Employment and Volunteer Opportunities for Students and Recent Grads
Student Technicians

Hourly Rate: $22.85 (includes 6% vacation pay)
Hours / Week: 5-17
Start Date: September 4, 2019
End Date: May 2020

Must be a student registered either in an undergraduate or graduate degree
program in the fall of 2019.

Detailed knowledge of the following software is required:
- Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator, Acrobat)
- Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

Knowledge of the following software would be an asset:
- Windows and Mac operating systems
- Boot Camp and VMWare Fusion
- Autodesk Suite (AutoCAD, 3dsMax, Revit)
- Sketchup
- Rhino

Representative Duties
Answer staff and student questions regarding the use of different software programs, options, and configurations. Responsible for producing large format prints and handling payments. Accepts and creates trouble reports and passes this information on to the appropriate staff. Signs out loaner equipment and ensures lending procedures are being followed. Assists students working with design software, printing, scanning, and other duties as assigned. Posting covers various computer aided design courses and associated responsibilities to the CADLab.

Application deadline is Monday, August 26th.
Application form and further details on the CADLab Technician posting can be found here.

Please e-mail a scan of completed application form, timetable, and current resume to:
chris.leigh@umanitoba.ca. Applications will only be accepted by e-mail.

Posted on August 14, 2019

Project Design Coordinator

Location: Winnipeg
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

We are looking to add a Project Design Coordinator to our team. Reporting to the Design Manager, and working in conjunction with operations and clients, the Project Design coordinator will be responsible for planning, scheduling, setting objectives and controlling activities associated with the preparation of project plans for both estimating and project securement and for permitting and construction.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Production and review of both preliminary and construction drawings using Revit and AutoCAD.
- Active participation in the building design process from project inception through design and working drawings, including coordination with outside consultants.
- Design collaboration using BIM 360 Design.
- Assessing and resolving building construction issues including code review and zoning review.
- Assisting our Project Managers and Project Coordinators with plans and details on projects as needed.

- Preference will be given to individuals who have completed a degree or diploma from a recognized architectural technology, architecture, interior design, or engineering program, and have a minimum five years of experience in a related position. A minimum C.E.T. or C.Tech designation is preferred.
- Candidates should have a basic knowledge of construction types and methodologies and be motivated to successfully complete projects in a Design-Build environment.

For full details on the position at BIRD click here

Candidates interested in this opportunity at BIRD may apply online here

Posted on July 19, 2019

Sales Associate

Dynamic, Multifaceted Sales Associate
We are looking for a competitive sales professional who is passionate about Blue Moon Furniture products, having strong design skills, to be part of our team.

Candidate must have the following skills:
Outstanding oral and telephone communication skills, supporting team player to help our furniture and decor sales, problem solver with the ability to process and resolve issues quickly, great writer who loves helping our customers, strong computer skills, able to lift 50 pounds, ability to make complicated situations simple and painless, great written skills, a desire to progress in a career in sales, zero call reluctance and the ability to ASK FOR

The tasks in this position include:

Sales Associate: Communicating with clients. On the spot floor plans, fabric selection and product design in fast paced high energy environment. Interact with customers via email, phone, chat,, and social media channels and return all messages within 24 hours. Record pertinent customer information, inform customers of product and/or live event details. Respond to problems or concerns to the customers’ satisfaction. Continually study and learn how to better and more efficiently serve our customers and most importantly ask for and CLOSE THE SALE.

Additional Duties May include the following, especially where candidate shows proficiency:

Organize deliveries, liaison between clients and delivery people, help with delivery pick ups, sign for deliveries.

Visual Merchandising:
create display concepts and floor plans. Assist display set up and continually improve and maintain displays to make beautiful & shop-able store.

Furniture Maintenance:
clean, oil and polish products when needed.

Content Creator: assist in content creation from brainstorming to execution. Take photos, brainstorm ideas, write copy and post content.

Web Design / Maintenance: assist with website maintenance, posting pictures, updating, products and blog posts, showcasing current events. Contribute ideas for more efficient organization and greater visual appeal.

Design/Drawing: create appealing and functional floor plans. Assist in custom design pieces and drawings. Create spec sheets and technical drawings. A proficiency in Illustrator and Photoshop is an asset.

Film Making: Assist in filming and editing videos.

Please submit resume to sales@bluemoonfurniture.ca.
Posted on June 20, 2019

Project Assistant

Length of Term: Permanent

The Project Assistant will ensure that all project documentation and tracking is kept current – including, but not limited to, weekly field paperwork, job costs, schedules, safety, and clearances. Responsibilities include managing all project documentation and contracts. Almost all duties will be done from a computer in our office. The Project Assistant will report directly to the President and work closely with all Department Managers.

  • Collect, process, and document all weekly paperwork. Review information and make changes as necessary based on interpretation of data and use of critical thinking. Proactively identify, address, and resolve issues/problems;
  • New project set-up using various programs, including Microsoft Excel;
  • Produce clear and concise written reports for internal and external communication;
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with Clients, Consultants, Subtrades, and Suppliers – manage customer expectations while maintaining a high level of customer service.;
  • Demonstrate leadership consistent with MG Services vision and values and treat safety as an attitude

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • A graduate of a Construction Management program – Construction Technician certificate or diploma, or Bachelor of Technology, Construction Management degree (preferred), or related degree program (Bachelor of Environmental Design, Architectural Technology, etc).
  • Must be highly motivated with a strong work ethic – able to work autonomously and unsupervised while still producing high quality results in the required timeframes
  • Experienced in reading, reviewing, and understanding Architectural Drawings, Electrical Drawings, construction documents, construction contracts and specifications
  • Possesses critical thinking skills and creative at problem solving – will use systematic approaches to troubleshooting
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to handle constructive criticism and adapt to changes on the fly

By email to Muriel Torchia Shyjak, Director of Operations, mtorchiashyjak@mgelectric.ca
Resumes must include a cover letter including the name of the position job you are
applying for.

Interviews will take place during business hours and will be scheduled as qualified candidates are chosen.

Hours of Work: Full Time
Start Date:
As soon as possible

For full details on the position at MG Services click here
Posted on June 18, 2019






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