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Golder Associates Construction Operations Manager in VANCOUVER, British Columbia

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 Operations Manager to join our Construction’s team based 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.

  • Leading and supporting client and project meetings.

  • 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:

  • Minimum of 15 years of progressive experience directly managing civil projects.

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering .

  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel and understanding of database software

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • 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 13 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 40 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 Associates Ltd. is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), and all other applicable legislation. Golder will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities upon request.

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Title: Construction Operations Manager


Requisition ID: 20002115