Careers

A career with Ottawa General Contractors LTD is one that requires a lot of you. We have job opportunities in a variety of different fields, such as Design, Marketing, and Sales. Be part of our team and change the way Ottawa renovates.

Trades

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Drywall Contractor

Ottawa General Contractors LTD specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa. We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best renovation experience possible.

We are looking for an experienced drywall contractor to join our team. The ideal candidate will have already completed their apprenticeship through an accredited post-secondary institution or equivalent training and will have several years of relevant on-the-job experience. The drywall contractor’s responsibilities include planning drywall installation according to blueprints, measuring, cutting, fitting and securing drywall sheets, and ensuring a smooth finish by filling any holes, cracks, imperfections and indentations.

We believe in building strong relationships with our clients and are looking for charismatic personnel who can communicate our company values and help our clients enjoy the renovation process.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements;

  • Completion of high school diploma
  • Completion of trade school apprenticeship or equivalent on-the-job training
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints and other technical drawings
  • Ability to estimate labour and material costs and provide quotes an asset
  • Good problem solving skills and a positive attitude
  • Effective written and verbal English communication skills
  • Demonstrated history of reliability and professionalism in your trade
  • Ability to work independently and to collaborate with other trades
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable access to a vehicle
  • Ability to lift heavy loads
  • Ability to supervise others when necessary

Drywall contractors are responsible not only for the partial integrity and safety of a home, but also for many aspects of its final aesthetic appearance. We are seeking a detail-oriented and experienced drywall contractor who prioritizes all aspects of their work equally and takes great care to attend to every one of them before finishing a job. The successful applicant must prioritize total client satisfaction and represent our company with professionalism at the job site at all times.

If you are confident that you fulfill the requirements for this position and want to join our
team of passionate, fun and hardworking professionals and tradespeople, we want to hear from you.

Interested applicants please forward a resume and cover letter to the Attention of Jason Victor, HR Recruiter. We thank everyone for their interest however only those who are being considered will be contacted.

For more information about our company, we strongly encourage you to visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com

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Insulation Contractor

Ottawa General Contractors LTD specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa. We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best renovation experience possible.

We are looking for a knowledgeable and experienced insulation contractor to join our team. The ideal candidate will have already completed an apprenticeship through an accredited post-secondary institution or equivalent training and will have had several years of on-the-job experience installing insulation. The insulation contractor’s responsibilities include evaluating blueprints and working with the project manager to determine the right type of insulation for the project, planning, preparing and installing insulation in walls and ceilings and around pipes, ducts and heating and cooling systems, removing old insulation and cleaning up job sites.

We believe in building strong relationships with our clients and are looking for charismatic personnel who can communicate our company values and help our clients enjoy the renovation process.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements;

  • Completion of high school diploma
  • Completion of trade school apprenticeship in insulation installation or equivalent on-the-job training
  • Understanding of and experience installing and removing different types of insulation such as cork, fiberglass and foam
  • Knowledge of asbestos and clean-up of hazardous materials an asset
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and other technical drawings
  • Strong knowledge of energy efficiency and temperature regulation
  • Ability to estimate labour and material costs and provide quotes an asset
  • Knowledge of applicable building codes
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable access to a vehicle
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Ability to work independently and to collaborate with other trades
  • Ability to supervise others when necessary
  • Effective written and verbal English communication skills
  • Demonstrated history of reliability and professionalism in your trade

Proper insulation is a major factor in ensuring not only the energy efficiency and environmental sustainability of a home, but also the client’s safety in and enjoyment of their home. We are seeking a knowledgeable insulation contractor who respects our clients’ desire to save money on their energy bills and/or reduce their environmental impact, and will do everything in their power to help them achieve those goals. The successful applicant must prioritize total client satisfaction by thinking about insulation needs from a homeowner’s point of view, and must also represent the company in a professional manner while on the job.

If you are confident that you fulfill the requirements for this position and want to join our
team of passionate, fun and hardworking professionals and tradespeople, we want to hear from you.

Interested applicants please forward a resume and cover letter to the Attention of Jason Victor, HR Recruiter. We thank everyone for their interest however only those who are being considered will be contacted.

For more information about our company, we strongly encourage you to visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com

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Painting Contractor

Ottawa General Contractors LTD specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa. We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best renovation experience possible.

