Lead Hand

Dolmen Group Inc.


We are seeking a Lead Hand with a minimum of 10 years prior work experience in residential and/or commercial renovations. The candidate must work efficiently, with good communication skills, have a strong eye for detail, and be comfortable leading a team. We are looking for an individual who is reliable, meticulous, motivated, and skilled in various aspects of construction. The applicant should be safety-minded, and ensure that the project site is safe, clean, and well-organized.

Work is year-round, full time, and hourly pay for the position will be determined by experience ($28-$33/hour).

As a Dolmen Group team member, the Lead Hand will directly contribute to the overall culture, strategy, and performance of the organization.


  • Use renovation knowledge and experience to complete all requested hands-on work required throughout assigned renovation projects
  • Assess onsite scope and provide regular information to Site Supervisor and Project Manager regarding material orders, labour, inspection and tools required
  • Oversee and work alongside subtrades to complete scope of work and assure standards compliance
  • Mitigate site risk by maintaining a safe, clean, secure and healthy work environment, following Ontario Health and Safety policies
  • Learn and adhere to Dolmen workflow procedures, while providing suggestions for improved productivity, efficiency, systems, and company standards
  • Train, lead, and encourage the development and education co-workers on site
  • Seek/initiate personal development by learning existing and emerging construction practices/standards, and participating in educational opportunities
  • Minor client interaction on site to successfully execute and complete projects (as directed by Project Manager)
  • Provide additional assistance where needed and/or requested
  • Represent and encourage company values and culture, on site and in office

Qualifications / Recommended Assets:

  • Minimum ten (10) years work experience in residential and/or commercial construction
  • High-School Diploma (minimum), related training and/or trade certificates a major asset
  • Clean background (online background check required)
  • Physically active, healthy person (can lift 50+ lbs) and able to work extended hours (when required)
  • Punctual, reliable, and highly motivated
  • Organized, proactive, able to anticipate worksite needs and communicate to Site Supervisor
  • Approachable demeanor and strong leadership qualities
  • Skilled carpenter (rough & trim), proficient with drywall, taping, concrete, plumbing and other renovation requirements
  • Eye for detail and quality of work
  • Good understanding of Ontario Health and Safety, Ontario Building Code
  • Exceptional time management to prioritize activities and allocate resources effectively
  • Able to read plans, take measurements, and calculate area
  • Asset: Active certifications
  • Asset: Own a full assortment of tools available for your own use on site
  • Must be able to travel across the GTA for projects; applicants must be resident of Ontario
  • A valid Ontario Driver’s License Class “G”


  • Family Owned + Operated
  • Greater Toronto Area + Beyond
  • Offering Full-service Project Management + Construction

At Dolmen Group Inc, we emphasize the pre-planning and project management phases, to provide a seamless and enjoyable client experience. Our goal with every project (large or small) is to execute a very high standard of work, while providing excellent communication, transparency, and professionalism to our clients. We offer full-service project management for complete or partial residential remodels, custom builds, and commercial spaces, and we work closely with numerous architects and designers to ensure that each project has the aesthetic and functionality that each client desires.

Our team has extensive knowledge and experience in construction and has built strong professional networks so we may work alongside reliable trades that we trust to put the necessary care, effort, and detail into each project. Dolmen Group Inc is growing, requiring a larger support system at our office in Newmarket, ON and across various project sites in the GTA.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $28.00-$33.00 per hour


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
Masks/face coverings may be required on some job sites. Daily employee screenings for COVID-19 risks and/or symptoms recommended.


  • Leadership: 2 years (preferred)
  • Construction: 10 years (required)


  • Driving Licence (required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 100% (preferred)

Work Location: On the road

Application deadline: 2023-04-24

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