Employment Central - Construction Manager

Construction Manager

Walker Home Construction

Unique to the Residential Construction Industry, Walker Home Construction (WHC) offers consistent year-round employment and the opportunity to work with innovative technology and manufacturing systems that are changing the way new homes are built in the Canadian North.

People are the foundation of our quality and success, and we always put our people first.

Construction Manager


Construction managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of a construction company or a construction department within a company, under the direction of a general manager or other senior manager.

Job duties

  • The incumbent performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate construction projects from start to finish according to schedule, specifications and budget
  • Prepare and submit construction project budget estimates
  • Plan and prepare construction schedules and milestones and monitor progress against established schedules
  • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Develop and implement quality control programs
  • Represent company on matters such as business services and union contracts negotiation
  • Prepare progress reports and issue progress schedules to clients
  • Direct the purchase of building materials and land acquisitions
  • Hire and supervise the activities of subcontractors and subordinate staff.
• Proven understanding of project management, including design and construction process and requirements.
 • Proven understanding of projects controls systems and cost control practices.
 • Understanding of and ability to read plans and specifications.
 • Leadership of project teams from various disciplines.
 • Familiarity with Canadian jurisdictions and their various acts and regulations.
 • Ability to perform in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
 • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
 • Strong organizational skills and problem-solving abilities.
 • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
 • Willingness to travel to client offices/sites
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree Construction Management (or related field) or 3-5 years plus project management experience including successfully leading large projects. Project Management Professional (PMP) designation would be an asset but not required.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Wage: Depending on experience

About the Company

We are a Whitehorse Yukon based prefab construction company. We build residential projects ranging from custom and spec homes to multi-family town house developments. We have contracts around Yukon in many different communities. If you are interested in the position and would like more information, please send your resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and questions to miles@walkerhomeconstruction.com.

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