CAREERS

Careers at Newton Group Ltd.

Whether you are looking for a corporate or construction career, exciting opportunities are waiting for you. Our people have helped us stand out as a leading general contracting organization, which is why we’re always looking for new talent—individuals who can bring innovative solutions and thinking to every project.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary
  • Health benefits, Group Life Insurance
  • Flexible vacation schedule
  • Healthy and safe work environment
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Professional and career development program
  • The opportunity to grow with us!

Newton Group Ltd. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We are interested in you and what challenges you. If your values are in sync with ours, we’d like to hear from you.

We are looking to fill the following positions:

JOURNEYPERSON PLUMBER

We are seeking a Journey Plumber to join our experienced, Guelph based mechanical team. The successful candidate will require excellent communication and teamwork while equally being productive working on their own. The Journey Plumber will be responsible for installing and servicing new industrial equipment and perform ongoing repairs and service for our valued clients while showcasing exceptional customer service skills.

Duties:

  • Install new equipment
  • Perform ongoing maintenance, inspection, and service repairs
  • Perform work using hand and power tools in a safe manner
  • Read and interpret blue prints
  • Maintain clean and operable equipment and work area at all times
  • Complete the required daily equipment inspections, safety reports, and Field Level Hazard Assessments
  • Lead, guide and train apprentices
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills:

  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and maintain a professional demeanor
  • Technical expertise of a Journey Plumber
  • Ability to work well under pressure, individually and as part of a team
  • Must possess tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to take the initiative and work independently
  • Excellent multi-tasking and work load prioritization abilities
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Safety conscious
  • Attention to detail

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Journey Plumber Certification
  • 2 years experience in a similar role
  • Oil Burner experience considered an asset.
  • Class “A” or “B” gas ticket considered an asset.
  • Experience in the service or construction industry considered an asset.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Valid safety certifications such as First Aid, TDG, CSTS, MEWP, H2S Alive, considered an asset.

BIM TECHNOLOGIST

As we continue to expand we are looking to grow our team with an adaptable, detailed oriented, accountable and dependable person as a BIM Technologist. You will provide a detailed approach to drawing and designing on every project. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with our experienced design team to produce highly accurate drawings for clients, partners, the fabrication team and the construction team.

  • New Build Designs for Proposals
  • Adjust, Manipulate and Manage Designs per Client Expectations
  • Prepare Plans and Designs in Accordance with Established Codes and Standards
  • Perform Routine Calculations as Directed

The successful candidate will require:

  • 3 years of design experience for permanent structures
  • Experience with AutoCAD and Revit
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • A high level of software competency through on-going use
  • An Engineering degree would be considered an asset
  • An understanding of established building codes and standards
  • An understanding of current construction practices would be considered an asset
  • Ability to read schedules would be considered an asset
  • Excellent English both written and spoken is necessary

PRE-FAB BUILDING ERECTOR

Guelph based company; presently working in Markham is seeking someone to join our growing team in the role of a Pre-Fab Building Erector. Our preference is to hire people with drive and passion to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate(s) will initially join our Toronto team and then continue to the next project at a new location.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify various building components
  • Familiarity and capability with rigging techniques for steel erection
  • Utilize crane to hoist and install structural steel
  • Utilize crane to hoist and install precast concrete
  • Follow company policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment

Requirements:

  • Three (3) years experience erecting pre-fabricated buildings
  • Experience reading drawings and blueprints
  • Physically fit and capable of lifting 50+ Lbs
  • Valid Working at Heights certificate
  • Valid Mobile Elevated Working Platform license
  • Able to work overtime and occasional Saturdays
  • Able to provide their own transportation
  • Strong work ethic
  • Punctual

CARPENTER, FORM SETTER

Based in Guelph, we are currently looking for people with ability, skill and a strong desire to be part of our team who works with concrete by: placing, pouring, finishing, protecting and repairing the concrete in engineering and construction projects as well as cutting, bending, and preparing rebar for molds.Experience in a precast concrete shop would be ideal. Our preference is to hire people with drive and passion to join our dynamic team.

