Project Manager

Project Manager

Position: Project Manager (Expressions of Interest)

Branch Location: Various locations, Alberta

Scott Builders Inc. is seeking expressions of interest for Project Managers with extensive experience working on projects in Commercial/Light Industrial with direct project experience in warehouse, low rise multi-use, recreational or assisted-living markets.

The purpose of this expression of interest is to identify potential candidates that would be interested in joining Scott Builders to meet the needs of our project work anticipated and scheduled in 2022.

About Us:
Scott Builders Inc. specializes in total construction services, offering a single point of contact for every phase of a project. Established in 1971, Scott Builders Inc. is an employee owned, leading Design-Build Construction Management firm based in Alberta, with projects throughout Western Canada.

Job Summary:

The Project Manager is responsible and accountable for all aspects of the construction process on the project(s) they are assigned including the project scope, budget, plans and schedules. Relying on previous experience and in collaboration with the project team this position is responsible to ensure the project is built according to approved plans, specifications, and building codes, to meet our high standard of quality construction. Candidates with a proven track record to achieve project schedule commitments within financial targets while providing a high level of client satisfaction will be given preference. Candidates should strong advocates for ensuring the health and safety of all workers and maintaining compliance with all regulations and policies.

Candidates should have demonstrated experience in leading successful project teams through teamwork and collaboration, with the ability to influence others, negotiate and resolve conflict. The proven ability to establish strong client and trade relationships is also crucial to the success of this position and a requirement of the Scott Builders Culture.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Work with pre-construction through budget and pre-planning processes
• Attend project handover meeting from pre-construction
• Coordinate project trade buyout meetings and facilitate project start up meetings for trades
• Prepare project execution plan and schedule, and establish plan for manpower and resources
• Review prime contact with client representative
• Finalize subcontractors and subcontract documents
• Establish and manage project schedule, document control processes and quality control plan
• Track productivity and performance of the project
• Responsible for project accounting, issuing purchase and change orders, generating monthly financial reports, project reports and monthly updates
• Coordinate and facilitate regular trade/consultant meetings
• Client liaison to provide updates with regards to schedule and budget and manage expectations
• Coordinate and facilitate operational review meetings, safety meetings and issue minutes
• Advise management of pending risks and seek assistance on significant risks or legal matters
• Preparation/submission of client invoicing and coordinating with client for on time payment
• Resolve trade and performance issues
• Conduct site visits regularly
• Provide guidance and mentorship to project team members including project assistants and coordinators
• Prepare the project close out procedures including punch lists, start up/handover requirements and warranties
• Manage financial collection and closeout

REQUIREMENTS:

• Post-Secondary Degree/Diploma in Engineering or Construction Management or related discipline (equivalent of education and experience may be considered)
• 5+ years’ project management experience in commercial/industrial construction
• PMP certification an asset
• Knowledge of construction process, drawings/blueprints, specifications, schedules, budgets and project management methodology
• Competently manage the design and construction process from project start up to project closeout for small to mid size projects with varying complexities
• Demonstrated experience to lead and motivate project teams with a hands-on approach from start up through completion
• Ability to communicate effectively with various individuals/stakeholders through both written and verbal communication means
• Ability to guide safe work practices in a high-pressure environment while maintaining project quality, schedule and budget
• Problem solving ability to identify areas of concern, determine root cause and provide viable solutions
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong relationships with employees and stakeholders
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Procore and applicable project management software
• Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
• Committed to providing exceptional customer service both internally and externally
• Flexibility in working periods of overtime and travel to sites on occasion
• Must have and maintain a valid provincial drivers license
• Must be legally able to work in Canada without sponsorship. We are unable to sponsor employment Visas.

We provide an excellent work environment, opportunities for development and growth, as well as a comprehensive compensation package including a competitive salary, benefit and savings plan, and the opportunity to be an owner!

Candidates who successfully meet our requirements will be placed in our candidate pool and may be contacted once a vacancy opens. If you would like to express your interest in joining our team, please submit your Letter of Interest and Resume in confidence to: hr@scottbuilders.com

Scott Builders is committed to the principles of Employment Equity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, national or ethnic origin or any other factors prohibited by law. We endeavor to provide accommodation at all stages through recruitment and employment in accordance with applicable human rights and accommodation legislation. If contacted for an employment opportunity, advise Human Resources if you require accommodation due to a disability.

Corporate Controller

Corporate Controller

Position: Corporate Controller
Branch Location: Red Deer, Alberta

Posting Date: June 11, 2021

Scott Builders Inc. is seeking a dynamic, highly organized, detailed oriented and motivated Corporate Controller to join the team! This is a great opportunity for someone willing to be hands on while also increase their breadth of knowledge and capacity to provide leadership and guidance to the finance team as well as advice on accounting matters to our operations teams. Experience working in a commercial construction company with working knowledge of both financial and operational accounting would be ideal.

