Handyman - New Home Construction
Hamilton, ON

Position Overview

Execute and address multi-construction tasks on new home construction in accordance with Empire Communities’ policies in a timely manner, assuring standards are met in every assigned task and in strict accordance to the Health and Safety Act.

Key Functions & Duties

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Identifies, performs required construction work on new homes based on Empire Communities quality standards.
  • Complete any and all work in an efficient and highly effective manner
  • Prepares home prior to inspection by the City for occupancy for insulation inspections and occupancy inspection
  • Coordinates the installation of insulation and framing, performs drywall checks as required for each home
  • Complete construction related functions as a result of the Pre-PDI inspection before occupancy
  • Performs multiple trade functions for residential construction
  • Effectively communicates and reports progress and trade interventions if required to on-site Superintendent(s)
  • Locate and retrieve necessary material to complete assigned work orders
  • Protect surrounding areas to minimize clean up and/or accidental damage during the required task
  • Demonstrate courtesy and professionalism with all associates and homeowners
  • Assist other Departments and head office when required in the interest of our Purchases and meeting the construction schedule
  • Perform miscellaneous duties with regard to community, job site cleanliness, safety, maintenance, security etc.
  • Suggest and make recommendations for process improvements
  • Responsibilities and essential functions may be modified at any time depending on business needs

Skills and Qualifications


  • Ability to deal effectively with a high volume of work
  • Self-motivated and well organized individual
  • Valid drivers’ license, must provide a clean drivers’ abstract
  • Must have steel-toed safety boots and hard hat
  • Must have WHMIS and Fall Protection (WAH training)
  • Own/reliable transportation during probation period
  • Physically able to lift 50 lbs

Job Type: Full-time


  • English (Preferred)