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Careers

Welcome to the Family!

Cobra Enterprises is a family-owned organization including Cobra Structures, Cobra Construction, Cobra Mechanical, and Bison Container Homes. We operate under similar family values to encourage team members to ask questions, share ideas, and voice any concerns. We value individuals that are highly motivated, have a strong work ethic, and are willing to do what it takes as a team. We believe that working in a respectful and team-focused environment is healthy for the company and makes work more enjoyable for all those who work here. Our long term, dedicated employees are the keys to our success!

Benefits

After the 90-day probationary period team members will receive a benefits package to assist their family’s wellbeing. This plan includes medical, dental, travel insurance, disability, life, disability, and other extended health benefits.

Career Development

Cobra Enterprises recognizes the talent and ability of its team members; we strongly believe that career development opportunities are necessary for team member satisfaction in the work environment. When you join our team, we will encourage open communication to ensure that every team member has an equal opportunity to develop and grow through regular performance reviews. These reviews are conducted to keep open communication channels so that we can help each other provide the best work environment. We believe our team members are our most valuable strength and providing them with these opportunities will set individuals up for greater career fulfillment.

Workplace and Worker Safety

Safety is the utmost importance when it comes to working with Cobra Enterprises. We are continuously working on keeping a safe work environment by supplying training, putting precautions in place, and making sure team members make it home safely. Team members will have the opportunity to attend safety training to further career development.

Team Environment

Laughter, shared values, and a genuine interest in our team members’ lives are at the root of our company culture. We like to maintain this company culture by offering events and activities that bring our Cobra family together. Some events offered in the past are Christmas dinners, paintballing, and BBQs. We are constantly thinking of activities to help everyone enjoy great food, relaxing, and having fun.

 

Current Job Postings:

Fabric Building Installer

Cobra Structures requires fabric building installers who can work in a team that requires you to have the skills to build positive relationships. Employees must have an eye for detail and take pride in your and your teams’ workmanship. At Cobra, we take pride in what we do, therefore a high level of commitment and a can-do attitude towards quality is a vital requirement for this role. Employees will have a commitment to being accountable for using continuous improvement tools to efficiently meet requirements with high-quality standards. Fabric building installers will be required to install and assemble components of industrial products and structures. The position requires the performance of various tasks at construction projects. The candidate must be capable of operating a variety of equipment and tools. 

 

Core Competencies

  • Accountability
  • Adaptability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork

Job Duties

Duties for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Reviewing building packing slips for correct quantity and type of building components. 
  • Installing of the foundation for the building which varies project to project. 
  • Assembling steel components of the building structure. 
  • Pulling of and tensioning of fabric over the building structure. 
  • Understanding blueprints and orders. 
  • Using basic phone and computer skills. 
  • Driving machinery (Telehandlers/Aerial lifts). 
  • Communicating with the foreman or site supervisor. 
  • Maintaining a safe and tidy work environment by ensuring safety and company policies are followed and understood. 
  • Wearing a hard hat, safety glasses, safety shoes, and any other PPE required for specific jobs. Some jobs may require an employee to be clean-shaven. 
  • Lifting 50 lbs and working outside for long hours in various weather conditions while working at heights. 
  • Performing other duties as needed. 

This position requires travel for up to three weeks at a time, working 10-12 hours per day, seven days a week for projects located across Western Canada.

 

Job Requirements

  • Experience in the installation of fabric and steel buildings. 
  • Ability to work in a team environment. 
  • Previous construction experience. 
  • Valid driver’s license (must be willing to provide driver’s abstract). 
  • Reliable transportation. 
  • Drug and Alcohol testing may be required. 

Preference is given to candidates with the following:  

  • Experience working with a COR registered company. 
  • Telehandler certification. 
  • Fall Protection certification. 
  • Elevated Work Platform certification. 
  • First Aid certification. 

