South Osborne BIZ

The South Osborne BIZ is looking for a full-time PROJECT COORDINATOR for a 14-week term

Tasks & Responsibilities Include:

  • Acting as the point of contact for the South Osborne BIZ, establish and maintain working partnerships with relevant neighbourhood organizations in order to collaborate on streetscape enhancement and marketing projects
  • Work with and communication to South Osborne BIZ member businesses to gain their participation in various streetscape enhancement and marketing projects
  • Set up timelines and goals for projects
  • Create project budgets
  • Schedule/attend meetings and record decisions
  • Conduct research and develop/maintain data • Undertake data entry/maintenance and mapping
  • Seek out sponsors and volunteers
  • Represent the South Osborne BIZ at events
  • Communicate with suppliers
  • Produce project progress reports

Requirements:

  • Solid work ethic, dependable, reliable and able to work effectively without supervision
  • Attentive to details
  • Confident oral communicator
  • Strong writing abilities
  • Professional, self-assured demeanor, representing the South Osborne BIZ
  • Basic photography skills
  • Background in architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, fine arts, communications, marketing or a comparable field would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of the South Osborne neighbourhood would be considered an asset

Reporting:

The Project Coordinator will report directly to the South Osborne BIZ Administrator.

When: Starting May 30, 2022 – September 3, 2022
Hours: 40 hours per week
Rate: $15 per Hour

Submit resume and cover letter by May 26, 2022 to: Administrator, South Osborne BIZ osbornesouthbitz@gmail.com Ph: 204-299-5744

We thank all applicants, but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

posted: May 16, 2022

 

 

Springfield Woodworking Ltd.

We are looking for an experienced Kitchen Cabinet Salesperson to work out of our Sales office and showroom.

Salary will be based on knowledge and experience.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: From $40,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Life insurance
  • Vision care

Schedule: 8 hour shift
Education: Secondary School (preferred)
Experience: Cabinetry Industry: 1 year (preferred)
Language: English (preferred)
Shift availability: Day Shift (preferred)

 

posted: May 5, 2022

 

 

Hlynsky + Davis Architects Inc.

Designer / Junior Level Architect

Length of term: Full-time permanent 

HLYNSKY + DAVIS ARCHITECTS INC. is a stable, 7 person full service practice located in West Vancouver, British Columbia specializing in Custom Homes and University Projects. We are looking for a team player with excellent organizational skill, graphic sense, local building code knowledge and a passion for design + detail. 

To learn more about Hlynsky + Davis Architects Inc. visit our website:  www.hlynsky.ca 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Design Input 
  • Interfacing with clients, municipalities and contractors 
  • Project organization 
  • Drawing production and review 
  • Consultant coordination 
  • Contract administration

You are able to demonstrate: 

  • Strong organizational and graphic skills 
  • An ability to work independently and as a member of a larger team 
  • North American experience 
  • Eligible for AIBC registration 
  • AutoCAD, SketchUp proficiency 
  • Photoshop and rendering ability an asset 

CONTACT INFO: 
katie@hlynsky.ca
Please submit: 

  • Cover Letter indicating interest in the position. (PDF) 
  • Resume (PDF) 
  • PDF attachments indicating representative portfolio work

No phone calls or drop ins, please. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  

 

posted: April 12, 2022

 

 

Top Tier Talent on behalf of Gillis Quarries Limited

Architectural Marketing and Customer Specialist

Top Tier Talent has another great opportunity! Our client Gillis Quarries Limited (GQL) is a fourth-generation company built on industry-leading customer service, product quality and need satisfaction. Over the last 100 years, GQL has grown into one of Canada’s largest dimensional stone quarries, specializing in the fabrication of Tyndall Stone®, a wonderfully unique, mottled, fossilized natural stone. This rare dolomitic limestone deposit discovered in Garson, MB in 1894 has given birth to some of the most beautiful buildings in modern history. Gillis Quarries Limited is a people-oriented company with a multi-generational, experienced team committed to providing the very best in natural stone solutions.  

