Does the possibility of joining an inspired team of individuals working to help shape our community excite you? We are looking for talented and inspired people to join our diverse team. We’re actively seeking passionate and creative individuals who believe a job is more than just a paycheque – it’s a chance to contribute and create real change.
We are Victoria’s multi-award-winning builder of custom homes and a recognized leader in boutique residential and mixed-use developments. In business since 1999, we have earned an unparalleled reputation for quality and customer service. And that is largely due to the passion of the people on our team, thriving in our collaborative, innovative environment.
Come join a truly creative and forward-thinking team and be a part of developing the future of Victoria.
We have a wonderful opportunity for an experienced and dedicated Executive Assistant to the President to join our award-winning company.
The Executive Assistant is a key component of the overall success of Abstract Developments. This position is responsible for the seamless coordination of all day-to-day activities on behalf of the President, and is the point person in organizing meetings, and ensuring timely follow-up on behalf of the President.
The Executive Assistant provides high-quality executive assistance and support to the President. This position liaises and communicates effectively with all levels of staff and management as well as clients and customers. The right candidate has an affinity for applying the latest technology in their work and on behalf of the President, and will appreciate Abstract’s entrepreneurial atmosphere.
A strong writer, proofreader and multi-tasker, the Executive Assistant will find that no two days are alike while focusing on the daily support of the President.
The office environment for this position is truly beautiful, and is located on vibrant Upper Fort Street in Abstract’s remodelled offices.
Our ideal candidate brings:
Do you pride yourself on your strong administrative skills, and for your intuition, judgment and problem-solving abilities? Are you known for your ability to excel in a team environment, for your uncanny ability to anticipate the needs of the President, for working proactively, and for ensuring others remain on top of deadlines? Are you proud of your aptitude for the latest administrative technology? If the answer to these questions is yes, we want to hear from you!
Abstract Developments offers a competitive compensation package, commensurate with your experience, and a full-time, multi-faceted, rewarding administrative role in an excellent company focused on construction industry excellence.
Complete job description (PDF)
If it sounds like this opportunity is a good fit for you, please submit a covering letter, resume, and salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, September 29, 2017.
We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Abstract Developments is seeking a sharp-minded Development Coordinator to join our growing team.
This is an outstanding opportunity for a high-energy Development Coordinator to work with Abstract’s talented team to help deliver multi-family and custom homes to an ever-increasing base of customers, and in turn deliver direct, measurable revenues to the company.
The Development Coordinator works to support the Development Team and actively participates in all areas of the real estate development process including: acquisitions, site feasibility, pro forma analysis, conceptual site planning, project design, and municipal permitting and approvals. In addition to project specific tasks, the Development Coordinator may also spend time assisting with departmental duties to ensure an organized and efficient work environment is maintained.
Do you have a particular interest in architecture, design and urbanism? Do you bring passion to all that you do? Are you a natural multi-tasker who takes pride in your attention to detail and in a ‘job well-done’? If so, we may have the perfect job for you.
Qualified candidates bring the following qualifications:
We offer compensation based on competitive base salary and great commission opportunities.
If this opportunity sounds like a good fit for you, please submit a covering letter, resume, and salary expectations to email@example.com by Monday, October 23, 2017.
Abstract Developments is seeking an enthusiastic Construction Project Coordinator to join our growing team.
This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly-motivated individual to help deliver speculative multi-family and custom homes to an ever-increasing base of customers, and in turn deliver direct, measurable revenues to the company.
The Construction Project Coordinator is a personable and insightful professional with an excellent understanding of project management and estimating, preferably experienced in multi-family residential projects. The right candidate will assist Construction Management and Development teams in all aspects of customer relations, construction planning and project management while ensuring projects are completed on time, on budget, and within quality and regulatory parameters. Typically, this person will report to the Construction Project Managers and will be involved in multiple projects concurrently, overseeing tender calls, requests for information, change management, quality control, quantity take-offs, attending design meetings and trade meetings.
