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Director, Construction Operations, Hi Rise

Vancouver, BC

Job ID: 14410 Type: RE-Real Estate & Property

DIRECTOR, HI RISE CONSTRUCTION required for leading developer/builder in the Vancouver market to oversee and manage a number of staff and projects from initiation of project through to completion.   Our Client is looking for an experienced and motivated individual to oversee the day to day management who is results driven and highly effective leadership skills.    Your job responsibilities to include but not limited to:

  • Oversee and manage project schedules
  • Review project plans and specifications and comment on the building design, scheduling, possible cost savings measures and potential construction problems
  • Prepare general conditions budget
  • Have confidence in own ability to intelligently communicate with design team/client as well as effectively lead the trades
  • Expedite all shop drawings and approvals
  • Monitor the project construction schedules on a weekly basis
  • Raise and discuss relevant issues at the job site meetings
  • Prepare & issue minutes of all site meetings
  • Inform the Site Crew Supervisor/Client of any errors, discrepancies or omissions contained within the design drawings
  • Ensure completion of and track all independent testing and inspections as required
  • Schedule the project in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines
  • Determine labour requirements with the Director of Construction Services
  • Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations
  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients
  • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with clients, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Obtain all necessary permits and licenses
  • Study job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods
  • Select, contract, and oversee workers who complete specific pieces of the project, such as painting or plumbing
  • Requisition supplies and materials to complete construction projects
  • Prepare and submit budget estimates and progress and cost tracking reports Develop and implement quality control programs
  • Take actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction site
  • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, engineer, and design to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems
  • Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems
  • Investigate damage, accidents, or delays at construction sites, to ensure that proper procedures are being carried out
  • Evaluate construction methods and determine cost-effectiveness of plans, using computers
  • Work with the accounting to Issue monthly progress draws and invoicing to client including final holdbacks
  • Maintain and enforce good construction standards and quality control
  • Control and monitor labour, material and equipment expenses
  • Prepare monthly cost forecasting summaries
  • Prepare and expedite project deficiency lists

The Successful Applicant

  • 10 years of high rise residential construction project management experience
  • Ability to Lead, Mentor and Motivate others.
  • Excellent Communication Skills with Staff, Building Inspectors, Architects, Designers, Sub trades and most of all our Clients.
  • Strong Experience and Understanding in Form-though-Finish of Residential Construction and Budget Management.
  • Proficient in all aspects of Microsoft Office and Project Management software.
  • Engineering accreditation, project management, sound business acumen.  

Please forward your Resume in the strictest of confidence to:  cbazinet@deangroup.ca.  Our Client offers a competitive remuneration package and room for upward mobility.   Great company, great industry recognition, great team!   


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