Director, Low-Rise Construction
Job Description:
For more than 4 decades, our client has been a leading real estate development corporation, developing residential, low and high-rise communities, commercial office, and retail sectors. Our client believes every project is a partnership, not just a transaction. Partnerships are the company’s principal strength and part of our core values; to build long-term relationships with clients realtors, consultants, suppliers, and employees alike. These partnerships are based on trust, commitment, professionalism, and integrity. 
Our client is seeking a Director, Low-Rise Construction to oversee Project Management services from design to construction and post-occupancy completion developments. This valued team member will manage large building development projects to meet or exceed client expectations.

  • Overall project management of multiple development projects simultaneously.
  • Manage all consultants for the design and detailing of development projects.
  • Provide engineering and design input as it relates to the initial design and construction detailing of the projects.
  • Provide continuous value engineering suggestions and reviews of the project.
  • Prepare a level of finishes reflective of our client’s corporate branding and project branding for projects.
  • Prepare project budgets and update them as the design progresses.
  • Assist in the launch of new development projects.
  • Manage all consultants for the preparation of construction drawings for permit, tender, and construction.
  • Prepare and manage the tendering, negotiating, and preparation of trade contracts and purchase agreements with vendors.
  • Manage and coordinate all utility providers from design to implementation.
  • Ensure that each new project is commenced in accordance with the company’s standard procedures and provide input for modifying and enhancing procedures as required.
  • Create and maintain good relationships with team members and all stakeholders including consultants and contractors.
  • Prepare project Schedules and facilitate the tracking of project milestones to ensure occupancy dates are met.
  • Manage and coordinate with the design team for the selection of suite finishes.
  • Manage and coordinate with the design team all upgrade pricing.
  • Manage project changes to ensure minimal cost overruns.
  • Manage field staff and conduct inspections of each project.
  • Manage all Bulletin 19 reviews and closure of the final report.
  • Manage all requirements of Tarion are adhered to and met.
  • Prepare and manage obtaining all permits, easements, required agreements, and deposits including all final sign-offs of permits and the return of security deposits.
  • Prepare and manage occupancy procedures by purchasers including pre-PDI, PDI, and Pre-Tech-audit inspections and completion.
  • Ensure timely project close-out including expediting of all close-out documents.
  • Manage all after-sales service teams and coordinate with the service manager for the timely completion of all reported PDIs and deficiencies. 
  • Manage all purchaser issues that arise.
  • Manage for total completion and closure of the building Technical-Audit.


  • Minimum 10 years of related work experience in low-rise construction within the residential market and significant experience within mixed-use construction development projects.
  • Ability to lead, inspire, and, motivate a team and stakeholders is a must.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with owners, trades, and consultants.
  • Ability to resolve and address conflicts and expedite resolutions.
  • Knowledge of construction contracts.
  • Knowledge of Building Codes and Permitting process.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication. Written communication includes business letters, construction cost claims, site instructions, and responses to consultants, trades, purchasers, etc.
  • Experience writing technical reports.

The salary package for this role is dependent on experience and can range anywhere from $150-220k base salary plus profit sharing and other benefits. 

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