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Career Postings

Residential Designer

Job Description
Baywest Homes is seeking a Residential Designer (Product Development) to join our dynamic and award-winning team. Reporting to the Vice President, Urban Design & Architecture and working collaboratively with the design team, this full-time role is responsible for creating and maintaining Baywest’s standard plans. The Residential Designer must be organized, creative and detail-oriented, with an ability to work on tight timelines.
Baywest Offers
Section23 Developments is a diversified real estate collective specializing in architecture, land development and housing, with a track record spanning more than three decades. Our roots, however, go back to 1923 with the establishment of Ollerenshaw Ranch in what is now southeast Calgary. Over the past twenty years, the family’s business and land holdings have transitioned from those traditional roots towards the areas of residential architecture and suburban land development, with more recent initiatives focused upon inner-city residential and commercial redevelopment. Section23’s interests also include residential home construction through our ownership of Baywest Homes. Baywest Homes has a proud history and has emerged as one of Calgary’s most exciting specialty builders. Our focus is on move-up, estate, villa bungalows and custom homes in the city’s most dynamic new communities. We are an entrepreneurial, collaborative organization with a reputation for friendly, knowledgeable, honest, and professional conduct. With a dynamic breadth of skill and a reputation for results, our people consistently exemplify our core values as we collaborate to realize our vision. In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer a vibrant, collaborative work environment that encourages personal and professional growth. Baywest has a corporate culture that focuses on passion, people, integrity, accountability and respect for each other and our homeowners. We strive to maintain a fun and rewarding workplace.
Responsibilties of Residential Designer
Key Result Areas:
  • Design & Develop new standard plans & elevations
  • Be knowledgeable and passionate about target demographics & their housing needs
  • Tour new show homes and understand our communities and our competition
  • Fully understand the company’s design guiding principles
  • Create alternate options for new and existing plans to meet a range of home buyer preferences
  • Work with sales & marketing, as well as estimating, construction, warranty, and outside trades & suppliers to create new standard plans and new show home plans
  • Create custom plans and full construction drawings for client homes
Ensure plans meet regulations:
  • Building codes
  • Bylaws
  • Community-specific Architectural Guidelines
  • Development permit process if required
  • Current specifications
  • External engineering requirements
Manage submission process as required:
  • Architectural Guidelines
  • Development permit process
  • Building permits
  • Develop and maintain relationships with construction, sales, and estimating departments, as well as outside trades & suppliers
  • Problem-solve any issues that may come up before or after a house handoff to construction
  • Maintain expected timelines set out for each file in the “product development job status report”
  • Upkeep of Baywest’s database of standard plans according to updates in codes, specifications, trends etc.
Qualifications
  • Degree or diploma in Architectural Technology
  • 3+ years of home building industry experience in a design and or drafting role
  • Creative perspective & ideas
  • Proven ability to achieve drafting and design objectives
  • Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong knowledge of residential architecture, construction and sales process
To Apply: If you are a match for this full-time, on-site position at Calgary’s most dynamic and energetic home building team, please forward your resume with cover letter in confidence to the attention of Brad Wright, Vice President, Urban Design & Architecture via email at careers@baywesthomes.com. Please reference “Residential Designer” in the subject line of your email.

Estimator

Job Description
Reporting directly to the Estimating & Purchasing Manager, the Estimator plays a crucial role within the company ensuring all information, POs and material take-offs are distributed to the appropriate departments and trades within the construction timeline. The Estimator is extremely detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and cost control.
Baywest Offers
Baywest Homes has a proud history and has emerged as one of Calgary’s most exciting specialty builders. Our focus is on move-up, estate, villa bungalows and custom homes in the city’s most dynamic new communities. We are an entrepreneurial, collaborative organization with a reputation of friendly, knowledgeable, honest, and professional conduct. With a dynamic breadth of skill and a reputation for results, our people consistently exemplify our core values as we collaborate to realize our vision. Baywest Homes is seeking an Estimator to join our dynamic and award-winning team.
Responsibilties of Estimator
  • Issue purchase orders and ‘request for quotes’ in conjunction with the appropriate construction stage
  • Review and accept quotes from various trades and suppliers
  • Analyze working drawings and accurately complete material take-off
  • Assist with client selections throughout the interior selections process to ensure selections are completed within the given timeframes
  • Review client upgrades to ensure all extras are charged for appropriately and all required construction items are present to accommodate client’s selections
  • Maintain cost control by ensuring accuracy of pricing from trades and suppliers, working within budget parameters and reviewing invoices against purchase orders
  • Ensure all information received is accurate and passed on to necessary departments in a timely fashion
  • Complete custom pricing upon request
  • Communicate with Sales, Construction, Interior Selections and Design departments
  • Completing purchase order summaries to determine profitability on an individual job basis
  • Negotiate with trades and suppliers on pricing
  • Report status of all projects on a weekly basis to Estimating & Purchasing Manager
Qualifications
  • 2 year diploma in Building Development Technologies (BDT) or equivalent
  • 2-3 years of experience in new home construction
  • Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Knowledge of residential construction
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at any given time
  • Experience in customer service is considered an asset