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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:

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.

 

General Labourer

Cobra Enterprises Ltd. requires energetic, motivated, and eager-to-learn general labourers. General labourers will be responsible for supporting the shop supervisor and team in the shop department. This role will be required to perform general workshop duties, providing support for the supervisor and other staff with the workload, cleaning the shop, and proper material handling. As a general labourer, incumbents will gain the opportunity to learn valuable knowledge while under our employment.

 

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

 

Core Competencies

  • Problem Solving
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management

Job Duties

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

  • Aid in the performance of framing, finish carpentry, steel fabrication.
  • Complete minor maintenance and repair work.
  • Advise supervisor of work that must be completed, where the assistant is not qualified to perform said duty.
  • Oversee inventory of supplies and tools and communicate low stock situations to the carpenter.
  • Gather all supplies and tools at the end of the day and ensure that they are put away in a safe and accessible place.
  • 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.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Completion of college/vocational or technical training preferred.
  • 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 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.
  • May be exposed to high levels of noise.

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

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.

Cobra Mechanical: Apprentice Plumbers

Cobra Enterprises Ltd. requires apprentice plumbers for their mechanical division, Cobra Mechanical. Apprentice plumbers will be responsible to perform general mechanical duties in the plumbing fields 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. Experience is not required, but preferred.

 

As an apprentice, incumbents will gain the opportunity to learn valuable knowledge under our employment. Experience gained will include working with commercial and industrial plumbing installations while ensuring sanitary drainage and potable water systems are installed to code.

 

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

 

Job Description

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

  • Advise supervisor of work that must be completed, where the assistant is not qualified to perform said duty.
  • Assist journeymen with day-to-day tasks.
  • Solder/run water lines and take part in DWV systems.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • 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 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.

Cobra Mechanical: Red Seal Journeyman Electrician

Cobra Enterprises Ltd. requires a Red Seal journeyman electrician for their mechanical division, Cobra Mechanical. Under the direction of a general manager, the incumbent will primarily be responsible for all aspects of project management on worksites, including planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and evaluating all Cobra Mechanical projects from start to finish. Candidates must be able to monitor workers and subcontractors to ensure they complete their duties in an efficient, effective, and safe manner.

 

The Red Seal journeyman electrician must have a strong dedication to health and safety in the workplace, ensuring all workers and subcontractors perform their duties in accordance with Cobra Enterprises Ltd.’s policies and procedures. Salary is dependent on experience. Preference will be given to candidates with City of Winnipeg Electrical Contractors License.

 

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

  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Resource and Fiscal Managaement
  • Results Oreintation
  • Teamwork

Job Duties

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

  • Lead work on all electrical industrial and commercial sites (ICI) to ensure compliance with design, project specifications, regulations, and safety codes.
  • Determine project requirements after reviewing layouts and applicable regulations.
  • Aid with the planning, organizing, direction, control, and evaluation of electrical projects on-site from start to finish according to schedule, specifications, and budget.
  • Acquire any necessary supplies as per the supervisor’s instruction.
  • Install, inspect, and repair electrical systems.
  • Assist with the preparation and submission of project budget estimates.
  • Ensure the proper execution of project start-up and management process.
  • Plan and prepare project schedules and monitor progress against established schedules.
  • Assist with the preparation of contracts and assist with the negotiation of revisions, changes, and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers, and subcontractors.
  • Coordinate and direct all employees on the worksite.
  • Schedule proper staffing levels on-site daily to ensure projects are completed on time.
  • Ensure the proper quantity of materials are on-site prior to daily work commencing.
  • Verify the quantity of necessary personal protective equipment and the replacement of any equipment that is damaged or put out of service.
  • Lead project meetings with internal and external parties to report on work progress.
  • Ensure all contractual issues are resolved and dealt with in a timely manner.
  • Complete administrative duties onsite including timesheets, take-offs, purchases, change requests, and daily logs, and any other documentation as required.
  • Prepare progress reports and issue progress schedules to clients.
  • Hire and supervise the activities of subcontractors and subordinate staff.
  • Ensure the overall safety of all workers on-site by performing regular checks and inspections during site visits.
  • Plan, implement, and monitor the project plan, including all scheduling and logistics.
  • Ensure accurate and timely project close-out.
  • Represent the company on matters such as business services and union contracts negotiation.

Job Requirements

  • Red Seal journeyman electrician certified.
  • 5 years of work experience as a journeyman electrician.
  • Knowledge of local, provincial, and federal workplace compliance regulations, ordinances, and legislation.
  • Excellent communication and liaison skills with stakeholders and sub-trades.
  • Proven track record of analyzing project scope, cost, and schedule, and taking appropriate action to ensure the project is completed in a timely manner, on budget, and to all specifications and requirements.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with a project team.
  • Superior leadership abilities with a demonstrated track record of dealing successfully with internal and external customers.
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize responsibilities.
  • Ability to consistently achieve targeted deliverables completely and accurately.
  • Superb facilitation of meetings, feedback sessions, and briefings to create consensus among stakeholders.
  • Able to work overtime as necessary to meet project deadlines.
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence.
  • First aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets.

Working Conditions

  • Work in both an office setting and outdoors at multiple construction sites.
  • Travel is necessary.
  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
  • Lifting or moving up to 50 lbs. may be required.
  • Frequently required to sit or stand for long periods.
  • Walking, bending, and kneeling is common.
  • May need to climb ladders or navigate inclined ramps at job sites.
  • Personal protective equipment will be required (e.g., steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, hard hat, etc.).

 

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

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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.