Uplift Ventures – Skilled Home Renovator

Title: Skilled Home Renovator
Reports to: President
Rate of Pay: $30.00-35.00 hr, plus bonus
Full-time, Permanent
Company Overview:
Uplift Ventures is a small real estate investing firm creating housing and investment opportunities in the City of Barrie and beyond. Uplift converts single family homes into legal secondary suites and creates additional housing units through the design, construction and maintenance of coach houses, an exciting new addition to the City’s rental supply.
Uplift Ventures supports the communities where we operate, donating 1% of gross rental income to local charities supporting the food and shelter needs of women and children. Our goal, to donate $50k annually to local charities and create affordable housing options in communities across Ontario by the year 2030.
Join us today and help shape a future where we can all prosper, learn and grow in a safe, respectful environment. 
Job Summary
Uplift Ventures is looking for an experienced Renovator with Project Management Experience that wants to bring their talent and skills to projects across the City of Barrie. The applicant would be responsible for day-to-day construction activities (this is an “on the tools” position), with differing amounts of time devoted to project management depending on capability, interest and project volume. Must be able to handle competing priorities with grace, communicate with president to provide regular status updates, Hire and oversee sub trades.
Required Interpersonal Skills:
Ability to work independently, and within a team.
Communicate well with all sub-trades and other service providers
Provide regular updates to President and highlight areas of concern before they become problems.
Think on your feet – Problem solve in the moment
Attention to detail and personal pride in a job well done
Required Renovation Skills:
Drywall installation
Installation of kitchens & baths
Trim & Doors
Other Duties as Required
Additional Skills:
Familiarity with Building Code for Secondary Suites
Ability to deal with City Inspectors knowledgeably and respectfully
Work with Consulting Professionals – Architects and Engineers to create drawings for future projects
Cost projects, manage budgets and oversee sub-trades
Utilize project management software such as Asana

40 hours per week.
Candidates must have their own transportation and tools.
Please submit your resume and cover letter to Rachel@upliftventures.ca. Only selected applicants will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.

Posted on

November 22, 2020