Careers

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Overview

For forty years, VanMar has been an organization with values that have served as its foundation to build professional and personal growth. Although our core business is in construction and development, you will see that we are engaged professionals focused on value creation no matter where you look. This is true for all of the many unique relationships we’ve established with our employees, trades, clients, homeowners, and communities.

Your success is important to us because you are essential to the work we do. Here, you’re able to do what you are passionate about alongside others who are just as passionate about what they are doing as they are about your professional development.

Career Pathways

Your career can advance in many directions. There are several career pathways in construction and, at VanMar, we encourage you to diversify your experience in as many areas of the business as possible.

Select your desired career path:

Construction

Working amongst strong, ambitious, industry experts, you will not only build a diverse portfolio of construction projects, but you will also build upon your skills and experience for further growth and career transformation.

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Project Management & Coordination

Our Project Managers direct and mentor our Project Coordinators and Assistant Project Managers so they can develop the skillsets involved to manage and administer our construction projects. They will learn to schedule and monitor projects, prepare and administer prime contracts with clients, administer subcontracts with the subcontractors and suppliers, and much more. Working together with the site team, they will be responsible for the design and construction of the project from conception to occupancy.

Our team of Project Managers are given all of the resources required to manage their projects to completion. Senior management is prepared to motivate, set clear guidelines, and provide proven established procedures that are a key part of our success story. The collaborative approach to our work instills a sense of community on our projects, setting VanMar apart from others.

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Pre-Construction/BIM

Involved in pre-planning of projects, the pre-construction/construction technology team identifies and resolves problems before construction takes place. It is imperative that the design is carefully managed in an efficient, economic, and constructable manner, and this department makes a great impact in the early stages where some of the most significant design decisions are made. This department is also involved in logistical planning and collaborates with many other cross-functional departments including estimating, project management, and construction.

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Estimating

Estimating is an engaging and dynamic career choice allowing employees to hone in on their technical skills with detailed quantity surveying on exciting landmark projects. Estimators gain experience in structural, mechanical, electrical, and architectural domains and enjoy developing long-lasting relationships with excellent trade contractors.

Development

As exciting as the building process is, the development team helps to shape the urban environment. This is a career with significant breadth. Employees in development share a love of and excitement for seeing parts become wholes as their roles involve determining where people will live, work, and play tomorrow. Development Coordinators, Development Planners, and Development Managers interact with several different disciplines throughout the various stages of land acquisitions to post-construction activities on high-profile landmark projects, leveraging and building upon their existing skills to navigate through complex challenges.

Health & Safety

Safety is a core value at VanMar. The Health & Safety department is a dedicated group of professionals committed to maintaining the safest possible work conditions for the benefit of our workers, trades, clients, community, and company. Safety engagement takes place before a project begins, and our standards are maintained with on-site Construction Safety Officers to support VanMar’s Health & Safety Program, policies, and all applicable legislation.

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Business

Every VanMar project includes a team of diverse and passionate professionals with backgrounds in areas other than construction. We value the contributions of all our employees and understand that it takes a team of people with skills in accounting, human resources, and administration to help make successful projects a reality.

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Customer Service & Warranty

Acting as advocates for the homeowner, VanMar’s Customer Service & Warranty department provides best-in-class customer service as the point of contact for homeowners throughout the warranty periods. Utilizing second-to-none relationship skills, employees in Customer Service & Warranty thrive on challenges and have fulfilling experiences when a homeowner is truly happy.

Benefits

In addition to a rewarding career experience at VanMar, you can expect multiple benefits.

Comprehensive Benefits

Receive extended health, dental, vision care, life insurance, critical illness, long-term disability, and Employee Assistance Program coverage for you and your family.

Employee Referral Program

We believe in building a solid talent pool of top-performers who share the same values, and employee referrals are a mutually beneficial way to accomplish this.

Performance Bonus

VanMar recognizes and rewards performance and merit with annual discretionary bonuses.

Career Development & Growth

VanMar fosters a culture of development and growth. You will have access to mentoring and training that will aid in your progress.

Health & Wellness

We support work/life balance and your wellbeing through company events, various activities/resources, and managers who genuinely care.

Mid-Size Team

No employee numbers here. Our people are our greatest asset and strength, and we want to get to know you. We are large enough to ensure stability and growth, yet small enough to know you by name.

Branded Gear

As a member of the VanMar team, each employee has a sense of belonging. A variety of quality garments for protection and otherwise are available complimentary to employees annually.

Meaningful Work

The contributions you make in your everyday work on our projects are contributions you make to the communities where people live, play, and work.

No Work on Sundays

Ensuring our team members enjoy adequate rest and work/life balance is something we value immensely.

I can honestly say that VanMar is the best company I have ever worked for. Knowledgeable and friendly, VanMar helps you move forward in your career.

— Cindy M. Contract Administrator

VanMar rewards and recognizes employees, providing team-building opportunities. They also provide quality tools for you to be able to do your job efficiently.

— Riley M. Assistant Superintendent

Available Positions

Construction

Deficiency Carpenter – Stoney Creek, ON

Job posted on: August 24, 2021
Deadline: September 24, 2021

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Skilled General Labourer

Job posted on: August 24, 2021
Deadline: September 24, 2021

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Project Management & Coordination

Site Clerk/On-Site Project Coordinator – Pickering, ON

Job posted on: August 26, 2021
Deadline: September 26, 2021

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Pre-Construction/BIM

BIM Coordinator – Cambridge, ON

Job posted on: August 26, 2021
Deadline: September 26, 2021

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Health & Safety

Construction Safety Officer (CSO) – Pickering, ON

Job posted on: September 15, 2021
Deadline: October 15, 2021

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Join Our Talent Pool

A rewarding career is within reach. With a leadership team of experienced professionals who are dedicated to the success of the company, opportunities can be yours at VanMar.

Email your resume to:

careers@vanmarconstructors.com

Student Opportunities

We recognize that students are the future of our industry and that makes our student programs a powerful vehicle to drive forward our mutual future success and growth. Whether on the jobsite or in the office, you will be valued in your role as an important member of our team.

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Scholarships & Bursaries

The VanMar Scholars Program Construction Scholarship and VanMar’s Building Futures Bursary Program bursaries further encourage involvement in, and ambition towards, careers in construction and development.

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