Commission de la Construction du Québec (CCQ) jobs
- Headquarters: Montréal (Québec)
- Year of creation: 1987
- Type of company: governmental agency
- Sector of activity: construction
The Commission de la Construction du Québec (CCQ) is a governmental agency tasked with the responsibility of overseeing the construction industry in Québec. It is responsible for the application of the Act Respecting Labour Relations, Vocational Training and Workforce Management in the Construction Industry (Act R-20). It is funded primarily by payroll deductions made from employees and employers in the construction industry. Some of its responsibilities include managing social benefits, pension, and insurance plans, vocational training and applying the industry’s collective agreements. The construction industry in Québec generates more than $45 billion in annual investments and represents one in twenty jobs across the province.
The Commission de la Construction du Québec employs more than 1000 people province wide including 700 personnel at its head office in Montréal. It offers an array of positions: administration, IT, actuaries, inspectors, lawyers, investigators, economists etc. Amenities at the head office include a cafeteria and free parking. It is a LEED certified building easily accessible by public transport.
The Commission de la Construction du Québec offers a stimulating and convivial atmosphere in which to work. It offers competitive compensation and benefits such as health and dental insurance, six weeks paid vacation and a compressed work week, to name but a few. The last two full civil weeks (Sunday to Saturday) of July are considered the construction holiday, which affects one quarter of Québec’s labour force.
The Commission de la Construction du Québec adheres and promotes its values of positive leadership, quality, integrity and respect. It acknowledges the importance of inclusion and diversity in its workforce, especially on the worksites. It encourages the hiring of women, visible and ethnic minorities, Indigenous people as well as the physically challenged.