Production Department


Pacific Homes is offering a rewarding opportunity as a Production Team Lead in our award-winning team in Cobble Hill, British Columbia. We have been a proud employer in the Cowichan Valley for over 60 years!

The ideal candidate will be flexible, adaptable, detail oriented, and motivated to grow within the company. As an important member of the production team, you will assist in the assembly of our engineered roof & floor trusses, prefabricated wall panels, and preparation of Engineered Wood Products.

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What You’ll Do:

  • Work in a team environment.
  • Assemble trusses in accordance with the company procedures, and as instructed by a Team Leader.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workstation throughout the shift.
  • Responsible for using all equipment and operating all machinery in a safe, correct, and careful manner, as instructed.
  • Report any mechanical and quality defects immediately to a Team Leader
  • Other duties as assigned.

What You Bring:

  • Ability to show up to work on time with a positive attitude.
  • Able to use hammer & read tape measure.
  • Detail oriented, organized, safe and accurate.
  • Ability to work productively in a team environment.
  • Strive toward developing new skills.
  • Always looking for ways to improve yourself personally & professionally.
  • Do what it takes to get the job done in a safe, effective and efficient manner.
  • Ability to adapt to change.

What We Bring:

  • $100 Gift Card to Marks Work Warehouse to get you started.
  • Valuable work experience in the residential/commercial construction industry.
  • Ability to obtain Fork-Lift training.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and pension benefits package.
  • Paid Holidays.
  • Team events.
  • Dynamic and fun culture.
  • House awards and Birthday giveaways.
  • Paid Holidays.
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Potential for overtime pay.
  • We are awesome people!
  • Competitive wages

Yard Operations Department


Under the direction of the Inventory Supervisor, the Truss/Engineered Wood Product Loader will be responsible for the safe unloading of various building materials throughout our production facility. Pacific Homes has been a proud employer in the Cowichan Valley for over 60 years!

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What You’ll Do:

  • Work in a team environment.
  • Responsible for the safe unloaded of engineered wood products, lumber, and building supplies.
  • Moving and replenishing stocking locations.
  • Preparing engineered trusses and floor system deliveries.
  • Proactively prioritize delivery schedules.
  • Assist in Inventory cycle counts.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workstation throughout the shift.
  • Responsible for using all equipment and operating all machinery in a safe, correct, and careful manner, as instructed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What You Bring:

  • Must display and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Demonstrated forklift experience required.
  • Possess a valid Class 5 drivers’s license.
  • Demonstrate sound mathematical and problem solving skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented, organized, safe and accurate.
  • Ability to work productively in a team environment.
  • Strive toward developing new skills.
  • Do what it takes to get the job done in a safe, effective and efficient manner.
  • Ability to adapt to change.

What We Bring:

  • $100 Gift Card to Marks Work Warehouse to get you started.
  • Valuable work experience in the residential/commercial construction industry.
  • Ability to obtain Fork-Lift training.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and pension benefits package.
  • Paid Holidays.
  • Team events.
  • Dynamic and fun culture.
  • House awards and Birthday giveaways.
  • Paid Holidays.
  • Growth Opportunities
  • We are awesome people!
  • Competitive salary: $20-25 an hour

Construction Takeoff Estimator


Pacific Homes is offering a rewarding career opportunity as a Construction Takeoff Estimator. You will be responsible for accurate material takeoffs of residential and commercial wood frame construction projects.

As a Construction Estimator, you will be responsible for preparing and/or coordinating the preparation of material takeoffs as required by project specification. You will work with other members of the Design, Sales, and Project Coordinator team through a collaborative process. The ideal candidate for this role would be detailed oriented and work well in a fast passed environment.

