Construction Manager
Graham
Calgary, AB, CA, T2Z 3R6
6d ago

Summary

Reporting to the Vice President of Healthcare Construction, the Construction Manager will be accountable for providing overall site leadership including planning, site coordination, safety and quality oversight, and subcontractor management of major projects such as large healthcare facilities or hospitals.

The successful candidate will be an experienced builder who has been responsible for managing all aspects of construction on several projects with values exceeding $100 million.

The ideal candidate will also have experience working on alternative forms of project delivery, such as design-build, public-private partnerships, and integrated project delivery.

They will have a number of direct reports and the successful candidate will oversee a team of up to 10 while participating in project planning and logistics, project financials, design input, constructability reviews, procurement, commercial project design and preconstruction, project execution and close-out, while maintaining a relentless focus on meeting and exceeding customer needs and obligations.

The successful candidate will have the ability to provide support and mentoring to site teams.

Essential Functions

  • Assist with logistical planning and the development of the schedule during the pursuit phase.
  • Provide constructability reviews of the design documents on design-build projects and assist with scope gap analysis.
  • Work collaboratively with the preconstruction team to develop the project’s budget.
  • Support the subcontracting process including initial scope review meetings, finalizing agreed processes, and assisting with the development of subcontract scopes of work.
  • Direct and approve the project site construction resources required (people, tools, equipment, materials, internal and external services).
  • Ensure that Project Quality Risk Assessment is conducted for the project upon award of the project contract.
  • Oversee, manage, and coordinate the efforts of Field Supervision while ensuring Field Supervision is effectively planning their work and carrying out their plans.
  • Monitor and control construction activities through effective communication to on-site superintendents to ensure the project is built on schedule and within budget.
  • Ensure successful onboarding of new field supervisors while taking responsibility for the productivity of field teams.
  • Participate in project forecast review meetings and anticipate and mitigate potential construction risks.
  • Ensure field operation's adherence to the safety and quality plans.
  • Support the commissioning activities and ensure that critical elements in support of those activities are ready when required.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with both suppliers and other key project personnel to support field operations with obtaining materials, supplies, tools, equipment, and personnel as necessary;
  • while also ensuring field execution teams are appropriately sized against the budget.

  • Inspect work as required to verify product quality, report deficiencies, and enforce the appropriate corrective actions while communicating with the client.
  • Establish and communicate project objectives, critical milestones, budget schedule, and client satisfaction while also considering the broader business objectives of the company.
  • Manage overall cost and profitability of the portfolio or project, including self-performed and subcontracted work.
  • Communicate with all affected stakeholders, including neighboring properties, as required to ensure disruption to them is minimized and that they are kept informed.
  • Generate and present concise and accurate status reports for company executives and project-steering committees, detailing status of the project and recommending actions to be taken.
  • Demonstrate HSE and Quality behaviours that reflect corporate expectations of Actively Caring and Road to Zero.
  • Lead, promote, and maintain a positive safety culture within the team, without compromise.
  • Ensure implementation of the PSQP on the project site by all project stakeholders.
  • Emphasize the project goals for safety to field supervision and ensure safety rules are effectively enforced and communicated by field supervisors.
  • Education, Experience and Knowledge Required

  • Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or Business, or Journeyman Trade Certification or a related designation is preferred.
  • 10+ years of direct construction experience in a management role.
  • Experience with building healthcare facilities and hospitals is required.
  • Experience in design-build delivery model is required.
  • Superior technical proficiency in project KPIs and the core areas of Builders Knowledge, Estimating, Field Management, and Project Management.
  • Experience and acumen required to anticipate client requirements and work proactively regarding risk and claim management, and ability to work with full autonomy.
  • Ability to minimize risk and enhance Graham's reputation when dealing with key stakeholders.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite as well as scheduling and project management software.
  • Proficiency with WorkSafeBC regulations and legislation.
  • Working Conditions

  • As our projects are based in multiple locations, the incumbent's location of residence is flexible.
  • Most of the work is completed on job sites in an office trailer or an existing on-site structure.
  • May need to relocate to other geographic office / site work locations or travel as required.
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