Site Assistant
Trico Homes Inc. - Calgary, AB

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Have you ever wanted to ride a giraffe? Us too, but what we really want is a great candidate to join our team.

We recognize that a company, any company, is nothing more or less than the people who make it up. Trico Homes is continually recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies and one of the Best Workplaces in Canada – and that says a lot about our culture. We combine our energy for work with our passion for life, community and learning, which we believe create a fuller, more enriched lifestyle.

We care equally about aptitude and attitude and hire for both. When you arrive at Trico, we want you to stay and experience what the freedom to inspire, create, and innovate feels like.

Our success is your success. Want to join our team?
We are currently recruiting for a: Site Assistant
This is a full time, permanent position

Position Overview

Reporting directly to the Site Supervisor, the Site Assistant is responsible for assisting with various aspects of project management on worksites, including aiding to ensure compliance with design, project specifications, regulations, and timelines and safety codes. The incumbent will aid with the development of project specifications assisting in developing and maintaining construction and production schedule. The Site Assistant must advise the Site Supervisor of any potential problems, work interferences, and scheduling difficulties and work together to attempt to resolve any issues.
Job Duties

  • Aid in overseeing residential construction sites to ensure compliance with design, project specifications, regulations and safety codes
  • Plan, implement and monitor construction plans alongside the Site Supervisor
  • Aid in the management of construction site startup
  • Ensure that safe work practices and procedures are being followed onsite at all times
  • Aid in the coordination and direction of all construction workers on worksites
  • Ensure accurate and timely project close date; help to adjust working schedules to ensure deadlines are met
  • Work alongside the Site Supervisor to resolve any constructional issues that may arise
  • Help the Site Supervisor with jobsite administration duties such as timesheet completion for works and any daily logs that need to be maintained
  • Ensure proper manpower levels are available onsite each day to ensure constructional completion
  • Ensure proper materials and quantities of materials are onsite prior to daily work commencing
  • Participate in project meetings with internal and external parties to monitor and report on progression of building
  • Aid in the supervision of workers onsite
  • Help with the development, monitoring and overseeing quality control measures on worksites
  • Suggest ideas for cost effective alternative measures to improve financial performance on projects
  • Ensure building inspections are completed periodically throughout the construction phases to ensure buildings meet specifications of clients
  • Any other duties as required


  • Post-secondary school degree or diploma in a construction related area of study
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct work experience working in residential construction
  • Previous experience overseeing construction worksites would be considered an asset
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, field drawings and plans
  • A solid understanding of all residential construction trades and construction techniques
  • Effectiveness in the areas of construction safety and productivity
  • Knowledge of local, provincial and federal workplace compliance regulations, ordinances and legislation in relation to the construction industry, specifically residential construction
  • Commitment to working in a team environment, with established team building abilities
  • Strong communication, integration, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Strong dedication to health and safety in the workplace
  • Results-oriented with the ability to interpret and effectively manage multiple and competing priorities and timelines
  • Understanding fundamentals of contracts and experience working with contractors
  • Knowledge of OH&S regulations and related residential building codes
  • Demonstrated success in project delivery and execution of project management methods
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all types of staff, including laborers, technical, professional, and upper management
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Closing Date:
Until suitable candidate is found.

If you are seeking an exciting challenge in a workplace where excellence is valued, please send your resume to the provided email address.

We appreciate the interest of all candidates, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that a security clearance will be part of the recruitment process.

About this company
Trico Homes is dedicated to being a progressive, profitable and ethical home builder. We pride ourselves on building relationships with our...