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Post Date
Nov. 30, 2018

Job ID
997
Job Title
Senior Construction and Planning Manager
Type
Permanent

Location
Niagara Region
Salary
TBD, based on Experience and Qualifications

Position Description
The Senior Construction and Planning Manager will be responsible for construction and planning teams having accountability for project delivery and performance. This Manager must be able to think strategically, but also execute on the ground level in planning and operations. This role requires a motivated individual having extensive civil, structural, electrical and mechanical experience along with broad project management experience. With advanced problem-solving skills and delegation of tasks, this position will lead the construction team to help attain the stipulated company goals. Managing the preparation of proposals, bid documents, preparation of cost estimates, tracking constructions costs, developing and maintaining internal construction systems and managing all aspects of construction operations are the requirements for this position. The ideal candidate will manage the overall direction of construction projects from pre-construction through closeout including advising on constructability issues, setting quality standards and managing team collaboration while fully contributing to company’s culture, mission and values through thoughtful leadership and actions.

Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering - preferred
  • C.E.T., Construction Management or other related field - required
  • 10+ years of industry experience
  • Proven experience to manage projects full-cycle
  • A team player and collaborator
  • Technologically savvy
  • Previous experience in residential low-rise and mid-rise
  • Experience working closely with developers

Requirements
Planning
  • Manage planning studies, development applications and reviews consultant proposals
  • Develops project budgets, administers bidding process, verifies contract expenditures and compliance
  • Liaises with municipal staff, councillors and other agencies as required to advance the development approvals process
  • Present reports and other findings to staff, the Planning and Zoning board, and council and serves as liaison to such committees
  • Manages the consultant team to ensure timely and cost-efficient deliver of planning and engineering approval
  • Supervises junior planners within the company
  • Prepares and regularly update project schedules
  • Manage trades during the site servicing phase of development
  • Completes due diligence on potential development sites including but not limited to the review of planning approval timelines, constraints, opportunities and potential yield
Construction Management
  • Responsible for the administration and management of various construction projects
  • Work closely with stakeholders to coordinate and ensure the schedule, safety and quality control
  • Work alongside the owner, architects and engineers to facilitate design and construction processes
  • Manage estimating, scheduling, quality control, reporting progress, reviewing and coordinating design and safety coordination
  • Manage the buyout of the project and assist in selecting subcontractors
  • Communicate effectively with all parties involved in the project