We are looking for a talented and experienced painting contractor to join our team. The ideal candidate will have already completed an apprenticeship through an accredited post-secondary institution or equivalent training and will have a portfolio of their work available for viewing. The painting contractor’s responsibilities include reading and interpreting blueprints, repairing and preparing walls, baseboards, electrical outlets, doors, etc to ensure an accurate and professional paint job, and cleaning up the job site upon completion.

We believe in building strong relationships with our clients and are looking for charismatic personnel who can communicate our company values and help our clients enjoy the renovation process.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements;

  • Completion of high school diploma
  • Completion of a painting apprenticeship through an accredited post-secondary institution or equivalent on-the-job training
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and other technical drawings
  • Knowledge of the painting trade including various suppliers, best practices, hazardous materials and occupational health and safety
  • Experience estimating material and labour costs and providing quotes an asset
  • Knowledge of applicable building code requirements
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable access to a vehicle
  • Ability to supervise others when necessary
  • Effective written and verbal English communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and to collaborate with other trades
  • Demonstrated history of reliability and professionalism in your trade
  • Completion of a portfolio of past work

A great paint job really adds to the “wow” factor of any home build, renovation or addition, and we are seeking a painting contractor who is able to deliver that experience to our clients every time. The successful applicant will be adaptable, professional and always respectful of clients’ wishes and their homes while on the job. Your work will be contributing to the completion of a home clients will be happy to call their own, and it is important that our contractors take that responsibility very seriously.

If you are confident that you fulfill the requirements for this position and want to join our
team of passionate, fun and hardworking professionals and tradespeople, we want to hear from you.

Interested applicants please forward a resume and cover letter to the Attention of Jason Victor, HR Recruiter. We thank everyone for their interest however only those who are being considered will be contacted.

For more information about our company, we strongly encourage you to visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com

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Plumbing Contractor

Ottawa General Contractors LTD specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa. We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best renovation experience possible.

We are looking for a knowledgeable and experienced plumbing contractor to join our team. The ideal candidate will have already completed an apprenticeship through an accredited post-secondary institution or equivalent training through several years of on-the-job experience.

The plumbing contractor’s responsibilities include reviewing blueprints and consulting with the project manager to plan for the layout and installation of plumbing, installing all plumbing, supports and fixtures, ensuring all plumbing works and adheres to the relevant codes, and cooperating with other trades on large-scale home renovations or custom home projects.

We believe in building strong relationships with our clients and are looking for charismatic personnel who can communicate our company values and help our clients enjoy the renovation process.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements;

  • Completion of a high school diploma
  • Completion of a plumbing apprenticeship through an accredited post-secondary institution or equivalent on-the-job training
  • Strong knowledge of water distribution and disposal of waste water
  • Knowledge of all relevant building codes, regulations and legislation governing the plumbing trade
  • Effective written and verbal English communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and to collaborate with other trades
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and building plans
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable access to a vehicle
  • Demonstrated history of reliability and professionalism in your trade
  • Ability to supervise others when necessary
  • Ability to estimate labour and material costs and provide quotes an asset
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, stand and work in tight spaces for long periods of time

Properly installed plumbing is crucial to the client’s ability to take full advantage of everything their home has to offer. We are seeking a professional, reliable and organized plumbing contractor who respects the often time-sensitive and inconvenient nature of plumbing work for clients in the midst of a home renovation or addition, and does everything in their power to make the process as smooth and expedient as possible. The successful applicant must always represent our company with professionalism while on the job and when engaging with clients.

If you are confident that you fulfill the requirements for this position and want to join our
team of passionate, fun and hardworking professionals and tradespeople, we want to hear from you.

Interested applicants please forward a resume and cover letter to the Attention of Jason Victor, HR Recruiter. We thank everyone for their interest however only those who are being considered will be contacted.

For more information about our company, we strongly encourage you to visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com

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Framing Carpenter

Ottawa General Contractors LTD specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa. We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best renovation experience possible.

We are looking for a detail-oriented and experienced framing carpenter to join our team. The ideal candidate will have already completed their apprenticeship in carpentry through an accredited post-secondary institution or equivalent on-the-job training, and will be skilled in structural framing, back framing, rough framing and some demolition.

