Director, Construction

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
ID
2021-2098
Category
Construction Management
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

Reporting to the Senior Vice President, the Director, Construction will manage all aspects of the assigned project portfolio from beginning to end.  In addition to successfully leading and motivating multiple project teams, this role will play a significant role in maintaining and strengthening strong client relationships. The successful candidate will not only promote project community vision and design, but also elevate Axiom’s industry presence and market awareness.   

 

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Partner closely with developers, project managers, consultant engineers, utility providers and local authorities to ensure the quality of the project, the completion on time and within budget;
  • Oversee the requisition process of all division work from inception to contract;
  • Provide timely feedback to project team on design elements and details to allow for prompt and decisive decision making during the design phase;
  • Collaborate with estimating to provide preliminary budget information from conceptual stage and see it through the process to a fixed budget;
  • Evaluate the progress of construction through regular review and site visits with Senior PMs and project teams;
  • Monitor production schedules, critical paths for projects, and cost control to ensure that projects are completed on time, meet expected quality and within budget;
  • Respond to any issues that arise and provide guidance to ensure these are resolved and quality standards are consistently maintained;
  • Build strong relationships with customers and key vendors earning their respect, while at the same time treating them as customers/partners and protecting the Company’s interests;
  • Attend and actively participate in daily, weekly and monthly meetings with staff and senior management to facilitate the flow of information between all parties to ensure client satisfaction and the timely completion of construction projects;
  • Facilitate regular flow of communication from site to Head Office to share knowledge, best practices, and ensure a common approach. 

What you Bring

The ideal Director, Construction is a balanced leader – someone who is strong at executing work and ensuring cost, schedule, quality and safety standards are met, but also in motivating and mentoring their team to always deliver quality work. You take pride in watching your team grow and develop and you are eager to lead the next generation of construction professionals. You are people oriented with the ability to naturally build long-term partnerships and trust with the client.  You have experience with growing organizations and are resilient in ever-changing, entrepreneurial environments.

 

Our Must Haves

  • Roughly 10-15 years of preconstruction and project management experience as part of a general contractor (a comprehensive project list submitted as part of your resume will be helpful);
    • Multi-phase developments, wood-frame, master planned communities and high-rise concrete experience will be considered major assets;
  • At least three (3) years of experience managing/supervising a project team of varying levels of experience to work cohesively for our clients;
  • Ability to promote a culture and collective goal of client satisfaction with the team;
  • Proven record and ability to execute exceptional work on time and within budget;
  • A strong personal network of construction and trade professionals - ability to leverage these relationships to deliver quality and excellence to the client;
  • Professional communication skills - both oral and written, with the ability to manage conflict effectively and deal with challenging conversations with ease.

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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