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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.


Senior Project Manager Low-Rise and Mid-Rise Construction

Job Posted On: December 20, 2017
Deadline: April 30, 2018

VanMar Constructors ON Inc is seeking Senior Wood Frame Low rise/Mid rise Project Manager to lead the successful execution of projects which will begin in early 2018. Project details to be provided during an interview.
This is an exciting opportunity to make a real impact working in a well-established, entrepreneurial, highly respected design-build General Contractor & Developer specializing in multi-residential, highrise and midrise projects, where knowledge and experience are very well compensated for. VanMar provides excellent benefits and compensation commensurate to experience in the industry.
While working on a dynamic team of construction experts, you will be reporting to the President and expected to perform duties with minimal supervision and a high degree of initiative, following high level guidance and intent.

As the successful candidate, you will be a strategic thinker, but also be comfortable rolling your sleeves up to get things done at an executional level. You are well versed in all disciplines of general construction.

Submit your resume by email

Qualifications:

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • 10 – 15 years of experience in the general construction industry and extensive experience in project execution of wood frame residential low rise and multi-residential midrise projects.
  • An industry recognized degree equivalent to a 2-year diploma in construction technology, a professional designation or an equivalent combination of education/experience.
  • Knowledge of construction methods from project start up through to project completion
  • A high level of technical understanding and experience as it relates to wood frame construction.
  • Solid experience in project planning, estimating, scheduling, cost controls, project administration and contract management.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills within a team environment are required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Project is required.
  • Field experience is an asset
  • 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, 3rd party engineering consultants, trades, etc.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to be flexible in managing changing priorities
  • Communication Skills – Both Written and Oral

Senior Project Manager

Job Posted On: December 20, 2017
Deadline: April 30, 2018

VanMar Constructors ON Inc is seeking Senior High-rise/Midrise Project Manager to lead the successful execution of projects which will begin in early 2018. Project details to be provided during an interview.
This is an exciting opportunity to make a real impact working in a well-established, entrepreneurial, highly respected design-build General Contractor & Developer specializing in multi-residential, highrise and midrise projects, where knowledge and experience are very well compensated for. VanMar provides excellent benefits and compensation commensurate to experience in the industry.
While working on a dynamic team of construction experts, you will be reporting to the President and expected to perform duties with minimal supervision and a high degree of initiative, following high level guidance and intent.

As the successful candidate, you will be a strategic thinker, but also be comfortable rolling your sleeves up to get things done at an executional level. You are well versed in all disciplines of general construction.

Submit your resume by email

Qualifications:

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • 15 – 25 years of experience in the general construction industry and extensive experience in project execution of multi-residential high rise projects.
  • An industry recognized degree equivalent to a 2-year diploma in construction technology, a professional designation or an equivalent combination of education/experience.
  • Knowledge of construction methods from project start up through to project completion
  • A high level of technical understanding and experience as it relates to highrise construction.
  • Solid experience in project planning, estimating, scheduling, cost controls, project administration and contract management.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills within a team environment are required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Project and Timberline is required.
  • Field experience is an asset
  • 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, 3rd party engineering consultants, trades, etc.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to be flexible in managing changing priorities
  • Communication Skills – Both Written and Oral

Junior Project Manager

Job Posted On: December 20, 2017
Deadline: April 30, 2018

VanMar Constructors ON Inc is seeking Junior High-rise/Midrise Project Manager to lead the successful execution of projects which will begin in early 2018. Project details to be provided during an interview.
This is an exciting opportunity to make a real impact working in a well-established, entrepreneurial, highly respected design-build General Contractor & Developer specializing in multi-residential, highrise and midrise projects, where knowledge and experience are very well compensated for. VanMar provides excellent benefits and compensation commensurate to experience in the industry.
While working on a dynamic team of construction experts, you will be reporting to the President and expected to perform duties with minimal supervision and a high degree of initiative, following high level guidance and intent.

As the successful candidate, you will be a strategic thinker, but also be comfortable rolling your sleeves up to get things done at an executional level. You are well versed in all disciplines of general construction.

