We’re Hiring!

 Check out the information below and please share if you know someone who might want to be part of our team!

Position Description – Site Assistant

 The ideal candidate is interested in the renovation industry, enjoys being around people, and embraces life with a positive attitude.  This position reports to our Site Supervisor, a Red Seal Journeyman Carpenter, so it’s a great opportunity for someone looking to develop construction skills.

Position Summary:

The Site Assistant will help the Site Supervisor to ensure that all renovations run smoothly and to the standard set by I Know A Guy Renovations.  They will ensure steady flow of work by prepping each site for trades and completing necessary work between trades.

Position Detail:

  • Prepare Job Site
    • Install and Maintain Lawn Signs
    • Dust control, floor and wall protection
  • Daily Site Maintenance
    • Ensure site is clean and vacuumed, and site is secured at end of each day
    • On site to open for trades
    • Receive material orders
  • Opportunities to learn:
    • Framing – Frame interior and exterior walls, subfloor and back frame
    • Drywall – Drywall, tape, vapour barrier, insulate.
    • Fixture installation – Install towel bars, shelving, built in units, medicine cabinets etc.
    • Renovation System – How a renovation can run smoothly when systemized and well planned.
    • Renovation Trades – How trades are sequenced to create a great renovation outcome, how they work together towards a common goal.
  • Daily Record Keeping
    • Maintain record of daily tasks

Necessary Skills and Attributes:

  • Construction Skills/Requirements
    • Direct construction experience is great, but not required. If you’re eager, we’ll teach you the skills you need.
    • Attention to detail
    • High standard of quality and cleanliness
    • Ability to lift 50lb
    • Reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license
  • Service Experience
    • Experience with and desire to work with people
  • Communication Skills
    • Able to communicate clearly and professionally with clients, trades and team
  • Attitude and Behaviour
    • Self-starter, motivated, enthusiastic
    • On time, ready and excited for the day
    • Honest

Daytime hours Monday to Friday.  We can be flexible if the right person for this job will be returning to school in the fall.  Starting wage is $15 – $17 per hour based on skills and experience.

Applicants can send a resume, including references and a cover letter, to christy@iknowaguyrenovations.com.


We’re Hiring for a Site Assistant!