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Director Of Construction


Director of Construction

$140-185k + bonus

Vancouver BC


STRIVE is a Vancouver based recruitment firm offering recruitment solutions in the specialist areas of Accounting & Finance, Corporate Administration and Operations & Manufacturing. We are passionate about recruitment at STRIVE and commit to offering an upfront, genuine and consultative approach to everything we do - which is a big reason as to why we have been successful. Our proactive recruitment approach allows us to uncover high calibre professionals for niche, specialized and what are often regarded as "hard to fill" roles. At the same time, our simple philosophy recognizes the need to fully understand every client and candidate's motivations, requirements and objectives.


STRIVE Recruitment is working with a well reputable design-build firm in Vancouver BC, looking for a Director of Construction. Reporting directly to the Owner, the Director of Construction will oversee the quality, safety and high-quality execution for the portfolio of projects, with responsibility for maintaining relationships with the Project management team throughout the project life cycle.


Leadership and management

• Lead a construction team of 5 or more people including project managers, site superintendents and estimation department

• Oversee hiring, training and professional development of construction staff

Project Oversight

• Oversee all aspects of construction operations, including estimating, planning, and executing various sector projects.

• Develop and maintain the construction schedule with the project team to meet milestones and completion dates for design-build projects.

• Lead project meetings with internal and external stakeholders to monitor and support the ongoing progress of projects.

• Identify and manage opportunities and risks specific to design-build projects to achieve the best possible impact on schedule and financial targets.

• Maintain, track, and report all financial aspects of design-build projects, including forecasts and billings.

• Manage the company portfolio of commercial tenant improvement projects throughout the project life cycle.

• Monitor the progress of the design, ensuring compliance, quality, general coordination, constructability, and timing of deliverables.

• Ensure projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards.

• Conduct regular site visits to monitor progress, quality, and safety compliance.

• Assist in the pre-construction process in collaboration with the sales team.

• Ensure project health, safety, and environmental standards meet or exceed legislative requirements and company policies.

Estimating and Planning

• Oversee the estimation process, ensuring accurate and competitive bids.

Stakeholder Collaboration

• Monitor industry trends and best practices to ensure the company remains competitive and innovative.

• Implement process improvements to enhance efficiency, quality, and client satisfaction.

• Collaborate with directors and the ownership group within the company.


• Undergraduate degree in engineering or construction management.

• Over 10 years of experience in construction, with extensive leadership roles within a construction environment.

• Proven track record of successfully leading commercial projects with budgets of approximately $5 million or higher.

• Extensive experience managing multiple project delivery contracts simultaneously.

• Possesses a substantial network of clients, trades, and consulting companies.

• Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills, including the ability to manage project budgets and schedules.

• Ability to identify and manage risks and opportunities on construction projects.

• Procore experience is an asset.

• Demonstrated ability to ensure successful project completions, profitability, and retention of owners as ongoing clients of the company.

• Ability to lead, operate, and define a developing division and manage change effectively.

• Highly developed interpersonal skills and a strong customer service orientation.

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