Working Conditions

  • 24/7 availability may be required 
  • Physical ability to lift 50 lbs. and up.
  • Travel to the site, and off-site locations, will be required 
  • Safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc. 
  • Overtime as required.
  • Hazards associated with the trade.
  • Work both indoors and outdoors.
  • May be exposed to high levels of noise.

Qualified applicants should contact Cobra Enterprises Ltd. at: hr@cobraenterprises.ca.

Director of Construction Operations

As Director of Construction operations, your focus is to take a project from the point the sales team receives confirmation on a quote. At this point the Director of Construction Operations works to transition a project from the sales team through contract administration, preconstruction activities, on to department project management for site or production management.

 

Your role is to monitor the project performance and report to upper management with weekly update meetings. As a project winds down your focus will be on monitoring the department project managers’ close-out procedures and QC plans, ensuring all documentation is being completed for close-out reporting to upper management.

 

The Director of Construction Operations:

  • Assists with project administration, management, creating and documenting processes.
  • Preparing and maintaining a list of suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors.
  • Wears many hats and works effectively in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Accelerates in fast-paced, high-intensity work environment.
  • Sits at the top of Cobra Enterprises’ Project management team.
  • Is highly motivated, organized and flexible.
  • Oversees and monitors each department through the full construction life cycle of every Cobra project.

Core Competencies

  • Customer Focus
  • Communication
  • Energy and Stress management
  • Teamwork
  • Quality Orientation
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Ethics and Integrity

Reports To

President of Cobra Enterprises

 

Departments/Divisions

Cobra Structures (Pre-Eng Fabric Tension Building) / Cobra Construction (Modular Homes)

 

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s degree of Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or related. (Ex: MBA, PMP®, CM-Lean, CMCP, NCSO, LSSGBC)
  • 7+ years of related full project life cycle work experience in Construction Management, Development, Project Management, Design
  • Scheduling – mixed use residential development experience is preferred.
  • 2 years of experience in Pre-Construction Management.
  • Proven success in budgeting, creation of construction processes, specifications, engineering, and associated techniques
  • Must be able to demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of construction documents, drawings, specifications, costs, budgets, planning of a project schedule and current construction practices and methodology.
  • Proven track record of building successful teams and promoting teamwork by motivating, coaching, and guiding others to establish consensus among team members.
  • Detail orientated, organized and able to multi-task.
  • Proficient in Acrobat, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communication skills and writing abilities.
  • Ability to read and interpret building specifications, blueprints, and as-builds.
  • Mathematical skills and analytical skills.
  • Mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary to create job cost reports.
  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills.
  • Time management skills.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a minimal supervision.
  • Collaborative in dealing with customers and fellow employees.
  • Receptive to change – can adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Team player with positive attitude and an outgoing, dynamic personality.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • First Aid and CPR is an asset.

Working Conditions

  • Use of Personal Protection Equipment may be required (e.g., hard-hat, safety boots, etc.).
  • May be exposed to climbing ladders or going in man lifts for heights of up to 60 feet for site inspections.
  • May be exposed to loud noise and hazards associated with the construction industry.

Job Type

  • Full-time, Permanent
  • Salary: $90,000.00-$143,563.00 per year
  • Additional pay: Bonus pay, Overtime pay

Job Schedule

  • 10-hour shift
  • 8-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 
Qualified applicants should contact Cobra Enterprises Ltd. at: hr@cobraenterprises.ca.

 

Business Systems Analyst

This position is a term position, with possible contract extension or permanent position. You will help to ensure alignment to the companies’ goals, objectives, and process improvement in order to elicit, analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information systems. The qualified individuals will demonstrate integrity, commitment, and a passion for excellence. And understands business problems and opportunities in the context of the requirements and recommends solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals. This position will demonstrate creative thinking and decision-making characteristics throughout their daily interaction with others. This individual will help with continuous improvement as well as ensuring successful execution of business process improvement projects.

