Residential Home Builders and Renovators

(NOC 0712)
 

Career Description

Home building managers own, operate and manage companies engaged in the construction of new residential homes and the renovation of existing homes.

Duties May Include


  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of a residential home building or renovating company
  • Prepare bids for home construction or renovation projects
  • Consult with customers, architects and engineers regarding plans and specifications
  • Select, hire and supervise trade subcontractors to do specialized work, such as plumbing, heating and electrical work
  • Plan and prepare work schedules and co-ordinate the activities of subcontractors
  • Inspect work performed by subcontractors to ensure quality and conformity with plans and specifications
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers and trade subcontractors
  • Develop and implement marketing and advertising strategies to promote company's products and services
  • May perform carpentry or other trade work during home construction or renovation activities.

Examples of Titles

Home builder
Home renovation contractor
Home renovator
Renovation contractor
Residential homes contractor

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
General Arts and Science - Pre-Trades Certificate
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Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Construction Project Management Certificate
Trades Fundamentals Certificate
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Red Deer College
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Parts Technician Certificate; Apprenticeship
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Vancouver Island University
Nanaimo, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Aboriginal Construction Certificate; Apprenticeship
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AC Online
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Trades Leadership Certificate; Online
Trades Management Certificate; Online
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Modified on February 20, 2020