Are you passionate about construction project coordination and are you a self-starter with excellent attention to detail? Are you adept at identifying and resolving obstacles along the path to achieve the successful completion of on-time projects? Are you able to inspire those around you to work together towards a common goal? If so, we’d like to hear from you!
We offer compensation based on competitive base salary.
Abstract Developments is seeking an experienced Site Supervisor to join our growing team.
Candidates for the Site Supervisor must bring exceptional organizational and communications skills, and are passionate about high quality construction. This position is responsible for site human resource needs; manages sub-contractors; meets operational standards and construction budgets; accomplishes construction project results; prevents fines and interruptions; and maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environments.
The Site Supervisor is a dedicated, intuitive, and personable construction site leader who inspires others to excel at building quality homes and developments. Problem-solving and achieving high quality construction results must be second-nature to the right candidate.
We are looking for candidates with at least ten years’ experience formally supervising construction sites, and successfully delivering construction projects (e.g. multi-family, mixed use, etc.) as well as construction experience on work sites. Knowledge of construction management tools and techniques, such as scope definition, changes, project scheduling, critical path, estimating, budgeting, reporting, and cost control is an asset. Formal certification such as Red Seal Carpenter, AScT, EIT, P.Eng, PMP and/or GSC would also be an asset.
Abstract Developments is growing again! We are looking to add additional Journeyman Carpenters to our team. We perform full spectrum home renovations, custom home builds, and state-of-the art developments, offering a vast array of variety.
If you are a Journeyman Carpenter – or a 3rd or 4th year apprentice – with a desire to work with a great team, in a precision-oriented environment, then this may be the job for you!
The Journeyman Carpenter reports directly to the Site Superintendent and/or the Site Foreman and brings experience in concrete, form work, and general carpentry. Successful candidates must be able to read blueprints; work off layouts and setting elevations; will have their own vehicle for company use; and will thrive on challenging and creative work in a team environment.
We offer competitive wages, based on experience and skills, as well as competitive benefits.
• Provide carpentry services (framing and finish) at a Journeyman level
• Run jobs under minimal supervision with the ability to supervise a team on larger projects
• Read, interpret and work from blueprints, drawings, sketches and other specifications on a variety of structures related to the construction project
• Supervise and instruct Carpenter Apprentices and Construction Labourers
• Work with sub-trades in completing all projects
• Maintain a professional relationship with clients
• Complete required administrative duties
• Prepare layouts in conformance to building codes using measuring tools
• Fit and install trim items such as doors, stairs, moldings and hardware
• Journeyman level skills in framing and finishing carpentry
• Journeyman level skills in foundation work and flat-work forming
• Proven ability to read and work from blueprints, including project layout
• Cabinet maker skills desirable
• Tile, drywall, plumbing, and electrical skills desirable
• Well-developed organizational and communication skills
• Computer literacy to include basic Microsoft office skills and ability to touch type 20 wpm
• At least three years carpentry experience; 3rd or 4th year apprentice may be considered
• Must have experience in concrete, form work, finishing and general carpentry
• Demonstrated experience in residential framing, finishing and general carpentry and concrete form work
Complete job description (PDF)Construction application form (PDF)
To apply in confidence, please send a covering letter and resume that clearly demonstrates the qualifications required of this position to firstname.lastname@example.org If you would prefer, please complete our Application Form as an alternate to submitting a resume/covering letter.
We thank all applicants who apply, however only those selected for further consideration may be contacted.
Abstract Developments is growing again! We are seeking Construction Labourers to join our team. We perform full spectrum home renovations, custom home builds, and state-of-the art developments, offering a vast array of opportunities.
As a Construction Labourer, if you’re a team player who enjoys challenging work, and can pay attention to the small details while working with minimal supervision, then we would like to hear from you!
Construction Labourers report directly to the Site Superintendent and/or the Site Foreman. No previous construction experience is required.
We offer competitive wages, based on experience and skills, as well as extended benefits.