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Sales Assistant (Part-time)

 

Job Title: Sales Assistant (full time & part time)

Reports to: Sales Representative

Name of Company: Tamarack Homes

Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Date: October 20, 2017

Work Description

The Sales Assistant is responsible for the overall delivery of the administration initiative for Tamarack Developments Sales site. As a member of the Tamarack sales staff you are the first face people see when they walk in model homes. 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 Tamarack vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures. The Sales Assistant in coordination with the Sales Representative is responsible for designing and carrying out policies and procedures that support the strategy and sales goals of Tamarack Developments.  

Major Responsibilities:

Sales Assistant

  • Welcome and greet clients act as the first point of contact to all clients.
  • Make sure homes are in a good condition prior to opening and before closing.
  • 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 and present this data to your manager.
  • 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.
  • Previous skills in sales required (experience in home building is an asset).
  • OREA certification is an asset.
  • Bilingual in French and English is an asset.
  • Administration experience is an asset.
  • A team player with excellent communication skills, both in person and over the phone.
  • Willing to learn, adapt and adjust to changing needs of customers.
  • 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.
  • Must be of good physical condition to preform various duties around model homes.
  • Sitting or standing for long periods of time at workstation.
  • Retail hours are a requirement, working evenings and weekends.

 

 

 

 





Finishing Foreman

Job Title: Finishing Foreman

Reports to: Site Superitendent

Name of Company: Tamarack Homes

Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Date: October 19, 2017

Work Description

The Finishing Foreman manages sub-contractors for all finishing trades and takes the site from second fix through the completion and handover; and works in conjunction with the Site Superintendent leading the project team. The Finishing Foreman provides technical management and project leadership on construction projects at the field level.

The responsibilities include; directing trades onsite; planning crew activities in the short and long turn; resolving finishing construction issues; field level client relations; maintaining a high standard of safety and quality; managing small-to medium-sized projects or directing one portion of a major project, and overseeing proper protocols in the field. 

Major Responsibilities:

Finishing Foreman

•  Manage all sub-contractors for finishing services.

•  Direct onsite day to day finishing activities.

•  Develop and maintain construction and finishing management plan.

•  Monitor and maintain finishing schedules.

•  Manage on-time delivery of individual projects, as per contracted scopes of work.

•  Plan and review specifications.

•  Plan crew activities and work.

•  Coordinate all activities between site, trades, and suppliers.

•  Resolve finishing issues.

•  Manage customer service and issues.

•  Ensure and coordinate site safety program.

•  Maintain quality control program and standards of quality.

•  Ensure installation accuracy for all unit finishes and upgrades.

•  Manage accuracy of trade progress and completion requests.

•  Monitor and maintain good housekeeping.

•  Maintain daily logs.

•  Complete PDIs, 30-day service and year-end reporting.

•  Organize site meetings.

Statement of Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•  A high school diploma is required, college diploma an asset (i.e.: architectural construction      management).

•  Minimum 5 years of construction and finishing site experience and residential leadership experience.

•  Solid understanding of construction methods and blueprint reading.

•  An eye for detail and great capacity in finding and resolving issues.

•  Sound knowledge of construction execution and best practices.

•  Superior leadership skills.

•  Excellent organizational and time management skills.

•  Initiative and strong work ethic.

•  Excellent communication skills, can maintain interpersonal relationships at all levels.

•  Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Outlook.

•  Bilingualism (French/English) is required.

Physical/Sensory Effort/Work Environment

•  Residential construction site.

•  Must be of good physical condition to perform various duties on site.

•  Must be able to walk, stand, or sit for long periods of time.

•  Overtime as required.

 

 

 





Site Superintendent

 

Job Title: Site Superintendent

Reports to: Tamarack Developments

Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Date: August 23, 2017

Work Description

The Site Superintendent manages and controls their assigned residential construction projects. This includes, but is not limited to: overseeing field operations for a set tamarack sub-division, site safety, assigning tasks to the carpentry and labouring team, monitoring productivity, scheduling of trades and ensuring the quality of the workmanship with regards to servicing the new homes. The Site Superintendent provides technical support to the construction team and trades on site and ensures that we are able to deliver a quality home in a timely manner to the Tamarack clients.  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 Site Superintendent in conjunction with the Construction Manager is responsible for supporting new initiatives, and carrying out policies and procedures that support the strategy and sales goals of Tamarack Developments. 