ROLE

Working in the construction industry in a manufacturing environment, the marketing assistant provides administrative, technical and sales support to the marketing

Department and distributor network with the objective of securing the specification of natural stone masonry products.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support to architectural sales consultants and dealer network
  • Preparation and couriering of all samples and brochures.
  • Maintenance of sample room
  • Service all walk-in / retail customers
  • Inside consultative sales – From inside Gillis’ office, working with all members of the design / construct community - architects, interior designers, homebuilders, developers, dealers, masonry contractors.
  • Preparation of budget pricing, photos and technical informational packages relating to best practice, detailing, applications, codes and standards, value engineering, etc.
  • Part of the Design Centre team – providing stone options to homebuilders and homeowners
  • Preparation of proposals
  • Coordination of Quarry Tours
  • Weekly triage of building reports - Sourcing qualified Leads
  • Manage Gillis Quarries’ social media.
  • Sales admin such as writing up orders and administering all requests for estimates.
  • Organizing all merchandise and promotional items
  • Help organize trade shows, seminars, lunch & Learns, Product Knowledge (PK) Sessions
  • Participate in weekly meetings and strategic planning sessions.
  • Other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

Degree in Environmental Design, Architecture, Architectural Technology or other related design program.

  • Self-motivated, confident, professional
  • Team player, eager to learn and not afraid to ask for help
  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Reading and Numeracy
  • Listener, attention to detail, responsive
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Can read construction drawings
  • Social media savvy an asset.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point
  • AUTOCAD / graphic arts / design software an asset
  • Time management skills and able to multitask
  • Able to work under pressure in a very fast paced environment.
  • Strong cultural sensitivity
  • Problem Solving / critical thinking

SALARY, BENEFITS & TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Permanent, Full Time, Day
  • based on 40-hour work week.
  • Incentive (bonus) program after 1 year of employment
  • Benefits
  • Place of work - Birds Hill Office, 2895 Wenzel Street.
  • Some city travel, as necessary.

APPLICATION

Please submit your expression of interest and resume to:

Olena Kuzemczak at okuzemczak@toptiertalent.ca

 

posted: March 8, 2022

 

 

Top Tier Talent on behalf of Gillis Quarries Limited 

Draftsperson

Top Tier Talent has another great opportunity! Our client Gillis Quarries Limited (GQL) is a fourth-generation company built on industry-leading customer service, product quality and need satisfaction. Over the last 100 years, GQL has grown into one of Canada’s largest dimensional stone quarries, specializing in the fabrication of Tyndall Stone®, a wonderfully unique, mottled, fossilized natural stone. This rare dolomitic limestone deposit discovered in Garson, MB in 1894 has given birth to some of the most beautiful buildings in modern history. Gillis Quarries Limited is a people-oriented company with a multi-generational, experienced team committed to providing the very best in natural stone solutions.  

ROLE

Working in the construction industry in a manufacturing environment, the marketing assistant provides administrative, technical and sales support to the marketing

Department and distributor network with the objective of securing the specification of natural stone masonry products.

RESPONSIBILITIES

We are seeking a key drafting and project coordination member to join the Gillis production team. The ideal candidate will have a diverse skillset, combined with a desire for lifelong learning and skills development. She/he will also possess the following training, skills, and aptitudes that are considered highly desirable in a Gillis Quarries team member. 

There is not one specific building design and construction related degree, training program, professional designation, certification, or credential required for this position. Please let us know what you bring in this regard. Each individual’s unique qualifications will be evaluated in conjunction with other criteria to determine suitability for the position. 

The successful candidate will become the primary point of contact between Gillis Quarries and its customers as assigned, from the point of order acceptance all the way through to the point of final shipment of product. While performing this overall coordination function responsibilities will include obtaining confirmation of order quantities and details, communicating product requirements to our shop for fabrication, and coordinating shipment sequencing. Information is to be gathered from multiple sources including contract drawings and specifications along with verbal and written communications supplemented by site information gathering as applicable. Autocad will be utilized as a modelling and drafting tool for detailed resolution of product fit and producibility and subsequent creation of drawings for customer review and confirmation. For communication with our production facility Autocad will be used extensively for creation of detailed two and three-dimensional representations of each individual part required. Occasional creation of physical part patterns will be necessary along with some drafting and administrative support functions to assist with production optimization. You will liaise with the customer with the intent of matching production and shipping sequence with job site and company operation driven demands and will report on production and shipping progress to the accounting department. Outlook and Excel will be used extensively as tools for communications, organization, cost accounting, and reporting. 

Preferred candidates will be flexible and receptive to both internal company feedback as well as customer feedback with an ability to synthesize and evaluate information received and adjust to circumstances as they change. Drafting and project coordination are the core functions of this position however as an evolving enterprise Gillis Quarries has developing opportunities in areas such as CNC stone machining and digital sculptural modelling. As such your interests, experience, and ability to learn and explore new tools and technologies while fulfilling core responsibilities could foster a fulfilling career with Gillis Quarries. 

