CAREERS

Our PHILOsoPHY

From a project’s very beginning stages to its completion, Ecklundson Construction’s team manages all details in the building process to ensure quality workmanship. The experience of our partners and integrity of our company is paramount to our ongoing success.

Our on-site management team ensures that the job runs smoothly, on schedule and within budget. We implement proven time, quality control, cost and safety management procedures that ensure these goals are met while delivering the quality product The Ecklundson Construction Group prides itself on. 

We are a culture where everyone is welcome.

WHY JOIN

US?

Casual dress

Company events

Dental care

Disability insurance

Employee assistance program

Life insurance

On-site parking

Paid time off

Tuition reimbursement

Vision care

 

job OPENINGS

Construction Estimator

We are looking for new team members who are eager to join a diverse team of stakeholders in a growing company on Vancouver Island. We are currently looking for an Estimator based out of our Nanaimo Office.

Position Description:

  • Report to the Chief Estimator and work as part of the estimating team on a wide variety of commercial, institutional and development projects.
  • Perform quantity take-offs for all disciplines.
  • Evaluate sub-trade quotes.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with sub-trades and clients.
  • Attend tender site meetings and ongoing project visits.
  • Prepare estimates for submitted tenders on projects up to $10 million and pre-construction estimates on construction workeragement projects.
  • Prepare Pre-Qualification and RFP submission packages.
  • Familiarize with different methods of construction.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Engineering degree / Diploma in quantity surveying, engineering, or architecture construction-related technology. BCIT ABET or equivalent.
  • Must have strong attention to detail, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, flexibly, and with a positive attitude.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, MS Project, Outlook, Word) is a must.
  • 3+ years of experience in pre-construction, estimating and/or related fields.
  • Construction / Carpentry knowledge is vital.
  • The ability to read and interpret contract specifications, drawings and other construction documents are vital.

Ecklundson offers a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salary, and a flexible, team-based work environment.

CIVIL OPERATOR
YARD HELPER & GENERAL CARPENTRY (PACRIM)

PacRim Log Structures is an importer of high-quality, prefabricated wood structure kits, located in Nanaimo BC.

We are looking to hire an enthusiastic person to help us with our yard operations. Duties would include loading and unloading kits and supplies on and off delivery trucks using a forklift, readying the kits for shipping, as well as other duties as assigned.

General carpentry skills are a key asset for this position.

Forklift training will be provided.

Applicant must have a valid BC driver’s license.

Full-Time – Monday to Friday

Carpenter

We are looking for an experienced Carpenter who works well with others and is looking for a versatile and challenging role. Some highlights of the role are listed below – but we are looking for people who are willing to go beyond a list of tasks, who understand what it takes to get each project completed in the safest, most efficient way and ensure client satisfaction.

This position may be located at our construction projects throughout Vancouver Island with the primary location in the Nanaimo area.

Required skills include:

  • Thorough wood framing experience
  • Understand and follow the Company Safety Plan
  • Posses proven organizational and people skills
  • Work independently and cooperatively; ensure they meet productivity, quality and safety goals and standards
  • Work with the Superintendent to understand daily activities, schedule and order materials, read plans and contract documents to ensure all work is properly scheduled
  • Responsible for quality control for all workmanship
  • Understand and able to work from construction plans
  • Active listening skills; with an ability to effectively communicate with co-workers on site
  • An aptitude for mathematics
  • Able to work outside in all weather.
  • A valid drivers license

If you are looking to be a part of a great team and develop your career, we encourage you to apply.

Compensation based on experience.

LABOURER
ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT

The Accounting Assistant responsibilities include keeping financial records updated and preparing reports for the Controller. This position performs all routine bookkeeping; filing, data entry, clerical duties and assist with higher-level tasks; payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable and month end closing. The Accounting Assistant maintains all fleet records.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Match invoices to purchase orders, verifying invoice coding and mathematical accuracy, and prioritizes documents received to meet scheduled deadlines.
    Research and resolve incoming inquiries related to accounts payable, vendor invoices, and payments.
  • Identify issues and errors, investigate discrepancies, and develop resolutions.

  • Monitor and reconcile GL accounts, including but not limited to prepaid expenses, accounts receivable, accounts payable, customer deposits and holdback.
  • Compile statistical, financial, accounting or auditing reports and tables pertaining to expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, and profitability.
    Calculate and prepare customer billings.
    Reconcile credit card statements
  • Assist with yearly audit work papers and annual audit activities.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Sage 50 and Quickbooks.
  • Enter employee time and track employee leaves.
  • Updating and maintaining employee benefits, employment status, and similar records
  • Perform file audits to ensure that all required employee documentation is collected and maintained Perform payroll/benefit-related reconciliations

Reports to controller and support senior accounting staff as needed. Maintain confidentiality in all areas above.


Minimum 2 years of experience in full cycle bookkeeping

Skills

  • Self-motivated to balance and organize several responsibilities in a fast-paced office environment, while maintaining imperative attention to detail and accuracy
    Strategic and analytical thinking
    Resource and fiscal management
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to adapt quickly to change and work efficiently.

This is a part-time position leading to permanent full-time employment

Competitive Salary
Office hours 8-4:30 M-F
Excellent Benefits after completion of 3 months probationary period

Junior Estimator / Project Coordinator

We are looking for new team members who are eager to join a diverse team of stakeholders in a growing company on Vancouver Island. We are currently looking for a JUNIOR ESTIMATOR / PROJECT COORDINATOR based out of our Nanaimo Office.

 

Position Description:

As this is a dual role with the opportunity to advance, the candidate will work alongside the estimating team as well as the production team.

Junior Estimators will:

  • Report to the Chief Estimator and work as part of the estimating team on a wide variety of commercial, institutional and development projects.
  • Perform quantity take-offs for all disciplines.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with sub-trades and clients.
  • Attend tender site meetings and ongoing project visits.
  • Prepare estimates for submitted tenders on projects up to $10 Million and pre-construction estimates on construction management projects.
  • Evaluate subtrade quotes
  • Familiarize with different methods of construction.

Project Coordinators will:

  • Assist the Project Manager and Superintendent with overall project management including RFI’s, Shop drawing review and transmittals, cost tracking, schedule management, quality and project status updates, subcontract administering.
  • Helps manage the change order process, including pricing, negotiating, processing and assessing costs and schedule impact prior to reviewing with Project Manager/Estimator
  • Administer bonds and insurances.
  • Involved in all facets of project close out, including archiving documents, maintenance and warranty manuals, deficiencies and warranty work.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Engineering degree / Diploma in quantity surveying, engineering, or architecture construction related technology. BCIT ABET or equivalent.
  • Must have strong attention to detail, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, flexibly, and with a positive attitude.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, MS Project, Outlook, Word) is a must.
  • 1+ years of experience in pre-construction, estimating, coordinating and/or related field.
  • Construction / Carpentry knowledge is an asset.
  • Estimating knowledge is an asset.
  • Ability to read and interpret contract specifications, drawings and other construction documents is an asset.

 

Ecklundson offers a competitive benefit package, competitive salary and a flexible, team-based work environment.

When applying, please attach a PDF copy of your resume & provide the job title in the subject field

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Hours

Mon: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Tues: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Wed: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Thur: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Fri:     8 am - 4:30 pm

Sat: Closed

Sun: Closed

Contact

(250) 758 9436

info@theecgroup.ca

1985 South Wellington Road, Nanaimo, B.C., V9X 1R4