Markham, Ontario

Project manager – Building Construction

Project manager – Building Construction 

Markham, ON

Our client is a local premier developer focusing on creating diverse master plan communities. With 20 years of experience in advanced comprehensive real estate industry in Canada and China, we have established strong local acquisition knowledge and global connection. 

Responsibilities:

• Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate construction projects from start to finish according to schedule, specifications, and budget

• Prepare and submit construction project budget estimates

• Plan and prepare construction schedules and milestones and monitor progress against established schedules

• Ensures that projects are built according to approved plans, specifications, shop drawings and applicable building codes and that quality standards are maintained.

• Maintains, tracks, and reports all financial aspects of project including forecasts and billings

• Tendering, negotiating and preparation of trade contracts and purchase agreements

• Manage, monitor and correct project construction to ensure compliance with the construction schedule, budget, and contract.

• Ensure timely project closeout and occupancy of the project.

• Provides strong leadership to construction team members, capitalizing on individual and group strengths to ensure successful outcomes.

• Developing and maintaining strong relationships with owners, architects, consultants, trade partners, public, and government official.

• Preparation, submission, and monitoring of rezoning, subdivision, development, and building permit applications to ensure timely approval

• Public and municipal consultation processes

• Review progress drawings from all consultants and provide feedback as required.

• Coordinate with all departments to ensure company standards are maintained and project goals are achieved.

• Organize and manage concurrent projects using external consultants and supporting development staff

• Effectively negotiate land/zoning approvals with local approving authorities and possibly neighboring owners

Requirements:

• A Bachelor Degree in a relevant subject such as urban design, architecture, and planning

• 3- 5 years’ experience in construction project management in mixed-use and high rise buildings, including shop drawing reviews, contract administration, document management, change order procedures.

• Ability to read and interpret drawings and other construction-related documentation.

• Current knowledge of the development approvals process and existing regulations of Toronto area

• Excellent research and analytical skills with knowledge of industry trends

• Ability to be resourceful, efficient with time and proactive in a fast-paced environment

• Must be Self-motivated and possess a high degree of initiative as well as strong interpersonal, critical thinking and analytical skills