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Degree in Environmental Design, Architecture, Architectural Technology or other related design program.
  • Ability to manage products and customers
  • Self-motivated, confident, professional
  • Team player, eager to learn and not afraid to ask for help
  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Reading and Numeracy
  • Listener, attention to detail, responsive
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Can read construction drawings
  • Social media savvy an asset.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point
  • CAD modelling and drafting – primarily Autocad however experience with other modelling/CAD/CAM software (Mudbox, Fusion, Inventor, Mastercam, Solidworks, etc.) can be an asset. 
  • Time management skills and able to multitask
  • Able to work under pressure in a very fast paced environment.
  • Strong cultural sensitivity
  • Problem Solving / critical thinking

SALARY, BENEFITS & TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • This position is at our Garson, Manitoba quarry and production operations location approximately 20 minutes Northeast of Winnipeg. Office hours are 7:30 to 4:00 Monday to Friday.
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and ability along with a health benefit package and RRSP matching program.

APPLICATION

Please reach out to Olena Kuzemczak, Managing Partner at Top Tier Talent. Send resume to okuzemczak@toptiertalent.ca or call for questions at 204-894-3172

 

posted: March 8, 2022

 

 

City of Regina

Employment status: Full Time, term (up to 20 months)

This position performs professional landscape design and architectural duties and provides technical expertise and advice to internal and external stakeholders regarding landscape design in the public realm. Responsibilities include planning, design and implementation of open space upgrades, streetscape and playground development. This position reports to the Coordinator, Recreation Facilities and Development.

Typical duties include: 

  • Prepares plans and conceptual designs for parks and other public open spaces including detailed design and working drawings including site analysis, grading and drainage, planting, irrigation, site furnishings and equipment, cost estimating and preparation of specifications.
  • Assists in the review of conceptual landscape design, working drawings and specifications prepared by other agencies for new public open space and other development which impacts on the public domain.
  • Develops design standards and requirements to ensure functional use, aesthetic, and safety considerations are met.
  • Conducts site analysis and gathers field data to perform planning and design work.
  • Prepares technical specifications and agreements and tender documents, assists in the review of bids and the selection of outside consultants and contractors.
  • Participates with community groups, external agencies and other departments in solving design problems, presenting information on new and upgrade projects and conducts public input processes as required.
  • Assists in the development and interpretation of design guidelines and standards related to open space requirements for new communities and the redevelopment of older neighbourhoods.
  • Monitors and inspects field layout, staff and contractors to ensure compliance with drawings and plans; makes recommendations to change orders, extras, disbursements, and valuing deficiencies; and approves and issues progress billings, release of holdback payments, and certificates of project completion.
  • Undertakes appropriate investigations and assists in the preparation of responses and reports regarding open space planning and design-related inquiries.
  • Conducts analysis and research related to urban open space.
  • Assists in CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) reviews of existing and proposed open space.
  • Assists in planning and directing the work of production staff as required.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Candidates will be screened on the following criteria:

To be considered for this position you must clearly identify your qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities and where you obtained them in your application/resume.

Typically the knowledge skills and abilities required for this position are obtained through successful completion of a university degree in Landscape Architecture coupled with three (3) to five (5) years of experience in landscape design and project management, park design, environmental planning and urban design. Experience in the use of a personal computer, windows based software and computer-aided drafting software is required. Experience with prairie horticulture and irrigation design would be an asset.

  • Thorough knowledge of landscape architecture principles and practices, including project planning, conceptual and detail design, cost estimating, preparation of plans and specifications, project management and associated computer skills.
  • Knowledge of landscape design processes and implementation.
  • Knowledge of construction law and the principles and processes of tendering and construction contract administration.
  • Thorough knowledge and demonstrated ability in technical and presentation drawings.
  • Ability to identify, analyze and assess opportunities and constraints of open space.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a multi-disciplinary municipal environment, including public and inter-departmental service.
  • Ability to work independently or as a team when necessary demonstrating sound judgment, creativity, flexibility and decision making skills to evaluate and solve problems on procedural or technical levels.
  • Ability to express ideas effectively in oral, written and graphic form, convey policies, bylaws and regulations related park and open space design, and present landscape designs using principles and theories of landscape architectural practise.
  • Skill in the use of specialized computer aided design (CAD) equipment and peripherals, manual drawing tools, and common office equipment

Working/Other Conditions:

Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a vehicle available for work usage.

Deadline: June 30, 2022

More information

 

posted: February 1, 2022