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

Axiom Builders is looking for a Senior Project Manager to direct construction process of a mega project currently in the beginning stages of preconstruction. This is a great opportunity to join the project team during the initial stages of one of the larger redevelopment projects in the Lower Mainland. Axiom is an organization built on customer relationships, and the Senior Project Manager will have the unique opportunity to shadow Executive Management and grow his or her client satisfaction skills. 


Operationally, the Senior Projet Manager 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 construction project management profesisonal 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 alongside one of our major clients, and building on a mixed-used, landmark redevelopment site for the community and the organization.  When representing the company in external client meetings, your ability to communicate plans and articulate ideas clearly and professionally shines and makes for a fantastic working relationship with our team and partners. As the Senior on the team, our leadership will be leaning on you to guide and train your project team of varying experience levels to ensure the project meets and exceeds our standard for quality. 


Our Must Haves

  • At least 8-10 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 and motivational 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 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 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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