Project Manager - Buildings Vancouver


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.


About the Role


Reporting to the Senior Project Manager or Operations Manager, the Project Manager with BC Buildings will be accountable for project planning and start-up, project financials, project pre-construction, project execution and close-out.  The incumbent is responsible for mentoring junior team personnel.


As a Project Manager 3 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, which includes facilitating initial scope review meetings, finalizing agreed processes, developing subcontract scopes of work, and managing the subcontract distribution and final execution process.
  • Direct the process of determining the quantity of budget estimates / deliverables to the client.
  • Assist with hiring key personnel and subcontractors for the project.
  • Manage the project administration and daily operations, escalating issues as necessary.
  • Manage the project schedule and milestone dates, and ensure that close-out checklists are prepared and maintained during the project lifecycle.
  • Maintain relationships and communication tools as needed with suppliers and other key project personnel to verify that materials, supplies, tools, equipment, and personnel are obtained and / or delivered when required.
  • Review performance standards and metrics against which the team will be measured.
  • Monitor the change management process, which includes identifying change events, submitting change notices, pricing and tracking change work, optional changes in project scope, and negotiating change orders with clients.
  • Ensure that the project site and company assets are secure, and maintain a safe and respectful working environment at all times.
  • Provide input into the completion of an organizational and responsibility matrix at the start of the project.
  • 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.
  • Assist in the input of regular status reports for company executives and project-steering committees, detailing status of the project and recommending actions to be taken.
  • Take direct ownership / responsibility for the development, implementation, and execution of the Project Specific Safety Plan.
  • Take personal responsibility for own health and safety, and that of other workers, visitors to the site(s), the community, and the environment.
  • Analyze the environment for potential risks or safety hazards.
  • Monitor and measures HSE goals and expectations using Key Performance Indicators.
  • Understand and comply with client requirements, Occupational Health and Safety regulations, and all applicable government laws and regulations.
  • Ensure that Project Quality Risk Assessment is conducted for the project upon award of project contract.
  • Ensure implementation of the Project Specific Quality Plan (PSQP) on the project site by all project stakeholders.


Qualifications / Experience

  • Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business or a related field is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years in coordinating construction projects.
  • Experience and acumen required to anticipate client requirements and work proactively regarding risk and claim management, and ability to work autonomously with limited supervision.
  • Balanced leadership and technical skills.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite.
  • Proficiency using scheduling and project management software.


Working Conditions

The majority of work is completed on job sites in an office trailer or in an existing on-site structure. Due to daily condition changes on construction projects, when employees are outside of the office trailer or structure, they must wear appropriate personal protective equipment as required by the company's safety policies and as required for weather conditions. The incumbent may need to relocate to other site locations in the local region as required.




  • $90,000-$125,000 per annum
  • Salary will commensurate with education and experience.


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.


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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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