Requirements:

  • Ontario Journeyman Carpenters License (considered an asset)
  • Physically fit and capable of lifting 50+ Lbs, handling heavy loads, bending, crouching, kneeling, standing for extended periods
  • Experience working in the construction industry (considered an asset)
  • Experienced in reading drawings (specifically concrete/precast erection drawings)
  • Experienced in cutting, bending and fixing rebar and molds
  • Experienced in building concrete forms for various construction projects
  • Able to read part lists and identify parts to use in assembly
  • Certifications in Forklift and Crane an asset
  • Strong work ethic
  • Punctual
  • Comfortable working at heights
  • Able to work overtime and occasional Saturdays
  • Able to provide their own transportation

MASTER ELECTRICIAN

Based in Guelph Ontario the successful candidate will be working with the firms’ renewable energy team; be licensed in Ontario and bring to the table hands on experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Operating Electrical Switchgear, Breakers, MCC's and related equipment
  • Monitoring system operations
  • Inspecting and maintaining electrical equipment and systems
  • Good knowledge of electric distribution systems
  • Good knowledge of ESA and Code Regulations
  • Infrared Testing and logging equipment operation and data reading
  • Ability to calibrate and troubleshoot instrumentation (i.e. relays, electrical components) is a must
  • Familiar with blue print reading and capable of assisting engineering in best design practices for electrical designs
  • Must have experience with High Voltage up to and including 27.6 KV
  • Must be able to make effective technical decisions in emergency situations
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be computer literate and have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to Inspect energy meter and related equipment
  • Conduct weekly inspections and site safety inspections
  • Conduct monthly inventory of tools and spare parts
  • Oversee general good housekeeping

Requirements:

  • Must have at least five years of experience in a renewable energy environment and/or ICI construction/industrial
  • Must have Ontario Master Electricians License
  • Must be computer literate and have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office including Project and Excel
  • Must be able to obtain required security clearance when necessary
  • Must be physically fit
  • Must be a team player, but can work independently
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with clean driving record (abstract will be required)

CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST

Based in Guelph, the Construction Engineering Technologist will be responsible for being the contact between the build team, project manager, and clients. Expected to prepare reports, bids, and takeoffs for various projects. Responsible for negotiating with a variety of contractors, sub contractors and partners fitting the budget and scheduling requirements.

Requirements:

  • Understand and perform document control functions in accordance with policies and procedures, including tracking and creating RFIs, transmitting and tracking of submittals, compose agreements, and maintain project expediting list.
  • Attend project co-ordination and owner/contractor/architect/engineer meetings as required.
  • Responsible for continuously expanding and updating professional knowledge and honing training skills in order to enhance individual and team innovation and productivity.
  • Present oneself as a candidate for promotion by learning and understanding construction methods and developing good construction management skills.
  • Perform additional assignments and responsibilities as assumed or requested by supervision.

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Proficiency in Reading Drawings – Structural, Architectural, Civil
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD (2D and 3D Drafting), Microsoft Suite including Excel, Project, Bluebeam, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of Procore and Sage Timberline considered an asset
  • Proficiency in Design Calculations
  • Experience working with Revit and Solid Works an asset
  • Ability to assume responsibility and to interface and communicate effectively with others
  • Effective oral and written communication skills and ability to represent the company and project team in a professional manner to the Owner, Architect, related project staff and the community.
  • Post-secondary education or equivalent combinations of technical training plus a minimum of two years commercial construction experience.
  • Working knowledge of construction equipment and techniques, drawings and specifications, building materials, and required standards applicable to discipline
  • Valid driver’s license required

JOURNEYPERSON ELECTRICIAN

Based in Guelph Ontario the successful candidate will be working with the firms’ renewable energy team; be licensed in Ontario and bring to the table hands on experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Operating Electrical Switchgear, Breakers, MCC's and related equipment.
  • Monitoring system operations.
  • Inspecting and maintaining electrical equipment and systems
  • Good knowledge of electric distribution systems.
  • Good knowledge of ESA and Code Regulations
  • Infrared Testing and logging equipment operation and data reading
  • Ability to calibrate and troubleshoot instrumentation (i.e. relays, electrical components) is a must.
  • Familiar with blue print reading and capable of assisting engineering in best design practices for electrical designs.
  • Must have experience with High Voltage up to and including 27.6 KV.
  • Must be able to make effective technical decisions in emergency situations.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be computer literate and have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to Inspect energy meter and related equipment
  • Conduct weekly inspections and site safety inspections
  • Conduct monthly inventory of tools and spare parts
  • Oversee general good housekeeping

Requirements:

  • Must have experience in a renewable energy environment and/or ICI construction/industrial.
  • Must have Ontario Journeypersons Electricians License.
  • Must be computer literate and have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office including Project and Excel.
  • Must be able to obtain required security clearance when necessary.
  • Must be physically fit.
  • Must be a team player, but can work independently.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with clean driving abstract.

Newton Group Ltd. is a progressive company offering a competitive salary and benefits, with opportunity for advancement.

At Newton Group Ltd. we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic.

Email us your resume at hr@kiwinewton.com or fax at 519-822-6159.  NO PHONE CALLS AND NO AGENCIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

We thank all interested applicants, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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