Field Recruiting Specialist Job in Vancouver for Modern Niagara |

Field Recruiting Specialist

November 17 2022
Industries Construction, Maintenance
Categories HR, Training, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Vancouver, BC • Part time

Modern Niagara helps building owners, managers, and general contractors meet their mechanical, integrated building technology, and building services needs across Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Southwestern Ontario, and Ottawa. We also develop custom, turnkey solutions to help reach the desired outcomes. We are committed to having a positive and meaningful impact on Canada’s infrastructure and on the communities where we live, learn, work, and heal.


We are rapidly expanding in the Vancouver area. With work starting at very large projects coming out of the ground across this great city and are looking for talented, engaging, professional tradespeople who would like to help us with field recruiting. The field recruiter plays a key role in finding, screening, and selecting high quality candidates to work for Modern Niagara in the field.

This role will bring the opportunity to build lasting relationships, and to collaborate on methods and strategies in talent recruitment. Find innovative ways to attract, engage, and hire the top talent. Engage the local unions and attend union meetings. Arrange speaking opportunities at trade schools, supplier events, or other pertinent events that may benefit the recruitment process.

This position is a full-time position. Training will be provided so no experience is necessary

We value passion, initiative, determination, professionalism, and teamwork and we are committed to ensuring that our teams have everything they need to succeed.

At Modern Niagara, you will work alongside values-driven, safety-conscious, and high-impact teams in a fast-paced, innovative, and collaborative environment. Here, your knowledge, skills, and excellent service will help ensure that the buildings that make up Canada’s infrastructure fulfill the needs they were set out to meet.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with our foreperson and site teams to understand who and what they need and when they need them.
  • Attend and contribute to various events / speaking engagements that will get maximum exposure for the company’s vision
  • Provide complete, accurate, and inspiring information to candidates about the company
  • Build our talent pipeline of pre-qualified, available, and interested candidates.
  • Manage candidates’ status using internal applicants tracking system.
  • Conduct interviews and assist in the preliminary onboarding process of all new candidates, including working with our union halls to ensure proper dispatching
  • Live the Modern Niagara Core Values – Teamwork, Initiative, Determination, Professionalism, Passion

Qualifications and Job Requirements:

  • Looking for people who bring an Innovative and a creative approach to the work of talent acquisition
  • A natural networker – enjoying building relationships and connecting with people
  • Enjoy quick, forward thinking, and high-volume environments
  • Must be comfortable with technology and be open to learning more
  • Must be a member of UA local 170 or SMW local 280 in Vancouver
  • Valid trade certification in a piping or sheet metal trade is also a must.
  • Possess strong written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly organized and able to work on multiple, competing priorities at any one time
  • Provide an exceptional service focused approach.

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

At Modern Niagara, we recognize the value of fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization and are committed to eliminating barriers faced by members of equity-seeking groups (women, Indigenous, Black, racialized, LGTBQ2S+, people with disabilities, and new immigrants) in the construction industry. Our DEI vision is to build an organization where everyone has access to the same opportunities, experience equitable outcomes, and can thrive and reach their full potential.

If you are looking for a change of pace and would like to help us build a team of the most talented tradespeople the Vancouver area has ever seen. Apply today. It may just be the last job you ever apply for.

If you are interested or know anyone who is interested, please send your resume to Derek Jackson at

Apply now!

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