Careers

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Join us as we help people realize the dream of buying a new home.

Buying a home is buying a future – a community, a lifestyle, a landscape for life’s moments. Join Excel and help our customers realize the dream of buying a new home, which we think is pretty awesome!

We’re industry leaders on a mission to deliver the ultimate home buying and ownership experience. Our team is energetic, forward-thinking, passionate, and driven to be the best we can be while having some fun doing it.

We are always interested in finding committed and enthusiastic people who are eager to learn and contribute their skills and passion to achieving our mission.

If you believe Excel Homes is the perfect fit for you, review the job postings below for the available positions.

Architectural Drafting Technician - Calgary

Excel Homes is looking for an Architectural Drafting Technician to join our passionate, industry leading team. If you’re looking for an innovative company that’s focused on growth and is on a mission to create an unforgettable customer experience, please read on.

The Role

Responsibilities would be to create residential architectural construction documents utilizing architectural drafting/BIM software.

The Responsibilities

  • Produce and review master sets for model library including: base models, elevations, detailing, and pre-planned options;
  • Strong understanding of new projects including knowledge of building methods and materials;
  • Prepare jobs for developer and permit applications;
  • Meet and maintain production schedules;
  • Provide plan input for value engineering, in conjunction with other departments;

Now Let’s Talk About You

  • Experience with Architectural Drafting and/or 3D BIM software, ex. ARCHICAD, Vertex BD or Revit Architecture;
  • Knowledge with construction details and practices in order to produce material quantity outputs for estimating and purchasing;
  • Proven ability to provide feasible recommendations to complex problems in a highly time-sensitive environment;
  • Ability to organize and prioritize effectively between day-to-day and project-based work;
  • Detail oriented with the ability to prioritize tasks;
  • Strong work ethic with an attention to detail;
  • Willingness and ability to learn;
  • Self-motivated for success;
  • Pride in your work!

Our ‘Must Haves’

  • Post-secondary degree, post-secondary diploma in Architectural Technology, or equivalent

Bonus Points

  • Experience in residential construction, including on site field construction
  • PHBI Courses

Excel Homes is in the business of making dreams come true. Since first breaking ground in 1988, we’ve built over 10,000 homes, received more than 50 awards for design and sustainability, and maintained our status as one of greater Calgary’s top builders. Today, our mission is simple: to create an unparalleled home ownership experience for our customers. To accomplish this, we love to challenge the status quo and harness the power and ideas of our forward thinking team.

If you inspire innovation, and are passionate about our industry and creating exceptional customer experiences, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and tell us why you are the ideal candidate for the position.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Excel Homes, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

Labourer - Calgary

Excel Homes is looking for a Labourer to join our passionate, industry leading team. If you’re looking for an innovative company that’s focused on growth and is on a mission to create an unforgettable customer experience, please read on.

The Role

Responsibilities are to maintain the cleanliness of our job site and new homes as well as perform tasks as assigned from the Site Supervisor.

The Responsibilities

  • Always work safe.
  • Perform work according to Excel quality standards.
  • Attend all Tool box and safety meetings
  • Ensure quality work is completed and report any deficiencies to the Site Assistant.
  • Maintain a clean worksite and excellent working conditions.
  • Assist as required with ensuring houses are ready for the next trade.
  • Now Let’s Talk About You

  • Strong work ethic
  • Willingness to learn
  • Motivation for success
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Physical ability for construction work
  • A sense of pride in your performance
  • Our ‘Must Haves’

  • Reliable transportation and a clean driver’s abstract
  • Knowledge of a variety of tools
  • Safety first mentality
  • Adherence to Excel’s standard guidelines of best practices
  • The ability to assess acceptable quality levels and minimum standards of workmanship p
  • Bonus Points

  • Safety training courses
  • PHBI Courses

Excel Homes is in the business of making dreams come true. Since first breaking ground in 1988, we’ve built over 10,000 homes, received more than 50 awards for design and sustainability, and maintained our status as one of greater Calgary’s top builders. Today, our mission is simple: to create an unparalleled home ownership experience for our customers. To accomplish this, we love to challenge the status quo and harness the power and ideas of our forward thinking team.

If you inspire innovation, and are passionate about our industry and creating exceptional customer experiences, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and tell us why you are the ideal candidate for the position.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Excel Homes, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

Posted On: 31 May 2017

Home Readiness Technician - Calgary

Excel Homes is looking for a Home Readiness Technician to join our passionate, industry leading team. If you’re looking for an innovative company that’s focused on growth and is on a mission to create an unforgettable customer experience, please read on.