 

Core Competencies

  • Communication Skills.
  • ERP system knowledge
  • Critical Analysis Skills.
  • Problem Solving Skills.Management and Leadership Skills.
  • Technical Awareness of the project.
  • Tools and Techniques.
  • Computer Orientation.
  • Knowledge of Business Practices

Reports To

President of Cobra Enterprises

 

Departments/Divisions

Cobra Structures (Pre-Eng Fabric Tension Building) / Cobra Construction (Modular Homes)

 

Job Duties

  • Document detailed business and functional requirement documents after conducting user interviews and performing gap analysis between existing processes and to-be scenarios.
  • Responsible for research and analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, training, and documentation – following standards and procedures.
  • Create workflow scenarios, design new process flows, and document business processes and various business scenarios and activities of the business from the conceptual to procedural level.
  • Use UML to produce models like use case, swim lane, and activity. Assisting in designing test plans, test scenarios, and test cases for integration, regression and user acceptance testing (UAT) to improve overall quality of the systems.
  • Review and analyze business processes and workflows develop automated approaches to boot productivity.
  • Gather/analyze requirements and translate them into functional specifications and system design specifications.
  • Creating SOP and Flow Charts for basic Business process improvements. Identifying improvements for each department.
  • Liaison between ERP implementation consultants and Cobra for the Set up full Business Central ERP System.
  • Inputting into the new ERP System. Testing, implementing, and teaching each department how to use new system.
  • Monitoring each department to ensure using correctly.
  • Complete reviews with HR to ensure total company adoption of new system.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to support to assigned business functions and applications.
  • Determine validity of business requests and assist in cost/benefit (Economic Value Added) analysis.
  • Effectively monitor and react to requirements challenges and slippage; ensure tools, resources, and requirements contributors are available when requirements activities are scheduled; capture changes correctly and consistently.
  • Create requirements communication plan, manage requirements conflicts, determine appropriate requirements format, create a requirements package, conduct requirements presentations, conduct formal requirements reviews and obtain requirements signoffs.
  • Understand and execute Quality Assurance tasks. Design and review test plans and test cases to assure that the business risks will be mitigated by thorough testing. Help business stakeholders with user acceptance testing, defect reporting and resolution.
  • Identifies and recommends alternative methods and technologies to meet business needs.
  • Monitor the technical aspects of technology projects and vendor/client activities by providing input and guidance that supports efficiencies.
  • Assess technical design, system architecture, implementation strategy, and hardware, software, and network requirements of technology projects.
  • Identify and recommend project management and technical processes, methodologies, and tools to minimize risk and validate content.
  • Lead reviews and assessments of technology project tasks and work products, including providing recommendations for deliverable acceptance.
  • Monitor the scope, schedule, and cost of technology projects.
  • Recommend processes improvements based on observations, industry standards, and best practices.
  • Lead and assist in writing progress and status reports.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university
  • Excellent communication skills with co-workers, managers, and writing skills.
  • Self-directed and comfortable working directly with the company to determine needs, clarify tasks and expectations, and present work products and findings.
  • 2+ years of business analysis experience
  • Knowledge and experienced in business requirements validation and test case creation and review (e.g., verification of requirements coverage)
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively within and among teams.
  • Able to demonstrate experience in SOP creation and systems implementation.
  • Experience with ERP systems

Working Conditions

  • Mainly working in office setting at Cobra Enterprises head office, located in Beausejour Industrial Park, Manitoba
  • May be exposed to loud noise and hazards associated with the construction industry.
  • Use of Personal Protection Equipment may be required (e.g., hard-hat, safety boots, etc.).

Job Type

  • Full-time, Temporary
  • Salary: $25.00-$35.00 per hour
  • Additional pay: Bonus pay, Overtime pay

Job Schedule

  • 10-hour shift
  • 8-hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 
Qualified applicants should contact Cobra Enterprises Ltd. at: hr@cobraenterprises.ca.

