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Commercial Property Director of Construction - Western Region

My client a large Commercial Property Management firm is currently seeking a Director of Construction to manage a team of Construction and Project Managers in their Western portfolio. Reporting to the Vice President, Construction, my client is looking for someone to manage current construction projects in the Western Region. My client is seeking 10-15 years of experience managing commercial construction projects. Salary for this position depends on experience and will be between $120K - $140K + bonus + excellent benefits.

For immediate consideration please call Abby Rubin (604) 836 – 2672 and email resume to


  • Deliver on the approved annual capital improvement budget;
  • Provide construction expertise and costing input on capital budget planning;
  • Monitor and control capital improvement projects and provide accurate updates
  • Prepare and present monthly capital improvement budget and project status updates for senior management;
  • Provide regular project status updates to the VP, Construction;
  • Manage all construction-related activities to ensure projects are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule.
  • Oversee the development of consultants’ drawings, technical planning and detailed work schedules for the execution of construction projects;
  • Prepare accurate cost estimates and budgets in a timely manner for potential leasing deals, capital improvements and maintenance projects;
  • Conduct regular leasing activity meetings with Western leasing team and delegate workload efficiently;
  • Provide expert advice and assistance on all construction-related matters for prospective lease deals;
  • Oversee tenant work in accordance with the Lease from onset through to completion, including review and approval of tenant drawings, permits and other documentation; attend site meetings with tenant and contractors; monitor completion of Tenant construction activities; sign off on project completion and authorize payment of tenant allowances.
  • Promote effective communication and develop strong working relationships between all project stakeholders;
  • Develop and implement consistent policies and procedures for planning monitoring, controlling and closing construction projects;
  • Provide expert construction advice to property management and operations teams on maintenance and operational issues;
  • Maintain current knowledge of industry trends, new technology, sustainability and LEED;
  • Degree in Architectural Technology or Project Management, or Professional Engineer designation;
  • PMP Designation, an asset.