The framing carpenter’s responsibilities include interpreting and following blueprints, measuring, cutting, assembling, framing lumber, framing interior walls, floors and roof structures and constructing subflooring, exterior house boxing and roof-deck sheathing.

We believe in building strong relationships with our clients and are looking for charismatic personnel who can communicate our company values and help our clients enjoy the renovation process.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements;

  • Completion of high school diploma
  • Completion of a carpentry apprenticeship through an accredited post-secondary institution or equivalent on-the-job training
  • 5+ years of experience in residential construction and trades
  • Knowledge of Provincial Building Codes
  • Knowledge of on-the-job safety and first aid including WHMIS and Fall Arrest/Fall Protection
  • Effective math skills
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow blueprints
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable access to a vehicle
  • Own your own tools and safety equipment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work independently and to collaborate with other trades
  • Effective written and verbal English communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure while still maintaining attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Demonstrated history of reliability and professionalism in their trade
  • Ability to supervise others when necessary
  • Worker’s compensation clearance is mandatory
  • Liability insurance

Secure and accurate framing is absolutely essential to the integrity of any home build, renovation or addition. We are seeking a framing carpenter who triple checks every detail to make sure the job is done right. The successful applicant must always maintain a professional demeanour at the job site and ensure their team does the same when representing our company and when engaging with clients.

If you are confident that you fulfill the requirements for this position and want to join our
team of passionate, fun and hardworking professionals and tradespeople, we want to hear from you.

Interested applicants please forward a resume and cover letter to the Attention of Jason Victor, HR Recruiter. We thank everyone for their interest however only those who are being considered will be contacted.

For more information about our company, we strongly encourage you to visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com

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Interior Finisher

Ottawa General Contractors LTD specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa. We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best renovation experience possible.

We are looking for an experienced and detail oriented interior finisher to join our team. The ideal candidate will already have completed an apprenticeship through an accredited post-secondary institution or equivalent training and will have several years of on-the-job experience.

The interior finisher’s responsibilities include measuring, cutting and installing tiles, interior framing, wood floors, doors and trim, and drywall and taping. The interior finisher may also construct and install wooden cabinets, stairs, handrails, closets, panelling and moulding, and other finishes that complete a home build, renovation or addition. Finally, they will be responsible for inspecting the interior of the home to ensure quality work that the client will be completely satisfied with.

We believe in building strong relationships with our clients and are looking for charismatic personnel who can communicate our company values and help our clients enjoy the renovation process.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements;

  • Completion of high school diploma
  • Completion of an apprenticeship through an accredited post-secondary institution or equivalent on-the-job training
  • 5+ years of experience in residential construction and trades
  • Knowledge of relevant building codes, including Ontario Building Codes
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and building plans
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable access to a vehicle
  • Have a keen eye for detail
  • Own your own tools and safety equipment
  • Knowledge of on-the-job safety and first aid including WHMIS and Fall Arrest/Fall Protection
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Effective written and verbal English communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and to collaborate with other trades
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to supervise others when necessary
  • Demonstrated reliability and professionalism in your trade
  • Worker’s compensation clearance is mandatory
  • Liability insurance
  • Ability to lift heavy loads

Attention to detail often makes or breaks successful home renovation, and as the interior finisher, you will be responsible for putting the final touches on a home the client will be happy to call their own. We are seeking an enthusiastic and professional interior finisher who loves their work and takes this responsibility very seriously. The successful applicant must be attentive, detail oriented and willing to adapt to prioritize total client satisfaction. They must also represent our company with professionalism in the process.

If you are confident that you fulfill the requirements for this position and want to join our
team of passionate, fun and hardworking professionals and tradespeople, we want to hear from you.

Interested applicants please forward a resume and cover letter to the Attention of Jason Victor, HR Recruiter. We thank everyone for their interest however only those who are being considered will be contacted.

For more information about our company, we strongly encourage you to visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com

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Electrician

Ottawa General Contractors LTD specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa. We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best renovation experience possible.

We are looking for an attentive and experienced electrician to join our team. The ideal candidate will already have completed an apprenticeship through an accredited post-secondary institution and will have several years of on-the-job experience. The electrician’s responsibilities include interpreting and following blueprints to plan for the installation of electrical wiring and equipment, assembling, installing and testing electrical wiring and equipment, repairing and replacing wiring and equipment, and ensuring their work is in compliance with all relevant codes.