 

Drafter - Cost Estimator

Drafter / Cost Estimator is a skilled and highly motivated individual who will be responsible for cost estimates for our modular home division and our Pre Eng.-Building division. This includes estimating from foundations to finish materials in the two industries.

 

The Drafter / Cost Estimator will be responsible for.

  • Accurate, timely preparation of full-cost estimates for projects. Including materials and labour.
  • Preparing and maintaining a list of suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors.
  • Establishing unit costs, labor rates, productivity factors, and location impacts.
  • Work alongside our Sales department to complete initial take-offs and estimates for the Sales staff.
  • Once a project is accepted work between the sales department and Director of Construction Operations to complete BOM’s, take-offs, and complete any drafting required for the project.

This individual’s accuracy is critical to the profitability of the business, as under-estimates may cause significant financial losses and over-estimates may result in the inability to win bids. Other duties will be assigned, as necessary.

 

Core Competencies

  • Customer Focus
  • Communication
  • Software knowledge
  • Teamwork
  • Quality Orientation
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability and Dependability

Reports To

Director of Construction Operations

 

Departments/Divisions

Cobra Structures (Pre-Eng Fabric Tension Building) / Cobra Construction (Modular Homes)

 

Job Duties

  • Proficient in CAD design. Should be capable of generating detailed engineering drawings with minimal design perimeters provided by the engineer.
  • Create for construction drawings as well as shop production drawings
  • Project coordination – scheduling, purchasing, and supervision of pre-construction activities
  • Prepare materials, labour, and equipment cost estimations necessary to successfully carry out a construction project according to proposals, plans, estimates, and specifications.
  • Prepare and maintain a list of suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors.
  • Study and analyze proposals received.
  • Recommend/reject proposals and negotiate contracts.
  • Establish unit costs, labour rates, productivity factors, and location impacts.
  • Evaluate and recommend allowances for indirect costs, design unknowns, escalation, and contingency.
  • Present estimates and conduct review meetings with management and sales teams
  • Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine the scope of work and required contents of the estimate.
  • Prepare estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work.
  • Maintain files of working documents as backup for estimate figures, including current (accurate) information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, sales brochures, price lists, etc.
  • Review design options and recommend the best solution based on cost, engineering quality, or availability of materials.
  • Effectively determine the bid strategies required for the company to be successful.
  • Assist corporate and project management teams to determine what types of projects to bid on.
  • Review all final estimate packages to ensure accuracy and completeness, prior to formal quotation.
  • Provide technical assistance in negotiating contracts, change orders, etc. as required.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent.
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in construction/engineering degree, or an appropriate field.
  • Wage dependent on years of experience
  • CAD and BIM training and experience
  • Ability to read and interpret building specifications, blueprints, and as-builds.
  • Mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary to do material and labor estimates.
  • Mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary to interpret job cost reports.
  • Ability to use cost-estimating software to prepare cost quotes and bids.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (excel, word, etc.)
  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills.
  • Time management skills.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current.
  • Ability to readily determine the correct tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Client service and public interaction skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a minimum of supervision.
  • Collaborative in dealing with customers and fellow employees.
  • Receptive to change – can adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Drafting requirements.
  • Foundation Layouts
  • Site Layouts
  • Shop structural steel fabrication drawings.
  • General residential housing drafting

Working Conditions

  • Mainly working in office setting at Cobra Enterprises head office, located in Beausejour Industrial Park, Manitoba
  • May be exposed to loud noise and hazards associated with the construction industry.
  • Use of Personal Protection Equipment may be required (e.g., hard-hat, safety boots, etc.).

Job Type

  • Full-time, Permanent
  • Salary: $20.00-$34.00 per hour
  • Additional pay: Bonus pay, Overtime pay

Job Schedule

  • 10-hour shift
  • 8-hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 
Qualified applicants should contact Cobra Enterprises Ltd. at: hr@cobraenterprises.ca.

