Senior Project Manager – Major Projects

Senior Project Manager – Major Projects

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Vancouver, British Columbia

Engineering & Technical




Aplin has partnered with a BC-based company to hire a Senior Project Manager to join their team in Surrey. This is a great opportunity for a seasoned construction professional to enhance their career! You will play an integral role to lead, organize, and manage all project construction teams and to achieve the balance of risk and liability, client satisfaction, project financial targets, and project schedules. Reporting directly to the Director of Construction you would also be in frequent communication with key stakeholders. This role is responsible for overall client satisfaction with a focus on earning repeat business opportunities.

  • Monitor and control project costs and budgets throughout the project life
  • Oversee the project’s financial results and cash flow
  • Manage the Change Order process
  • Develop and update Risk Plan Matrix with Senior PM or Director, and manage throughout the project
  • Evaluate potential project execution strategies to ensure implementation of the best sequence utilization of materials, equipment, labour and subcontractors for successful outcomes
  • Develop a project execution plan in collaboration with the Superintendent, General Superintendent and Director
  • Schedule the project (or assume responsibility for the Schedule) using Primavera P6 to manage construction activities
  • Initiate, organize, and direct the Project Team to ensure project budget, scope, and schedules are attainable
  • Collaborate with Superintendent and Field Staff to ensure clear direction, safety and site management
  • Lead the project team on construction methodology, procedures, and practices on an ongoing basis, in coordination with the Superintendent and General Superintendent
  • Advise Executive staff monthly on status of project (using Procore)
  • Review project progress, cost, and schedule with the project team weekly
  • Oversee tender management
  • Develop subtrade Scopes of Work
  • Negotiate subtrade contracts with the Director of Construction as required
  • Initiative Client, Consultant, and Subtrade Relationships
  • 15-20 years of experience in Project Management
  • Advanced leadership for commercial and industrial general contractor projects
  • Advanced Leadership, Conflict Resolution, Mediation, and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Exceptional Communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Ability to use strategic thinking and lead problem solving
  • Successful in Team Management and Training
  • Effective Planning and Execution Management
  • Constructive Coaching and Mentoring skills
  • Extensive knowledge of Contract Law, Lien Regulations, and Insurance & Bonding
  • Some exposure or experience of LEED, Passive House, or QA/QC would be of benefit

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