We believe in building strong relationships with our clients and are looking for charismatic personnel who can communicate our company values and help our clients enjoy the renovation process.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements;

  • Completion of a high school diploma
  • Completion of an apprenticeship through an accredited post-secondary institution or equivalent on-the-job training
  • Knowledge of Ontario Building Codes and all other relevant codes
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable access to a vehicle
  • Ownership of or reliable access to tools
  • Demonstrated reliability and professionalism in your trade
  • Ability to work independently and to collaborate with other trades
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and other building plans
  • Effective written and verbal English communication skills
  • Effective math skills
  • Knowledge of the methods, materials and tools used in residential construction
  • Ability to supervise others when necessary
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills

Expertly installed wiring and electrical equipment is crucial to clients’ safety in and enjoyment of their new or renovated home. We are looking for an electrician who approaches every job with this in mind to prioritize total client satisfaction and represent our company with professionalism.

If you are confident that you fulfill the requirements for this position and want to join our
team of passionate, fun and hardworking professionals and tradespeople, we want to hear from you.

Interested applicants please forward a resume and cover letter to the Attention of Jason Victor, HR Recruiter. We thank everyone for their interest however only those who are being considered will be contacted

For more information about our company, we strongly encourage you to visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com

Sales

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Project Consultant

Ottawa General Contractors LTD specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa. We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best renovation experience possible.

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic project consultant to join our team. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with a background in residential construction.

The project consultant’s responsibilities include managing leads for potential sales and meeting with prospective clients, achieving monthly and quarterly sales targets, preparing scopes of work, facilitating communication between the job, clients, contractors and suppliers, working alongside the design department, and resolving job site issues.

We believe in building strong relationships with our clients and are looking for charismatic personnel who can communicate our company values and help our clients enjoy the renovation process.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements;

  • 3+ years of relevant sales experience
  • Background knowledge in construction or renovation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and estimating software
  • Understanding of building codes
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills
  • Professional and courteous disposition
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Estimating experience an asset

A consultant who constantly goes above and beyond to ensure company goals are met or exceeded and that clients are completely satisfied is key to the success of any company or project. We are seeking an energetic project consultant who is a master of building relationships, inspiring trust, and creating client referrals on the jobs they manage. This position demands a high level of performance, and organization and communication skills are very important. We need someone who can be strong and to-the-point when dealing with our contractors and honest and compassionate when dealing with our clients.

This is a paid position within a 3 month probationary period. Salary will commensurate with level of experience.

If you are confident that you fulfill the requirements for this position and want to join our
team of passionate, fun and hardworking professionals and tradespeople, we want to hear from you.

Interested applicants please forward a resume and cover letter to the Attention of Jason Victor, HR Recruiter. We thank everyone for their interest however only those who are being considered will be contacted.

For more information, we strongly encourage you to visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com.

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Estimator

Ottawa General Contractors LTD specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa. We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best renovation experience possible.

We are looking for a confident and experienced estimator to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a background in residential construction estimating and will demonstrate an extraordinary commitment to accuracy.

The estimator is responsible for calculating the total cost of a project including labour, trades, and material costs. This includes identifying and researching suppliers, contractors and sub-contractors, preparing and evaluating requests for quotations from suppliers and contractors/sub-contractors, checking estimates for accuracy, presenting the prepared estimate, and working with the design build and project management teams on budgeting and cost control.

We believe in building strong relationships with our clients and are looking for charismatic personnel who can communicate our company values and help our clients enjoy the renovation process.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements;

  • Educational background in construction, engineering, architecture or a related field
  • Experience in residential construction/renovation estimating
  • Strong knowledge of estimating software
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to travel to job sites, meet with contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Knowledge of Ontario Building Code as well as health and safety requirements, site administration and record-keeping
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and other technical drawings
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Attention to detail

We are seeking an estimator with proven experience developing and following through with estimates in all aspects of residential construction from the beginning of a project to the end. The estimator will establish and maintain client trust by being honest, knowledgeable and flexible about costs and budgeting, keeping the lines of communication open and completing accurate and timely project estimates in accordance with the client’s needs. The successful applicant must be able to handle multiple, time-sensitive tasks in a team environment.

This is a paid position within a 3 month probationary period. Salary will commensurate with level of experience.