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What You’ll Do:

  • Communicate with Sales, Design, & Project Coordinator teams concerning any issues with project specifications, project scope, timelines, or other items pertaining to the project.
  • Review plan drawings and specifications for projects.
  • Conduct quantity takeoffs based on plans/specification to gain a complete understanding of the projects scope.
  • Proficiently read and interpret blueprints and technical documents to prepare accurate takeoffs for Project coordinators ordering team.
  • Inputting take-offs into computer excel spreadsheet.
  • Obtaining pricing for materials.
  • Liaise and maintain relationships with company salespersons, vendors, and customers in relation to projects.
  • Maintain effective documentation collection, tracking and distribution using company programs and policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What You Bring:

  • 2-5 years construction materials takeoff experience (or equivalent combination of experience and education).
  • Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or relevant field experience an asset.
  • Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) would be and asset but not required.
  • Demonstrate data entry, filing and accuracy skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills and an ability to contextualize construction concepts to others.
  • Above average computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Bistrack accounting software experience an asset.
  • Demonstrate sound mathematical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to adapt in a fast moving and changing environment.
  • Must display and maintain a positive work environment.

 What We Bring:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and pension benefits package.
  • Team events.
  • Dynamic and fun culture.
  • House awards and Birthday giveaways.
  • Flexible hours and holidays.
  • We are awesome people!

What We’re About


We’re a family company that takes pride in supporting our local community and the communities that we serve.

Home Package Coordinator


Job Overview:

As a Home Package Coordinator, you will be responsible to work with other members of our team to help manage our projects and streamline the building process for our clients. You will do material project takeoffs and coordination of construction materials purchases, collection, tracking and filling of all receiving documentation pertaining to material purchases, arranging of project logistics and assisting shipping of our home packages.

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What You’ll Do:

  • Acquire construction related materials for customer project packages using standard purchasing best practices.
  • Electronic key receiving of all incoming construction materials (Special Order) for project packages.
  • Liaise and maintain relationships with company salespersons, vendors and customers in relation to projects.
  • Maintain effective documentation collection, tracking and distribution using company programs and policies.
  • Arrange with shipping for adequate warehousing and storage of purchased project materials.
  • Support physical materials handling when required (operate machinery such as forklifts while adhering to safety standards).
  • Collaborating with fellow employees and other departments (as required).

What You Bring:

  • 3-5 years construction materials handling experience (or equivalent combination of experience and education).
  • A team player with confident and enthusiastic personality.
  • Demonstrate data entry, filing and accuracy skills.
  • Above average computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license.
  • Residential building experience is essential.
  • Bistrack accounting software experience an asset.
  • Demonstrate sound mathematical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Physically fit, self-motivated and able to adapt in a fast moving and changing environment.
  • Good people skills with strong customer service attitude and proper phone etiquette.
  • Must display and maintain a positive work environment.
  • Willing to arrive early or stay late on occasions to meet scheduled shipment responsibilities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Work is performed in a both normal office environment as well as outdoors subject to weather and environmental conditions.

 

What We Bring:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and pension benefits package.
  • Team events.
  • Dynamic and fun culture.
  • House awards and Birthday giveaways.
  • Flexible hours and holidays.
  • We are awesome people!

Home Package Design Coordinator


We are seeking a Home Package Design Coordinator for project organization between design, production, purchasing, and shipping departments, ensuring compliance to relevant building requirements and internal quality control, for single-family custom residential, multi-family, and commercial construction projects.

Under the general supervision of the Assistant General Manager, this position provides technical design and organizational support working in collaboration with the design team, production, purchasing, and shipping for residential and commercial building projects.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Handle a large volume of work in a dynamic, fast paced environment while maintaining high levels of accuracy.
  • Designing layouts, cutting and material lists for production use while ensuring cost effectiveness through proficiency, accuracy and economical fabrication, while considering inventory levels, shipping requirements and deadlines.
  • Prepare Engineered Wood product layouts for permits and production using Mitek Sapphire and other related design/production software.
  • Work with design team, production, purchasing and shipping  to ensure quality control, accuracy and deadlines are met.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with fellow employees.
  • Complete or assign overload design work of roof trusses, EWP and wall design using Mitek and/or other CAD design related software for projects under direct coordination.
  • Collaborating with fellow employees, managing multiple tasks and assigning work within design department (and other departments as required).
  • Plans and paces own work efficiency in order to meet daily, weekly, project, or team related productivity goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Certification from an architectural drafting or structural engineering program (an equivalent combination of experience and/or education in drafting or design may be considered).
  • Broad knowledge and familiarity with roof truss, floor and panelized wall design and construction.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Mitek Sapphire Suite engineering and layout software.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of reading and understanding blueprints.
  • Demonstrate mathematical skills required to calculate concentrated and uniform loads.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good people skills with strong customer service attitude and proper phone etiquette.
  • Must display and maintain a positive work environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Work Environment / Physical Activity:
  • Work is primarily performed in a normal office environment however site visits may also occasionally be required.
  • May be required to occasionally lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 25 pound

