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.

Carpenters

PositionType: Full-time
Compensation: $25 – $32 per hour depending on skills and experience + Benefits.

Kerr Construction is an award-winning company with the purpose “To build and renovate homes that enhance people’s lives.

We are an innovative and growing company that delivers quality and service to be proud of, as well as provides great career paths and opportunities for our employees.

We are currently in need of 3rd and 4th-year Carpenters with high standards, who take pride in their workmanship, and are continually looking to enhance their skills. We offer the opportunity for apprentice sponsorship towards attaining a Red Seal.

We want people who want to be in the industry long term and are dedicated to being the best at what they do. This is an opportunity for individuals seeking full-time employment where they can take pride in what they do, and work with like-minded people.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Hold a Red Seal Certification, or are willing to pursue it, or with deep experience.
  • Ability and desire to do great work and give exceptional customer service
  • The desire to learn our standards and be trained as an industry professional
  • Have required tools and a vehicle to get to various job sites located in and around Vancouver
  • Experience in residential construction
  • Teamwork skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Good communication skills

We deliver high-quality workmanship and pride ourselves on giving excellent customer service. We know that the quality of our product is only as good as the people who do the work, so if you want to work somewhere where quality workmanship is encouraged, appreciated and rewarded, please apply.

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Site Supervisors

Position Type: Full time

Description of Duties:

  • Leading construction team to complete high-quality projects on schedule
  • This is an on the tools working management position, where you are on tools a significant amount on smaller projects and less so larger ones
  • Actively work on training of all employees on your team
  • Approving bills of suppliers and sub-trades and keeping projects on budgets
  • Working with clients throughout the project to ensure excellent customer experience.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Track record of successfully managing construction projects.
  • Must have vehicle and tools and know how to use them
  • Must be willing and able to learn new ways to do things
  • Must be able to show successfully completed residential projects where you were either the lead carpenter or site supervisor.
  • Need to have Read Seal Carpentry Ticket or equivalent experience. Other trade skills are also a benefit.

Compensation: $40/hr plus benefits and production bonuses.

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CAD Technician with BC experience

Position Type: Full time
Compensation: Hourly wage based on experience and performance + benefits.

Are you looking for a company where you can leverage your Building Code and CAD skills?
Are you great at making your way around City Hall?
Like working on great projects with a great team?
If so, this opportunity could be for you.

Kerr Construction is an award-winning company with the purpose to “Renovate and build homes that enhance people’s lives”.
We are an innovative and growing company that delivers quality and service to be proud of, as well as provides great career paths and opportunities for our employees.

Description of Duties:

  • Prepare AutoCAD plans, site plans, exterior elevations, sections, and construction details
  • Prepare permit submission, apply for and get permits for projects
  • Aid in selection and pricing of appropriate materials that fit within client budgets
  • Prepare specification templates detailed with material selections
  • Coordinate with Kerr’s team lead, estimator, production manager, and suppliers.

Skills and attributes:

  • Need to be able to draw 3D (Chief Architect preferred)
  • Must have knowledge of Vancouver zoning, building bylaws, and BCBC
  • 3+ years of local experience in mid-high level residential construction.
  • 3+ Years of experience in Auto CAD 2012 or later
  • Must have a recognized Certificate or Degree in Architectural Technology or equivalent experience.
  • Teamwork skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Interest in personal and company growth
  • Willingness and eagerness to do better and learn more
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.

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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

We totally renovated our 100 year old Kitsilano Craftsman home. We had to fire the first contractor as he was charging by the hour and...

D.S., Kitsilano

Houzz Review

I would like to compliment you on getting the painting and alterations done on time and on schedule. As you know, we use this building...

B.M., Vancouver

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

Good Job overall! The job was for a reno of the bathroom. The job was done overall very well … the contractor was friendly and...

Aatma, Coquitlam

HomeStars 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 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

We hired Kerr Construction to tear down our 25 year old North Van bungalow right down to the concrete foundations, and then rebuild it 50%...

Kaufman, North Van

Google Review

As the owner of a forty-unit apartment building located at 230 Ash Street in New Westminster, we have recently replaced the entire building envelope. In...

G.B., Vancouver

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

Kerr Construction did a major renovation on our home, we got exactly what we wanted with no corners cut. The job took a little longer...

B.C., Vancouver

Homestars Review

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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