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Project Manager NEW!

Reporting to the Construction Manager, the Project Manager ensures administrative contractual obligations are fulfilled in accordance with contract documents…

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Position Scope

The Project Manager leads, directs and coordinates the daily management of the assigned project(s). In this role the Project Manager shall prepare project estimates and monitor project costs through inspections, work observation, testing, tendering, budgets and the project schedule. This leadership position is accountable for the overall performance of the project including costs, schedule, quality, project status, and adherence to company policies and procedures. More importantly, the Project Manager will manage a successful team and help develop future construction professionals.

Reporting to the Construction Manager, the Project Manager shall ensure administrative contractual obligations are fulfilled in accordance with contract documents. They shall maintain cost-effective and mutually beneficial relations with sub-trades and suppliers. This is a demanding role that requires the incumbent to have knowledge of all construction disciplines, cost control, scheduling and safety regulations. This position requires a superior understanding of the pre-construction process typified by technical skills acquired through post-secondary education and a commitment to life-long learning.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Defines the scope of new projects, setting up goals and developing a project plan.
  • Lead projects from planning to execution, defining details of project scope, key timelines, budgets, resource allocation, schedules, deliverables and goals.
  • Coordinates the flow of information between involved parties in different teams, contractors, and locations, and schedules installations.
  • Coordinates teams for projects and ensures teams work together productively and efficiently • Responsible for accurate and timely production of purchase orders, subcontracts, equipment, insurance, permits and bonds.
  • Builds strong, positive client relationships based on regular and clear communication.
  • Handles materials ordering, paying close attention to budgetary constraints.
  • Monitors resource requirements and coordinates staff accordingly.
  • Manages project site to ensure operations are achieving daily goals.
  • Tracks project progress and budgets, conducts regular project reviews with management, and analyses project metrics.
  • Identifies areas of process improvement and adjusts procedures accordingly.
  • Resolves problems with subcontractors, suppliers and employees when necessary.
  • Monitors projects for safety compliance and quality assurance, compiling evaluations and reporting on project progress and results.
  • Maintain skill relevancy through on-going education and training.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Engineering, C.E.T., and/or PMP preferred. Equivalent combination of technical training or very strong trade/field experience and knowledge may be considered.
  • 5-10 years' experience in multi-family and/or single family construction.
  • Strong project management and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to handle criticism and diffuse confrontational situations.
  • Proficient computer skills, including; Project Management, Job Cost, MS Office, Job Cost and strong foundational financial software literacy.
  • Excellent logic and problem-solving skills with the ability to assess given information and make good decisions.
  • Strong competency with construction/project management methodologies.
  • Ability to travel frequently with projects.
  • Ability to develop and execute project: financial and schedule goals.

Personal Attributes

  • Accountable.
  • Self-motivator and self-starter.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Positive attitude and approach to problem solving.
  • High emotional intelligence and strong professional acumen.

Direct reports

  • Site Superintendent(s).
  • Project Field Staff (i.e. Labourers, Equipment Operators, Carpenters, etc.)

Site Superintendent NEW!

The Construction Site Superintended is a key, on-site representative for the company…

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Position Scope

The Site Superintendent will provide on-site coordination and supervision for all phases of Multi-Family, Single-Family and/or Commercial construction projects, including coordinating employees, subcontractors, material and equipment; ensuring that specifications are being strictly followed, and work is proceeding on schedule and within budget. In this role, the Site Superintendent will read and understand Construction drawings; understand construction permit requirements and be familiar with all relevant OH&S and Safety Regulations and requirements. Success in this position requires a high level of organization and experience with administrative processes and procedures.