 

Cobra Construction: Framing Carpenter

The Carpenter is responsible for completing residential wood stick framing as well as framing of (SIP) Structurally Insulated Panels. (On-site training available for SIP Installation). Installation of metal flashing, insulation and poly vapor barrier.

Knowledge of residential construction, practices, procedures, techniques, tools and equipment, materials, specifications, quality control and safety. The Carpenter must be proficient at the following tasks: hang doors, drill and set door hardware, set windows, layout for stairs and common rafters, read blueprints, utilize appropriate math skills, able to read blueprints, and must possess mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary to do material estimates.

 

Core Competencies

  • Quality Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Development and Continual Learning
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Research and Analysis
  • Decision making and Judgement
  • Operating Equipment
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Energy & Stress
  • Team Work

Reports To

Project Manager

 

Departments/Divisions

Cobra Construction (Modular Homes)

 

Job Duties

  • Wood Framing
  • SIP Panel Framing
  • Insulating / vapor barrier
  • Help Finish Carpenters if and when needed
  • Frame the building including doors and windows
  • Put up siding
  • Put up drywall
  • Finish the building and ceiling
  • Put in flooring
  • Finish the roofing
  • Put in porches and grounds
  • Put up scaffolding
  • Operate and maintain carpentry tools and equipment
  • Keep a daily log of tasks
  • Contribute and participate in the effective use of the Quality Control System
  • Construct and maintain structural woodwork, shelving, flooring, tables, chairs, etc.
  • Perform drywall, boarding, taping, and sanding
  • Build and install cupboards, bookcases, tack boards, etc.
  • Ensure an adequate supply of material is available for a preventative maintenance program
  • Set up scaffolding as needed
  • Perform other related duties, including minor duties of other trades where certification is not required and the work does not exceed own limitations
  • Understand and comply with all Policies and Procedures

Job Requirements

  • Current Journey Person’s Carpenter’s Certificate OR Work Experience
  • Certificate of Apprenticeship, Carpenter
  • 2 years of experience as a Carpenter
  • Currently working in the trade
  • Knowledge of carpentry and building maintenance
  • Knowledge of safe operation of basic hand and power tools
  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures
  • Knowledge of First Aid and CPR
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Client service and public interaction skills
  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to read building specifications, blueprints and as-builds
  • Able to do layout, framing, finishing of typical projects, including a variety of room additions, and renovations.
  • Ability to draw appropriate sketches to communicate details to team members, and others.
  • Mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary to do material and labor estimates.
  • Mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary to interpret job cost reports
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s license
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a minimum of supervision.
  • Collaborative in dealing with customers and fellow employees.
  • Customer-focused – respond promptly to customer needs.
  • Makes suggestions for improvement.
  • Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current.
  • Respect diversity – treat others with respect.
  • Avoid unnecessary conflict.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with lead-hand, co-workers and customers

Working Conditions

  • Perform tasks on all areas and aspects of construction project.
  • Climb ladders for heights of up to 60 feet, and crawl for distances of 50 feet.
  • Work with tools, lumber and materials.
  • Lift and manipulate objects of up to 80 lbs for 50 feet is required.
  • Use of Personal Protection Equipment will be required (e.g. hard-hat, safety boots, etc.)
  • Hazards associated with the construction industry.

Job Type

  • Full-time, Temporary
  • Salary: $15.00-$33.00 per hour
  • Additional pay: Bonus pay, Overtime pay

Job Schedule

  • 10-hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 
Qualified applicants should contact Cobra Enterprises Ltd. at: hr@cobraenterprises.ca.

 

Cobra Construction: Drywall Installer

Our construction division Cobra Construction Ltd. is rapidly expanding and we are looking to hire a Drywall Installer. Working as a member of the team the Drywaller will install pre-finished vinyl wrapped drywall. No mudding, taping or painting involved. If there is no drywall to install the position would work under the Finishing Carpenters as a Junior Helper installing tongue and groove pine ceilings, pine trim, pre-finished drywall trims, and any other finishing work required. Other duties may be assigned as required.

