Assistant Project Manager

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Project 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 an Assistant Project Manager to direct and own project performance, including costs, schedule, quality assurance, and project status for an upcoming project in the Core Vancouver area.  Reporting into the Senior Project Manager and working closely with the project team on site, the Assistant Project Manager will:

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects and ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget;
  • Develop and manage project scope, schedule, costs and objectives, involve all relevant stakeholders and ensure technical feasibility;
  • Work in partnership with our project accounting team to submit all progress claims, provide forecasts, cost to complete, invoice reviews and cost management;
  • Manage and maintain strong relationships with vendors, third party contacts, consultants, engineers and subtrade partners by always communicating professionally and effectively;
  • Ensure efficiency, quality, technical competence and fair management of trades and suppliers;
  • Assist Project Manager in contract negotiations and management with our trades, updating the established construction schedule, preparing change order management, and preparing progress draws;
  • Coordinate and maintain comprehensive project documentation in a detail oriented manner.

Note: This position is based on-site.

What you Bring

The ideal candidate is organized, trainable and have a strong business acumen - always excited to learn new things from veterans in the business. You are growth-oriented: your short-term goal is to acquire all the skills to solidify your short term goal to be a Project Manager and you are looking for an opportunity to showcase you experience and ability.  This project is in early stages, giving you the opportunity to celebrate and take ownership of the project successes from the beginning to the very end. One of your defining characteristics is commitment and dedication - you are proud of the work that you deliver and you share the same core values as we do: honesty, integrity, respect, and accountability.


Our Must Haves

  • A combined five (5) years of site experience as a Project Coordinator and/or Assistant Project Manager;
  • Proficiency in Procore, MS Project and other construction related software will be considered an asset;
  • Post-secondary education in Building Technology, Construction Management, Accounting or similar field will be an asset;
  • Excellent interpersonal, professional, and business communication skills to interact with external and internal stakeholders;
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage tight deadlines;
  • Willing and excited to work on site and be a part of the action;
  • Academic experience or professional exposure to Design or VCON 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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