If you are confident that you fulfill the requirements for this position and want to join our
team of passionate, fun and hardworking professionals and tradespeople, we want to hear from you.

Interested applicants please forward a resume and cover letter to the Attention of Jason Victor, HR Recruiter. We thank everyone for their interest however only those who are being considered will be contacted.

For more information, we strongly encourage you to visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com.

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Project Coordinator Intern

Ottawa General Contractors LTD Specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver.  We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best design and build renovation experience possible.

We are looking for a naturally energetic, personable and competent Project Coordinator Intern to work with our project management department. The project coordinator intern is a versatile position that requires a renovation savvy person.

As a project coordinator intern it is necessary that you can handle multiple, time-sensitive tasks, while helping to contribute to the entire department’s success. Tasks include, making sure all jobs have the appropriate materials on site, working with senior project coordinator to ensure our clients are happy and to ensure that plans are being followed and ensuring job sites are left clean and any excess garbage is removed.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements:

  • Knowledge of residential construction or renovation experience
  • Knowledge of construction site safety
  • Previous project coordinating or project managing experience an asset
  • Competent with Microsoft Office and software
  • Drivers license and owns own tools
  • capable of manual labour
  • Knowledge of Ontario Building Code

Please be advised that this position is an unpaid internship. Successful candidates may have the opportunity for future employment however there is no guarantee.

Interested applicants please forward a resume and cover letter to the Attention of Jason Victor, HR Recruiter. We thank everyone for their interest however only those who are being considered will be contacted.

For more information about our company, please visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com.

Marketing

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Marketing Intern

Ottawa General Contractors LTD specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver. We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best design/ renovation experience possible.
We are looking for a digital-savvy marketing intern to join our team. The ideal candidate will be interested in and passionate about all aspects of marketing, and most importantly, they should be up for the challenge of collaborating to meet the marketing needs of a growing company!

Most of Ottawa General Contractors LTD’ marketing is done online, through signage and at trade shows. The marketing intern will work within the marketing team alongside social media, content writer, graphic designer, photographer, videographer and public relations interns to assist in the development of written content for ads, campaigns, and event planning, amongst others.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements
– Post-secondary education in business, advertising, marketing or a related field an asset
– Experience with Photoshop an asset
– Familiarity with various social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+
– Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
– Familiarity with Search Engine Optimization and Key Performance Indicators an asset
– A positive, can-do attitude
– Exceptional interpersonal skills and a team mentality
– Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
– Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage several different projects at once
– Self-guided and self-motivated
– Must be available for at least two days per week for eight weeks.

We are seeking a driven and diligent marketing intern who is always tuned in to the latest trends and tools in the world of marketing and is constantly brainstorming original, dynamic and engaging ways to interact with the public. The successful candidate will understand that our relationship with our clients is our number one priority, and will be able to develop and implement an active marketing strategy that appeals to both new and existing clients.

Interns in this position have the opportunity to apply their knowledge marketing theory and principles to a variety of scenarios where they can observe the impact their decisions and actions have on a real-world audience.

If you are confident that you fulfill the requirements for this position and want to join our team of fun, passionate and hardworking young professionals, we want to hear from you.

Please be advised that this position is an unpaid internship. Successful candidates may have the opportunity for future employment however there is no guarantee.

Interested applicants please forward a resume and cover letter to the Attention of Jason Victor, HR Recruiter. We thank everyone for their interest however only those who are being considered will be contacted.

For more information about our company, please visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com.

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Public Relations / Content Writing Intern

Ottawa General Contractors LTD specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver. We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best design/ renovation experience possible.

We are looking for a public relations/content writer intern with experience writing press releases, blogs, and other marketing materials to join our team. The ideal candidate will be extremely organized and detail oriented with the ability to keep up with the needs of an expanding company. The PR/content writer intern will work directly with the marketing strategist and president to assist with researching and writing blogs, social media monitoring and marketing efforts, proofreading written and web content for style and grammar, and media relations, amongst other unlisted responsibilities.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements;

  • Post-secondary education in journalism, communication, public relations, or a related field
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Experience writing and editing blogs and other online content
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Familiarity with various social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+
  • Quick thinker with the ability to brainstorm creative and interesting content ideas on multiple platforms
  • Self-guided and self-motivated with a team mentality
  • Organized and detail-oriented with the ability to flip between multiple tasks and content platforms
  • Ability to work under a deadline
  • Must be available for at least two days per week for eight weeks

We are seeking an experienced, focused and digital savvy public relations/content writer intern who has a natural way with words. The successful candidate will have effective research skills and the ability to quickly familiarize themselves with new terminology and concepts to generate and curate content for the web, social media and marketing campaigns.

