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Sheet Metal Worker & Gas Technician Positions Available

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MAK Mechanical Ltd. Barrie, ON Canada

Why Work Here?
“Competitive Wage, Benefits, Pension Plan”

Sheet Metal Worker

Experienced Sheet Metal Worker required to start as soon as possible for heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems with commercial experience.

Benefits Offered: Dental, Life, Medical, Vision
Employment Type: Full-Time
Required License or Certification: Sheet Metal Worker Trade Certification
Required Education: Diploma I Certificate
Transportation: Valid Driver’s License

Gas Technician

Installer / Gas Technician in the Residential, Industrial & Commercial Areas, installation of gas lines and equipment, install, maintain and service gas heating units and their components

Benefits Offered: Dental, Life, Medical, Vision
Employment Type: Full-Time

Requirements:
Ability to study drawings and specifications to determine the layout of the installation and materials required
Have a valid driver’s licence
Excellent written & oral communication, accurate attention to detail, team player & dependability

City of Barrie November Building Bulletin

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ADDITION OF DWELLING UNITS TO EXISTING BUILDINGS:
On behalf of the Development Services Division of the Finance Department, this Bulletin clarifies the
existing Development Charges By-law 2014-108 regarding the addition of dwelling units to existing
residential buildings.
No development charge shall be imposed where the only effect on an action is to:
a. Permit the creation of one or two additional dwelling units within an existing single detached
dwelling, provided that the total gross floor area (as defined in the Development Charges By-law)
of the additional one or two units does not exceed the gross floor area of the existing dwelling
unit.
b. Permit one additional dwelling unit in any semi-detached dwelling or row dwelling, provided that
the gross floor area of the additional unit does not exceed the gross floor area of the existing
dwelling unit.
c. Permit one additional dwelling unit in any other existing residential building, provided that the total
gross floor area of the additional unit is less than the gross floor area of the smallest dwelling
units contained in the said residential building.
The exemption to development charges shall only apply to the first instance of intensification in an
existing dwelling. The addition of a second suite is considered intensification.
If one or more dwelling units are being added to an existing building, only one building permit application
is required and will be subject to the conditions above to determine if an exemption will be applied.
If you have questions or require clarification, please email: DevelopmentCharges@barrie.ca.

Kim Cunningham
Deputy Chief Building Official
DEVELOPMENT CHARGES BY-LAW 2014-108

Ontario’s New Police Record Check Legislation

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Check It Out! Ontario’s Police Record Check Legislation Comes into Force November 1, 2018

In the first quarter of 2016 we wrote about the Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015 (the “Police Record Checks Act”) – new legislation to standardize the process by which police record checks are requested, conducted and obtained in Ontario. Although the Police Record Checks Act was passed and received Royal Assent on December 3, 2015, it lay dormant waiting to be proclaimed into force. On November 1, 2018, after almost three years, the legislation will finally be proclaimed into force.

Read the full bulletin here

Senior Design & Drafting Technologist Position Available

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Senior Design & Drafting Technologist
Steenhof Building Services Group
Full Time Position – Orillia, ON

At Steenhof Building Services Group, we pride ourselves on being a fun and energetic engineering firm with offices located in prime cottage country. Our main office is in Orillia, where outdoor activities are at your footsteps: from snowmobiling and skiing to hiking and boating, the options are endless. Steenhof Orillia is an hour away from downtown Toronto for nightlife and urban experiences.
We are only interested in Senior Design & Drafting Technologists with appropriate qualifications that are on a fast track career, desire to work in a great innovative firm and are interested in a challenging and rewarding environment.
Responsibilities:
 Prepare and interpret conventional and AutoCAD engineering designs, drawings and specifications for residential and commercial construction
 Lead the technical team and exercise complex directives for detailed design/drawing criteria for all project types and disciplines
 Provide lead expertise in tendering processes, construction management, budget control and design
 Plan, organize and control the production of working drawings at all stages of construction to meet key target dates and maintain project schedule/deliverables
 Establish and implement changes to increase efficiency, productivity, and overall profitability in the workplace

Requirements:
 Diploma or degree from a 2+ year Architectural or Civil Engineering Technology program
 Minimum 7 years of full time architectural and/or engineering workplace experience or a combination of education/work relevant experience
 Construction experience and professional accreditation (AATO or OACETT)
 Proficient in Autodesk, Revit, AutoCAD and Microsoft Office
 Advanced understanding of the Ontario Building Code
 BCIN certification (General Legal, House, Small Buildings, etc.)
 Exceptional organization, time management, verbal and written communication skills
 Experience in all areas of the construction industry. Able coordinate and understand the interaction between all disciplines (Planning, Design, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Construction, Construction Management, etc.)
 Strong leadership skills, able to direct staff with varying levels of experience in all discipline

Annual Salary:
 $80,000 +

Think you got what it takes?

