Project Manager, Special Projects Division

Vancouver, BC

Division: Canada - Vancouver

Project Location(s): Vancouver, BC V5K 0A1 CAN

Minimum Years Experience: 4

Job Type: Regular

Job Classification: Experienced

Job Family: Construction

Compensation: Salaried Exempt

About Turner

The Turner Corporation, founded by Henry C. Turner in 1902, has been providing construction management and general contracting services for 121 years and is recognized as the largest general builder in North America. We have earned recognition for undertaking large, complex projects, fostering innovation, embracing emerging technologies, and making a difference for our clients, employees and the community in which we serve.

Canadian Presence - Vancouver

Our local team consists of 150 highly dedicated professionals, whose unique experience includes projects in various market sectors, including but not limited to commercial buildings and interiors, higher education, healthcare, industrial, and government. We are proud to have been awarded one of BC's 2023 Top 100 Employers, and to have representation on the 40 Under 40 in Canadian Construction list.

Position Description

As Project Manager in the Special Projects Division (SPD), you will manage, evaluate, and assess information necessary to construct small to mid-size construction projects on time, within budget and to the quality specified by the contract documents. You will be responsible for building overall projects “on paper”.

Essential Duties & Key Responsibilities

  • Take lead or participate on specific tasks for project launch and closeout.
  • Active participation in construction tenders including assisting with bid process, bid leveling, and subcontract negotiations.
  • Provide input on project schedule development and management through the construction period.
  • Arrange project insurance and maintain documents.
  • Manage submittals and shop drawings, assess all for conformance to contract specifications and resolve conflicts in interpretation.
  • Serve as liaison with Architects, Trade Partners, Consultants, Suppliers, Inspectors and other Project Staff and Owner Representatives in resolving issues related to plans and specifications.
  • Oversee and make decisions related to contract drawings and subcontract information. Ensure drawings and specifications properly relate to estimate.
  • Financial management of project including project budget, perform monthly financial reporting and forecasting, owner invoicing and subcontractor claims.
  • Lead or participate in Operational Review Meetings (ORM).
  • Participate in safety activities on jobsite including electronic inspections, data recording, and required trainings.
  • Negotiate Change Orders. Managing information on changes in work; prepare independent analysis, as required; obtain and check estimates for changes from subcontractor; obtain approval of Architect and Owner and resolving any conflicts.
  • Oversee closeout process. Prepare final records for project such as Requests for Information (RFI’s), closeout records, warranties, As-Builts, Operations and Maintenance manuals (O&Ms), attic stock, spare parts, and evaluate information to ensure compliance with contract documents.
  • Supervise Field/Project Coordinators, SPD Assistant Project Managers, and Co-op Students and provide input on performance appraisals.
  • Other activities, duties, and responsibilities as assigned.

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The following descriptions are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works at construction work sites where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, and outside weather conditions. The employee frequently views a computer monitor, is required to sit, handle objects, tools, or control, and reach with hands, talk, and hear.

What We Offer

At Turner, we appreciate the strength that every member brings. As you offer your unique knowledge and help carry our company forward, we guarantee to support you in your individual growth journey.

The annual base salary range for this position may be $80,000 to $140,000, depending on experience and fit. Besides a competitive base compensation, we offer a thorough benefits program including End of Year Premium Pay, health and dental coverage, RRSP matching, Summer Fridays, gym access, referral bonus program, regular social events, soft and hard skill training opportunities, and much more!

  • Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree from accredited degree program and minimum of 4 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.
  • Background in construction or construction-related industries and organizations.
  • Read and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedule.
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills.
  • Effective active listening skills and follow-up practices.
  • Possess solid problem solving and analytical capabilities.
  • Prioritize responsibilities for self and team.
  • Approachable and effectively interact with all employee levels and management.
  • Work independently with little or no supervision, collaborate with others.
  • Embrace change and quick learner to adopt process and technology enhancements.

You will be an ideal candidate if you also bring the following skills:

  • Utilizes leading-edge technologies such as Building Information Modeling (BIM).
  • Understand continuous improvement methods and tools.
  • Familiar with basic lean culture and concepts.

Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer —minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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