Interns in this position will challenge themselves to adapt their writing skills to different platforms and styles of content while taking advantage of the opportunity to diversify their portfolio of work.

If you are confident that you fulfill the requirements for this position and want to join our
team of fun, passionate and hardworking young professionals, we want to hear from you.

Please be advised this is an unpaid internship. Successful candidates may have the opportunity for future employment however there is no guarantee.

Interested applicants please forward a resume and cover letter to the Attention of Jason Victor, HR Recruiter. We thank everyone for their interest however only those who are being considered will be contacted.

For more information about our company, please visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com.

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Social Media Intern

Ottawa General Contractors LTD specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver. We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best design/ renovation experience possible.

We are looking for a social media intern to assist in monitoring and managing content for multiple social media accounts. The ideal candidate will be adaptable and interested in the field of communication technology, with knowledge of the ever-growing role of social media in today’s workplace. Responsibilities include monitoring and posting social media updates such as blogs, contests, links and photos daily to all social media channels, developing a clear, consistent voice that represents the company’s brand, and collaborating with marketing, graphic designer, photographer, videographer and public relations/content writer interns.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements;

  • Post-secondary education in social media, public relations or communications an asset
  • Knowledge of social media strategy an asset
  • Experience using various social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to take initiative on social media content while exercising good judgement and sensitivity
  • Exceptional organization and research skills
  • Ability to multitask and monitor several different platforms at once
  • Must be available for at least two days per week for eight weeks

We are seeking an inventive social media intern who is truly passionate about the capabilities of social media and dedicated to further expanding our company’s reach online. The successful candidate should be enthusiastic, able to generate and publish different types of posts and content optimized for various platforms, and willing to collaborate with others on social media projects.

Interns in this position will gain valuable experience interacting with clients and followers online in a professional and courteous manner, and will become knowledgeable about how to develop and implement a social media strategy at a company with offices in several different cities across the country.

If you are confident that you fulfill the requirements for this position and want to join our
team of fun, passionate and hardworking young professionals, we want to hear from you.

Please be advised that this position is an unpaid internship. Successful candidates may have the opportunity for future employment however there is no guarantee.

Interested applicants please forward a resume and cover letter to the Attention of Jason Victor, HR Recruiter. We thank everyone for their interest however only those who are being considered will be contacted.

For more information about our company, please visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com.

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Graphic Design intern

Ottawa General Contractors LTD specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver. We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best design/ renovation experience possible.

We are currently looking for a creative and energetic graphic designer intern to join or team. The ideal candidate will have experience using graphic design software and will be able to quickly adapt to the branding, design and marketing needs of an expanding company. Responsibilities include working with the marketing team to develop brochures, social media, digital and promotional materials, signage, infographics and more.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements;

● Post-secondary education in graphic design or equivalent in training and/or experience an asset
● Proficiency in Adobe CS, Final Cut, Lightworks, Video Studio and Aftershot
● Exceptional time-management skills, flexibility and the ability to multi-task
● Ability to work as part of a team with a positive, can-do attitude
● Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
● Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
● Strong interpersonal skills
● Must be available for at least two days per week for eight weeks

We are seeking a graphic designer intern who has a keen eye for marketing and knows how to strike a balance between creative originality and simplicity in their work. The successful candidate will be able to communicate their ideas effectively and will be open-minded to change, willing to collaborate and to take on a variety of different projects.

Interns in this position will expand and diversify their portfolios and their skills in graphic design by doing design work for a fast-growing company whose needs are constantly shifting and expanding.

If you are confident that you fulfill the requirements for this position and want to join our team of fun, passionate and hardworking young professionals, we want to hear from you.
Please be advised that this position is an unpaid internship. Successful candidates may have the opportunity for future employment however there is no guarantee.

Interested applicants please forward a resume and cover letter to the Attention of Jason Victor, HR Recruiter. We thank everyone for their interest however only those who are being considered will be contacted.

