Workforce Manager

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
ID
2021-2088
Category
Human Resources
Company
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

Axiom Builders is looking to bring on a Workforce Manager to take full ownership and accountability to attract, retain, and assign all field employees across our various construction sites by leveraging field operations and talent acquisition. Working closely with the Vice President, Field Operations and the Manager, Talent – this role is key in bringing quality, purpose driven people to a scalable and longstanding organization rooted in family, values, commitment, and quality.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop creative recruitment and hiring strategies to bring in a steady pipeline of quality control technicians, foremen, labourers, and other hourly based construction talent, in partnership with the Talent Acquisition team;
  • Forecast labour needs with the project teams and site leaders prepare and plan for hiring volume;
  • Determine site assignments in conjunction with superintendents to ensure adequate labour volume to meet cost, schedule, and quality demands;
  • Visit construction sites on a weekly basis to ensure quality of hires across multiple construction sites.

What you Bring

The ideal Workforce Manager has a background in a high-volume talent acquisition, staffing, or workforce management with a major focus on construction. You are self-managed, entrepreneurial, and you can work independently and think strategically when required. You are resourceful and resilient when facing challenges. People would describe you as a people person - you can naturally build strong relationships with individuals with a variety of personality traits.

 

Our Must Haves

  • At least three (3) years of workforce management or talent acquisition experience, with a focus on high-volume recruitment;
  • Certificate, diploma or degree in Human Resources, Construction, or a related field;
  • Basic understanding of unionized work environments;
  • Ability to work in a volume-intensive environment; can excel under pressure and manage shifting timelines and priorities;
  • Excellent relationship building skills with the natural tendency to want to influence culture;
  • Some on-site construction experience will be considered an asset. 

Your Rewards

Axiom Builders is not only committed to the growth of the business, but also to the success and development of our people. We recognize that people are the drivers behind Axiom’s success, and we provide our team with the tools and support they need to start, continue, and advance their long-term career with our organization.

 

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: We support your future goals by matching up to 5% of your salary;
  • Professional Development and Education Support: We are keen on internal growth and development, which is why we are excited to fully support you in your pursuit of achieving further education;
  • Company Development: Our annual development conference that is hosted by our leadership and complemented by a range of world-class speakers and workshop experts;
  • Leadership Development: Our proprietary Leadership Development program designed to support your continued growth, development and leadership capabilities.

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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