Company Overview

Westbow Construction is a rapidly expanding construction and development company located in Chilliwack, BC. Over the last 5 years we have built and sold over 500 homes in the BC and Saskatchewan markets. Westbow is looking for hard working individuals that are excited by a fast-paced environment and growth. We are a company that prides ourselves on living up to our core values:

  • We work hard, we work smart
  • We build lasting value
  • We are creative and innovative
  • We have fun
  • We act with integrity
  • We care

Job Overview and Responsibilities

As an entry level Project Manager (PM), you will be working with the Senior PM’s to assist in leading all aspects of the construction process by coordinating with key stakeholders to ensure the project stays on schedule and is completed within budget.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinating and collaborating project plans with the PM team
  • Collaborating with the Design department, trades, and engineers to ensure functional and cost-effective building designs
  • Creating project information including specific scope of work for trades
  • Creating and managing project schedules
  • Managing permit applications, tenders and awarding subcontracts
  • Overseeing the site team and upholding production goals
  • Collaborating with CSO to implement and ensure adherence to a site safety plan with Site Super(s)
  • Hosting pre-construction meetings prior to each build
  • Creating and managing budgets in collaboration with the Project Accountant and Site Super(s)
  • Working with Site Super(s) on Site details and challenges
  • Reviewing schedules with Site Super(s) to complete each building
  • Collaborating with Customer Care to make sure deficiencies are addressed
  • Working to ensure sales by collaborating with Sales and Marketing team

Role Competencies

  • Self starter with a strong work ethic
  • Be highly adaptable and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle pressure and changing priorities and goals
  • Ability to effectively work in a team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Effective organizational and time management skills

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Education in Construction Management, Project Management, or related field is considered an asset
  • Previous construction site experience is required
  • Entry level position
  • Ability to travel to various job sites within Chilliwack
  • Capable of reading blueprints

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