Careers

Trico Homes Career Opportunities

Trico Homes is recognized as one of "Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies" and as one of the "Best Workplaces in Canada". Our corporate vision is to "enhance our customers' lives while enriching the community".

Trico Homes offers a unique team environment with competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

Estimating

Intermediate Estimator, Single Family

Date Posted: 14 Jan 2014

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Description

The Company

Have you ever wanted to ride a giraffe? Us too, but what we really want is a great candidate to join our team.

We recognize that a company, any company, is nothing more or less than the people who make it up. Trico Homes is continually recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies and one of the Best Workplaces in Canada - and that says a lot about our culture. We combine our energy for work with our passion for life, community and learning, which we believe create a fuller, more enriched lifestyle.

We care equally about aptitude and attitude and hire for both. When you arrive at Trico, we want you to stay and experience what the freedom to inspire, create, and innovate feels like.

Our success is your success. Want to join our team?

We are currently recruiting for a:  Intermediate Estimator, Single Family
This is a full time, permanent position

Qualifications

Position Overview

The Intermediate Estimator, Single Family will be responsible for preconstruction and construction cost management of standard models & options. He or she will also be tasked with preparing and maintaining a list of subcontractors, scopes of work & specifications. This individual's accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to communicate is critical. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and monitor budgets for house models & options.
  • Provide cost input in the planning stage of projects.
  • Prepare specifications & scopes of work.
  • Distribute and monitor plans for quoting purposes, maintaining communication and following up with trades and subcontractors.
  • Maintenance and updating of estimating software.
  • Explore new technology in construction and determine the cost implications and feasibility of application.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma or degree in Building, Construction Management, Architectural Technologies, Quantity Surveying or equivalent from a recognized technical institute.
  • 3+ years experience in residential estimating.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary to do material and labor estimates and to interpret job cost reports
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office (excel, word, etc.)
  • Ability to multi task, have flexibility to switch between projects and work to deadlines.
  • Excellent communications skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong team player

Closing Date:
Until suitable candidate is found.

If you are seeking an exciting challenge in a workplace where excellence is valued, please send your resume by email to: hr@tricohomes.com

We appreciate the interest of all candidates, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that a security clearance will be requested prior to employment.

Entry Level Sales

Associate

Date Posted: 15 Jan 2014

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Description

The Company

New Products.  New Ideas.  New Trico.

Have you ever wanted to ride a giraffe? Us too, but what we really want is a great candidate to join our team.

We recognize that a company, any company, is nothing more or less than the people who make it up. Trico Homes is continually recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies and one of the Best Workplaces in Canada - and that says a lot about our culture. We combine our energy for work with our passion for life, community and learning, which we believe create a fuller, more enriched lifestyle.

We care equally about aptitude and attitude and hire for both. When you arrive at Trico, we want you to stay and experience what the freedom to inspire, create, and innovate feels like.

Our success is your success. Want to join our team?

We are currently recruiting for a: New Home Sales Associate

Qualifications

Position Overview

NOW HIRING: ENTRY LEVEL NEW HOME SALES POSITIONS - COLLEGE GRADS WELCOME! Location - CALGARY and surrounding AREAS.

"average". Our average sales associate loves their job, loves their work, loves their manager, and earns significantly in excess of "average".

We are a builder who place's a high value on your sales talent and get you paid for it. Our full-time sales associates are our company's greatest asset and we reward accordingly. Along with excellent compensation and benefits, we offer industry-leading sales training and provide personal development plans that lead to career advancement opportunities.

We have on-site SALES position available RIGHT NOW in our Multi-Family division!

Whether you are a seasoned new home sales professional, or you are right out of college and not satisfied with the path you've chosen, this may the opportunity you have been searching for. Compensation, Culture, and Career Advancement - You CAN have it all!

Requirements:

  • We are seeking driven, polished professionals.
  • A 4-year university degree is desired but not required.
  • We are looking for the best and that doesn't always show on paper, so we are willing to listen.
  • Intermediate computer skills and proficiency with the Internet is a must.
  • Each employee must be willing to work weekends in our show home environment.

This opportunity leads to the advancement to AREA SALES MANAGER (Average compensation of $165,000 in 2012)

This could be the New Start you have been looking for!

  • Location: CALGARY and surrounding AREA
  • Compensation: Salary + Commission
  • Principals only. Recruiters please don't contact this job poster.
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

Trico Homes was recognized in 2012 as a platinum member of Canada's "50 Best Managed Companies" for nine consecutive years, and more recently was acknowledged as one of "Canada's Best Workplaces" for the fifth straight year.

