Assistant Project Manager - High-Rise

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
ID
2024-3463
Category
Construction Management
Company
Axiom Builders (BC)

About The Company

Axiom Builders is a leading construction partner for many major developers in both residential and commercial construction. With over 5 million square feet under construction in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary and Seattle, we’ve become one of the western region’s most eminent builders.

 

Our highly skilled team of over 500 diverse construction professionals are dedicated to meeting our client’s expectations with the goal of becoming an extension of their project team. Together, we execute thoughtful community-centric projects. From iconic residential towers, noteworthy rental developments, LEED Gold office buildings, and purpose-built tenant improvements, our team knows their stuff! We’re proud to have made the Kincentric Best Employers list in 2021 and 2022,  and to have representation on the 40 Under 40 in Canadian Construction list.

 

Our expertise, determination and straightforward approach are derived from our values – Accountability, Autonomy, Excellence, Humility, and Respect. The result: a quality product that’s built right – the first time.

About The Role

Axiom Builders is looking for multiple Assistant Project Managers to support the field operations and leadership team in coordinating the building process for concrete high-rise projects. These projects vary from large-scale multi-phase high-rise projects to a 42-story stand-alone tower.

 

This role will have the opportunity to direct and own project performance, including costs, schedule, quality assurance, and project status. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the 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;
  • Track procurement of equipment and material and report on delivery dates that may impact project schedule;
  • Review Site Instructions in collaboration with Project Coordination team, communicate key elements to Site Superintendents and Project Managers;
  • Collaborate with Trade Partners to ensure fair Change Order pricing is provided in timely manner;
  • Guide Project Coordinator team by answering questions and overseeing quality and accuracy of tasks completed.

What You Bring

The ideal candidate is organized, trainable, and has 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 be a Project Manager and you are looking for an opportunity to showcase your experience and ability.  This project is in the early stages, giving you the opportunity to celebrate and take ownership of the project's 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.

Skills and Experience

  • At least three to five (3-5) years of experience being on-site, working on residential and mixed-use concrete projects as part of a general contractor;
  • Proficiency in Procore, MS Project and other construction related software will be considered an asset;
  • Post-secondary education in Building Technology, Construction Management, 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
We value our people and aim to treat them right, evolving our total rewards package often based on their input. Here are some of the top reasons our people like working here.

 

Our Community

  • The People | Dozens of fun events to bring us together, from topping-off parties to family BBQs
  • Giving Back | 800+ volunteer hours since launch of our Community Engagement program
  • Leadership | 12 down-to-earth execs to learn the ropes from

Rewards

  • Benefits & Perks | 100% health/dental coverage, 5% off presales, 8% off rentals, and lots more
  • RRSP Matching | 5% match on your RRSP contributions
  • Compensation | Competitive salaries with annual market analysis

Opportunities

  • Unique Projects | 40+ projects in motion, from skyline-changers to bespoke sales centres
  • Career Growth | Twice per year we level-up with our Performance Feedback Program
  • Learning & Development | 15 offerings from our dedicated L&D team

The base salary range for this role may be $80,000 to $110,000, depending on experience, plus a competitive performance-based bonus program. During the interview process, let’s talk to get the right fit for your experience level.

 

What’s Next: How to Apply
Want to love what you do? We’re always looking for talented people who fit our culture and are passionate about what they do. Here are three easy ways to apply:

  • Click ‘apply’ on this page
  • Add your resume via our Careers Portal
  • Email careers@axiombuilders.ca

Thank you for your interest in Axiom Builders! While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file for future opportunities.

 

Follow us on LinkedIn to connect with our Talent Acquisition team and Instagram to see updates on our current projects.

 

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