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Pre-Construction Manager

Kelowna, BC

Do you enjoy making a difference? Do people consider you to be an organized person? Would people say you know how to get a message across? Are you naturally inquisitive and don’t accept the status quo? Do you easily admit when you’re wrong? Do you get satisfaction from a job well done and like to celebrate success as a team?


If you answered yes to these questions, we have the job for you. Highstreet is currently seeking to fill the position of Pre-Construction Manager to join our head office team located in Kelowna, BC.


Our vision is that everyone in Highstreet’s community will want their friends to work with us, live with us and invest with us. To make that happen in construction we are on a mission to have the safest, cleanest, most organized, professional, efficient, and happiest construction sites in Canada.


Help us achieve that vision.


Known as “Highstreeters” we demonstrate our core values in everything we do:


  • Humility grants us insight from others
  • Inquisitive & learning continuously
  • Guided by always doing what is right
  • Honest, open and timely communication
  • Responsible & accountable for our actions and decisions
  • Determined to persevere, get results and “win” together


As a Highstreet Pre-Construction Manager, you’re responsible for setting up our multi-family construction projects for success. The Pre-Construction manager is responsible for: (i) schedule and hard cost budget, (ii) procurement and logistics, and (iii) trade scopes and contracts. You will report to the Vice President Development, while collaborating with people across all areas of the company and with our subtrades. The role is full time in our head office located in Kelowna.


Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Create project budgets
  • Review and present budgets to Leadership Team
  • Drawing review / value engineering
  • Create logistics plans and scope documents
  • Schedule creation with procurement log, early procurement
  • Create bid list
  • Tender projects
  • Bid analysis, including inclusions/exclusions/risks
  • Update Procurement Log lead times from tendering process
  • Subcontract writing and executing
  • Handoff executed subcontracts to site
  • Support Construction in larger changes, pricing



Highstreet is looking for a highly-motivated individual who enjoys learning and growth. In addition to identifying with Highstreet’s values, the candidate should also have the following skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Excellent technical, analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Highly organized and able to juggle competing priorities through excellent time management.
  • Be willing to embrace change and new ideas.
  • Be a team player, capable of communicating ideas and overcoming obstacles.
  • Be highly motivated to learn in general, but specifically about buildings, development and construction.
  • Have a minimum of 6 years experience working as a Project Manager or Pre-Construction Manager on wood-frame multi-family residential buildings.
  • Strong technical computer skills including Excel, Outlook, Teams, SharePoint, and Word.
  • Experience with Procore or other Project Management software considered an asset.
  • Lean Construction training considered an asset.
  • Estimating experience considered an asset.

Salary band: $95,000-$130,000 annually


Expected Hiring Timeline:

Accepting applications up to December 31, 2023

Interviews mid-December to early-January

Target start date: February 1, 2024

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