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Careers

Work with Novell

We’re always on the lookout for talented, hard-working, like-minded individuals.  If you don’t see the role you’re looking for, but are certain you’d make a great addition to our team, please don’t hesitate to forward your resume.

 

Currently we have  3  specific job opportunities:

Novell Design Build is growing!  For which we are eager to add talent to our residential design-build team.  There is no rush for us to fill these additional positions, but we want to be on the lookout for, and snap up those special candidates – as and when they come along.

 

Site Coordinator

Novell Design Build is growing! For which we are looking for project management talent to join our residential design-build team. There is no rush for us to fill additional positions, but we want to be on the lookout for, and snap up those special candidates – as and when they come along.

Novell Design Build is a full service boutique design + build company for new homes, laneways and major renovations – start to finish. But we are not your typical designer or contractor – we like to break the mould, find better ways of building and doing business. We purposely set the bar higher and exceed expectations. We are a passionate group of professionals that operate with a high level of skill in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

We are seeking a candidate that is passionate about building and renovating homes. We are looking for a collaborative person with industry experience who works pro-actively with quality control, verification of work by others, report and advise of daily activities, and act as a team player in a fast-paced environment.

The successful individual will be responsible for daily site logs, site verification of work, some general labour work and acting as a gatekeeper for the company, alongside and under the guidance of more senior staff – 80% of responsibilities onsite / 20% in the office with administration. Great opportunity for someone looking to learn & grow in the residential construction industry.

Requirements:

  • 2-5 years related experience minimum
  • Exceptional english written and oral communication skills
  • Residential construction knowledge
  • The ability to handle a heavy workload, multitask and prioritize
  • A strong work ethic with an attention to detail
  • Own vehicle and valid driver’s license

Ideal Applicant will also have:

  • Specific experience with residential construction in BC will be an asset
  • Specific experience with City of Vancouver residential bylaws considered a strong asset
  • Specific experience with a variety of trade work will be a strong asset

Responsibilities will include:

  • quality control – verification of work onsite – that it conforms to drawings
  • daily reporting of site activities
  • some general site labour work
  • assist with the receiving of goods & services onsite
  • coordinating vendors, suppliers, subcontractors, and client groups under guidance of more senior staff
  • collaborate with our design-build team at every stage of the project

Renumeration:

A competitive salary based on experience and a shared benefits package after probationary period will be offered to the successful candidate who will be welcomed into a valued and motivated team of design and construction professionals.

Interior Designer (Residential)

The successful candidate will be a team player with a keen eye for design, who is organized, detail oriented, methodical and willing to take a variety of projects.   We are looking for a high level of professionalism, social formality, a proactive attitude, strong work ethic, the ability to prioritize and multi task with common sense, along with the necessary design skill set for this role.  An effective communicator, our ideal candidate would be looking for a place to grow their knowledge base and exposure within the residential design-build industry.

Requirements:

  • A technical Diploma or relevant University Degree
  • 2-5 years related experience minimum – open to all levels of experience into senior levels
  • Design and space planning skills – either by CAD or by hand
  • A strong understanding of residential market materials, products and finishing 
  • The ability to handle a heavy workload, multitask and prioritize
  • A strong work ethic with an attention to detail
  • Exceptional english written and oral communication skills

Ideal Applicant will also have:

  • Local market experience considered a strong asset
  • Vectorworks experience considered a strong asset
  • InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop skills considered a strong asset
  • Specific experience with residential construction in BC / City of Vancouver will be an asset

Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing material and product selections, creatively exploring the market for solutions to best fit the given project.
  • Communicating with our vendors; sub-trades and suppliers, to evaluate the practicality and cost of all design work, at all stages of design.
  • Assisting with budgeting, evaluate project cost estimations in reference to all finishes and fixtures.
  • Producing design drawing deliverables and instruction through concept, design development and construction stages and participate in presenting work to clients (graphic/digital sample boards, 2D and 3D hand sketches, physical sample collection & display, floor plans and elevations)
  • Producing and administrating supportive materials, such as door/window schedules, letter correspondence, site directions, scopes of work, change orders, or similar.
  • Reviewing millwork and other fabrication shop drawings for compliance with design intent.
  • Participating in monitoring design implementation onsite, pro-actively work to avoid delays by predicting and producing design information in a timely fashion that will be necessary for the construction activity onsite
  • Providing feedback to our internal team regarding design performance and progress of work completed. Report any design discrepancies as they arise.
  • Responding to requests for information through the build

Remuneration

A competitive salary based on experience and a shared benefits package after probationary period will be offered to the successful candidate who will be welcomed into a valued and motivated team of design and construction professionals.

Architectural Technician

Residential Designer / Interior Designer

The successful candidate will be a team player that is organized, self motivated, detail oriented, diligent and willing to take a variety of projects to 100% completion with diligence and consistency.   We are looking for a high level of professionalism, a proactive attitude, strong work ethic, the ability to prioritize and multi task with common sense,  along with the necessary CAD skill set for this role.  An effective communicator, our ideal candidate would be looking for a place to grow their knowledge base and exposure within the residential design-build industry.

Requirements:

  • A technical Diploma or relevant University Degree
  • 2-5 years related experience minimum – open to all levels of experience into senior levels
  • Exceptional english written and oral communication skills
  • Recognized analytical and research skills
  • The ability to handle a heavy workload, multitask and prioritize
  • A strong work ethic with an attention to detail

Ideal Applicant will also have:

  • 3D CAD experience considered a strong asset
  • Vectorworks experience considered a strong asset
  • Specific experience with  residential construction in BC will be an asset
  • Specific experience with City of Vancouver residential bylaws considered a strong asset

Responsibilities will include:

  • Production of permit and construction drawings in Vectorworks
  • Problem solving the building science within
  • Assisting with the design and estimating of projects
  • Reviewing and reporting progress from site
  • Responding to requests for information through the build
  • Coordinating with authorities having jurisdiction

Remuneration

A competitive salary based on experience and a shared benefits package after probationary period will be offered to the successful candidate who will be welcomed into a valued and motivated team of design and construction professionals.

Why Novell?

  • Huge growth potential – yours and ours. We believe in personal and professional growth for our team members, with a culture of internal promotions.
  • Competitive renumeration based on experience and demonstrated skillset
  • Extended health & dental benefit options
  • Our core work ethics:  Pursue excellence, Speak in truths, Remain centred, open & enjoy our time together.

Novell Design Build is a full service boutique design + build company for new homes, laneways and major renovations – start to finish. But we are not your typical designer or contractor – we like to break the mould, find better ways of building and doing business. We purposely set the bar higher and exceed expectations. We are a passionate group of professionals that operate with a high level of skill in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

To apply to any of the postings above, please send your cover letter and resume to careers [!at] novelldesignbuild [!dot] com.

We would like thank all those who show interest in working with us, however, only selected candidates will be contacted directly.  Our office is by appointment only – and so please no drop-ins.  Novell Design Build is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.