  • Extract information from construction drawing to produce take off and quantity list
  • After preparing the cost estimate, use data to create purchase orders.
  • Catalog all old drawings and record / notify the Ottawa team of any requested changes.
  • Perform additional assignments per manager’s direction.

Statement of Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Post secondary education in a construction, project management or related field would be considered an asset.
  • A minimum of 2 to 5 years’ experience in construction management is required.  Experience in residential construction projects would be an asset
  • Prior experience in estimating and construction purchasing would be considered an asset.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the construction process and industry is essential to this role.
  • Strong client-facing and internal communication skills
  • The candidate should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organization, efficiency and multitasking skills, the ability to prioritize is key to this role.

Work Environment:

  • Construction environment, can be difficult conditions, this role will require working outdoors and indoors.
  • Manual dexterity required
  • Providing service to several people or departments, working under many simultaneous deadlines
  • Sitting or Standing for long periods of time at workstation

 

 





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