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Executive Assistant – Greater Toronto Hamilton Area

We are seeking a dynamic Executive Assistant to support our Executive Committee directly. You will provide organizational support to help ensure the smooth running of the company.

Hanscomb, established in Canada in 1957, is a diverse and inclusive firm of Quantity Surveyors and Cost Consultants with offices located coast to coast, across Canada. As Trusted Construction Cost Advisors, the strength we add to projects comes from our experience, expertise and dedication of our people to provide clients with defensible cost data and strategies for moving their projects forward.

What you’ll do:

Located in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Region (GTHA), your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Providing support to our Executive Committee reporting directly to the President
  • Taking and organizing effective minutes of Board meetings
  • Ensuring time-sensitive tasks and/or deliverables are top of mind and that they have support in completing them or sending reminders to complete them;
  • Ensuring the Executive Committee are in possession of information and material required for various meetings;
  • Plan and schedule meetings, arrange travel / accommodations
  • Drafting announcements and communications for both internal and external circulation;
  • Plan and schedule meetings, arrange travel / accommodations

About you:

  • An experienced Executive Assistant or other experience deemed equivalent.
  • Strong technical writing skills, including editing, grammar, style, spelling, punctuation, and proofreading skills.
  • A multi-tasker, flexible and open to changing priorities, able to provide deliverables within compressed time frames while maintaining accuracy.
  • Proactive and willing to take the initiative with strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Well-versed with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experienced with professional services industry would be considered an asset.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills and capable of ‘figuring out the task’.
  • A team player with professional demeanour is essential.

What’s in it for you?

  • An employee-held company built on the dedication and efforts of its people.
  • A diverse and inclusive team of dynamic and trusted professionals.
  • Full-time position with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including salary, bonus, health and dental benefits, and a defined benefit pension.
  • Hybrid work environment.

If you are interested in this role, please submit a cover letter and your resume in PDF with your first and last name to ea@hanscomb.com

Thank you for your interest. If we would like to speak with you about your qualifications, a member of our team will contact you.

Senior Architectural, Structural and Civil Quantity Surveyor – Vancouver

Established in Canada in 1957, Hanscomb is a nationwide firm of Quantity Surveyors and Cost Consultants. As Trusted Construction Cost Advisors, the strength we add to projects comes from our experience, expertise and dedication of our people to provide clients with defensible cost data and strategies for moving their projects forward.

Hanscomb Limited has an immediate opportunity for a career-orientated Senior Level Architectural, Structural and Civil Quantity Surveyor to be a part of its expanding Vancouver Team. Candidates will be located in Vancouver and have completed a related post-secondary program and have a detailed understanding of the Canadian construction market and various practices used within it.  Preferred applicants will be a member of the CIQS, RICS, or an equivalent organization and possess their PQS, MRICS, or comparable designation.

Summary of Expectations:

  • A high degree of integrity, honesty and ethics
  • Professional demeanour
  • Self-motivated and able to be an integrated member of a team and leading tasks when required
  • Knowledge of CIQS standard method of measurement (elemental/trade)
  • Extensive knowledge of the construction industry, including development, contracting, and consulting sectors
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Capable of working efficiently on multiple tasks and demands and meet tight deadlines while providing guidance and mentorship to others

Job description

  • Support the delivery of a full range of Quantity Surveying and Cost Consulting Services to new and existing clients
  • Prepare cost estimates at various stages of the design process, from conceptual design to the pre-tender stage
  • Assess and analyze costs between estimate stages and those of comparable projects
  • Quantify materials to prepare cost estimates in accordance with the CIQS Rules of Measurement and best practice
  • Price various stages, methods and types of construction.
  • Support Quality Control and Assurance protocols

This new team member will receive a full-time position with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including salary, bonus, health and dental benefits, and a defined benefit pension.

If you are interested in this role, please submit a cover letter and your resume in PDF with your first and last name and reference number 080316V in the file name to vancouver@hanscomb.com.

Thank you for your interest. If we would like to speak with you about your qualifications, a member of our team will contact you.

 

Intermediate Construction Loan Monitor – Halifax

 Hanscomb Loan Monitoring Inc. offers full cost control services, scheduling, loan monitoring, value management, construction cost monitoring for large and small projects across Canada. Our Atlantic operation has immediate opportunities for an Intermediate Construction Loan Monitor to be a part of its expanding office. Preference will be given to applicants who reside in Nova Scotia or New Brunswick.

Ideal candidates will have a background in construction costs, materials & practices, proficiency with Microsoft Office products, ability to multitask several projects, commitments to meeting deadlines and an attention to detail and numbers. This job requires the physical ability to navigate safely on working job sites and knowledge of construction progress. A valid driver’s license is required as site travel is involved; candidate will be responsible for transportation.

Our company has a solid 65-year history of hiring and empowering a work environment that fosters a one-of-a-kind career. We offer the successful candidate a full-time position working in a fast-paced, collaborative and deadline-driven environment with a competitive salary, bonus opportunities and a benefits package. With 8 offices across Canada, career growth potential is excellent. You will often be working independently but must also have the ability to task share on large projects as required within the company. You will be asked to co-ordinate and produce reports in accordance with company formats, using in-house software tools.

Interested candidates are invited to submit resumes and covering letter, by e-mail to Halifax@hanscomb.com (quoting project Construction Loan Monitor Application in the subject line). We thank all interested applicants; however, only those candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.