Skylight is using technology to radically improve the home renovation process. Skylight is both a general contractor and a venture backed technology company providing homeowners with an integrated kitchen/bathroom renovation experience, inclusive of design, materials selection, permitting, and construction - including a guarantee to be on budget.
Skylight is founded by a group of executives with extensive background founding and managing technology companies. The company is split between San Francisco and Toronto. Jasper Malcolmson, the CEO, sold his first company, Bloomspot, to JP Morgan Chase. Fiona Waslander, Chief Product Officer, ran the Vicinity division at Rogers, and previously worked with Jasper at Yahoo!. Michael Gentili, Chief Technology Officer, was previously a senior technology leader at OANDA, where he worked with Fiona.
Skylight is looking for a Pre-Construction Manager to review the proposed scope for constructability and code conformance, and assist the Skylight team in developing their design and construction processes and documentation for our residential renovation projects.
You will review existing site conditions and evaluate risks based on general construction knowledge and Skylight’s scope metrics, and assist the team throughout the initial design process and in the development of construction documentation. You will consistently review project scope, identify issues in project quality and standards, and ensure that specifications and Skylight standards are being strictly followed.
Support delivery of great homeowner experiences for Skylight renovation projects through acquisition, design, and construction documentation preparation.
Communicate and coordinate with the Skylight design and construction teams from project initiation to construction.
Bring practical design and construction experience throughout our processes to support successful renovation outcomes.
Ensure the project is designed in accordance with plans, specifications, shop drawings, and all applicable building codes.
Enforce QA/QC standards during design, identify deficient work, and provide ideas for resolution.
Leverage Skylight’s software systems to review construction documents, shop drawings, scope summaries, material lists and specifications.
Identify opportunities for process and product improvements across the pre-construction experience.
An opportunity to help build a rapidly growing company, backed by Silicon Valley venture capitalists, serving the massive U.S. home renovation market
Great colleagues. Our team is experienced, smart, hardworking and really nice.
Family friendly flexible hours
An employer-paid benefits plan covering medical, dental and extended health benefits
Early stage stock option grant
Personal assistant support for both personal and business needs
Skylight places a high value on building a diverse team, and a key goal for us is achieving gender parity and a culturally diverse team. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
General Construction Knowledge - Residential Heavy
Means / Methods
Fundamental Building Code Knowledge
Finish materials installations
Personable with equal ability to communicate graphically and verbally with trade, design team, skylight team, and/or building department officials as required.
Ability to coordinate on multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to read and review construction documentation.
Eye for quality with the ability to quickly review and mitigate project risks and quality control issues.
Detail and process oriented.