Site Assistant

Location: Calgary

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:

The Site Assistant works alongside the Superintendent to ensure homes are completed on time, on budget and without deficiencies. The Site Assistant will ensure that Excel Homes has an excellent image with trades and customers through efficient and effective home construction operations. the Site Assistant will assist in the overall appearance of job sites, while ensuring that Superintendent is aware of key issues as such issues arise.

The Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the Site Superintendent is aware of key issues facing each individual section as these issues arise
  • Solve daily construction problems as requested and on own initiative
  • Ensure construction of homes stays on schedule
  • Correct pre-occupancy deficiencies as requested by the Construction Superintendent in a timely and efficient manner using a hands-on approach
  • Perform all work according to Excel quality standards
  • Prioritize working safely; ensure Trades are abiding by all regulations; attend all Tool Box and Safety meetings; provide warning slips when required
  • Oversee work of Tradespeople on site; ensuring timely and safe work is being done
  • Communicate with the Superintendent regarding Trade performance and issues
  • Maintain a clean work site with excellent working conditions
  • Assist as required to ensure houses are ready for the next Trade
  • Maintain all Excel assets and materials in good working order

Now Let’s Talk About You:

  • Adaptable and flexible personality, able to react to change in a positive way
  • A problem solver who brings a "can do" attitude to work each day
  • Strong planning, prioritization and organizational skills
  • Sense of ownership and urgency in regard to project timelines
  • Ability to build and maintain workplace relationships and resolve conflicts

Our ‘Must Haves’:

  • Must provide a driver’s transcript with a clean driving record
  • Knowledge of a variety of construction processes
  • Safety first mentality
  • Knowledge of a variety of tools
  • Strong leadership ability, self-motivated for success
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Physically capable of performing construction work

Bonus Points:

  • Safety training courses
  • PHBI Courses

Why Join the Excel Homes Team?

Excel Homes is a Kincentric Best Employer and an established new home builder, building in Calgary and the surrounding community. We provide our customers with high quality, innovative, and sustainable homes. Since first breaking ground in 1988 we’ve built more than 14,000 homes and proudly build Built Green® homes. Our mission is simple: to deliver the home-buying experience that brings the most joy and value to the customer. To accomplish this, we love to challenge the status quo and harness the power and ideas of our forward-thinking team.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Excel Homes, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Casual dress
  • Company car
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay


  • Construction: 1 year (preferred)


  • Alberta Drivers License (required)

Work Location: In person