Design Manager

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Construction Management
Axiom Builders (BC)

About the Company

Axiom Builders prides itself on being a very personable company with serious commitment to building things right.  As a leading general contractor of mixed-use, residential, commercial, and special projects, the company is well respected across Western Canada. Our people share a commitment to service, integrity and quality and this collective vision has led to immense growth over the years. Since 2003, we have grown to become one of British Columbia’s largest construction companies with over 25 notable projects with 6000 condo units currently under construction. Headquartered in Vancouver, Axiom also has a branch office in Calgary with satellite offices in Victoria, Edmonton and Seattle.

About the Role

Axiom Builders is looking for a Design Manager to ensure that the needs of ownership and development partners are being incorporated into the design process. The Design Manager will work closely with our pre-construction team and take ownership of the process once construction drawings are issued. Responsibilities include:

  • Work intimately in the design coordination, project management control of RFI, and shop drawing coordination process;
  • Manage drawings and models workflow with our virtual construction team
  • Communicate with different project stakeholders, including coordinating with design and sub-contractors;
  • Act as an advisor to the client and work with sites to ensure the design is in accordance with our construction standards and practices.

What you Bring

The ideal Design Manager is an architect by trade. The ideal candidate is the liaison between architectural firms and our business and you are able to do this effectively because of your strong communications/listening skills and your natural ability to connect with people. In our business, humility goes a long way, and you are excited to get in the trenches and learn on the fly. You enjoy working with trades, utilizing virtual construction and can communicate designs and drawings effectively to all levels within an organization - both internally and externally.


Our Must Haves

  • Over six (6) years of experience working in an architectural firm, ideally experience with residential high-rise/towers;
  • Experience with Revit and virtual construction technology is mandatory;
  • Knowledge of industry standards, current product development, VCON, and architectural practices;
  • Good working knowledge of architectural design documentation, detailing, building materials and codes, construction techniques, as well as building material compatibility and characteristics;
  • Service oriented communication skills and the ability to build relationships and trust with our clients and their Design Managers;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or a closely related field.


Your Rewards

Axiom distinguishes itself from our competitors not only by our level of quality, but also by our commitment to our staff. At Axiom, we offer a very competitive compensation structure that supplements your regular income with a robust benefits package:

  • Medical and Dental Coverage: Our industry leading benefits package covers you and your dependents at no cost
  • RRSP Matching Program
  • Professional Development Support


How to Apply

At Axiom Builders Inc., we are always on the lookout for talented people who are passionate about what they do. If you love what you do, and believe that with the right tools and opportunities you can do the best work of your life, please submit an application to our careers portal. While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file and consider you for future opportunities as they come available.


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