Project Manager - Major Projects (ICI and Residential)

Farmer Construction Ltd. - Victoria, BC (8 months ago)

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About Us

Established in 1951, Farmer Construction is a privately-owned family business which has collaborated extensively in the development of Vancouver Island communities and skyline. Having worked successfully in all disciplines of construction including General Contracting, Construction Management, Design Build and Tenant Improvements we take great pride in having built a solid reputation for managing and constructing quality projects on time and on budget. This pride also extends to our team of professionals who deliver exceptional experience and service to our clients.

Why Work With Us
At Farmer, we invest in our people. As a Farmer team member, you will enjoy creating collaborative experiences both in the office and on the site. We provide opportunity for people with creativity and commitment to be a part of an entrepreneurial company with deep roots in beautiful Victoria, BC on Vancouver Island. In addition to working in a beautiful community we are also an integral part of it and actively support a variety of community organizations and charities.

Who We Are Looking For

The Project Manager is well versed in their ability to manage assigned project(s) from inception through to completion. Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, the Project Manager works closely with the Superintendent through the project life cycle. Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage project schedule, cost, and quality to ensure the successful execution of assigned project(s)
  • Prepare project financial reports for review
  • Promote and monitor occupational health and safety culture within the organization
  • Manage personal career development, provide mentorship to junior project staff (e.g. Project Coordinators)
  • Communicate with clients regularly and monitor client satisfaction; escalate client concerns when unable to resolve directly
  • Communicate with key subcontractors as required to ensure performance and manage commercial matters

Qualification Requirements

  • 10 to 15+ years of experience in management of construction projects in the Institutional, Commercial, Industrial or large-scale residential sectors, required
  • Experience in concrete tower construction, an asset
  • Eligible for Professional Engineering designation
  • Gold Seal certification, an asset

Technical Requirements

  • Working knowledge of various processes for managing cost, schedules and quality on medium- and large-scale construction projects
  • Comprehensive understanding of building systems, building science, and commercial construction practices, processes & techniques
  • Demonstrated competence in the areas of safety, people management, project execution, cost control, quality and administration
  • Sound knowledge of construction and building techniques and ability to read and interpret contract drawings and specifications
  • Attention to detail and ability to balance task detail with project priorities
  • High level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills
  • Proactive problem-solver and efficient communicator that can manage difficult situations with positive results
  • Proficient with Adobe Acrobat, MS Office Suite, Microsoft Project scheduling software, mandatory
  • Advanced Excel knowledge, an asset
  • Experience with Bluebeam Revu, an asset
  • Experience with Procore, an asset


  • Relocation supports
  • On-the-job training
  • Educational opportunities
  • Career advancement
  • Competitive compensation package commensurate with experience

For more information on the company and the role, visit us at

We appreciate your interest, but due to the amount of candidates, we will only contact those who have been shortlisted

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada for consideration


  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Vacation & paid time off
  • Life insurance
  • Company pension
  • Company events & social hours
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Dental care
  • RRSP Match
  • On-site parking
  • Education reimbursement
  • Disability insurance

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • project management: 10 years (Required)
  • ICI or large-scale residential: 10 years (Required)


  • Gold Seal Certification (Preferred)


  • English (Required)