About Us:
Scott Builders Inc. specializes in total construction services, offering a single point of contact for every phase of a project. Established in 1971, Scott Builders is an employee owned industry leading Design-Build Construction Management firm based in Alberta, with projects throughout Western Canada. The success in our organization has been driven by our people. We provide an excellent work environment with substantial opportunity for individual growth.

Job Summary:
As the Corporate Controller, the successful candidate will be responsible for preparation, review, analysis and interpretation of financial and management reports, variance analysis, budgeting as well as internal and external audits. They will be responsible for maintaining monthly balance sheet reconciliations, working papers, preparing year end documents, creating annual budgets in coordination with branch management and the CFO, contract review and analysis, ensuring effective cash management and planning, overseeing and assisting with journal entries, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and statutory reporting. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with operations to define, measure, analyze, improve and control current processes which impact customer quality and influence internal operating efficiency. Experience in developing and monitoring internal cost and financial controls and administrative procedures will be beneficial in this position. A strong understanding of the Canadian Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE), as well as all tax and regulatory filing requirements is critical in this position.

We are seeking a candidate with demonstrated experience in establishing strong relationships within the team, management and operations through effective communication, collaboration, ability to influence and build trust. A candidate who consistently meets commitments, is diligent in providing timely and accurate data and reports and has a high level of critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills.

Requirements:
To qualify for this position, successful applicants will possess the following requirements:

• Recognized professional accounting designation with at least 5 years of progressive accounting experience
• Degree in a business-related discipline (a combination of relevant industry experience and education may be considered)
• Extensive experience and knowledge of all aspects of corporate accounting and financial management required
• Previous experience as a team lead or in a supervisory position is considered an asset
• Experience within the construction industry is considered an asset
• Ability to create, grow and maintain relationships with internal and external customers and co-workers
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal (written, visual cues)
• Ability to approach issues from multiple angles and develop effective & efficient solutions
• Knowledge of accounting principles, practices and applications
• Knowledge of budget preparation and analysis techniques
• High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts
• Good problem solving skills and the ability to make the necessary decisions to move forward the work at hand
• Analytical at a detail and aggregate level
• Detail oriented in completing and reviewing tasks and to understand underlying factors or root causes in a given situation
• Highly organized and able to handle peak workloads by prioritizing, weighting, and ranking tasks
• Able to proficiently use a variety of and learn new computerized applications, particularly financial accounting software, spreadsheets and database systems
• Lead by example
• Demonstrate ability and responsibility for providing effective financial controls
• Flexibility in working periods of overtime and travel to branches/sites on occasion
• Must have and maintain a valid provincial drivers license
• Must be legally able to work in Canada without sponsorship. We are unable to sponsor employment Visas.

APPLY NOW
Scott Builders Inc. is a 100% employee owned, leading Design-Build Construction Management firm based in Alberta, with projects throughout Western Canada. We provide an excellent work environment and a competitive compensation package.

Our success has been driven by the people in our organization and if you would like to join our team, send your resume in confidence to:  HR@Scottbuilders.com 

We thank everyone for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

IT Administrator

IT Administrator

Position: IT Administrator

Branch Location: Red Deer, Alberta
Posting Date: July 7, 2021

Scott Builders Inc. is seeking a client focused, tech savvy IT Administrator to join our team! This is a great opportunity for someone who likes to have a varied scope of work from end-user support, hardware/software installation/maintenance, management of networks, severs and operating systems to ensuring security of systems through audits.

About Us:
Scott Builders Inc. specializes in total construction services, offering a single point of contact for every phase of a project. Established in 1971, Scott Builders is an employee owned industry leading Design-Build Construction Management firm based in Alberta, with projects throughout Western Canada. The success in our organization has been driven by our people. We provide an excellent work environment with substantial opportunity for individual growth.

Job Summary:

The IT Administrator’s role is to ensure the stable operation of the company’s in-house computer network. This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all network hardware, software, and communication links. This position will also analyze and resolve end user hardware and software computer problems in a timely and accurate fashion and provide end user training where required.

Key Responsibilities:

• Resolve end-user IT issues, such as password reset, software questions, hardware problems, Internet connectivity, configurations, etc.
• Provide one-on-one end-user support and problem resolution via telephone, e-mail, and other avenues of communication
• Oversee installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of end user workstation hardware, software and peripheral devices including mobile devices such as cell phones, air cards, tablets and printers
• Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts
• Manage servers, including e-mail, SQL, Filemaker, print and backup servers and their associated operating systems and software
• Manage security solutions, including firewall, anti-virus and intrusion detection systems
• Manage all network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches and UPSs
• Manage all workstations, laptops, tablets, cell phones, air cards and other technical devices
• Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information
• Administer and maintain end user accounts, permissions, and access rights
• Conduct server and security audits and perform system backups and recovery
• Ensure network connectivity of all workstations and monitor/test network performance
• Recommend, schedule, and perform network improvements, upgrades, and repairs
• Plan, develop and facilitate end-user training as required
• Assists with IT project management as necessary

Requirements:

To qualify for this position, successful applicants will possess the following requirements:

