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Operations Manager (Construction) - Vancouver, BC #358855

Company: Golder Associates

Date: 02/15/2020

Category: Energy and Utilities

City: Vancouver, BC

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.


Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.


Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?


Golder has a new opportunity for an Operation Manager to join our Construction division in Vancouver.


The Operations Manager - Civil is a senior role responsible for the smooth and effective delivery of construction projects that meet client expectations by maintaining a trained and motivated work force and by implementing efficient and cost-effective construction methods.


An overview of your role will include:


  • Provide leadership within the construction national team to develop business and project opportunities, and win projects both externally and internally to build top line and backlog for the Operation.


  • Project Management, and working in close collaboration and support of Project Managers, Design Managers, Engineers and project teams for successful execution and delivery of projects.


  • Lead and develop opportunities, including pre-construction activities and services and working in close collaboration with Estimators, Operation and Project Managers, Design Managers, Engineers and proposal and opportunity teams for bid submissions.


  • Support development of prequalified supplier and subcontractor list for proposal and project execution.


  • Providing construction perspective and input for early contractor involvement (ECI) services, toward the development of engineering designs, drawings and specifications, and estimating in support of consulting practice.


  • Participate in opportunity and project risk assessments and constructability reviews.


  • Working closely with management, managers and project controls staff to monitor and report on project progress.


  • Resolving technical and construction related problems as they arise.


  • Ensuring that pre-construction and construction management procedures and processes are followed.


  • Support and leadership to identify and execute a focused business development strategy aligned with national and regional objectives, capability and expertise.


  • Client relationship management.


  • Leading and supporting client and project meetings


  • Providing a healthy, safe and respectful workplace environment at all Golder sites under his/her responsibility.


  • Support recruitment efforts to build core team and strengthen local capability and expertise within the Construction Group.


  • Monitor & supervise site staff and site contractors.


  • Constantly monitors field personnel morale and bring to the attention of the Group Leader.


  • Provide guidance/mentorship to entry level Golder employees

You will have a background in:


  • Degree in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering and Management, B.Sc. or equivalent


  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the Province of BC and ability to be licensed in other provinces


  • PMP designation preferred


  • Minimum of 15 years of construction management experience


  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in senior project manager role


  • Minimum 7 years of experience in large-scale construction projects with value greater than $10M is preferred


  • Experience in Projects related to Mining, Environmental Remediation, Demolition, Marine and/or Infrastructure is desirable


  • Must be willing to travel 10-20%, and work independently and remotely in Golder offices when required


  • Self-starter and with a willingness to learn and experience


  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal, and interpersonal)

Your benefits at Golder will include:


  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages


  • Option to purchase shares in Golder


  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result


  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment


  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects


  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching


  • Global projects and travel opportunities

One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum member status 11 consecutive years


Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.


Golder is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. As such, Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, upon request.


To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder at https://vimeo.com/252065645 video.


Title: Operations Manager (Construction)


Location: BC-VANCOUVER


Requisition ID: 20000497


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