Major Responsibilities:

Site Superintendent

  • Manage all services required for the construction of a new home: such as installation of flooring, cabinetry, counters, painting, as well as the coordination of plumbing, and electrical servicing
  • Direct the day to day on site activities, such as staffing requirements, trades services, material deliveries, home owner visits and coordination that is required with the service team for PDI’s and pre-move inspections
  • Develop and maintain construction and site management plan. Organize and lead site meetings when needed.
  • Ensure that the major project milestones are met. If delays are anticipated, communicate and coordinate with the key stakeholders to avoid down time as much as possible.
  • Manage on-time delivery for each individual home that is being constructed in the sub-division.
  • Ensuring that the construction is completed in accordance with Tamarack Specifications and quality standards.
  • Coordinate all activities between site, trades, and suppliers. Troubleshoot issues that may arise during construction of the new homes. Escalate issues to the Construction Manager when delivery of the home will be delayed, or when the quality of the home will be compromised. Resolve field construction issues.
  • Support the Service team as needed. Respond to inquiries from the Service Manager, the inspectors or any of the service team to ensure the timely response back to the home owner. 
  • Ensure that we are in compliance with the site safety program by conducting daily safety checks and by providing training to the construction team or any new trade visiting site.  
  • Manage relationships with the City of Ottawa, coordinate with inspectors to finalize grading for each individual unit.
  • Schedule city inspections and obtain occupancy permits when construction of home is complete
  • Maintain quality control program and standards of quality that in accordance with the Tamarack Guarantees.
  • Ensure installation accuracy for all unit finishes and upgrades, coordinate with construction team to repair any finishes that do not meet the specifications.
  • Manage accuracy of trade progress and completion claims. Certify work has been complete for all invoices received.
  • Monitor and maintain clean construction sites, regardless of which stage of construction that a home is in.
  • “Maintain daily logs, keeping a record of all activities and progress made for the entire construction site
  • Complete other related tasks to ensure that the home owner is satisfied with the construction of their new home.

Statement of Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A high school diploma is required, college diploma an asset (i.e.: architectural studies or a program in construction management).
  • Minimum of 10 years in residential construction site experience is required for this role.
  • Experience working onsite in a leadership capacity for a minimum of 5 years is required.
  • Solid understanding of residential construction methods and blueprint reading are necessary.
  • Sound knowledge of construction execution and best practices.
  • Superior leadership skills, with prior experience managing a team of 5 or more employees.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Initiative and strong work ethic.
  • Excellent communication skills, can maintain interpersonal relationships at all levels.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Power point) and Outlook.
  • Bilingualism (French/English) is considered an asset.

Physical/Sensory Effort/Work Environment

•  Residential construction site.

•  Must be of good physical condition to perform various duties on site.

•  Must be able to walk, stand, or sit for long periods of time.

•  Overtime as required.





Home Inspector

Job Title: Home Inspector

Reports to: Service Manager

Name of Company: Tamarackhomes

Location: 3187 Albion Road, Ottawa, Ontario

Work Description

The Home Inspector has a role in the overall delivery of Tamarack’s customer service process. The performance of the duties must ensure a quality approach to all colleagues, customers, and trade partners. All responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with the Tamarack vision, mission, and must comply with all company policies and procedures.

Major Responsibilities:

Site Inspector

  • Works with the Service Manager, Customer Care Reps and Site Staff on all Tamarack Development sites
  • Conducts a series of inspections on all homes before and after occupancy for the duration of the warranty period
  • Provides education and guidance to customers on industry standards, warranty coverage, warranty repairs, system functions and home maintenance
  • Ensure compliance with Industry standards, Tamarack’s standards and Tarion’s Construction Performance Guidelines
  • Assesses all customer requests for warranty repairs
  • Documents warranted deficiencies and creates work orders and schedules repair dates
  • Provide detailed reports of identified problems, what repairs should be made.
  • Create work orders that are well articulated and clear and accurate
  • Perform other related duties as assigned which are in keeping with the terms of this position

Statement of Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of home building industry, and energy star building practices.
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Building Code and the Tarion Construction Performance Guidelines
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in construction.
  • Strong customer service skills in dealing with homeowners.
  • Good communications skills- especially verbal.
  • Good knowledge of Windows, Adobe, Microsoft Outlook
  • Ability to coordinate several simultaneous tasks while maintaining a positive attitude and flexible work style.
  • Good organizational skills with ability to get things done according to timelines
  • Self-motivated with ability to work well independently, and a willingness to learn

Physical/Sensory Effort/Work Environment

  • Standing, walking, speaking for long periods of time
  • Ability to climb ladder to access roof tops and attic spaces
  • Ability to move around inside attic areas, with minimal space
  • Ability to work efficiently with a variety of computer applications
  • Unexpected overtime may be required on occasion.
  • Exposure to extreme weather and the elements. Working outdoors to inspect the exterior of the house and property.

 

 

 

 

 






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