Interior Design Assistant/Materials Selection Consultant
Ottawa General Contractors - Ottawa, ON

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Ottawa General Contractors Specializes in complete home renovations, additions and custom home builds. As part of Canadian General Contractors Group we have offices in Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. We operate in a fast-paced, competitive environment, and our main goal is to give our clients the best design/ renovation experience possible.

We are looking to fill a part time position in our material selections department. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and inspired individual with experience in interior design and material selection. We believe in building strong relationships with our clients and are looking for charismatic personnel who can communicate our company values and help our clients enjoy the renovation process.

The responsibilities of this role may include assisting the Materials Selection Coordinator as needed, consulting with clients on the material selection process, managing schedules and budgets, analysis of specifications for material and fixture selections, understanding working drawings, resolving selection issues, communicating with clients, coordinating with suppliers and inspecting progress and quality of work. There may be some travel to job sites involved.

The successful candidate will fulfill the following education, experience and skills requirements;

Diploma in Interior Design is an asset
Proficiency in MS Office
1-2 years experience in materials selection or Interior Decorating
Background/knowledge in construction/renovation
Understanding of Building Codes
Experience managing projects and procurement
Creative nature
Exceptional time management and organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Professional and courteous disposition
Valid drivers license
Customer service experience

We are looking for candidates who have a positive and professional attitude. Organization and customer service skills are extremely important in this role.

This is a part time, hourly position.
Interested applicants are asked to please forward a resume. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those being considered will be contacted.