 

Core Competencies

  • Accountability
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Results Orientation
  • Service Orientation
  • Teamwork

Reports To

Director of Project Manager

 

Departments/Divisions

Cobra Construction (Modular Homes)

 

Job Duties

  • Trims rough edges from wallboard to maintain even joints, using knife.
  • Fits and fastens wallboard or sheetrock into specified position, using hand tools, portable power tools, or adhesive.
  • Measures and marks cutting lines on framing, drywall, and trim, using tape measure, straightedge or square, and marking devices.
  • Installs blanket insulation between studs and tacks plastic moisture barrier over insulation.
  • Takes care of finished drywall surface while installing, making sure not to scuff or scratch sheets and keep clean.
  • Reads blueprints and other specifications to determine method of installation, work procedures, and material and tool requirements.
  • Cuts openings into board for electrical outlets, windows, vents, or fixtures, using keyhole saw or other cutting tools.
  • Adheres to workplace safety policies, regulations and compliances.
  • Refrains from using drugs and or alcohol or prescribed medications causing drowsiness prior to reporting for work, or decline work based on these conditions.
  • Accurate completion of work orders and time cards.
  • Instructs apprentices.
  • Reports equipment defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the equipment.
  • Communicates effectively with the public, customers, and co-workers both verbally and in written form.
  • Ensures that material is properly protected from the outdoor elements.
  • Ensures that any debris caused by the loading/unloading of equipment is cleaned up.
  • Provides feedback to supervision regarding customer problems or delivery problems.

Job Requirements

  • 3 years experience as a Drywaller
  • Knowledge of construction equipment safety.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with strong oral and written communication abilities.
  • High level of personal integrity.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Professional/mature demeanor under stressful situations.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Confident, consistent decisive personality.
  • Must be able to work with little supervision; must be self-directed.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.

Working Conditions

  • Most work to be completed at Beausejour Shop (90% of the time)
  • 24/7 availability may be required.
  • Physical ability to lift up to 100 lbs.
  • Travel to off-site locations may be required.
  • Safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Hazards associated with the trade.
  • Work both indoors and outdoors.

Job Type

  • Full-time, Permanent
  • Salary: $16.00-$34.00 per hour
  • Additional pay: Bonus pay, Overtime pay

Job Schedule

  • 10 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 
Qualified applicants should contact Cobra Enterprises Ltd. at: hr@cobraenterprises.ca.

 

Cobra Mechanical: Apprentice Plumber

Cobra Enterprises Ltd. requires an apprentice plumber for their mechanical division, Cobra Mechanical. The apprentice plumber will be responsible to perform general plumbing duties under the leadership of Red Seal certified supervisors. Candidates must be able to provide support for their supervisor and other staff, deliver high-quality service, and show they are willing to learn new concepts. This position includes mandatory travel to off-site/out of town locations.

 

CAs an apprentice, the incumbent will gain the opportunity to learn valuable knowledge under our employment. Experience gained will include working with commercial and industrial plumbing ensuring all installations are installed to code.

 

Experience is not required, but preferred. Wage for this position is dependent on experience. Cobra Enterprises Ltd. offers a competitive salary, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

 

Core Competencies

  • Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management

Reports To

Journeyman Plumber

 

Departments/Divisions

Cobra Mechanical (General Mechanical Service)

 

Job Duties

  • Assist journeymen with day-to-day tasks.
  • Solder, thread, glue, all different materials of pipe
  • Follow instructions to and assist the supervisor with each project.
  • Acquire any necessary supplies as per the supervisor’s instruction.
  • Clean and maintain shop facilities and equipment.
  • Perform other related work as required and assigned.
  • Complete minor maintenance and repair work.
  • Advise supervisor of work that must be completed, where the assistant is not qualified to perform said duty.
  • Gather all supplies and tools at the end of the day and ensure that they are put away in a safe and accessible place.

