Construction Site Assistant (Day + Night Shift)

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Job title: Construction Site Assistant (Day + Night Shift)

Company: Novacom

Job description: Novacom Building PartnersNovacom is a General Contractor based in Surrey, BC. We value people, relationships, innovation and culture. We believe in constantly improving ourselves to provide the best possible service to our clients. Our core business is commercial construction of financial institutions, restaurants, offices and retail spaces. We’re doing construction differently, and we’re thinking outside the box about how we can improve our company and our industry.Carpenter (Vancouver)We are looking for a Site Assistant / Carpenter to join our growing team, who will be responsible for carpentry and other hands-on work on various job sites throughout the Lower Mainland. This role also has the opportunity to lead into other roles on our team, including Site Foreman and Site Superintendent. Note that this role will require working hours in the evening, night, and weekends. Day shift hours will also be available but availability for other shifts will be required.RequirementsJob Duties + Responsibilities:

  • Work on various sites under Site Superintendent to keep site running smoothly
  • Carpentry + Various tasks – handyman work, carpentry tasks (ex. backing, building hoarding, formwork)
  • Site Assistance – all other assistance tasks required by site
  • Deficiencies- wrap up all items at close of project
  • Site Maintenance – cleaning, organizing site for trade access and efficiency
  • Project Schedule – expedite the project schedule through efficient and quality work
  • Novacom COR Safety Program – complete daily hazard assessments, site inspections, sign-in sheets, trade orientations

Personal Characteristics:

  • Driven – self-motivated and driven to push things forward no matter the circumstance
  • Energetic – engaged personality that takes on complex challenges with enthusiasm
  • Humble – willingness to admit when you’ve made a mistake and take ownership
  • Personable – able to build and maintain solid relationships with trade partners and co-workers
  • Mobile – willing to travel and be flexible in work locations and shifts


  • 3-5+ years’ experience in Construction Industry
  • Trade Qualification or Carpentry ticket would be asset – accepting Apprentices at Level 1, 2, 3 or Red Seal Carpenters
  • Construction knowledge – overall understanding of construction process, hands on skills, carpentry assistance. Knowledge of construction materials, tools, and machinery used. Knowledge of construction sequencing and trade management.
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision
  • Ability to effectively communicate and problem solve with site supervisors, team members, and subcontractors.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with construction personnel, equipment operators, supervisors, crew and sub- contractors.
  • Must have independent transportation and ability to travel to different sites

Why Join Us:

  • Competitive Pay – Salary commensurate with experience for this role – salary range is $65,000-85,000 depending on apprenticeship year or level of experience
  • Education + Apprenticeship – Novacom will support you through Carpentry Apprenticeship and support your education costs
  • Benefit Plan – strong benefit plan for you and your family that is above industry standard.
  • Technology – we have a modern software set-up for construction including Procore, Site Docs, Smartsheet, Building Connected, Microsoft Teams.
  • Annual Profit sharing / incentive – you share in the company’s profitability. An annual percentage of profits are shared with the employees.
  • Growth – Excellent candidates will have opportunity for growth within the company
  • Culture – If you’re looking for a company with a family dynamic where you can have opportunities to grow, be challenged and known by your co-workers, then come join us!


Expected salary: $65000 – 85000 per year

Location: Vancouver, BC

Job date: Thu, 04 Jul 2024 22:35:52 GMT

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