Project Manager - Buildings


Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V5Y 1V4

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.


Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Project Manager is accountable for providing project management and direction for a project or portfolio of projects ensuring timely completion and profitability. The incumbent is involved in project planning and start-up, project financials, project pre-construction, project execution and close-out, and HSEQ, and maintains a relentless focus on meeting and exceeding customer needs and expectations. 


As a Project Manager at Graham, you will:


  • Collaborate with Preconstruction in preparing, revising, and monitoring information regarding reports related to costs involved in developing the project budget
  • Manage the subcontracting process including facilitating scope review meetings, finalizing agreed processes, developing subcontract scopes, and managing subcontract distribution and final execution process
  • Direct the process of determining the quantity of budget estimates / deliverables to the client
  • Manage the project schedule and milestone dates and ensure that close-out checklists are prepared and maintained during the project lifecycle
  • Review performance standards and metrics against which the team will be measured
  • Monitor the change management process, including identifying change events, submitting change notices, pricing, and tracking change work, and negotiating change orders with clients
  • Provide input into the completion of an organizational and responsibility matrix at the start of the project
  • Establish project teams, define roles and responsibilities, and facilitate project team meetings
  • Apply buildings construction expertise to ensure proper project planning, scheduling, staffing, cost control, and project management
  • Review contract documents to obtain a clear understanding of deliverables, which will ensure project work will be completed on time and within budget
  • Manage the review and communicate objectives for critical milestones, budget, schedule, and client satisfaction measurements to project team members
  • Contribute as appropriate to the pre-award process by determining project scope, planning, and estimating
  • Recognize and leverage Graham's techniques and processes for tracking progress
  • Monitor and control construction activities through effective teamwork and communication with on-site superintendents to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget
  • Address risk and implement corrective measures
  • Manage the experience of clients and key specialist subcontractors to ensure positive relationships are established and maintained
  • Build effective relationships with customers, design teams, subcontractors, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support Graham core values
  • Proactively seek new business opportunities through existing relationships
  • Take direct ownership / responsibility for the development, implementation, and execution of the Project Specific Safety Plan


Qualifications/ Education:


  • Post-secondary education in Construction Management, Engineering, Business or a related field is required
  • Minimum of 5 years of Project Management experience with a General Contractor
  • Experience independently managing commercial buildings projects
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Proficiency using 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.

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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