Construction Project Manager

Vancouver Area

About Metro-Can

The foundation of Metro-Can's organization is a "team" atmosphere made up of the shareholders, management and staff.  Our professionals, both on-site and back at the office, have accumulated extensive experience in all disciplines of construction and apply it to the job on hand. With a combination of career-minded industry professionals that have decades of experience in the construction industry to new recruits that are apprenticing under the supervision of seasoned project managers, the whole of Metro-Can's team will deliver the highest quality work and professionalism to your project.

Performance Objectives

  • Manages all facets of construction including communication with Owners, Consultants and Subtrades
  • Mentors and coaches Superintendents, Safety Personnel, Labourers and Support Staff
  • Attends to complex or unique issues which may arise internally or externally

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Maintains a professional and continuous positive rapport with Owner throughout the project
  • Reviews project plans and specifications to ensure accurate scheduling and costing
  • Negotiates and awards Subtrade Contracts, issue Letters of Intent, Scopes of Work and oversee contract administration
  • Works with Superintendent by delegating authority and responsibility to them for maintaining schedule and organizing subtrades
  • In conjunction with project team, maintains and drives the schedule ensuring milestones and deadlines are being met
  • Oversees project set-up, scheduling, quality and cost control
  • Directs regular site meetings with Subtrades, Architects and Consultants
  • Works with Superintendents to deliver safety-oriented, on schedule, high quality projects
  • Conducts regular site inspections to ensure quality is being delivered, site conditions and project schedules are being maintained
  • Plans ahead, assesses and addresses site issues and work with site personnel/subtrades to provide resolutions
  • Ensures construction progress is in compliance with building and safety standards
  • Ensures permits and licenses are obtained as required
  • Prepares accurate Progress Claims to Owner and submit on time
  • Oversees and authorizes Subtrade Progress Claims and submits to Accounting by specified deadline
  • Accumulates costs and prepares change orders to Owner and Subtrades
  • Accumulates all documentation required for Occupancy ensuring accuracy of information
  • Overall control of project and ultimately responsible for the timely and accurate preparation and administration of submittals, change orders, inspection requirements, RFI's and SI's whether maintained by you or other staff reporting to you
  • Project close out


  • Minimum of 10 years' experience as a Project Manager in commercial and residential construction and must have experience in concrete built structures
  • College or University degree in a construction related field
  • Understanding of construction terms, scheduling, planning and cost control / budgets
  • Good working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and Microsoft Projects
  • Excellent organizational, planning, communication and time management skills
  • Ability to work well with others and lead team
  • Good attention to detail and creative problem solving ability

To apply please e-mail your resume to and and you too could be a part of a Company that values building great things, being innovative, taking care of each other and having fun!


Metro-Can and its subcontractors worked over 3 million man-hours during the construction of the Olympic Village.