The Role

The Home Readiness Technician is responsible to complete the final quality control preparation of our homes prior to possession

The Responsibilities

  • Perform minor repairs and touch ups to ensure the home is ready for home owner occupancy
  • Minor finishing as well as drywall repairs, painting, calking, etc.
  • Perform tasks as assigned by the Site Supervisor
  • Now Let’s Talk About You

  • “Hands on” home repairs and maintenance skills
  • Problem solving skills- You can think on your feet!
  • Strong work ethic
  • Willingness to learn
  • Self-motivation for success
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Physical ability for construction work
  • A sense of pride in your performance
  • The ability to organize and prioritize work effectively
  • Our ‘Must Haves’

  • 3-5 years in residential home construction experience
  • Reliable transportation and a clean drivers abstract
  • Knowledge and understanding of structural best practices
  • Adherence to Excel’s standard guidelines of best practices
  • The ability to assess acceptable quality levels and minimum standards of workmanship p
  • Bonus Points

  • Safety training courses
  • PHBI Courses
  • Previous experience completing new home deficiencies is an asset

Excel Homes is in the business of making dreams come true. Since first breaking ground in 1988, we’ve built over 10,000 homes, received more than 50 awards for design and sustainability, and maintained our status as one of greater Calgary’s top builders. Today, our mission is simple: to create an unparalleled home ownership experience for our customers. To accomplish this, we love to challenge the status quo and harness the power and ideas of our forward thinking team.

If you inspire innovation, and are passionate about our industry and creating exceptional customer experiences, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and tell us why you are the ideal candidate for the position.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Excel Homes, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

Posted On: 31 May 2017

Quality Control Specialist - Calgary

Excel Homes is looking for a Quality Control Specialist to join our passionate, industry leading team. If you’re looking for an innovative company that’s focused on growth and is on a mission to create an unforgettable customer experience, please read on.

The Role

The Quality Control Specialist is responsible for completing quality control inspections, homeowner orientations and possessions while maintaining Excel Homes’ reputation for superior customer service.

The Responsibilities

  • Conduct quality control inspections, tag and list deficiencies and facilitate trade repairs prior to homeowner orientation appointments
  • Ensure completion of construction meets Excel’s standards of workmanship
  • Responsible for contributing to Excel Homes’ customer experience by conducting homeowner orientation appointments and possession appointments
  • Provide guidance and information directly to customers regarding operation, maintenance and care of their home
  • Supply and distribute warranty information packages.
  • Complete legal possession documents and deficiency lists for ABNHW
  • Ensure adherence to Excel Safety Policy at all times
  • Required to participate in HRT/QCI meetings.

Now Let’s Talk About You

Site Superintendent - Edmonton

Excel Homes is looking for a Site Superintendent to join our passionate, industry leading team. If you’re looking for an innovative company that’s focused on growth and is on a mission to create an unforgettable customer experience, please read on.

The Role

The Superintendent ensures our customer homes are completed on time, on budget and to Excel’s quality standards.

The Responsibilities

  • Always work safe.
  • Develop positive relationships with trades and suppliers to ensure smooth field operations
  • Mentor, train and coach our Site Assistants and Labourers to ensure that the Excel way is being taught in every aspect of the job
  • Solve daily construction problems as arise.
  • Perform work according to Excel quality standards.
  • Provide help in ensuring trades are abiding by all regulations.
  • Lead and or attend all Tool box and safety meetings
  • Maintain a clean worksite and excellent working conditions.

Now Let’s Talk About You

  • Extensive knowledge of the Alberta Building Codes
  • Detail oriented with the Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Strong work ethic with an attention to detail
  • Willingness and ability to learn
  • Self-motivated for success
  • Physical ability for construction work
  • Pride in your work
  • Problem solver – you can think on your feet!
  • Excellent communication, organization and time management skills
  • Proven problem solving techniques
  • Strong team player
  • Demonstrated leadership skills

Our ‘Must Haves’

  • 5 - 7 years prior home building experience
  • Clean driver’s abstract
  • Knowledge of a variety of tools
  • Safety first mentality

Bonus Points

  • NCSO or willingness to complete
  • Experience with Builder MT or other automated scheduling would be an asset
  • Recognized industry training courses – for example: Soils, Built Green, LSE, Moisture Control, PHBIA

Excel Homes is in the business of making dreams come true. Since first breaking ground in 1988, we’ve built over 10,000 homes, received more than 50 awards for design and sustainability, and maintained our status as one of greater Calgary’s top builders. Today, our mission is simple: to create an unparalleled home ownership experience for our customers. To accomplish this, we love to challenge the status quo and harness the power and ideas of our forward thinking team.

