Development Manager, Pre-Construction

at Orion Construction
Location Vancouver, Canada
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


Highly competitive salary of $100k+, negotiable based on skills and experience along with excellent benefits!
Use your technical knowledge with a rapidly growing organization!
Enjoy a healthy work-life balance with 20 days of vacation on joining!
About Orion Construction

Construction, Design, and Integrity are things that we know best at Orion Construction. With a team that has design-build experience in excess of four million square feet of light industrial and commercial construction, we are well equipped to provide creative solutions to just about any project that our customers may require.

For more information and examples of some of our projects, please see our website.

About the Opportunity

Currently, Orion Construction is seeking a highly motivated Development Manager to join our team in Langley, BC on a full-time basis.

As our new Development Manager, your primary responsibilities will see you managing our projects throughout the design and permitting phase.

While no two days will be alike in this fast-paced role, your more typical responsibilities will include:

Working with multiple and varying stakeholders to establish general requirements
Managing all client interactions from the pre-construction agreement through project turnover to the construction department
Completing Requests for Proposals (RFP's) for all necessary consultants
Managing all consultant interactions and implementation of clients' agreed-upon needs for design
Reviewing plans and specifications as part of the pre-construction process in order to establish constructability issues
Reviewing all project documents, for completeness and accuracy
Developing and maintaining pre-construction project schedules
Valuing engineering exercises, leading up to and through the building permit stage
Facilitating all municipal and senior agency submissions followed by liaison with municipal contacts to ensure permit issuance on or before specified timelines as outlined in pre-construction agreements
Typical municipal applications include: Rezoning, Development Permit, Subdivision, Building Permit, Servicing Agreement, Demolition Permit
Being responsible for managing client billings and cost procedures during the pre-construction phase
Conducting internal, consultant, client, and municipal meetings
More About You

In order to qualify for this role, you will need at least 2-3 years of experience in a similar role, along with previous commercial or industrial construction experience, and an understanding of municipal processes. The ability to read and understand design drawings is required, as is familiarity with software such as Timberline, Microsoft Project, and Microsoft Office.

As our ideal candidate, you will join us with excellent communication and teamwork skills. You are a persistent, quick learner, with the ability to prioritize and manage your time well. Your strong interpersonal and detail-oriented skills will combine with your construction knowledge and experience to ensure your success in this role. Utilizing your aptitude for stakeholder management, and your laser-focused organizational skills, you will work diligently towards competing deadlines.

If you have an ambitious spirit and an eagerness to bring in a fresh perspective, while looking to advance your career with a rapidly growing organization, we want to hear from you.

About the Benefits

For your hard work and dedication, you will receive a highly competitive salary of $100k+, negotiable based on skill and experience and a package that includes:

Group health and dental benefits
Opportunities for a corporate bonus
20 vacation days on joining
Relocation assistance for the right candidate
Company cell phone provided
Opportunities for professional growth and career progression

If you are looking for an exciting new challenge and the opportunity to grow your skills and experience, apply to join us today!

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