Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Kerr Construction is an award winning residential renovation and new custom home building company that has been designing and building beautiful projects in the Vancouver Area for 27 years.

Are you motivated, passionate and goal-oriented? Do you thrive under pressure and take pride in your work? Are you looking to build a successful career and grow within the Design & Construction industry? Kerr Construction is always looking to add all-stars to our team. We believe strongly in the continual betterment of our employees and love to promote from within. As an ITA training program certified company, we employ a number of apprentice carpenters looking to develop their carpentry skills. We offer medical & dental benefits after 6 months and compensation for vehicle advertising.

Junior/Apprentice Carpenter

This position is for a hard-working and capable individual looking to develop their carpentry skills and become red-seal certified. Basic carpentry knowledge and at least 1 year relevant experience is preferred. You must supply basic tools and have a valid driver’s license with reliable transportation (truck an asset). Framing and finishing experience in renovation environments and at least one carpentry level completion is an asset.

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Skilled Carpenter

Looking for 3rd & 4th year equivalent experience or greater in both renovation and new construction. We are looking to add “A Few Good Men” to our team to act as lead hands for our Project Supervisors. You should have experience and be comfortable with all types of carpentry including but not limited to formwork, framing and finishing. It would be expected that you be able to complete tasks assigned without constant supervision and be able to help manage the site, crew and sub trades in the absence of the Project Supervisor. You should have an excellent work ethic, solid communication skills, a complete array of tools, a reliable vehicle and be able to represent the company in positive fashion at all times. This position is ideally suited to someone that has aspirations to grow into a Project Supervisor role, and there is opportunity for apprentice sponsorship towards attaining a Red Seal. Please send in a cover letter and resume with references.

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Site Supervisors

The successful candidate will have many years of experience in residential renovations and new custom home construction in BC. As well as a thorough knowledge of construction and BC Building codes, you will also possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to lead others and thrive in a team environment. You must be able to work within budgets and schedules, and have strong administration skills and comfort with basic computer skills. As Project Supervisor, you will be responsible for but not limited to: being responsible for executing the written scope of the contract, while maintaining tight control of the budget and schedule. You will represent the company with integrity and honesty at all times and be the first and primary point of contact with the client as well as the sub-trades. You will be supported in all aspects of the project by the Production Manager, our design team and the sales department. You will be responsible for site safety of any crew and sub trades as per Worksafe BC job site regulations. You will be inspecting quality of work by others on your team and that of the sub trades working under your direction, frequently and regularly to ensure only the best practices are followed and we are leaving behind a product we can stand behind with our 2/5/10 warranty and the homeowner can be proud of for years to come. A laptop, cellphone, large array of tools and reliable vehicle are required.

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Lead Designer

This position is for an experienced candidate with a large variety of project experience in residential renovations and new custom homes in the Vancouver area. A successful candidate will be responsible for being a design lead and for producing concepts, 3D drawings, permit drawings, working drawings and specifications on projects. We are looking for local candidates as you will be working closely with our Project Managers, Estimators, Salesmen, clients and other stakeholders in the group on the execution of projects. A successful candidate should have a Bachelor Degree or Master’s Degree within the Architectural or Interior Design field with at least five years of working experience, and will need to have an extensive portfolio of their earlier designs.

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Sales Representative

We are looking to add a Sales Representative to our Sales team. As a construction salesman, you will have the knowledge and expertise to sell construction projects ranging from small repairs to new home builds to a variety of clients in Vancouver. You will have the desire and ability to get clients excited about design possibilities and see that their dreams are made reality. This position is for an experienced candidate with a large variety of experience in construction sales or construction business. As an experienced candidate, you will have comprehensive knowledge of Vancouver zoning and building code. We are looking for a proven salesman that expects to earn a 6 figure income and has the confidence to work on a commission basis.

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Treasury Assistant

We have an entry level position for a part-time Treasury Assistant (also known as Junior Bookkeeper or Accounts Clerk). As a successful candidate, you should be passionate and enthusiastic with a can-do attitude. Ability to provide great customer service is key. You will work as part of a close knit team and should be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment. You will have great duplication, communication and organization skills, high energy and determination. Kerr Construction shares an office with Absolute Roof Solutions and Your Bin Disposal Services so you will be able to effectively help manage the accounting department for 3 separate companies. You will also be support for the Receptionist if she is away.
**This is a maternity leave position with a very high probability of becoming permanent**

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If you think you would be a valuable asset to our team, please fill out the form and attach your resume and cover letter.

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WHAT THEY SAY

Some Testimonials from Our Past Clients

House Renovation. Good comprehensive work on project from initial discussion of concepts to architectural design to execution to lockup. Work was well done and has...

M, Vancouver

HomeStars Review

Kerr was very reliable and on time. They kept the worksite clean at the end of each day. Kerr was very knowledgeable, courteous, thoughtful and...

K.G., Vancouver

GuildQuality Review

Kerr Construction designed and built our bathroom, which we love. Fabulous and economical design choices, excellent quality work and the final result is fabulous. Well...

Chrystal, Vancouver

HomeStars Review

Kerr Construction has been consistent in quality work and good service. They kept us up to date, showed up on time, provided good time estimates,...

TL, Vancouver

Homestars review

Kerr gives detailed info before the work begins with regard to what will be happening and when, they stick to that plan and clean up...

Penny P., Vancouver

GuildQuality Review

We are extremely pleased with the quality of the work performed by the Kerr crew on our renovation. They were onsite, ready to work everyday...

Dale T., New Westminster

My wife and I recently hired Kerr Construction to complete a reno of our living and dining room on our family home in North Vancouver....

D & J, North Vancouver

Homestars and Yelp Review

When you invite somebody in your home to do a renovation whether its big or small you want to make sure that you have somebody...

Kirk & Ellie, Vancouver

Renovation of decks. The work was performed on time. I was always kept informed of their progress. The quality of the work was very good...

Neil, Kitsilano

HomeStars Review

Kerr Construction did an outstanding job on our very extensive and complicated renovation project. We have a circa 1925 Heritage home which we loved but...

Anna K., Vancouver

HOW WE WORK

Our Projects Run Smoothly,
On Budget and On Schedule

We know that keeping projects on budget and on
schedule makes a successful home renovation or
new building construction

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HOW WE WORK

Detailed Planning,
Skilled Workmanship

At Kerr we think through all the little details
and how things will function, like which way doors
will swing on the cabinets or the fridge

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HOW WE WORK

The Homeowner is
Part of the Process

This puts the homeowner in control
and is the best way to make sure they
are getting the most value out of their project

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