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Posted February 24, 2020

Construction Lead Hand

Edmonton, AB Full Time

Avenue Living Communities, a fast-paced, fast-growing owner and operator of apartment buildings in Western Canada, is seeking a Construction Lead Hand to join our team in Edmonton. Backed by our entrepreneurial spirit, passion and commitment to great customer service and satisfaction, we have acquired a portfolio of 9000 apartments since our inception in 2006 and are continuing with this aggressive growth plan. To support this growth, we are seeking to welcome the right candidate into our family.

As a Construction Lead Hand – you will be responsible for managing a team of highly skilled renovation professionals and maintaining a level of high-quality workmanship at all times.

Major Projects:

  • Concrete removal and installation, sidewalks and stairs
  • Window replacements
  • Building envelope replacement and repairs
  • Multi story deck replacements
  • Common area renovations including flooring, painting, lighting upgrades and fire and door retrofit
  • Multi family unit renovations including flooring, painting, lighting, kitchen and bathroom remodels
  • Exterior storefront door replacements
  • Awning construction and rejuvenation
  • Asbestos and mold abatement

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a safe and clean worksite
  • Use and maintain tools and equipment according to manufacturer recommendations
  • Scheduling – time management
  • Logistics – material storage
  • Read and interpret drawings, both engineered and shop drawings
  • Transport materials and staff members in a company supplied vehicle
  • Maintain all company owned tools and equipment
  • Lead by example, know and follow core values at all times
  • Perform material takeoffs
  • Employee performance management
  • General job site cleaning
  • Other work as assigned

Key Competencies and Skills:

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Strong leadership skills and experience
  • Above average communication skills
  • Project planning ability and experience
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of renovation best practices
  • Above average working knowledge of Canadian building codes
  • Excellent working knowledge of building systems
  • Above average problem solving, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Safety oriented
  • Self motivated with the ability to motivate others
  • Quoting and costing experience
  • The ability to read and interpret drawings

Your Decision:

Our commitment is to our people…because it is our people that decide our direction through hard work, a passion for customer service and always keeping in mind that we are part of a team. Together we succeed.