Submit your resume by email

Qualifications:

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • 7 – 15 years of experience in the general construction industry and extensive experience in project execution of multi-residential high rise and wood frame midrise projects.
  • An industry recognized degree equivalent to a 2-year diploma in construction technology, a professional designation or an equivalent combination of education/experience.
  • Knowledge of construction methods from project start up through to project completion
  • A high level of technical understanding and experience as it relates to high rise and midrise wood frame construction.
  • Solid experience in project planning, estimating, scheduling, cost controls, project administration and contract management.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills within a team environment are required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Project and Timberline is required.
  • Field experience is an asset
  • 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, 3rd party engineering consultants, trades, etc.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to be flexible in managing changing priorities
  • Communication Skills – Both Written and Oral

Junior Estimator

Job Posted On: December 20, 2017
Deadline: April 30, 2018

VanMar Constructors ON Inc is seeking a Junior Estimator to assist in meeting work demands and accomplishing growth goals.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real impact working in a well-established, entrepreneurial, highly respected midsized General Contractor and Developer specializing in multi-residential, high-rise, midrise and low-rise projects, located in Cambridge, Ontario. While working on a dynamic team of construction experts, you will be reporting to the President and expected to perform duties with minimal supervision and a high degree of initiative, following high level guidance and intent.

Key Responsibilities

 Pre-Construction: ability to successfully carry out conceptual estimates, as well as participate in and coordinate the design process
 Create elemental budgets and detailed estimates according to CIQS and MasterFormat standards
 Tendering: everything from preparing packages to negotiating prices. Use Procore tendering website to distribute tender packages
 Analyze quotes and identify inaccuracies and oversights to ensure accurate bid comparisons and recommend tender awards
 Prepare and evaluate project-specific elemental cost breakdowns
 Estimating: thorough understanding and know-how in general construction estimating
 Software: Efficient use and understanding of current applications such as Sage Timberline Estimating and On Screen Takeoff

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Qualifications:

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

 

Required

 

  • A general technical degree or diploma or equivalent. A QS designation and or a CET certification is an asset.
  • 0 – 5 years of experience in the general construction industry and experience in estimating multi-residential, high rise, midrise and lowrise projects.

 

Skills and Competency Requirements

 

  • You are versed in all disciplines of estimating in the general contracting industry.
  • Knowledge of Cost Estimating principles
  • Knowledge of construction methods, contingency planning; value added techniques
  • Knowledge of engineering disciplines, construction tradespeople capabilities and equipment usage
  • Proficiency with estimating software
  • A team player, who can interrelate and operate effectively with peers and other associates within a collegial, yet demanding, work environment
  • 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, 3rd party engineering consultants, and suppliers
  • Organizational skills and the ability to be flexible in managing changing priorities
  • Communication Skills – Both Written and Oral
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Decision Making
  • Interpersonal Skills

High-Rise and Mid-Rise Wood Frame Assistant Superintendent

Job Posted On: December 20, 2017
Deadline: April 30, 2018

VanMar Constructors ON Inc is seeking High-rise (concrete) and Mid-rise Wood Frame Assistant Superintendents to assist the Superintendent in the successful execution of projects located in the GTA and Kitchener-Waterloo areas. Project details to be provided during an interview.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real impact working in a well-established, entrepreneurial, highly respected midsized design-build General Contractor specializing in multi-residential, commercial, institutional and mixed use projects, where knowledge and experience are very well compensated for. VanMar provides excellent benefits and compensation commensurate to experience in the industry.

While working on a dynamic team of construction experts, you will be reporting to a Project Superintendent and expected to perform duties with minimal supervision and a high degree of initiative, following high level guidance and intent.

As the successful candidate, you will be a strategic thinker, but also be comfortable rolling your sleeves up to get things done at an executional level. You are well versed in all disciplines of general construction. Interested parties are asked to send a cover letter and resume’ to artv@vanmarconstructors.com

Submit your resume by email

Qualifications:

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Required

 A carpenters ticket or trade based certification is an asset.
 10 – 15 years of experience in the general construction industry and extensive experience in project execution of multi-residential, midrise wood frame and noncombustible projects and high rise residential projects.
 An industry recognized degree equivalent to a 2-year diploma in construction technology, a professional designation or an equivalent combination of education/experience.

Skills and Competency Requirements

 Knowledge of construction methods from project start up through to project completion (wood framing, high rise concrete, structural steel, etc.)
 Knowledge of relevant Environmental & H&S Legislation
 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 sitework, building structures, building envelopes and building interior finishes.
 A detailed and practical approach to Quality Management and Quality Control.
 A thorough knowledge of safety legislation and regulations and an ability to enforce safety on site.
 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, 3rd party engineering consultants, trades, etc.
 Organizational skills and the ability to be flexible in managing changing priorities
 Leadership Skills
 Communication Skills – Both Written and Oral