For more information about our company, please visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com.

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Photography Intern

Ottawa General Contractors LTD specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver. We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best design/ renovation experience possible.

We are looking for a photographer intern to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for branding, marketing and interior design. The intern will be responsible for the photography needs of our clients, including taking pictures of commercial and residential construction job sites as well as interior and exterior home renovation. The intern will also work closely with the marketing coordinator to produce and retouch photos for sales books, online advertisements, social media channels, press shots and work portfolios in line with our company’s brand.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements;

  • Post-secondary education in photography an asset
  • Exceptional knowledge of and an outstanding eye for photography
  • Access to a vehicle to get to various job sites around the city
  • Own your own camera and editing software
  • Knowledge of interior design and staging of rooms
  • Knowledge of lighting techniques
  • Knowledge of and experience using Adobe Photoshop
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent ability to work under strict deadlines
  • Must be available for at least two days per week for eight weeks

 

We are seeking a self-motivated and enthusiastic photographer intern with the ability to visualize the best photograph possible in every situation, even if it’s a photo of an unfinished construction site in the middle of winter. The successful candidate will also have the ability to evaluate when and where their photos could be used for social media or online advertisements, and to think creatively about and collaborate with others on content ideas. The successful candidate must also maintain a professional demeanor when engaging with clients and photographing their homes.

Interns in this position will have the opportunity to expand their skills in photography, explore interior design and other areas of interest within the company, and further develop and diversify their portfolios of work.

If you are confident that you fulfill the requirements for this position and want to join our
team of fun, passionate and hardworking young professionals, we want to hear from you.

Please be advised that this position is an unpaid internship. Successful candidates may have the opportunity for future employment however there is no guarantee.

Interested applicants please forward a resume and cover letter to the Attention of Jason Victor, HR Recruiter. We thank everyone for their interest however only those who are being considered will be contacted.

For more information about our company, please visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com.

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Videographer Intern

Ottawa General Contractors LTD specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver. We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best design/ renovation experience possible.

We are currently looking for a videographer intern to join our team. The videographer intern will film and edit client testimonials and interviews with staff, shoot job sites, record video at live events such as trade shows, and work in conjunction with the marketing team to produce other material. The ideal candidate will be able to quickly and easily evaluate what video needs to be taken in all of these situations, and make creative use of different shots, angles, background footage and editing techniques.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements;

  • Post-secondary education in media production, film, journalism or a related field
  • Knowledge of and experience using cameras, tripods, microphones, lighting kits and other equipment
  • Ability to make some quick individual decisions about video content while also taking direction and working as part of a team
  • Knowledge of and experience using Final Cut Pro or other editing software
  • Experience using Photoshop an asset
  • Some knowledge of interior design an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to set up, shoot and edit video and audio efficiently
  • Must be available for at least two days per week for eight weeks

We are seeking a dynamic videographer intern with a handle on what makes good content. The successful candidate should have the ability to think outside the box, collaborate with others and take initiative on generating and implementing fresh, creative content ideas without prompting.

Interns in this position who are interested in getting into marketing or advertising will get the opportunity to use their work to influence campaigns and strategies, and to explore other potential areas of interest such as interior design and event planning and promotion.

If you are confident that you fulfill the requirements for this position and want to join our
team of fun, passionate and hardworking young professionals, we want to hear from you.

Please be advised that this position is an unpaid internship. Successful candidates may have the opportunity for future employment however there is no guarantee.

Interested applicants please forward a resume and cover letter to the Attention of Jason Victor, HR Recruiter. We thank everyone for their interest however only those who are being considered will be contacted.

For more information about our company, please visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com.

Design

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Architectural Technologist

Ottawa General Contractors LTD specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa. We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best renovation experience possible.

We are currently looking for talented individuals with residential drafting and design experience to join our design team as an architectural technologist. The responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to; site measurements, permit drawings, residential drafting, and assisting senior designers with client meetings and presentations.

