Klondike Contracting

Klondike Contracting Corporation
#300-1375 W 6 Avenue
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6H 0B1
Tel: (604) 708-3337
Fax: (604) 708-3397

Careers at Klondike Contracting

The growth of our company has created some exciting opportunities for candidates that have related educational qualifications and experience in the design and construction industry. Our corporate culture is team oriented and values a strong work-ethic, personal integrity and the ability to provide exceptional customer service.  Klondike offers long term employment and we look forward to seeing what you can bring to our team!

Project Manager

Our dynamic team of professionals prides itself on delivering exceptional results for our commercial and residential clients.  Year over year we continue to grow because we provide quality work to our clients. When building our team we look to hire people who understand the industry, pride themselves on good work, and are self motivated to get the work done. We are looking to grow our team with the addition of a Project Manager

Opportunity

The Project Manager is responsible for simultaneously managing multiple renovation projects of varying sizes to ensure each project meets client requirements and is completed on time and on budget.

Working under the general direction of the Director, Projects, the Project Manager is responsible for proactively and successfully managing a project team from start to finish.

Our ideal candidate is proactive, detail orientated, client focused, and has a strong background in managing commercial and residential construction projects. 

Job Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Pre-Construction

  • Reviews plans & specifications to determine the scope of work and to define project plans
  • Outlines project requirements and timelines; proactively communicates the details and requirements
  • Tenders contracts from consultants, sub-trades & suppliers 
  • Estimates the number hours required to manage project(s)
  • Prepares quantity take-offs, as required 
  • Prepares construction agreement(s) & budgets
  • Proactively communicates project progress and requirements and addresses any concerns
  • Throughout the project, proactively and accurately reviews, approves and codes all project costs to budget

Construction

  • Works in collaboration with the Site Manager to ensure project deadlines, the quality of workmanship, and overall project goals are met
  • Proactively Issues purchase orders & prepares construction schedules
  • Proactively coordinates all sub-trades according to project plan
  • Proactively collects all payments according to payment schedule
  • Proactively manages budget, submittals, RFIs & change orders 
  • Proactively communicates project progress and requirements and addresses any concerns

Job Close Out

  • Provides owners operation manual(s)
  • Addresses any project concerns /deficiencies
  • Ensures cost reporting is finalized and balanced
  • Receives project certificate of completion and client sign off
  • Conducts an internal debrief of the project including acknowledgements and suggestions for continuous improvement
  • Completes internal close out reporting and documentation

Required Experience & Skills

  • 5+ Years of experience in project management in commercial/residential construction
  • General knowledge of all aspects of commercial & residential construction
  • Strong analytical skills and construction detailing practices 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with clients and all stakeholders for successful project completion
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Project, and Outlook) 
  • Comfortable using digital take-off software & Sage 100 
  • Experience managing crews and comfortable in a leadership and delegating role
  • Strong knowledge of current provincial & municipal building codes
  • Experience estimating construction projects with varying budgets and details
  • Ability to successfully manage small and large budgets
  • Ability to read and understand architectural & consultants plans
  • Strong work ethic, highly motivated and enjoys a challenge
  • Willing and able to learn new skills and concepts quickly
  • Confident, positive & outgoing personality
  • Able to maintain a professional demeanour in challenging situations
  • Enjoys a multi-faceted and dynamic work environment
  • Able to prioritize and be flexible, while maintaining efficiency

How to Apply

We want to hear from you!  Please apply through our website careers page and/or email your resume and a cover letter that summarizes your project experience to careers@klondikecontracting.com. Please indicate Project Manager in the subject line.

We would like to thank all applicants who apply.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Site Manager

Our dynamic team of professionals prides itself on delivering exceptional results for our commercial and residential clients.  Year over year we continue to grow because we provide quality work to our clients. When building our team we look to hire people who understand the industry, pride themselves on good work, and are self motivated to get the work done. We are looking to grow our team with the addition of a Site Manager.

The Site Manager is responsible for the management and supervision of high-end commercial tenant improvement & residential renovation projects. Our Site Managers are required to be pro-active, technically skilled, possess a strong work ethic and know how to safely drive a project to completion on schedule, on budget and to the highest degree of quality workmanship. 

Job Responsibilities:

This is a management position. The site Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of construction projects and resources from the field, from their initial mobilization through to completion.

The Site Manager works under the general direction of the Director, Construction and is responsible for proactively managing their project team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with KC staff, consultants & clients, as needed, to establish scope of work, project budgets (including all costs related to supplies, labour and trade contractor costs) and schedule;
  • Establish and manage construction schedules; managing all site labour, consultants and trade contractors to ensure that all milestone and completion dates are properly met;
  • Keep KC office staff informed on progress and obtain instructions and directions from them as required;
  • Coordinate construction and trade contracts, as necessary;
  • Manage all documentation required to be completed, exchanged and/or delivered to meet the requirements of construction and trade contracts;
  • Manage, direct and liaise with consultants, including architects and engineers to ensure that budgets and construction schedules are met;
  • Source, organize and manage construction supplies;
  • Organize, schedule and supervise construction labour;
  • Organize, schedule and supervise trade contractors;
  • Manage and supervise compliance with occupational health and safety requirements and best practices on site to meet or exceed all WorkSafeBC regulations and requirements;
  • Liaise & coordinate with municipal building inspectors;
  • Ensure all necessary building & trade permits are obtained;
  • Ensure all requirements for obtaining occupancy permits are met;
  • Establish deficiency lists and manage labourers, suppliers, consultants and trade contractors to ensure any deficiencies and defects in construction are fully remedied in an efficient & expedited manner;
  • As necessary, perform routine construction tasks to ensure that the project is completed on time and on budget;
  • Assist in obtaining & assembling all close-out documents and close-out tasks to complete construction projects;
  • Direct and manage required Builders’ Lien Holdbacks, working with KC accounting staff; and
  • Other duties as required to meet project requirements.

Required Experience & Skills:

  • 5-10 Years of experience as a site supervisor in high end retail
  • General knowledge of all aspects of commercial & residential construction
  • General knowledge and familiarity with standard construction contracts and contractual terms and practices
  • Must have OFA Level 1 certification
  • Must have work vehicle & basic hand tools
  • Proven experience successfully managing consultants, sub-trades & in-house staff to meet their objectives
  • Familiar with all aspects of WorkSafeBC and has a strong work safe attitude
  • Technically strong: ability to read Architectural, Structural, Mechanical & Electrical plans
  • Knowledge of provincial & municipal building code (Part 3 & 9) 
  • Self-starter with solid listening skills & good judgement
  • Works well in team environment & under pressure
  • Great communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Detail-oriented, organized & passionate about quality
  • Very presentable, hardworking & respectful
  • Ability and flexibility to work a variety of hours and work in multiple locations to meet project requirements
  • Red Seal Interprovincial Certification in Carpentry is an asset

Klondike offers a competitive salary along with a health & dental benefits package. Please note only those short-listed for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Klondike is always interested in new talent. For general applications, please send unique cover letter and resume to:

  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.

Klondike Contracting

#300-1375 W 6 Avenue
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6H 0B1

Tel: (604) 708-3337
Fax: (604) 708-3397

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