Construction Manager

Vancouver, BC, Canada Req #141
Thursday, February 1, 2024
RAM is a technical consultancy providing Project Management, Construction Management, Engineering and Advisory services across Canada. RAM is searching for a motivated and experienced individual in Vancouver, BC. The successful candidate will be an individual that enjoys a challenging, professional, and dynamic workplace and contributing to the success of a hardworking team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage RAM construction management services, common site services, and assigned construction contracts.
  • Provide value engineering assistance and constructability input.
  • Ensure construction contracts are completed within the approved project budget and schedule.
  • Develop effective "Work Arounds" to mitigate cost overruns and schedule delays.
  • Implement and manage all common site services.
  • Allocate and confirm site protocols, access, storage, laydown, and parking requirements to each contractor.
  • Implement and manage weekly on-site construction progress meetings.
  • Implement and manage monthly on-site construction status meetings.
  • Delegate designated scope(s) of work to assigned Field Engineers/Inspectors and coordinate effectively.
  • Manage timely response to contractor queries and Request for Information (RFI).
  • Provide leadership in health, safety, and environmental matters.
  • Work with the Project HS&E Manager to implement the Project Specific Health and Safety Plan.
  • Participate in Health and Safety Committee meetings, contractor toolbox meetings, and Job Hazard Analysis workshops.
  • Manage construction contract changes and seek input/support from Contracts Manager.
  • Keep Engineering Manager, Procurement and Contracts Administrator informed of engineering documentation status and required dates.
  • Provide information on vendor drawing reviews and delivery status to Contracts Manager and Procurement and Contracts Administrator.
  • Work with the Project Quality Management Director to ensure strict compliance with quality requirements.
  • Ensure all works and services comply with the Project Quality Management Plan.
  • Upon achieving Total Completion, oversee the handover of all Project closeout documentation and records.
  • Provide timely notice for on-site technical and commissioning support from designated vendors.
  • Upon achieving Substantial Completion, turn completed facilities over to Operations for commissioning and start-up.
  • Ensure completion of outstanding deficiency and punch list items.
  • Oversee the handover of commissioning and start-up spares.
  • Provide input into the Project Monthly Report.

Ideal Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of proven experience in construction project management. Previous experience managing complex construction projects, preferably in a similar industry is an asset.
  • Strong project management skills with a track record of successfully delivering projects on time and within budget.
  • Proficient in project scheduling, budgeting, and resource allocation.
  • Proven leadership in promoting and ensuring a strong safety culture on construction sites.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong leadership abilities with the capacity to lead and motivate cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and solve complex problems in real-time.
  • Familiarity with local building codes, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Ability to ensure projects comply with all relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, contractors, and stakeholders.
  • Experience managing and delegating tasks to field engineers and inspectors.
  • Ability to adapt to changing project requirements and priorities.
  • Strong attention to detail in maintaining accurate project documentation.

Why You Should Join RAM 
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Career Planning
  • Extended Health Benefits
  • RAM Intramural teams
  • Office Social Hours
  • Business Casual Environment
  • Quarterly Office Events
  • Office Potlucks
  • Community Involvement Days
  • Quarterly Goal Setting
  • Annual Performance and Salary Reviews

For five consecutive years, RAM has made Canadian Business and Maclean’s Growth 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the Growth 500 profiles the country’s most successful growing businesses.

We encourage applications from all qualified individuals. If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your professional career, please send your resume in confidence to RAM is committed to employment equity and hires based on merit. 


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Other details

  • Job Family RAM
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $90,400.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $100,600.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada