As one of Ottawa’s top homebuilders, Cardel is always on the lookout for talent that’s a cut above. Whether you’re a standout student, or a seasoned pro in your field, you could be on track for a fulfilling career with Cardel. Teamwork, innovation, long-term employment and work-life balance are just a few hallmarks of working at Cardel. To learn more about our culture, we encourage you to like us on Facebook and follow us on LinkedIn. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.
Cardel is a group of companies with offices in Calgary, Ottawa, Denver and Tampa. We offer beautifully designed communities and exceptionally well-built homes for every stage in life from condominiums and townhomes to starter homes, move-up products and vacation properties. Cardel Homes is proud to be building various Ottawa communities including Blackstone in Kanata, Richardson Ridge in Kanata, EdenWylde in Stittsville, Creekside in Richmond, and Miller’s Crossing in Carleton Place.
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Current Career Opportunities
As a Design Coordinator you will be responsible to: provide sales and service support to new home purchasers through our Design Centre; obtain price quotes and product/service estimates for non-standard design requests; coordinate the display samples, materials and products in the Design Centre; address customer questions or concerns; and provide administrative support to the Design Consultant.
You will bring to this position 1-3 years’ interior design experience, a post-secondary education in interior design, and knowledge of social & cultural trends & fashions. You will be an independent self-starter with strong organizational & communication skills who enjoys working in a customer-focused, team-oriented environment.
The Cardel Design Centre is available for customers to book appointments or to preview the showroom during regular office hours and on evenings & weekends. The Design Coordinator will be given a schedule which may fluctuate based on availability and customer appointments.
Please quote job #CH-DCOR-2018.Apply Here!
Reporting to the VP Production, you will be accountable for leading a customer focused, high performance Estimating team. Responsibilities include: training and coaching estimating staff; developing and auditing all computerized estimates including models, floor plans, options and elevations; ensuring accuracy of all estimating data; authorizing accurate building material purchase orders; approving invoices generated from purchase orders; conducting budget reconciliations; researching and implementing methods to maintain capital cost efficiencies; soliciting and reviewing tenders for sub-trades and suppliers; negotiating contracts; and managing the quality and service level provided by sub-trades and suppliers.
You will bring to this role a post-secondary education in estimating (or recognized construction program), eight or more years of experience in residential construction estimating and two or more years of management experience. You will have solid construction expertise including knowledge of building technology, codes, processes and materials. You are proficient in reading and interpreting plans and specifications and have a solid understanding of wood frame construction and prime contractor relationships. You are an effective communicator and demonstrate strong business acumen and leadership skills. In order to be successful at this role time management, organizational, problem solving, negotiation and conflict-management skills are required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Timberline Estimating and Builder MT, Sales Simplicity and AutoCad/Powercadd is also required. BCIN qualifications would be an asset.
Our values and policies promote teamwork, innovation, long-term employment and work-life balance. To learn more about our culture, we encourage you to like us on Facebook and follow us on LinkedIn. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.
Please quote job #CHO-PEST-2018.Apply Here!