goeasy Ltd. - Construction Specialist

  • 25 Aug 2020 11:49 AM
    Message # 9189250
    James Calder (Administrator)

    Construction Specialist

    Head Office
    Mississauga, Ontario

    If you are looking to join one of Canada’s fastest growing companies, goeasy Ltd. is the place for you! Recognized as one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures, one of Canada’s Top 50 Fintech’s and one of North America’s Most Engaged Workplaces, we want the best and brightest to join our team.

    We are a publicly traded company on the TSX with over 4000% shareholder return since 2001, goeasy operates two main business units. easyfinancial is our consumer lending business that offers secured and unsecured installment loans of up to $35,000 and easyhome is Canada’s largest merchandise lease-to-own company. It is our mission to provide everyday Canadians the chance for a better tomorrow, today by giving them access to the credit they need and by offering them a second chance when they have been turned down by banks and traditional lenders. With a retail network of nearly 400 locations across Canada and over 1900 employees, we are able to build lasting relationships with our customers as we help them rebuild their credit and graduate towards prime rates and a brighter financial future. 

    We are growing and looking for an ambitious Construction Specialist will be responsible for construction project management of goeasy’s national retail expansion program.  Construction projects will range from small renovations to full new builds (interior fit-ups).

     Key Responsibilities:

    • All construction co-ordination and management activities for a large volume of projects per year, juggling multiple projects simultaneously
    • Track productivity, costs, and progress and provide updates to key stakeholders as needed
    • Manage tender process and make recommendations based on results
    • Negotiate with vendors to keep construction costs down
    • Manage building permit process
    • Co-ordinate ordering and shipment of trade fixtures
    • Co-ordinate preparation of drawing sets
    • Co-ordinate directly between goeasy, site GCs, and Landlords as needed for any site-specific needs during construction.
    • Review drawings, shop drawings, and make recommendations
    • Internal coordination with cross-functional teams
    • Conduct field audits, deficiency walkthroughs, or store set up as needed
    • Co-ordination deficiency resolution with GCs, as needed
    • Evaluate progress and prepare detailed construction reports

    Qualifications:

    • 3-5 years of construction experience, preferably in retail construction
    • Diploma or degree in related field such as civil engineering or construction technology
    • Previous experience coordinating a large portfolio of projects is considered an asset
    • French is considered an asset
    • Strong computer skills – MS Excel, MS Word
    • AutoCAD experience is nice to have!
    • Previous design experience considered an asset
    • Strong communication skills – oral and written
    • Adaptable to flexible work schedule when required to meet deadlines
    • Ability to work with others as a team
    • Valid driver’s license
    • Basic tools / construction skills

    Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

    goeasy is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, goeasy is committed to providing accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process in accordance with all legislative requirements throughout Canada.   Please let us know if you require an accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.

    Additional Information:

    All candidates considered for hire must successfully pass a criminal background check, credit check, and validation of their work experience to qualify for hire.  We thank all interested applicants, however we will only be contacting those for interview who possess the skills and qualifications outlined above.

    Why should you work for goeasy?

    To learn more about our great company please click here [YouTube].

    To apply, click here.


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Mississauga, Ontario, L5L 2J4
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