If you inspire innovation, and are passionate about our industry and creating exceptional customer experiences, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and tell us why you are the ideal candidate for the position.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Excel Homes, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

Posted On: 3 May 2017

Site Assistant - Edmonton

Excel Homes is looking for a Site Assistant to join our passionate, industry leading team. If you’re looking for an innovative company that’s focused on growth and is on a mission to create an unforgettable customer experience, please read on.

The Role

Working alongside the Site Superintendent to ensure our Customer’s homes are completed on time, on budget and without deficiencies.

The Responsibilities

  • Always work safe.
  • Ensure that Construction Superintendent is aware of key issues facing each individual home as these issues arise.
  • Solve daily construction problems as requested and on own initiative.
  • Correct pre-occupancy deficiencies as requested by Construction Superintendent in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Perform work according to Excel quality standards.
  • Provide help in ensuring trades are abiding by all regulations.
  • Attend all Tool box and safety meetings
  • Support the activities of Trades and the Superintendent.
  • Advise the Superintendent of any charge- back work by trades.
  • Ensure quality work is completed and report any deficiencies to the Superintendent.
  • Maintain a clean worksite and excellent working conditions.
  • Assist as required with ensuring houses are ready for the next trade.

Now Let’s Talk About You

  • Knowledge of the Alberta Building Codes
  • Detail oriented with the Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Strong work ethic with an attention to detail
  • Willingness and ability to learn
  • Self-motivated for success
  • Physical ability for construction work
  • Pride in your work
  • Problem solver – you can think on your feet!

Our ‘Must Haves’

  • 1 – 2 years prior home building experience
  • Reliable transportation and a clean driver’s abstract
  • Knowledge of a variety of tools
  • Safety first mentality

Bonus Points

  • Safety training courses
  • PHBI Courses

Excel Homes is in the business of making dreams come true. Since first breaking ground in 1988, we’ve built over 10,000 homes, received more than 50 awards for design and sustainability, and maintained our status as one of greater Calgary’s top builders. Today, our mission is simple: to create an unparalleled home ownership experience for our customers. To accomplish this, we love to challenge the status quo and harness the power and ideas of our forward thinking team.

If you inspire innovation, and are passionate about our industry and creating exceptional customer experiences, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and tell us why you are the ideal candidate for the position.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Excel Homes, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

Posted On: 3 May 2017

Labourer - Edmonton

Excel Homes is looking for a Labourer to join our passionate, industry leading team in Edmonton, Alberta. If you’re looking for an innovative company that’s focused on growth and is on a mission to create an unforgettable customer experience, please read on.

The Role

Responsibilities are to maintain the cleanliness of our job site and new homes as well as perform tasks as assigned from the Site Supervisor.

The Responsibilities

  • Always work safe.
  • Perform work according to Excel quality standards.
  • Attend all Tool box and safety meetings
  • Ensure quality work is completed and report any deficiencies to the Site Assistant.
  • Maintain a clean worksite and excellent working conditions.
  • Assist as required with ensuring houses are ready for the next trade.

Now Let’s Talk About You

  • Strong work ethic
  • Willingness to learn
  • Motivation for success
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Physical ability for construction work
  • A sense of pride in your performance

Our ‘Must Haves’

  • Reliable transportation and a clean driver’s abstract
  • Knowledge of a variety of tools
  • Safety first mentality

Bonus Points

  • Safety training courses
  • PHBI Courses

Excel Homes is in the business of making dreams come true. Since first breaking ground in 1988, we’ve built over 10,000 homes, received more than 50 awards for design and sustainability, and maintained our status as one of greater Calgary’s top builders. Today, our mission is simple: to create an unparalleled home ownership experience for our customers. To accomplish this, we love to challenge the status quo and harness the power and ideas of our forward thinking team.

If you inspire innovation, and are passionate about our industry and creating exceptional customer experiences, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and tell us why you are the ideal candidate for the position.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Excel Homes, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

Posted On: 3 May 2017

Area Sales Manager - Edmonton

Excel Homes now in Edmonton! We are looking for an Area Sales Manager - Edmonton to join our passionate, industry leading team. If you’re looking for an innovative company that’s focused on growth and is on a mission to create an unforgettable customer experience, please read on.

The Role

Working closely with your Sales Associate, you will be responsible for assisting all customers by providing exceptional customer service while generating sales for your community.

The Responsibilities

  • Lead the sales program for your community.
  • Liaise between office and customers from purchase to possession.
  • Participate in weekly sales meetings.
  • Participate in regular training programs provided by Excel.
  • Understand and provide input on the competition (pricing, promotions, comparable’ s etc.)
  • Submit weekly sales reports for management.