Please send your resume by email to: hr@tricohomes.com

Service & Warranty

Service & Warranty Technician

Date Posted: 12 Mar 2014

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Description

The Company

Have you ever wanted to ride a giraffe? Us too, but what we really want is a great candidate to join our team. We recognize that a company, any company, is nothing more or less than the people who make it up. Trico Homes is continually recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies and one of the Best Workplaces in Canada - and that says a lot about our culture. We combine our energy for work with our passion for life, community and learning, which we believe create a fuller, more enriched lifestyle.

We care equally about aptitude and attitude and hire for both. When you arrive at Trico, we want you to stay and experience what the freedom to inspire, create, and innovate feels like. Our success is your success. Want to join our team?

We are currently recruiting for a:  Service & Warranty Technician
This is a full time, permanent position

Qualifications

Position Overview

In our Multi-disciplinary team based environment, organizational skills and a strong knowledge of construction with the ability to repair all aspects of a home. Customer service skills and communication skills will be essential to ensure customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities:

  • Meet with customers at 2 separate scheduled appointments.
  • Assess and list any items that fall under the 1 year warranty guidelines.
  • Manage trade contractors during trades days and visits.
  • Repair items such as drywall repairs, paint touch ups, interior finishing items, floor squeaks or any items that require repair.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience as a Service Technician in new home construction with a warranty related background.
  • A comprehensive understanding of construction fundamentals and the construction process.
  • Minimum 5 years experience working with tools for repairing all aspects of the home.
  • Strong customer service background and positive attitude.
  • Strong communication and negotiations skills both verbal and written.
  • Highly organized.
  • Team oriented individual.

Closing Date

Until suitable candidate is found.

If you are seeking an exciting challenge in a workplace where excellence is valued, please send your resume by email to: hr@tricohomes.com

We appreciate the interest of all candidates, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that a security clearance will be requested prior to employment.

Construction

Site Assistant

Date Posted: 29 Apr 2014

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Description

The Company

New Products.  New Ideas.  New Trico.

Have you ever wanted to ride a giraffe? Us too, but what we really want is a great candidate to join our team.

We recognize that a company, any company, is nothing more or less than the people who make it up. Trico Homes is continually recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies and one of the Best Workplaces in Canada - and that says a lot about our culture. We combine our energy for work with our passion for life, community and learning, which we believe create a fuller, more enriched lifestyle.

We care equally about aptitude and attitude and hire for both. When you arrive at Trico, we want you to stay and experience what the freedom to inspire, create, and innovate feels like.

This is a full time, permanent position

Our success is your success. Want to join our team?
We are currently recruiting for a:  Site Assistant
This is a full time, permanent position

Qualifications

Position Overview

Reporting directly to the Site Supervisor, the Site Assistant is responsible for assisting with various aspects of project management on worksites, including aiding to ensure compliance with design, project specifications, regulations, and timelines and safety codes. The incumbent will aid with the development of project specifications assisting in developing and maintaining construction and production schedule. The Site Assistant must advise the Site Supervisor of any potential problems, work interferences, and scheduling difficulties and work together to attempt to resolve any issues.

Responsibilities

  • Aid in overseeing residential construction sites to ensure compliance with design, project specifications, regulations and safety codes
  • Plan, implement and monitor construction plans alongside the Site Supervisor
  • Aid in the management of construction site startup
  • Ensure that safe work practices and procedures are being followed onsite at all times
  • Aid in the coordination and direction of all construction workers on worksites
  • Ensure accurate and timely project close date; help to adjust working schedules to ensure deadlines are met
  • Work alongside the Site Supervisor to resolve any constructional issues that may arise
  • Help the Site Supervisor with jobsite administration duties such as timesheet completion for works and any daily logs that need to be maintained
  • Ensure proper manpower levels are available onsite each day to ensure constructional completion
  • Ensure proper materials and quantities of materials are onsite prior to daily work commencing
  • Participate in project meetings with internal and external parties to monitor and report on progression of building
  • Aid in the supervision of workers onsite
  • Help with the development, monitoring and overseeing quality control measures on worksites
  • Suggest ideas for cost effective alternative measures to improve financial performance on projects
  • Ensure building inspections are completed periodically throughout the construction phases to ensure buildings meet specifications of clients
  • Any other duties as required