Send your resume and cover letter to info@steenhof.ca. SBSG is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the principles of employment equity. SBSG thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Position Available for Modular Design Technologist

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Modular Design Technologist
Steenhof Building Services Group
Full Time Position – Orillia, ON

At Steenhof Building Services Group, we pride ourselves on being a dynamic and energetic engineering firm with offices located in prime cottage country. Our main office is in Orillia, where outdoor activities are at your footsteps: from snowmobiling and skiing to hiking and boating, the options are endless.
We are seeking a Modular Design Technologist with appropriate qualifications that is on a fast track career, desires to work in a great innovative firm and is interested in a challenging and rewarding environment.
This position provides building code, design and drafting to the Modular Team at SBSG. The candidate must be results-orientated and have the ability to effectively prioritize workflows and schedules while applying independent thinking.
Key Responsibilities:
 Primary support to the Manager of Modular and Interior Design, providing technical and administrative assistance to the Modular/Interior Design department.
 Assist in the preparation of business presentations and fee proposals.
 Manage modular projects independently and advise the Manager on status when required.
 Building Code analysis, preparation of technical reports and compliance alternatives.
 Reviewing architectural renderings, proposals and drawings as directed by the Modular Manager.
 Develop and prepare conceptual design drawings and sketches.
 Examine drawings for conformity and provincial codes.
 Periodically assist with on-site reviews, and implement collected information into drafting software.
 Liaise with clients, consultants and municipal officials as required throughout the design and construction process.
 Prepare and coordinate drafting details as required.
 Attend Modular and client meetings
 Practice sound communication in all levels of the company.
 Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
 Competent understanding of the Building Code (will be working in multiple provinces).
 Highly ethical, responsible, and confidential approach to financial information.
 Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), and Adobe.
 Proficient in AutoCAD and Revit software.
 Experience with Heat Loss and Energy Software is an asset, but not a requirement.
 Knowledge of construction detailing for variety of building systems and types.
 Exceptional organization, time management, verbal and written communication skills.
Education and Experience Required:
 College, University or Technology diploma with architectural drawing, interior design, and space management emphasis, and/or equivalent work experience.
 BCIN Small Buildings and Legal at a minimum.
 1 to 3 years in related job experience in building codes, construction and design.

Think you got what it takes? Send your resume and cover letter to info@steenhof.ca.
SBSG is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the principles of employment equity. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified persons to apply.
SBSG thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

126 MISSISSAGA STREET EAST, ORILLIA ON L3V 1V7 WWW.STEENHOFBUILDING.COM P. 705.325.5400 F. 705.325.8400

Making Ontario Open for Business Act

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Making Ontario Open For Business Act Executive Summary
October 2018

In 2017, Ontario’s Liberal Government introduced and passed Bill 148, referred to as the “Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017” (“Bill 148”). Controversial on many fronts, Bill 148 made sweeping changing to Ontario’s employment and labour landscape.

This week, Ontario’s Conservative Government under Premier Ford introduced Bill 47, the Making Ontario Open For Business Act, 2018 (“Bill 47”) which, when passed, will in large part return Ontario’s employment and labour laws to their pre-Bill 148 status, with some exceptions. Changes are also proposed to the province’s apprenticeship system and it appears the College of Trades will be wound down.

We expect to see Bill 47 move through the Legislature quickly. If passed in their present form, the amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) will take effect on the later of January 1, 2019 and the date of Royal Assent. The amendments to the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (“LRA”) will come into force on the date of Royal Assent.
We have prepared the following Executive Summary of key proposed amendments together with our Firm’s brief commentary. By and large, the proposed amendments are welcome news for Ontario employers.

 

Read the Council of Ontario Construction Association’s reaction to the Government’s announcement.

Full Press Release

Recreational Cannabis is Legal – Now What?

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Six Things an Employer Should Know – and a Checklist

The information provided in the link below is courtesy of Sherrard Kuzz LLP.

Sherrard Kuzz LLP is one of Canada’s leading employment and labour law firms exclusively representing the interests of management. Recognized nationally and internationally, our team is consistently named among Canada’s Top 10 Employment and Labour Boutiques (Canadian Lawyer®), Canada’s Leading Employment & Labour Law Firms (Chambers Global® and Legal 500®) and as Repeatedly Recommended (Lexpert®).

https://barrieca.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Briefing-Note-Recreational-Cannabis-is-Legal-Now-What-Sherrard-Kuz….pdf

 

Individual Seeking Apprenticeship Position

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Resume is available for a an individual seeking an Apprenticeship Position.  Please contact the Barrie Construction Association for a copy.

Email info@barrieca.com and use “2018.10.18 Individual Seeking Apprenticeship Position” in the subject line.