Careers

An opportunity to excel.

VanMar Constructors Inc. is a well-established, entrepreneurial, highly respected design-build General Contractor specializing in multi-residential, highrise, midrise, institutional and mixed-use projects. As a growing company, we're looking to give the right individual a career opportunity to excel in the construction industry.

VanMar offers an excellent salary, benefits package and annual performance based bonus commensurate with skills and experience. We promote rapid career advancement, and encourage opportunities for personal and professional development.

We have immediate openings for the following positions. If interested, submit your resume and cover letter via email by clicking on the button below the listing.


High-rise & Mid-rise Construction Site Superintendents (Concrete)

Job Posted On: November 14, 2019
Deadline: December 15, 2019

VanMar is seeking a high/mid rise concrete Superintendent to lead the success of a project which will begin early 2020 in the Oakville or Hamilton area.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real impact! As the successful candidate, you will be a strategic thinker yet comfortable rolling up your sleeves and you are well versed in all disciplines of general construction. While working on a dynamic team of construction experts, you will be reporting to the General Superintendent and expected to perform duties with minimal supervision and a high degree of initiative, following high level guidance and intent.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
- Coordinates site construction activities and manages on-site personnel.
- Works closely with Project Manager(s), consultants, trades, inspectors, and regulatory agencies.
- Ensures construction projects operate in accordance with contract documents and construction site 'best practices'.
- Provides overall on-site management of daily on-site activities such as coordination of on-site crews, equipment, material, and sub-trades.
- Create and maintain project scheduling with sub-trades and vendors.
- Ensures workmanship of sub-trades meet company quality standards.
- Identifies any additional work and obtains extra work authorizations as necessary.
- Analysis of qualitative and quantitative information on construction project performance to identify any issues that may need to be addressed.
- Maintains daily superintendent's log.
- Participates in site and company meetings as required.
- Ensures compliance with VanMar's Health & Safety Program.

Submit your resume by email

Qualifications:

  • Carpenters ticket or trade based certification is considered an asset.
  • 12+ years of experience in the general construction industry and extensive experience in project execution of multi-residential, mid-rise, and high-rise residential projects.
  • 10+ years of experience as a construction Superintendent.
  • An industry recognized degree equivalent to a 2-year diploma in construction technology, a professional designation or an equivalent in combination of education/experience.
  • A valid Ontario driver’s license.

Skills & Competency:

  • Knowledge of construction methods from project start up through to project completion.
  • Knowledge of Environmental & H&S Legislation and the ability to enforce safety on-site.
  • Knowledge of construction tradespeople capabilities and equipment usage.
  • Proficiency in construction site ‘best practices’.
  • Proficiency in developing and enforcing project schedules and the efficient sequencing of work to achieve the shortest possible construction duration.
  • Technical knowledge of site work, building structures, building envelopes, and interior finishes.
  • A detailed and practical approach to Quality Management and Quality Control.
  • An individual who is able to handle a variety of constituencies, juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, and thrive in a complex environment with multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in interacting directly with customers, third party engineering consultants, trades, etc.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to be flexible in managing changing priorities.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral.

Compensation: VanMar provides excellent benefits and compensation commensurate to experience in the industry.

VanMar recognizes and values the contributions of all of its employees to building projects of the highest quality. As a result our company has become a trusted and reputable builder throughout Ontario and British Columbia. To learn more about our company, please visit our website: www.vanmarconstructors.com .

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Senior Project Manager – High-Rise, Cambridge ON

Job Posted On: November 14, 2019
Deadline: December 15, 2019

VanMar is seeking a Senior Project Manager to lead the success of a project which will begin early 2020. (Project details to be provided during an interview).

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real impact! As the successful candidate, you will be a strategic thinker yet comfortable rolling up your sleeves and you are well versed in all disciplines of general construction. While working on a dynamic team of construction experts, you will be reporting to the Construction Manager and expected to perform duties with minimal supervision and a high degree of initiative, following high level guidance and intent.

Responsibilities
- Accountable for the overall performance of the project including costs, scheduling, quality, and adherence to company policies and procedures.
- Leads, directs, and coordinates the daily management of the project(s).
- Planning, scheduling, setting objectives, and controlling activities throughout the construction phase of the project(s) with the involvement of the Superintendent and other project team members.
- Administration and management of the prime contract and subcontracts inclusive of negotiation and awarding of subcontracts for scopes of work.
- Review and evaluate subcontractor performance.
- Manage project budget, as well as, review and timely approval of monthly progress billings.
- Review and analysis of costs and identify revenue opportunities.
- Monthly reporting on financial and overall performance of project to Senior Management.
- Maintains positive relationships with clients, consultants, architects, and subcontractors.
- Supervision and development of project team members through mentoring, regular feedback, and timely completion of performance evaluations.