Job Requirements

  • Mandatory periods of out of town work.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Appropriate credentials and certifications.
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence.
  • Proven abilities, and strong working knowledge of carpentry techniques.
  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment.
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Basic knowledge of hand tools and basic power tools.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently.

Working Conditions

  • Physical ability to lift 50 lbs. and up.
  • Travel to off-site locations is required.
  • Safety equipment will be required, (e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.).
  • Overtime as required.
  • Hazards associated with the trade.
  • Work both indoors and outdoors.
  • May be exposed to high levels of noise.
    .

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 
Qualified applicants should contact Cobra Enterprises Ltd. at: hr@cobraenterprises.ca.

 

Cobra Mechanical: Apprentice Electrician Level 3 of Level 4

Cobra Enterprises Ltd. requires a Level 3 or Level 4 apprentice electrician for their mechanical division, Cobra Mechanical. Under the direction of a Red Seal journeyman electrician, the incumbent will primarily be responsible for assisting the journeyman electrician on all worksites. Candidates must be able to assist on projects with the journeyman electrician and work alongside any subcontractors in an efficient, effective, and safe manner.This position includes mandatory travel to off-site/out of town locations.<

 

The Level 3 or Level 4 apprentice electrician must have a strong dedication to health and safety in the workplace, ensuring they perform their duties in accordance with Cobra Enterprises Ltd.’s policies and procedures. Salary is dependent on experience.

 

Cobra Enterprises Ltd. offers competitive salary packages, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

 

Core Competencies

  • Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management

Reports To

General Manager – Cobra Mechanical

 

Departments/Divisions

Cobra Mechanical (General Mechanical Service)

 

Job Duties

  • Assist work on all electrical industrial and commercial sites (ICI) to ensure compliance with design, project specifications, regulations, and safety codes.
  • Follow instructions to and assist the supervisor with each project.
  • Acquire any necessary supplies as per the supervisor’s instruction.
  • Clean and maintain shop facilities and equipment.
  • Perform other related work as required and assigned.
  • Complete minor maintenance and repair work.
  • Advise supervisor of work that must be completed, where the assistant is not qualified to perform said duty.
  • Gather all supplies and tools at the end of the day and ensure that they are put away in a safe and accessible place.

Job Requirements

  • Mandatory periods of out of town work.
  • Current Level 3 or Level 4 apprentice electrician (please note this is mandatory)
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Appropriate credentials and certifications.
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence.
  • Proven abilities, and strong working knowledge of carpentry techniques.
  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment.
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Basic knowledge of hand tools and basic power tools.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently.

Working Conditions

  • Physical ability to lift 50 lbs. and up.
  • Travel to off-site locations is required.
  • Safety equipment will be required, (e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.).
  • Overtime as required.
  • Hazards associated with the trade.
  • Work both indoors and outdoors.
  • May be exposed to high levels of noise.
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We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 
Qualified applicants should contact Cobra Enterprises Ltd. at: hr@cobraenterprises.ca.

 

Construction Labourer

Cobra Structures requires construction labourers who can work in a team that requires you to have the skills to build positive relationships. Employees must have an eye for detail and take pride in your and your teams’  workmanship. At Cobra, we take pride in what we do, therefore a high level of commitment 
and a can-do attitude towards quality is a vital requirement for this role. Employees will have a commitment to being accountable for using continuous improvement tools to efficiently meet requirements with high-quality standards.

 

Job Description

Duties for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Reviewing building packing slips for correct quantity and type of building components.
    • Installation of the foundation for the building which varies project to project.
    • Assembling steel components of the building structure.
    • Mechanical pulling of and tensioning of fabric over the building structure.
    • Ability to understand blueprints and orders.
    • Basic phone and computer skills.
    • Driving machinery (Telehandlers/Aerial lifts).
    • Communicating with the Foreman or Site Supervisor.
    • Commitment to maintaining a safe and tidy work environment by ensuring safety and company policies are followed and understood.
    • Required to wear a hard hat, safety glasses, safety shoes, and any other PPE required for specific jobs. Some jobs may require an employee to be clean-shaven.
    • Candidates will have the ability to lift 50 lbs and work outside for long hours in various weather conditions while working at heights.

