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.


Safety Officer/CSO

Job Posted On: October 18, 2016
Deadline: October 1, 2017

VanMar is seeking a diligent, confident and dependable Health & Safety Coordinator to join our Cambridge office and contribute to our success.

As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for ensuring all safety legislation is adopted, enforcing policies and procedures as well as planning, training, monitoring, and reviewing the protective and preventative measures required by the Occupational Health & Safety Act, the Construction Safety Regulations and WSIB. You will also work closely with Superintendents to minimize operational losses, occupational health problems, accidents and injuries.

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Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of general construction experience
  • 5+ years of Health and Safety work experience in the construction industry
  • Completion of a degree/diploma of an accredited Certificate program in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Complete proficiency with computers, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and other common applications
  • Human relations training (i.e. Conflict Resolution, etc.)
  • Additional training including Fall Protection, Rescue/Confined spaces, Construction Management, Bobcat/mobile equipment operation, would be an asset
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to engage with a diverse range of staff, skill sets and personalities
  • Confident ability to diffuse challenging situations
  • Self-motivation, taking initiative to make improvements while striving to perform outside of job description

Senior Project Manager

Job Posted On: October 18, 2016
Deadline: October 1, 2017

VanMar is seeking Senior High-rise/Midrise Project Manager to lead the successful execution of projects which will begin in early 2017. Project details to be provided during an interview.

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.

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Qualifications:

  • 15 – 25 years of experience in the general construction industry and extensive experience in project execution of multi-residential high rise and/or 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 highrise and/or wood frame midrise 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
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Project and Timberline
  • 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 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: October 18, 2016
Deadline: October 1, 2017

VanMar is seeking Junior High-rise/Midrise Project Manager to lead the successful execution of projects which will begin in early 2017. Project details to be provided during an interview.

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:

  • 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
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Project and Timberline
  • 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 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

Project Coordinator

Job Posted On: October 18, 2016
Deadline: October 1, 2017

VanMar is currently looking to hire a full time Project Coordinator for its Cambridge office.

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Qualifications:

  • An industry recognized degree equivalent to a 2 year diploma in construction technology, a professional designation or an equivalent combination of education/experience
  • A high level of technical understanding and experience as it relates to the Canadian Construction Industry, including planning, estimating, scheduling, cost controls and contract management
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills within a team environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office, MS Project and Timberline
  • Field experience is an asset

Senior Superintendent

Job Posted On: October 18, 2016
Deadline: October 1, 2017

VanMar is seeking Highrise (concrete) and Midrise Wood Frame Superintendents to lead the successful execution of projects which will begin in early 2017. Project details to be provided during an interview.

While working on a dynamic team of construction experts, you will be reporting to a Project Manager 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:

  • 15 – 25 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
  • A carpenters ticket or trade based certification is an asset
  • 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
  • Ability 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

Assistant Superintendent

Job Posted On: October 18, 2016
Deadline: October 1, 2017

VanMar is seeking High-rise (concrete) and Mid-rise Wood Frame Assistant Superintendents to lead the successful execution of projects which will begin in early 2016. Project details to be provided during an interview.

While working on a dynamic team of construction experts, you will be reporting to a Senior Superintendent and
expected to perform duties with 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:

  • 5 – 15 years of experience in the general construction industry and extensive experience in project execution of multi-residential, midrise wood frame and high rise residential projects
  • A carpenters ticket or trade based certification is an asset
  • An industry recognized degree equivalent to a 2 year diploma in architectural/construction technology (CET) or a professional designation or an equivalent combination of education/experience
  • 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
  • Ability 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