Senior Project Manager

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

About the Company

Axiom Builders prides itself on being a down-to-earth 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. With clear purpose and principles, we are known as a customer-centric group which has led to immense growth over the years. Since 2003, we have grown to become one of British Columbia’s largest construction companies. Currently, we have over 25 notable projects, representing 6,000 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

Reporting to the Director, Construction, the Senior Project Manager will provide overall direction for the construction process of one of the largest, most complex, landmark redevelopment projects in the Lower Mainland. This large-scale site features multiple residential towers with over 1000 homes, both indoor and outdoor amenities for the residents, and a major commercial and retail space on the ground. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this unique project from preconstruction to completion.


The successful candidate will assume responsibility for the overall project performance including costs, schedule, quality assurance, project status and client satisfaction. Projects managed are typically of moderate to high complexity, risk and exposure. Key responsibilities include:

  • Plan and oversee the end-to-end delivery of assigned projects by identifying project risks, developing project plans and implementing contingency plans;
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, within scope, budget and requirements, and complies with all regulatory, environmental and health and safety requirements;
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with clients, resolving issues, managing client expectation, and ensuring client satisfaction;
  • Demonstrate leadership in health, safety and environmental protection on the project;
  • Ensure that projects are built according to approved plans, specifications, shop drawings, and applicable building codes and that quality standards are maintained;
  • Develop and maintain the construction schedule in conjunction with project team to meet milestones and completion dates;
  • Provide strong leadership to construction team members, capitalizing on individual and group strengths to ensure project targets are achieved;
  • Maintain, tracks and reports all financial aspects of project including forecasts and billings;
  • Manage the procurement process including subcontractor/trade/supplier negotiations and awards.

What you Bring

The ideal candidate Senior Project Manager is an experienced Project Manager who is looking for their next level of growth. In addition to being a part of a unique project, you are also looking for the opportunity to gain leadership and managerial responsibilities. You are excited by the idea of working with one of our major clients, and executing on a mixed-used, landmark project for the community and the organization.  When representing the company in external client meetings, you can communicate plans and articulate ideas clearly and professionally. Our senior leadership team will be leaning the Senior Project Manager to assist the Director in the leadership and training of project team at varying experience levels to ensure the project meets (and exceeds) our standard for quality. 


Our Must Haves

  • At least 7-9 years of experience as a Project Manager, working on residential and mixed-use concrete high-rise projects as part of a large general contractor; (a comprehensive project list submitted as part of your resume will be helpful);
  • Certificate, diploma or degree in Building Technology, Construction Management, Construction Technology, or a related field;
  • Proficient with project management tools, such as Microsoft Project and/or Procore;
  • Possess leadership qualities with the aspiration to advance towards senior management;
  • Ability to build and train a team to work cohesively for our clients;
  • Strong relationship and network of sub-trades in the Lower Mainland;
  • Strong communication - confidence and ability to communicate with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels;
  • Experience with virtual construction and 3D modelling programs will be considered an asset.


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 career 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.


As we continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation, we want to keep the safety of our employees and interested candidates top of mind. Over the next few weeks, the Axiom Builders Talent Acquisition team will continue to conduct interviews for all posted opportunities via phone and video conference.


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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