LEAD HAND Pathways Employment Help Centre seeks to unleash People's Potential through Employment, Skills Training and Advocacy. We provide employability assessments, job search strategies, training and employment placement services. PEHC is hiring a Lead Hand to support the Building New Futures Together project. This project will build a community of micro (400 sq. ft) single-unit homes in partnership with Chippewas of the Thames First Nation as part of the Building New Futures Together (BNFT) project. BNFT is an innovative, first of its kind program that pairs 12-week hands-on training with residential construction.
Location: Chippewas of the Thames First Nation
Position Summary: Reporting to the Construction Technology Training Facilitator, you will support the day-to-day operations of the BNFT site build, lead a team of participants through the hands-on process of residential building, and ensure safe construction site practices.
Experience in construction, working with and leading construction crews
Working knowledge of the Ontario Health and Safety Act, construction regulations and safe construction site practices
Ability to understand and interpret blueprints
Strong measurement and construction math skills
Drivers license preferred
Contract Position: 12-16 weeks Salary Range: $20 to $25 per hour, based on experience Hours of Work: 7:30am-5:30pm, Monday to Friday
PEHC is an equal opportunity employer and invites all qualified candidates to apply. PEHC does not discriminate on basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at (519) 667-7795. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. Note Lead Hand in the subject line. Please include salary requirements, and send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Posting will close no later than August 16, 2022.
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