Handyperson
Empire Communities
Waterloo, 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

PREFERRED SPECIFICATIONS:
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