This position requires travel for up to three weeks at a time, working 10-12 hours per day, seven days a week for projects located across Western Canada.

 

Job Requirements

  • Experience in the installation of fabric buildings.
  • Experience in the installation of steel buildings.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Previous construction experience.
  • Valid driver’s license (must be willing to provide driver’s abstract).
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Drug and Alcohol testing may be required.

Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following:

  • Experience working with a COR registered company.
  • Telehandler certification.
  • Fall Protection certification.
  • Elevated Work Platform certification.
  • First Aid certification.

Working at Cobra Construction Ltd.:

Cobra Construction Ltd. offers a competitive salary based on education, skills, and experience. We also offer benefits and other incentives. Promoting a culture of recognition, we support professional growth, development, and success!

 

Qualified applicants should contact Cobra Enterprises Ltd. at: hr@cobraenterprises.ca.

 

Shop Hand

Our construction division Cobra Construction Ltd. is rapidly expanding and we are looking to hire a shop hand who reports to the project manager (PM). Our company has two main focuses: sales and installation of fabric tension buildings, and fabricating modified shipping containers to be used as offices, tool cribs, and all the way up to community buildings such as a gymnasium.

 

The successful candidate will be extremely outgoing and be able to work in a fast paced, rapid-growth environment. A constant focus on client service and collaboration is a must for all team members. An ability to travel to project locations is a must as well as work out of our shop located in Garson, Manitoba.

 

Job Description

Duties for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

 
Shipping and Receiving

    • Use delivery slip to check off quantities
    • Inspect material for damages
    • Unload materials and stock in designated areas
    • Sign off on delivery and file for PM
    • Collect, pack and bundle materials for shipping
    • Load shipping items

Inventory Management

    • Update inventory app to reflect current stock on all items
    • Track all inventory items as items are received or used by trades
    • Update PM on low stock of items
    • Inform PM of tools, fasteners, equipment needed

Shop and Yard Management (clean up every Thursday afternoon)

    • Organize stock in designated areas.
    • Keep tool areas organized
    • Move and organize shipping containers
    • Set up shipping containers in shop for fabrication
    • Set up shipping containers in yard for production
    • Set up for painting on weekends
    • Snow clearing when needed

Climate Control

    • Stay in-charge of propane and fuel amounts and refuel schedule
    • Set up tarps/ hoarding, heaters, and fans

Speciality Jobs

    • Putting deck Legers on containers homes
    • Plumbing channels in the floor of container homes
    • Complete any other specific jobs given by management and PMs

 

Job Requirements

  • Framing and finishing experience is an asset
  • Experience in carpentry is an asset
  • Experience in a shop environment and mechanical knowledge is an asset
  • Basic knowledge of hand tools and basic power tools
  • Able to work in a team environment and independently
  • Positive attitude, and energetic
  • Good communication skills, customer service friendly to all company related personnel
  • Candidates will have the ability to lift 50 lbs

Working at Cobra Construction Ltd.:

Cobra Construction Ltd. has been providing general contracting services in Canada since 2009 to clients in residential and commercial industries. We now handle projects from Western Ontario to Alberta, many of which are turnkey from start to finish.

 

Cobra Construction Ltd. offers a competitive salary as well as incentives and promotes a culture of recognition. We support professional growth, development, and success!

 

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 
Qualified applicants should contact Cobra Enterprises Ltd. at: hr@cobraenterprises.ca.

 

Cobra Structures service area map

Our Service Area

Cobra Structures specializes in the sales and installation of engineered and fabric buildings in all of North America. Based just outside of Winnipeg, we offer efficient and affordable options for your permanent, portable, and temporary building needs.