Residential and Commercial Project Manager - Relocate to Port Hardy, B.C.

K’awat’si Construction Company is seeking a Residential and Commercial Construction Project Manager to join our team in Port Hardy, located on the Northern end of Vancouver Island.

The Project Manager will plan and supervise a range of construction projects from start to finish, as well as organize and oversee construction procedures and ensure they are completed in a timely and efficient manner. An excellent construction Project Manager must be well-versed in all construction methodologies and procedures, and be able to coordinate a team of professionals of different disciplines to achieve the best results.

What We Offer:

  • 1 month of covered accommodation in a hotel room for individuals relocating from outside of Northern Vancouver Island
  • Enrollment in company benefits after 3 months of employment
  • Career growth and development oppertunities
  • Wellness incentives including discounted gym memberships and free counselling services

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop project plans, scopes, charters, reporting and timelines for new construction, renovations and commercial projects.
  • Engage with stakeholders in alignment with organizational needs, supporting alignment of stakeholders on all project management, maintenance and repair requirements of housing/projects that impact clients as directed.
  • Oversee project construction phases and reporting to manager or executive.
  • Assess construction progress and reporting accuracy.
  • Develop presentations for executive review and reporting.
  • Manage and coordinate project-based housing operations for clients inclusive of process development, execution, and implementation of systems inclusive of work order systems.
  • Track and monitor approved capital improvements/maintenance programs.
  • Identify new capital project plans for consideration and review for clients and KCC.
  • Lead or support the RFP/ RFQ/ RFI process including the preparation/evaluation as directed in alignment with KCC goals and direction.
  • Assess and determine portfolio needs that inform and develop operational and capital plans and purchases.
  • Collaborate with project proponents, engineers, architects, and other stakeholders to determine project specifications.
  • Adhere to all company policy and procedures as outlined in the KEDC’s HR Policy Manual.
  • Negotiate contracts with external vendors to reach profitable agreements.
  • Obtain permits and licenses from appropriate authorities.
  • Determine needed resources (workforce, equipment, and materials) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitations.
  • Plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Acquire equipment and materials and coordinate with Superintendents to monitor inventory on hand.
  • Hire contractors and other staff and allocate responsibilities as directed.
  • Provide project management expertise as requested.
  • Supervise and mentor project coordinators, estimators, construction managers, and superintendents as needed.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of proven experience as a Construction/Project Manager
  • In depth understanding of construction procedures and material and project management principles.
  • Familiarity with quality and health and safety standards.
  • Proficiency with MS Office.
  • Familiarity with construction software an asset, such as Co-Construct, Project and Bluebeam Revu.
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • A team player with leadership abilities.
  • Construction Management or PMP certification would be an advantage.
  • Red Seal trade qualification is an asset.
  • Valid Driver’s License.

Relocating to Port Hardy:

If you want to find a place on the Vancouver Island to live that’s both affordable and livable, there is no other place on the island to live right now than Port Hardy. Port Hardy is ideal for those who love to spend time outdoors and enjoy wildlife. Residents can enjoy kayaking and other water activities such as scuba diving and surfing. Port Hardy is located close to secluded Vancouver Island beaches such as Raft Cove, Grant Bay and San Josef Bay.

Job Types:

Full-time, Permanent


 $90,000.00-$104,000.00 per year


Extended health care


Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

Are you willing to relocate to Port Hardy, B.C?


AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (preferred)


Construction/Project Management: 5 years (preferred)


Red Seal (preferred)

Work Location:

On the road

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