• Minimum 3-5 years’ of experience in an IT support capacity in a small/medium sized business setting preferably in a Microsoft network environment
• Post Secondary diploma in computer science or related field, or an acceptable combination of education and relevant experience
• Demonstrated continued development to remain current and up to date on technologies and trends
• Experience with Windows Server 2008 – 2016, Office 365, Microsoft Teams, SQL, VMWare
• Certifications: A+, MCP, MCSE or equivalent preferred
• Knowledge of TCP/IP, WINS, DNS, Routing, VPN, LAN/WAN topologies
• Understanding of commonly deployed networking and telecommunications technologies and protocols and corporate security
• Analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to diagnose problems, provide support for a wide range of applications and perform repairs on IT assets
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with both technical and non-technical parts of the organization
• High level of commitment to providing exemplary customer service
• Effective time management and organization skills with the ability to multitask, working in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision on day-to-day tasks
• Demonstrated ability to grasp and translate technical concepts, think independently, and take the initiative required to resolve issues
• Flexible and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities
• Ability to present and conduct presentations at meetings as required
• Aptitude and interest for researching and learning new technologies as they emerge
• Flexibility in working periods of overtime (evenings/weekends) and travel to branches/sites on occasion
• Must have and maintain a valid provincial drivers license
• Must be legally able to work in Canada without sponsorship. We are unable to sponsor employment Visas.

We provide an excellent work environment and a competitive compensation package.

Our success has been driven by the people in our organization and if you would like to join our team, send your resume in confidence to hr@scottbuilders.com.
We thank everyone for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Sr. Business Development Manager

Sr. Business Development Manager

Position: Sr. Business Development Manager

Location: Calgary and Red Deer, Alberta

Scott Builders Inc. requires a charismatic, client focused Sr. Business Development Manager with proven success to secure new construction projects through well-established client relationships.

About Us:

Scott Builders Inc. specializes in total construction services, offering a single point of contact for every phase of a project. Established in 1971, Scott Builders stands among the leading Design/Build Contractors in Canada. The success in our organization has been driven by our people. We provide an excellent work environment with substantial opportunity for individual growth.

Job Summary:

As a trusted advisor with established client relationships, previous sales experience and strong working knowledge of commercial construction, this position will leverage their network of business contacts and relationships to secure new projects. Working collaboratively with the Branch Managers, Business Development & Pre-Construction Teams, this position will identify, pursue and establish new opportunities essential to our organizational growth within new and current markets in Western Canada.

The successful candidate will be an expert at researching and analyzing potential opportunities for growth in geographic locations and markets, and providing the leadership team with up to date market trends and ongoing analysis of the current business environment. They will have a strong ability to connect with potential clients and partners to identify new opportunities for an array of commercial construction projects. They will continue to grow and develop industry networks with key influencers and leaders of corporate business, governments, real estate, architectural and engineering firms.

The ideal candidate will drive growth with entrepreneurial thinking and have a highly self-motivated attitude. Maintaining relationships with strategic client representatives and leveraging existing contacts and business relationships, the successful candidate will actively pursue new business and foster relationships with key business partners.

We are looking for a candidate with an excellent reputation in the commercial construction industry with a proven record of exceeding financial and business development targets.

With strong technical knowledge, they will work closely with the estimating and operations teams to draft complex bids/proposals, leveraging both internal and external resources and assist with sales closings.

Requirements:

To qualify for this position, successful applicants will possess the following requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited post-secondary institution in the field of construction (equivalent commercial construction experience and education may be considered)
• 10+ years of technical experience in commercial construction, estimating and/or project management
• 10+ years of previous sales and business development experience in the commercial construction and/or real estate and land development industry
• Professional industry credentials would be a strong asset
• Proven knowledge and understanding of various construction delivery methods (Design-Build, Bid-Build, and Construction Management)
• Understanding of pre-construction process including sales, design, estimating and closing a definite asset
• Able to use technical knowledge to gain trust and respect of current and prospective clients and partners
• Experience drafting proposals and responding to complex RFP’s (Request for Proposal)
• Proven experience populating and maintaining client relationship management (CRM) software
• Maintains an established network of clients, realtors, developers and landowners
• Proven ability to work collaboratively with sales and operations teams
• Ability to negotiate and communicate at all levels is essential
• Demonstrated experience problem solving with critical thinking that results in a solution that is in the best interests of the company and our clients
• Sound knowledge of real estate and development markets in Western Canada
• Able to travel extensively
• Previous experience and proven ability to train and mentor others would be an asset

APPLY NOW

Scott Builders Inc. is an employee owned, leading Design-Build Construction Management firm based in Alberta, with projects throughout Western Canada.

We provide an excellent work environment, opportunities for development and growth, as well as a comprehensive compensation package including a competitive salary, benefit and savings plan, and the opportunity to be an owner!

Our success has been driven by the people in our organization and if you would like to join our team, send your resume in confidence to hr@scottbuilders.com We thank everyone for their interest, however due to the volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.