PROJECT MANAGER, RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION – Muskoka, ON

An employer located in the Muskoka area is seeking an employee to fill their Project Manager, Residential Construction position!

For more about this job please call 1-800-461-5541

Wages: Wage range: $35-42/hour
Duties & Qualifications:
Responsibilities:

The Project Manager, residential construction(PM) will be responsible for the overall construction of projects assigned. The PM will promote and maintain a safe and efficient job site and take on tasks as needed. The Construction Project Manager will work with design professionals, consultants and clients as well as Site Supervisors, and other construction related personnel in planning, coordinating and safely executing the work in accordance with the contract documents, schedule and budget.

– Preparation of the project schedule
– Review the project plans and specifications and comment on the building design, scheduling, possible cost savings measures and potential construction problems
– Assist the construction manager / estimator in preparation of project budget
– Assist in assembling the job site equipment requirements
– Have confidence in own ability to intelligently communicate with design team/client as well as effectively lead the trades
– Expedite all shop drawings and approvals
– Monitor and maintain the project construction schedule on a regular basis
– Raise and discuss relevant issues at the job site meetings. Prepare & issue minutes of all site meetings
– Inform the Consultant/Client of any errors, discrepancies or omissions contained within the Consultant’s design drawings
– Expedite all CO (change order) costs. Maintain current CO logs
– Monitor site safety and ensure that the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act are enforced
– Ensure completion of and track all independent testing and inspections as required
– Issue monthly progress draws and invoicing to consultant and client including final holdbacks (if needed)
– Maintain and enforce good construction standards and quality control
– Control and monitor labour, material and equipment expenses
– Ensure that “as-­‐built” drawings are prepared on an ongoing basis by all trades during the construction period and issue final close outs to consultants, owner and city accordingly
– Ensure all required municipal inspections are performed
– Prepare and expedite project deficiency lists
– Prepare and organize a project directory for hand over to the client at the end of the project

Requirements:
– 2+ years experience as a Project Manager on residential custom builds and renovations.
– 10+ years working in residential construction in supervisory or management positions.
– Formal training in a construction related field is an asset
– Must have understanding of construction terms, scheduling and planning concepts
– Possess a personal computer in good working condition with internet access
– Knowledge of the current Ontario Building Code as it applies to residential low-rise and light-commercial construction
– Excellent organizational, presentation, and interpersonal skills
– Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills
– Knowledge of and experience in green and natural building techniques and products is an asset
– Experience and knowledge of Passive House techniques is an asset
– Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and of project management software such as BuilderTrend
– WHMIS, Working at Heights, First Aid & other certs. considered an asset
– Posses a valid Class G driver’s license with insurance
– Posses a reliable vehicle (possession of a vehicle capable of moving large materials, such as lumber)
– Access to a home office
Job Type: Full-Time
Full Time Hours Per Week: 35 Hours
Advertising Method: General Ad


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