Position Available for Construction Training Facilitator

By June 12, 2024job-posting

1148 Snow Valley Rd.
Minesing, ON
Title: Construction Training Facilitator
Reports to: Manager of Program Delivery
Compensation Range: $27/hour
Work Location: Minesing, Ontario

How to apply: Visit www.communitybuilders.co/careers/ or email your resume and cover letter to taylor@communitybuilders.co

Company Overview:
Community Builders is Simcoe County & Greater Sudbury’s leading Not-for-Profit Construction based Social Enterprise. We provide training, employment, and affordable housing to meet the growing needs of our community’s most vulnerable and at risk populations. We are experienced general contractors, serving our community through a variety of residential housing projects including legal Second Suites, modular housing, socialimpact projects, and renovations of all types. These projects allow us to teach and train the next generation of skilled tradespeople through our pre-employment training program, giving them paid hands-on learning opportunities in construction.

Why work with us?
● Get more impact from your work by contributing to our mission
● Organizational commitment to work-life balance
● Supportive and flexible team
● Health & Dental Benefits
● Employee Assistance Plan
● Paid sick days to use as you need them
● Take off your birthday, paid!
● 4-Day Work Weeks!

Job Summary
The Construction Training Facilitator position is responsible for all in class
construction training as part of the Community Builders Training Program. This
includes in class construction theory curriculum delivery, in shop skills development,
onsite support for trainees as they work alongside CB trainers, and all administrative
and planning required to implement the construction portion of the training

● Preparation of Daily Lesson plans according to established curriculum
● Delivery of construction theory curriculum in the classroom setting and construction skills development in the shop setting
● Plan in shop or offsite projects to facilitate training including managing a budget, ordering or soliciting donations for material, and planning for time and space in the shop
● Support Trainers onsite in training and coaching as requested
● Support Trainees onsite
○ When a trainee is struggling with a particular skill
○ When other issues arise that require additional support for the trainer
○ On a regular basis when your presence will be beneficial to the training experience
● Ensure trainees are scheduled with appropriate mentors every two weeks tomatch learning outcomes and organisational needs
● Provide additional training in shop when a trainee requires specific attention, or when trainees cannot be onsite with trainers
● Overall organisation and cleanliness of shop and training centre
● Conducting Two-Way reviews with Trainees to provide feedback throughout their time in the program in coordination with the Training Program Facilitator.As Needed
● Attend meetings with key stakeholders to ensure alignment with
organisational strategies as invited or requested by the Executive Director or
Manager of Program Delivery
● Assist in planning skills training for staff to meet program goals & outcomes
when asked
● Assist in ongoing training program improvements and updates
● Assist Trainer Development Manager in aligning onsite training and in shop
● Other duties as assigned

● Minimum 5 years experience working in residential construction including:
○ Concrete prep or repair, demolition, framing, insulation, drywall,
painting, trim & doors, kitchen instals, tile, flooring, roofing, exterior
cladding, & landscape related tasks
○ Knowledgeable with a full range of materials, methods and tools
involved in construction projects
● Minimum 3 years as a teacher/instructor/trainer with knowledge of best
practice teaching techniques and adult learning styles.
● Minimum 2 years experience working in a supervisory capacity
● Valid Class G Licence and satisfactory driving record
● Proficient in the following programs and softwares:
○ G-Suite
■ Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Calendar, Gmail
○ Slack

Skills and Personal Attributes
● Critical thinking & problem solving
○ Able to recognize issues and help create solutions
● Professionalism – on and off the job
○ Represents the values of CB in the community
○ Demonstrates and is an example of proper behaviour in front of clients and the team
● Communication
○ Verbal & written
● Respectful and thoughtful
● Leadership
○ Reliable
○ Flexible
○ Lead by example
○ Patience
○ Accountability
○ Able to make good decisions
○ Does what’s right even when no one is watching
○ Goes above and beyond
● Teaching and Public Speaking
● Organizational skills
● Budgeting and project planning
Work Conditions
● Work for long periods of time at a desk
● Lifting and moving heavy materials and equipment over 50lbs
● Ability to stand for long periods of time
● Monday to Thursday – 40 hour weeks – Some hours outside this schedule may
be required
● Must have steel toed shoes, a hard hat, access to a reliable vehicle and a smart

Community Builders is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by Community Builders throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.