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Construction Project Manager - Residential

Rate TBD
Location Kitchener, ON Canada (On-site)
Type of project Business consulting & Finance, Specialized Help Engineering, Strategy and Planning
Duration contract ongoing
Education required College/University
Years of experience 2 - 5 years
Type of employment N/A
Area of Specialization Engineering
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers Kitchener ON
Job Description


Our Construction Managers are responsible for the overall technical management of a variety of new build and renovation projects. The construction manager will be assigned to multiple projects and is responsible to ensure that each site operates safely and efficiently through the duration of entire project. The construction manager will be required to familiarize themselves with all site plans and specifics to ensure the projects operate effectively and maintain an ongoing communication with all parties involved on the project.


- Management of construction projects for the full duration of build or renovation, in addition to managing the team involved
- Review and understand project specifications from the onset
- Liaise with sub-trades and Directors to ensure project requirements are being met consistently
- Work with the Construction Managers to build out effective schedules and track appropriately to ensure they are followed
- Manage build selections to ensure all relevant information is available in a timely manner and orders are placed with lead times considered
- Effectively communicate with all involved parties both internal and external (sub-trades & clients)
- Conduct regular weekly meetings with Directors to ensure the project is on track
- Visit project sites regularly to ensure project quality is maintained and nothing is missed
- Assess, develop, and maintain project details including scope development and schedules, shop drawing reviews, tracking of proposed changes, change orders, etc.
- Resolve technical challenges in coordination with architects, engineers, construction team, and other contract admin paperwork
- Use appropriate tools to work with the team to execute design intent, resolve technical challenges, ensure quality control and meet the objectives of our clients
- Work with the team to ensure that projects stay on track, time and budget.
- Liaise with suppliers to ensure orders are placed on time and assist with scheduling subtrades


- Post-secondary Degree or Diploma
- previous work experience managing residential construction projects
- Strong knowledge of construction materials and equipment
- Previous experience in leadership role
- Proven leadership skills
- Highly organized
- Excellent time management ability
- Excellent understanding of core manager duties
- Able to plan ahead
- Excellent knowledge of relevant rules and regulations as well as quality standards and human resources
- Ability to resolve conflicts through proven conflict management experience
- Excellent time management ability
- Excellent communication skills and interpersonal abilities, including negotiation skills


- Must be able to interpret construction drawings and engineering reports
- Must be able to manage multiple projects in varying phases
- Ability to build and maintain vender and sub-trade relationships
- Identify and mitigate project risks
- Strong understanding of Ontario Building Code
- Strong knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to build strong rapport with clients
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-April 22, 2021


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