Construction Manager - Buildings


Toronto, ON, CA, M4L 3W6 Mississauga, ON, CA, L4T 0A1

Graham is an employee-owned construction solutions partner that services the buildings, industrial, infrastructure, water and project finance sectors. We deliver lasting value for our clients through meticulous planning and scheduling, while upholding rigorous safety and quality standards. With offices throughout North America, our passionate and knowledgeable teams deliver projects that enable communities to thrive and people to live, work, move and grow in a rapidly changing world. With over nine decades of experience, Graham has the resources, capacity and expertise to undertake projects of every scope, scale and complexity. Join our team to deliver a better tomorrow.

We are seeking top-tier talent to join our Buildings division and deliver innovative projects in the healthcare, education, hospitality, recreational, entertainment, retail, commercial office, mixed-use, multi-family residential and light industrial sectors. As a member of this collaborative team, you can expect a safe, diverse and inclusive environment, and on-going learning and career development opportunities.



About the Role:


Reporting to the District Manager or Project Director, the Construction Manager will be accountable for providing overall site leadership including planning, site coordination, safety and quality oversight, and subcontractor management of large ICI projects.  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 Lean integrated projects or 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.


As a Construction Manager at Graham you will:

  • Assist with logistical planning and the development of the schedule during the pursuit phase
  • Provide constructability reviews of the design documents on design-build and IPD 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



  • A Senior Superintendent or General Superintendent with a Degree in Construction Management, Engineering or Journeyman Trade Certification
  • Gold Seal or Professional Engineering Designation is preferred
  • 10+ years of direct construction experience in a management role
  • Experience building IPD, Design-Build or Lean Construction projects
  • 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

If this sounds like you, then Graham may be the right fit. Apply today.

Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

Graham Group Ltd. also welcomes and encourages applications from those with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in each stage of our process. For more information please see our AODA Compliance Policy and our Multi-Year Accessibility Plan.

No unsolicited resumes or phone inquiries from agencies, thank you.



The Graham Advantage

• We are one of North America’s largest General Contractors

• Graham is 100% employee owned

• We champion development of our employees, including having accredited PMP and Gold Seal training available in-house

• We have a balanced portfolio of exciting, challenging, and career-defining projects

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