Now Let's Talk About You

  • You have a sales focus with proven track record of success.
  • You are able to persuade or influence others.
  • You are results driven and highly motivated to succeed.
  • You love to learn and grow and are passionate about the new home industry.
  • You bring a positive and enthusiastic energy to everything you do.
  • You are able to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • You love a fast-paced environment, are comfortable juggling multiple tasks at once, and always have your finger on the pulse in the sales office.

Our 'Must Haves'

  • Minimum 5 years’ sales experience.
  • Proven track record of success.
  • A focus on providing excellent customer service.

What we provide for you

  • We're top five in sales volume across greater Calgary.
  • We have a comprehensive sales training, coaching and development program.
  • We've designed an industry leading sales and selection process that's proven to increase sales volume.
  • We sell diverse product segments, including single family homes, duplexes and townhomes.
  • We offer excellent advancement and growth opportunities.

Excel Homes is in the business of making dreams come true. Since first breaking ground in 1988, we’ve built over 10,000 homes, received more than 50 awards for design and sustainability, and maintained our status as one of greater Calgary’s top builders. Today, our mission is simple: to create an unparalleled home ownership experience for our customers. To accomplish this, we love to challenge the status quo and harness the power and ideas of our forward thinking team.

If you inspire innovation, and are passionate about our industry and creating exceptional customer experiences, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and tell us why you're the ideal candidate for the position.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Excel Homes, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

Posted On: 7 April 2017

Sales Associate - Edmonton

Excel Homes now in Edmonton! We are looking for an Sales Associate - Edmonton to join our passionate, industry leading team. If you’re looking for an innovative company that’s focused on growth and is on a mission to create an unforgettable customer experience, please read on.

The Role

Working closely with the Area Manager, you will be responsible for helping generate sales for your community and providing exceptional customer service.

The Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Area Manager by handling the majority of the administrative duties and onsite inspections to create an efficient sales office.
  • Assist the Area Manager with generating sales.
  • Assist the Area Manager in managing the process from purchase to possession.
  • Participate in weekly sales meeting.
  • Participate in regular training programs provided by Excel.
  • Create weekly sales reports for management.

Now Let's Talk About You

  • You love dealing with the public and have a focus on customer satisfaction.
  • You are able to persuade or influence others.
  • You are results driven and highly motivated to succeed.
  • You love to learn and grow and are passionate about the new home industry.
  • You bring a positive and enthusiastic energy to everything you do.
  • You are able to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • You love a fast-paced environment, are comfortable juggling multiple tasks at once, and always have your finger on the pulse in the sales office.
  • You love working in a team environment.

Our 'Must Haves'

  • Minimum 2-3 years' experience in a sales related position.
  • A focus on providing excellent customer service.
  • Administrative experience, dealing with important paperwork while ensuring quality and accuracy.

What we provide for you

  • We're one of Western Canada’s largest builders.
  • We have a comprehensive sales training, coaching and development program.
  • We've designed an industry leading sales and selection process that's proven to increase sales volume.
  • We sell diverse product segments, including single family homes, duplexes and townhomes.
  • We provide our sales team with up-to-date market research and competitive analysis.
  • We offer excellent advancement and growth opportunities.

Excel Homes is in the business of making dreams come true. Since first breaking ground in 1988, we’ve built over 10,000 homes, received more than 50 awards for design and sustainability, and maintained our status as one of greater Calgary’s top builders. Today, our mission is simple: to create an unparalleled home ownership experience for our customers. To accomplish this, we love to challenge the status quo and harness the power and ideas of our forward thinking team.

If you inspire innovation, and are passionate about our industry and creating exceptional customer experiences, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and tell us why you're the ideal candidate for the position.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Excel Homes, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

Posted On: 7 April 2017

Marketing Specialist - Calgary

Excel Homes is looking for an Marketing Specialist to join our passionate, industry leading team. If you’re looking for an innovative company that’s focused on growth and is on a mission to create an unforgettable customer experience, please read on.

The Role:

Working closely with the marketing team, you’ll be responsible for supporting Excel’s marketing efforts by centralizing the media planning, social media, scheduling and showhome implementation for Excel’s communities. If you have a positive can-do attitude and want to learn and grow in your career while being part of a busy team, please read on!