Submit your resume by email

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in the general construction industry.
  • 15+ years of experience as a Project Manager in project execution of high/midrise residential projects.
  • An industry recognized degree equivalent to a 3-year diploma in construction technology, a professional designation or an equivalent combination of education/experience.
  • A valid Ontario driver’s license.

Skills & Competency:

  • Knowledge of construction methods from project start up through to project completion.
  • A high level of technical understanding and experience as it relates to Canadian Construction Industry including planning, estimating, scheduling, cost controls, and contract management.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills within a team environment are required.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Project and Timberline is required.
  • Field experience is an asset.
  • Ability to handle a variety of constituencies, juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, and thrive in a complex environment with multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrated proficiency interacting directly with customers, third party engineering consultants, trades, etc.
  • Organizations skills and the ability to be flexible in managing changing priorities.
  • Effective communicator both written and oral.

Compensation: VanMar provides excellent benefits and compensation commensurate to experience in the industry.

VanMar recognizes and values the contributions of all of its employees to building projects of the highest quality. As a result our company has become a trusted and reputable builder throughout Ontario and British Columbia. To learn more about our company, please visit our website: www.vanmarconstructors.com .

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Mid-rise Construction Site Superintendent (Wood frame), Brampton ON

Job Posted On: November 14, 2019
Deadline: December 15, 2019

VanMar is seeking a midrise wood frame Superintendent to lead the success of a project in the Brampton area.
This is an exciting opportunity to make a real impact! As the successful candidate, you will be a strategic thinker yet comfortable rolling up your sleeves and you are well versed in all disciplines of general construction. While working on a dynamic team of construction experts, you will be reporting to the General Superintendent and expected to perform duties with minimal supervision and a high degree of initiative, following high level guidance and intent.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
- Coordinates site construction activities and manages on-site personnel.
- Works closely with Project Manager(s), consultants, trades, inspectors, and regulatory agencies.
- Ensures construction projects operate in accordance with contract documents and construction site 'best practices'.
- Provides overall on-site management of daily on-site activities such as coordination of on-site crews, equipment, material, and sub-trades.
- Create and maintain project scheduling with sub-trades and vendors.
- Ensures workmanship of sub-trades meet company quality standards.
- Identifies any additional work and obtains extra work authorizations as necessary.
- Analysis of qualitative and quantitative information on construction project performance to identify any issues that may need to be addressed.
- Maintains daily superintendent's log.
- Participates in site and company meetings as required.
- Ensures compliance with VanMar's Health & Safety Program.

Submit your resume by email

Qualifications:

  • Carpenters ticket or trade based certification is considered an asset.
  • 12+ years of experience in the general construction industry and extensive experience in project execution of midrise wood frame and non-combustible projects and high-rise residential projects.
  • 10+ years of experience as a construction Superintendent.
  • An industry recognized degree equivalent to a 3-year diploma in construction technology, a professional designation or an equivalent in combination of education/experience.
  • A valid Ontario driver’s license.

Skills & Competency:

  • Knowledge of construction methods from project start up through to project completion.
  • Knowledge of Environmental & H&S Legislation and the ability to enforce safety on-site.
  • Knowledge of construction tradespeople capabilities and equipment usage.
  • Proficiency in construction site ‘best practices’.
  • Proficiency in developing and enforcing project schedules and the efficient sequencing of work to achieve the shortest possible construction duration.
  • Technical knowledge of site work, building structures, building envelopes, and interior finishes.
  • A detailed and practical approach to Quality Management and Quality Control.
  • An individual who is able to handle a variety of constituencies, juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, and thrive in a complex environment with multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in interacting directly with customers, third party engineering consultants, trades, etc.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to be flexible in managing changing priorities.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral.

Compensation: VanMar provides excellent benefits and compensation commensurate to experience in the industry.

VanMar recognizes and values the contributions of all of its employees to building projects of the highest quality. As a result our company has become a trusted and reputable builder throughout Ontario and British Columbia. To learn more about our company, please visit our website: www.vanmarconstructors.com .

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.