Compensation:

  • Please forward resume indicating Salary Expectations
  • We offer a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package

Wall & Truss Design


Join our award-winning design team.  Pacific Homes is expanding and in need of experienced wall panel designers that can design and read from custom blueprints. You are responsible for the accurate design of wall panels and building components for single-family, commercial, and multi-family projects using Mitek Sapphire Structure.

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Job Overview:

  • Creates design illustrations based from blueprints to produce working drawings for fabrication
  • Completes and finalizes designs for production and assembly
  • Evaluates designs to ensure that design standards are being met
  • Reviews and analyzes specifications, blueprints, engineered drawings and related designs to determine factors affecting design of the wall panels
  • Communicates with production teams, customers and managers to ensure designs are accurate throughout the process
  • Assists team in responding to questions and/or concerns from customers
  • Plans, paces and adjusts own work schedule and efficiency in order to meet changing company and customer demands
  • Other duties as assigned

Work Environment / Physical Activity:

  • Work is performed in a normal office environment and occasionally outdoors in a factory setting
  • May be required to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 50 pounds (or more in team lift situations)

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in designing multifamily, commercial, custom & production wall panels
  • Experience with MiTek Sapphire and/or equivalent wall panel design software
  • Computer-Aided Design software experience
  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints
  • Attention to detail takes pride in the quality of work
  • Efficient and able to complete orders within a given deadline
  • Knowledge of standard construction practices, codes, and carpentry
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Communicates effectively with team members

Compensation:

  • Please forward resume indicating Salary Expectations
  • We offer a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package

Shipping and Receiving Coordinator


Job Overview:

As a Shipping and Receiving Coordinator, you will be responsible for maintaining and overseeing the Pacific Homes warehouse by receiving, storing, and organizing of incoming and outgoing products. The Shipping and Receiving Coordinator is also responsible for efficiently booking trucks and shipping orders, while focusing on accuracy, completeness, and quality.

This role requires an energetic personality with a high attention to detail, strong work ethic, an enthusiasm for continuous improvement, and can-do attitude. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks, meet tight deadlines in a high paced environment while maintaining calm spirit under pressure.

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What You’ll Do:

  • Communicating with warehouse team members daily, in collaboration with the Yard Supervisor under the direction of the Operations Manager.
  • Supervising efficient operations of warehouse, including training, supervising, and evaluating the performance of warehouse employees.
  • Liaise and maintain relationships with company sales team, company project coordinators, vendors, contractors, and homeowners in relation to projects.
  • Confirming delivery dates.
  • Liaising with freight companies to organize deliveries.
  • Accurately and efficiently receive products, ensuring invoices match quantities received.
  • Unpack received goods into appropriate storage areas.
  • Prepare product for shipment according to specifications and/or customer requirements.
  • Ensure orders are packaged and ready to ship on time to meet shipping schedules.
  • Ensure goods are packaged and labeled according to the company’s standards and processes.
  • Work overtime when required.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and keep the warehouse and related areas clean
  • Report unsafe conditions and injuries.
  • Ensuring that all equipment is in proper working condition and coordinating repairs.
  • Leading safe work practices in adherence with safety policies and requirements.
  • When necessary, take on other tasks to ensure shipping deadlines are met.

