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Liam Odowd

Liam O'Dowd

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Construction Manager

  • Listed: 21 May 2024
  • Building & Construction
  • British Columbia - Vancouver
  • Up to $125,000
The primary role of the Construction Manager is to work with in-house and field personnel to provide overall project performance including schedule, costs, quality, stakeholder satisfaction and the integrity of the design are maintained. The position works closely with the Design and Development services teams and maintains excellent relationships with subcontractors and clients.
  • Achieve the project budget and meet or exceed target net margin
  • Meet or beat the project milestones and schedule
  • Prepares detailed construction schedules, tracks on a weekly basis and presents a Monthly Report
  • Deliver scope while meeting or exceeding Design’s and Client’s quality, fit and finish expectations
  • Has the key responsibility to coach, motivate and facilitate with project team superintendents, estimating and subcontractors/suppliers to achieve project budget, scope and schedule
  • Observes that Work Safe Practices are being followed and report any infractions in order to ensure safety of employees, sub-trades and community
  • Lead the bid process and be accountable for the bid
  • Ensures all contractual issues and deficiencies are resolved within 30 days from tenant/client occupancy
  • Prepare monthly billings and progress claims
  • Analyze, interpret and execute action on Management Control Reports and cost forecasts
  • Ensures client satisfaction
  • Identifies suitable service offerings and recommendations for clients – knows client business issues
Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent capability within Outlook, MSWord and Excel
  • Competent in Estimating and Take-off, MS Project to track, plan and coordinate the project
  • Knowledge of Provincial Building Codes, Building envelope, Health and Safety Regulations and Contract Law
  • Proficient in Timberline Project Management, Contract Control and Change Management
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving
  • Effective client management (e.g. explain reasoning for contract changes)
  • Able to build and maintain professional relationships internally and externally
  • Maintains a positive image of the project and the site to the general public
  • Professional and timely communication to internal team members and external stakeholders
  • Driven, future-focused, sense of urgency
  • Comfortable providing and receiving feedback
  • Delivers on promises made internally and externally
  • Collaborative approach to leading project teams
  • Capable of managing a variety of projects simultaneously
  • Knowledgeable about design and construction processes
  • Ability to lead, coach and motivate project team members; delegates effectively
  • Focused on solutions
  • Understanding of project financial management
  • Perform other duties as required
  • 5 to 10 years’ experience with a design-builder, general contractor, sub-contractor and/or owner’s representative
  • Has worked in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Has worked on site as a Project Coordinator or Site Superintendent for the term of one project
  • Degree in Engineering, Project Management or Architecture
  • Working toward or has a designation in Engineering, Project Management or Architecture
  • Gold Seal Intern or Gold Seal Certified
  • PQS designation, a trade certification or a business degree considered an asset
  • Frequent local travel to job sites and travel to out of town sites required as necessary

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