General Manager

at Bluepoint Construction Ltd.
Location Penticton, Canada
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


Use your management skills to make your mark in a collaborative, team environment
Help take our growth-oriented organization to new heights
Receive a highly competitive annual salary of $150k+, along with great benefits!
About Bluepoint Construction Ltd.

Bluepoint is recognized in the interior as one of the foremost civil construction companies and is known for particular excellence and quality in our work. As part of the Meraki Family, Bluepoint also complements the construction needs of the communities that Meraki works with. Our mission is to deliver high-quality, cost-effective projects on schedule by employing and supporting motivated, flexible and focused teams.

Our clients count on our dependability, our drive, and our integrity. We take great pride in our accomplishments and build on them every day. Together, we expertly lead a wide array of civil construction projects that includes roadbuilding, lake intakes, mass excavations, water-main pipe installation, and other civil construction for subdivisions, municipalities, and airports.

Our core values make up who we are - and we are looking for people who can embody these values every day upon joining our team:

Give a Damn - Passion. Grit. Dedication. Fun. Positivity.
Get it Done - Stay hungry. Don't settle. Grow and progress. Try new things. Set the standards.
Be Real - Honesty. Trust. Humility. Accountability. Collaboration.

For more information about Bluepoint Construction Ltd., please visit our website.

About the Opportunity

Bluepoint Construction Ltd. is currently looking for a General Manager to lead its civil construction business in Kelowna, B.C. on a full-time basis.

The successful candidate in this role will be responsible for all business operations with regard to civil construction activities for Bluepoint. The GM will successfully execute current projects and continue to seek, estimate, and bid on future opportunities within Kelowna and surrounding communities while working with Meraki Resources to identify and achieve Bluepoint's business strategy and growth targets.

More specifically, your responsibilities will include:

Maintaining customer relations including managing contract obligations, rate negotiations, and ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction
Overseeing the development, maintenance, and communication of project scheduling and equipment production allocation, ensuring customers are satisfied with proposed scheduling
Developing preferred subcontractor lists based on: rate negotiation, reputation, scheduling, performance management, and safety obligations
Being responsible for procurement, material purchasing, lease, and rental agreements
Adhering to Meraki Resources' corporate reporting structure and timelines, including: monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting, key growth targets, etc.
Being responsible for all project rate structures, capital planning, reporting, allocations, setup and communicating KPI targets, and tracking
Reviewing and establishing all company compensation (hourly, salary & management), health and benefits plans, defined contributions, and bonus program structure
Developing and establishing a business structure of independence and growth
Establish a marketing and branding strategy, ensuring company's equipment is easily identifiable and consistent
Working with the controller to develop: monthly/annual budgets, aging reporting, monthly financials, invoicing, and job and equipment cost reports
Developing a recruiting strategy that highlights: attracting new talent, orientation, wage negotiation, performance management, safety training, career development training, and leadership coaching
Mentoring, coaching, and developing direct reports, and establishing a culture of professional development and personal improvement
Being a safety leader to ensure all projects are completed accident-free, instilling a safety culture that meets or exceeds industry standards
More About You

In order to qualify for this role, you will have 5 years of experience in a similar role, ideally in the civil construction industry, with a valid driver's license. You have great knowledge in civil construction, both technically, administratively, and with proven management ability. A combination of education and experience will also be considered.

As our ideal candidate, you are proficient with computer software used in the construction industry - HeavyBid and BlueBeam experience would be considered assets. In order to succeed in this role, you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills while being a strong, dependable leader who is confident, thorough, and able to mentor and coach others. You have an exceptional technical background with an entrepreneurial mindset, and is an expert in time management, prioritizing, and multi-tasking. You are self-motivated, accountable, approachable, and proactive with a desire for constant self-improvement.

Above all, you are a relationship-builder who is invested and can take pride in your work, while creating the space for others to do the same.

About the Benefits

As recognition for your hard work, passion, and excellence, you can look forward to a highly competitive annual salary of $150k+, negotiable dependent on experience, plus the following:

Extended health and dental benefits package
Bonus program
4 weeks vacation to start
Company vehicle if needed
Relocation assistance for the right candidate
Opportunities for learning, growth, and professional development

This is your chance to really make an impact in a growing organization, that values its people and provides an environment for career development.

If you share our values and have the skills necessary to bring success to the role, then we invite you to apply today!

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