 What You Bring:

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • A positive attitude and are an enthusiastic individual.
  • Reliable and have a strong work ethic.
  • Organized and have excellent time management skills.
  • Possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license.
  • Previous experience working in a warehouse as a shipper / receiver is an asset.
  • Valid Forklift license is an asset.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • BisTrack accounting software experience is an asset.
  • Exposure to Lean and 5S manufacturing is an asset.
  • Self-motivated and able to adapt in a fast moving and changing environment.
  • Display and maintain a positive work environment.
  • Able to perform physical work (bending, lifting, carrying, climbing ladders/stairs, loading/unloading) parts up to 50 pounds in weight.

 What We Bring:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and pension benefits package.
  • Team events.
  • Dynamic and fun culture.
  • House awards and Birthday giveaways.
  • Flexible hours and holidays.
  • We’re awesome people!

Design Manager


Job Overview:

Reporting to the General Manager the Design Manager is responsible for the complete operation of the design department; trusses, I-joists, and wall panels.  This includes support for sales by providing accurate and on time creation of quotations and cost-effective designs for production. Also responsible for managing and training staff, continuous improvement of business and design processes, along with managing and improving the overall operational and cost effectiveness of the department.

This role requires an energetic personality with a high attention to detail, strong work ethic, enthusiasm for continuous improvement, and a “can-do” attitude. You must be able to work independently, and as part of a team. You must be able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks to meet tight deadlines in a high paced environment. Maintaining a calm demeanor under pressure is also required.

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What You’ll Do:
• Keep a pulse on team health and morale; generate positive energy
• Maintain a positive relationship with all staff utilizing good communication skills
• Hire, train, develop, promote, and discipline all staff reporting to you
• Provide regular coaching and feedback to your direct reports, to grow individual functional skills and leadership capability in those individuals.
• Be a leader in safety and make sure that all staff comply with Safety Policies
• Perform written probationary and annual performance evaluations, as well as ongoing verbal performance evaluations throughout the year
• Resolve employee complaints and concerns
• Arrange staff work schedules to be fair and productive for the company and employees, while ensuring that jobs are completed on schedule and on budget.
• Lead by example, designing jobs (Proposals & Orders) as needed to even out Design capacity at peak times.
• Maintain key performance indicators for individual staff, as well as the department as a whole
• Organize agendas, schedules and record keeping for all design meetings.
• Be open to and encourage ideas from your staff and peers
• Educate staff through product information sessions
• Ensure customers are satisfied with our products and service
• Work with the Sales Teams and their customers to resolve problems and provide options to improve their building designs.
• Sign and authorize all expense reports, approve electronic timecards, schedule vacations.
• Take on other tasks as assigned by the General Manager when necessary.

What You Bring:
• A ‘big picture’ perspective, with a strong ability to innovate existing systems and integrate new systems into existing processes.
• A proven ability to lead, delegate, and foster a team environment.
• Degree/Diploma in Engineering or technology. Proven post-secondary training may also be considered.
• 5+ years’ experience in both Commercial and Residential component design
• Structural engineering design experience, with a strong ability to accurately read plans.
• The ability to visualize and understand the relationship between two-dimensional plans and three-dimensional models created from them.
• Proficient in the use of structural design software (Mitek or Alpine) and knowledge in drafting software.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams).
• BisTrack accounting software experience is an asset.
• Experience and understanding of the Continuous Improvement principles
• A positive attitude, strong work ethic and willingness to learn.
• Strong organizational skills and excellent time management skills to manage multiple projects.
• Excellent customer service and ability to communicate professionally and effectively
• A high degree of accuracy with a strong ability to focus.
• Self-motivated and able to adapt in a fast moving and changing environment.
• Accountability, dependability, and trustworthiness.

What We Bring:

• Competitive salary
• Comprehensive medical, dental, and pension benefits package.
• Professional development opportunities
• Team events.
• Dynamic and fun culture.
• House awards and Birthday giveaways.
• Flexible hours and holidays.