The Responsibilities

  • Implementing the media planning and buying for all Excel projects and communities
  • Assist with the development of the social media strategy and full execution each week including creating content calendars, weekly posts, reviewing and presenting analytics
  • Providing administrative support for the showhome merchandising program
  • Assist with overseeing overall scheduling for the marketing department
  • Creation of weekly marketing metrics reports for senior management
  • Supporting the sales team by coordinating the completion of weekly sales requests
  • Overall department process recording

Now Let's Talk About You:

  • You’re an organized, proactive and enthusiastic team player. In other words you’re happy to roll up your sleeves and pitch in to help support the team. You don’t mind working hard to get things done right, including occasionally after hours and on weekends to meet deadlines
  • Your strong written and verbal communication skills are an invaluable asset
  • You are always willing to learn and grow in all facets of your professional life (Fantastic - this is a growth position!)
  • You possess strong project management and administrative skills and are able to effectively support the marketing team
  • You are deadline driven and rarely miss the details
  • You love a fast-paced environment and are comfortable juggling numerous tasks at once; multi-tasking comes naturally to you

Our 'Must Haves':

  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant marketing experience in an ad agency or client side
  • Administrative and/or project management experience
  • Experience with social media implementation across multiple platforms
  • Post-secondary education in marketing

Bonus Points:

  • You’ve got experience in the residential real estate industry

Excel Homes is in the business of making dreams come true. Since first breaking ground in 1988, we’ve built over 10,000 homes, received more than 50 awards for design and sustainability, and maintained our status as one of greater Calgary’s top builders. Today, our mission is simple: to create an unparalleled home ownership experience for our customers. To accomplish this, we love to challenge the status quo and harness the power and ideas of our forward thinking team.

If you inspire innovation, and are passionate about our industry and creating exceptional customer experiences, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and tell us why you're the ideal candidate for the position.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Excel Homes, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

Posted On: 5 April 2017

Sales Host/Hostess - Calgary

Excel Homes is looking for an Sales Host/Hostess to join our passionate, industry leading team. If you’re looking for an innovative company that’s focused on growth and is on a mission to create an unforgettable customer experience, please read on.

About the role:

At Excel, the Sales Host/Hostess role is an entry level, part-time position that can lead to a career as a Sales Associate. Assisting the Sales Associate and Area Manager, the Sales Host/Hostess is responsible for greeting show-home visitors, providing information to prospective purchasers, and performing a select range of administrative tasks.

The Responsibilities

  • Greeting show home visitors
  • Providing information to prospective purchasers
  • Administrative tasks

Now Let's Talk About You:

  • Highly motivated and results oriented and will go the extra mile to get the job done
  • Positive team player.
  • Highly organized
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Customer Centric focus and disposition
  • Professional appearance
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently
  • Computer literate

Our 'Must Haves':

  • Minimum 1 year in a customer service role.
  • Strong administrative skills; with a passion for organization and attention to detail
  • High School Diploma

We offer:

Framing Crews - Edmonton

Excel Homes is looking for Framing Crews to join our passionate, industry leading team. If you’re looking for an innovative company that’s focused on growth and is on a mission to create an unforgettable customer experience, please read on.

Excel Homes is in the business of making dreams come true. Since first breaking ground in 1988, we’ve built over 10,000 homes, received more than 50 awards for design and sustainability, and maintained our status as one of greater Calgary’s top builders. Today, our mission is simple: to create an unparalleled home ownership experience for our customers. To accomplish this, we love to challenge the status quo and harness the power and ideas of our forward thinking team.

We are known for our fast pace and quality work. We are looking for positive and motivated Framing Companies that have framing crews able to frame multi-family and single-family homes.

If you have crews available, please e-mail us at: [email protected]

Requirements:

  • WCB
  • Liability Insurance (optional)
  • GST Registered
  • Cooperation Registered

Posted On: 10 February 2017

Sales Associate - Calgary

Are you looking to earn what you’re truly worth? Excel Homes - one of Greater Calgary’s top high volume homebuilders - is hiring a dynamic Sales Associate to join our industry leading team.

Are You?

  • Customer focused
  • Persuasive
  • Results driven
  • Highly motivated to succeed
  • Committed to learning and growing
  • Positive and enthusiastic
  • Able to work evenings, weekends and holidays

What Sets Us Apart

  • We're top five in sales volume across Greater Calgary
  • We have a comprehensive sales training, coaching and development program
  • We've designed an industry leading sales and selection process that’s proven to increase sales volume
  • We sell diverse product segments, including single family homes, duplexes and townhomes
  • We provide our sales team with up-to-date market research and competitive analysis
  • We offer excellent advancement and growth opportunities

Excel is a forward-thinking, energetic builder, committed to creating innovative and thoughtfully designed homes. Over the past 27 years we've built more than 10,000 homes in the greater Calgary area. We’re also one of Canada’s largest Built Green™ homes registrants and won the Calgary Region Built Green Champion Award in 2010.

If you feel that you're the perfect fit for this exciting role and want to earn what you're worth, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] today!

Posted On: March 2017