We believe in building strong relationships with our clients and are looking for charismatic personnel who can communicate our company values and help our clients enjoy the renovation process.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements;

  • 3-5 years’ experience in residential design/drafting
  • Diploma in Architectural Technology or equivalent in training or experience
  • Knowledge of Provincial Building Codes
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, and 3D rendering software
  • Knowledge and proficiency in Chief Architect is an asset
  • Strong technical knowledge of residential renovations and home construction
  • Time management and multitasking ability
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, some sales or customer service experience would be considered an asset
  • Understanding the importance of deadlines and the ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative team
  • A valid driver’s license is a requirement

We are seeking an imaginative and professional architectural technologist to assist our designers and to assist our clients in making their dream home a reality. The successful candidate will be open-minded, flexible and able to think outside the box when it comes to residential design. They will also be communicative and considerate of the time-sensitive nature of this process.

This is a paid position within a 3 month probationary period. Salary will commensurate with level of experience.

If you are confident that you fulfill the requirements for this position and want to join our team of fun, passionate and hardworking young professionals, we want to hear from you.

Interested applicants please forward a resume and cover letter to the Attention of Jason Victor, HR Recruiter. We thank everyone for their interest however only those who are being considered will be contacted.

For more information about our company, please visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com

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Material Selections Coordinator

Ottawa General Contractors LTD specializes in complete home renovations, additions, and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Vancouver, Calgary, and Ottawa. We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best renovation experience possible.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative material selections coordinator to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience in sales and/or customer service and knowledge of material selection and interior design. Some knowledge of home renovation and the residential construction industry will be considered an asset.

The responsibilities of this role include assisting with scheduling and confirming client appointments, assisting clients in viewing and selecting materials for their home, adhering to construction deadlines, maintaining and organizing all material selections samples, ensuring the selections options are current, properly identified and accompanied by the relevant information and working with the designer to facilitate their implementation of the clients’ design choices.

We believe in building strong relationships with our clients and are looking for charismatic personnel who can communicate our company values and help our clients enjoy the renovation process.

The successful candidate will fulfil the following education, experience and skill requirements:

  • Post-secondary education in interior design, decorating or a related field
  • Experience in material selections and/or interior design
  • Background in sales and/or customer service is an asset
  • Background knowledge of residential construction/home renovation is an asset
  • Knowledge of construction and design materials is an asset
  • Some knowledge of interior design software such as AutoCAD and Revit, or a willingness to learn
  • Exceptional written and verbal English communication skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong problem solving, decision-making and conflict resolution skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Effective computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Professional and courteous demeanour
  • Flexible schedule to conform to clients availability

We are seeking an inquisitive, diligent and flexible material selections coordinator who will prioritize client satisfaction from start to finish on every design project they work on. The successful candidate must be perceptive, a good listener and a strong communicator. They must also be able to adapt to keep up in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment where priorities and tasks can shift rapidly, all while respecting deadlines and maintaining client service standards.

This is a paid position within a 3 month probationary period. Salary will commensurate with level of experience.

If you are confident that you fulfill the requirements for this position and want to join our team of fun, passionate and hardworking young professionals, we want to hear from you.

Interested applicants should forward their resume and cover letter to the Attention of Jason Victor, Recruiter. We thank everyone for their interest, however only those being considered will be contacted.

For more information about our company, please visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com

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Interior Designer

Ottawa General Contractors LTD Specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver.  We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best design and build renovation experience possible.

We are looking for a full time position interior designer. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and inspired individual with experience in interior design and material selection. We believe in building strong relationships with our clients and are looking for charismatic personnel who can communicate our company values and help our clients enjoy the renovation process.

The responsibilities of this role include assisting clients with the material selection process, managing schedules and budgets, analysis of specifications for material and fixture selections, understanding working drawings, resolving selection issues, communicating with clients, coordinating with suppliers and inspecting progress and quality of work. There may be some travel to job sites involved.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements;

  • Diploma in Interior Design is an asset
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • 2 – 4 years’ experience in materials selection or Interior Decorating
  • Background/knowledge in construction/renovation
  • Understanding of Ontario Building Codes
  • Experience managing projects and procurement
  • Creative nature
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professional and courteous disposition
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Customer service experience

This is a paid position within a 3 month probationary period. Salary will commensurate with level of experience.

Interested applicants should apply with confidence their resume, cover letter, and references, to the Attention of Jason Victor, HR Recruiter.

We thank everyone for their interest however only those who are being considered will be contacted.

For more information about our company, please visit our website at www.ottawageneralcontractors.com.