Site Service Person (Handyman / Handywoman)

Role Summary

Company: Activa

Job Title: Site Service Person (Handyman / Handywoman)

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Reports To: Site Supervisor

Location: Waterloo, Ontario

Construction Site Service is responsible for assisting the Site Supervisor in ensuring construction project details and deadlines are met in a timely and quality workmanship manner. Specific tasks include ensuring all pre-delivery inspection deficiencies are repaired and in excellent working order prior to owner occupancy, either by directing sub-trades or through direct hands-on labour; assisting in various construction activities around the construction site; and assuming the role of Site Supervisor and or Assistant Supervisor when either are temporarily absent.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide support to Site Supervisor through diligent and quality workmanship of various hands on construction tasks that include carpentry, trim work, various repairs, deficiency corrections and other miscellaneous construction activities
  • Repair all pre-delivery inspection deficiencies
  • Ensure high standards of workmanship and efficiency
  • Assist with the maintenance of effective onsite communications and progress reporting with sub-trades and clients
  • Assist the Site Supervisor in temporary and supportive supervision of on-site subtrades, providing direction to site workers
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety training and reporting requirements
  • Travel to multiple job sites will be required
  • Ensure company vehicle and tools provided are maintained in a safe operational condition and the security of the vehicle and its contents remain a top priority


  • 3+ years’ experience as a construction worker
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, field drawings and plans
  • A solid understanding of all construction trades and construction techniques
  • Knowledge of local, provincial and federal workplace compliance regulations, ordinances and legislation
  • First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • WHMIS, Working at Heights, Elevated Lift and other typical safety certifications
  • Physically fit and able to lift up to 50 lb.

Personal Attributes

  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment
  • Able to communicate competently and effectively in the English language
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Able to deal with people tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning
  • Tools Required:
    • Hand Tools ( Reliable Hammer, knife, tape measure, level, chalk line )
    • Power Tools ( Skill Saw, Cordless Drill )

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