The Superintendent shall be responsible for scheduling and/or executing, inspections, quality control, and job site safety.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Demonstrates leadership in health, safety and environmental protection on the project. Applies the requirements of the corporate safety program to promote overall compliance of Oaklu standards, applicable OH&S acts, regulations and codes with all employees and subcontractors on the project
  • Ensures that projects are built according to approved plans, specifications, shop drawings, and applicable building codes and that quality standards are maintained
  • Develops, maintains and drives the construction schedule in conjunction with project team; ensures project milestones and completion dates are met
  • Strategically plans and implements manpower levels and material quantities; ensures proper equipment and trades are available as required
  • Assumes a leadership role and provides guidance to project team workforce in order to contribute to their development and career growth
  • Leads or co-leads project meetings with internal and external stakeholders to monitor and support the project’s ongoing progression
  • Oversees project reporting that accurately tracks site progress, subcontractor performance, events, inspections and other relevant information.
  • Performs other related duties as defined from time to time.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3-5 years residential construction superintendent experience with a volume builder.
  • Ability to motivate and influence change, across a broad spectrum of personnel.
  • Working knowledge of health, safety and environmental protection practices and procedures as they apply to common construction processes
  • Solid understanding of current construction practices; strong working knowledge of construction documents, drawings, specifications and project management
  • Proven ability to guide safe work practices in a high pressure environment while maintaining project quality, schedule and budget
  • Ability to communicate clearly and collaborate with multiple project stakeholders, interpret stakeholders needs and identify solutions
  • Capable of anticipating constructability issues in moderately complex situations and creating solutions in the construction plan and schedule
  • Facilitation and mentoring skills – ability to move the team forward and resolve conflict situations
  • Strong hands-on manager with good decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills. Position involves daily interaction with external agencies, subcontractors, vendors, and company personnel.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to use Word, Excel, and Outlook; familiar with scheduling software
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug & alcohol requirements.

Personal Attributes

  • Accountable.
  • Self-motivator and self-starter.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Positive attitude and approach to problem solving.
  • High emotional intelligence and strong.
  • professional acumen.

Direct reports

  • Site Workforce
  • Sub-contractors

Controller NEW!

The Controller manages the general accounting, financial reporting, business planning, and analysis areas of the organization…

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Position Scope

The individual is a key contributor in the development of Oaklu's financial and operational strategies, making certain that they are developed in such a way as to be consistent with multi-year strategic plan for the Group. They will also provide the leadership, management, and vision necessary to ensure that the Company executes on all agreed goals and financial performance standards.

The Controller is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the Oaklu, which duties include the development of metrics tied to strategic objectives, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results. The Controller assists the Chief Financial Officer on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to business management, budget management, job costing, cost benefit analysis, cash management, forecasting needs and revenue objectives.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Ensures accurate financial information, reporting, key statistics, and other business reporting metrics information while driving processes and procedures to comply with company financial standards
  • Oversees preparation and approval of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements, job cost reporting and budgets, and presents to senior management and ownership
  • Manages the general accounting functions including accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll directly
  • Develops and implements effective internal controls and financial security policies and procedures
  • Oversees company cash management and forecasting
  • Ensures all tax filings are prepared, reviewed, and submitted in a timely fashion, and works with the company’s outside auditor on tax provisions and periodic payments
  • Working with business development and operations, performs financial modeling, planning, and analysis to support the pricing of existing and prospective jobs at defined contribution margin and EBITDA targets
  • Participates in senior management sessions and meetings concerning company strategy, investment policies, hiring and growth decisions, and other senior level strategic decision making
  • Works effectively with colleagues, attorneys, clients, accountants, bankers, and investors as needed to execute the company strategies
  • Assures proper execution and upholds/supports all company policies and procedures for legal, regulatory, and ethical compliance
  • Maintain skill relevancy through on-going education and training.

Qualifications

  • Professional accounting designation within the province of Alberta, supplemented with a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, or other related field of study, plus a minimum of ten years’ experience managing finance and accounting functions in a mid-sized organization.
  • Prior senior management-level experience in financial planning and analysis, audit, and/or a Controller capacity.
  • Five to ten years of hands-on, effective management and leadership skills sufficient to coach and develop others, continually improve Company performance, and demonstrate an appreciation for/ understanding of operations-driven businesses.

Personal Attributes

The Controller should be a refined leader who is well experienced with finance management and accounting, as well as a change manager who is able to articulate and execute a bold direction.  Possessing an inclusive, collaborative leadership style, they will build engagement with staff, customers, vendors, and business partners by creating a true team environment, leveraging the considerable expertise and strength that exists within the organization and across its partner institutions.  The Controller should also be decisive, possessing sufficient financial acumen and policy planning expertise to assist Oaklu with complex decisions and guide staff through challenging initiatives.

Direct reports

  • Accounting Staff.
  • Contracted Payroll Service.

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