Qualifications and Experience

  • Post-secondary school degree or diploma in a construction related area of study
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct work experience working in residential construction
  • Previous experience overseeing construction worksites would be considered an asset
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, field drawings and plans
  • A solid understanding of all residential construction trades and construction techniques
  • Effectiveness in the areas of construction safety and productivity
  • Knowledge of local, provincial and federal workplace compliance regulations, ordinances and legislation in relation to the construction industry, specifically residential construction
  • Commitment to working in a team environment, with established team building abilities
  • Strong communication, integration, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Strong dedication to health and safety in the workplace
  • Results-oriented with the ability to interpret and effectively manage multiple and competing priorities and timelines
  • Understanding fundamentals of contracts and experience working with contractors
  • Knowledge of OH&S regulations and related residential building codes
  • Demonstrated success in project delivery and execution of project management methods
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all types of staff, including laborers, technical, professional, and upper management
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Possess a valid driver's license

Closing Date

Until suitable candidate is found.

If you are seeking an exciting challenge in a workplace where excellence is valued, please send your resume by email to hr@tricohomes.com

We appreciate the interest of all candidates, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that a security clearance will be part of the recruitment process.

Construction

Site Superintendent

Date Posted: 29 Apr 2014

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Description

The Company

New Products.  New Ideas.  New Trico.

Have you ever wanted to ride a giraffe? Us too, but what we really want is a great candidate to join our team.

We recognize that a company, any company, is nothing more or less than the people who make it up. Trico Homes is continually recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies and one of the Best Workplaces in Canada - and that says a lot about our culture. We combine our energy for work with our passion for life, community and learning, which we believe create a fuller, more enriched lifestyle.

We care equally about aptitude and attitude and hire for both. When you arrive at Trico, we want you to stay and experience what the freedom to inspire, create, and innovate feels like.

Our success is your success. Want to join our team?

We are currently recruiting for a: Site Superintendent

This is a full time, permanent position.

Qualifications

Position Overview

The Site Superintendent will be responsible for the supervision of all construction activities that take place on the work site, ensuring high standards of workmanship and efficiency. The Superintendent will be responsible for the management of all on-site construction workers and enforcement of all required safety and work regulation policies. All work crews and individuals on-site shall take direction from the Superintendent, who is responsible for assigning required work and applying resources to accomplish that work. Site Superintendents are responsible for the efficient use of labor, machines, and materials by their crews, and will report on such things as personnel, costs and safety. Other responsibilities will include the planning and scheduling of work, and maintaining records of all materials used and the progress made on a job. While this job is mainly a position of supervision and management, the Superintendent may be required to assist in construction work on an occasional basis.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Construction Manager with the initial mobilization and set up of the construction site.
  • Ensure high standards of workmanship and efficiency.
  • Ensure the efficient use of labor, machines and materials used by the crew.
  • Take an active role in the selection, training, assignment and supervision of project staff, including monitoring performance, providing feedback and taking corrective action.
  • Coordinate the daily activities of project staff, construction trades and subcontractors, and use corrective actions to keep the project on time and on budget.
  • Assist in the resolution of design issues, change requests, material defects and equipment problems.
  • Monitor job progress and costs, and provide regular progress reporting to management.
  • Establish effective onsite communications and progress reporting with sub-trades and clients.
  • Provide coaching and training to Site Assistants
  • Ensure compliance with Trico's health and safety training and reporting requirements.
  • Review construction plans for compliance with all applicable codes, regulations and ordinances such as plumbing, mechanical, electrical, structural, zoning and planned development.
  • Mediate and resolve disputes and code issues.
  • Read, interpret, and understand construction drawings and specifications, the city codes and ordinances regarding building codes, permit issuance, and permit fees.
  • Any other duties as required

Requirements

  • College diploma in appropriate construction related field.
  • A minimum of 7 years experience in construction and at least 3 as a Site Superintendent
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, field drawings and plans.
  • A solid understanding of all construction trades and construction techniques.
  • Strong management, delegation, planning and leadership skills.
  • Effectiveness in the areas of construction safety and productivity.
  • Knowledge of local, provincial and federal workplace compliance regulations, ordinances and legislation.
  • Have an understanding of land development process and land development construction.
  • Have a clear valid driver's license; an abstract will be required.
  • Have oral and written communication expertise which is complimented with a keen eye for detail.
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment.
  • Able to create alternative solutions to problems.
  • Excellent time management and project management skills.
  • High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning.
  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise necessary cost control measures.
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.
  • Able to work well under pressure.
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft computer software (e.g. Excel, Word, etc.) and email.
  • First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets.

Closing Date

Until suitable candidate is found.

If you are seeking an exciting challenge in a workplace where excellence is valued, please send your resume by email to hr@tricohomes.com

We appreciate the interest of all candidates, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that a security clearance will be part of the recruitment process.

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