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WorkSafeBC

Manager Construction Projects

Posted 7 days ago

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Overview

Are you interested in applying your talents and knowledge in improving the lives of injured workers? Our Real Property and Workplace Services department is seeking an individual who has empathetic communication and project management skills, and an ability to see projects to completion to join their team.

As a Manager Construction Projects, you will be responsible for delivering home modifications for injured workers including providing options and expert opinions, as well as developing and implementing the delivery of construction services such as the replacement of facility building components, infrastructure systems, other capital projects, and renovations of current and future corporate properties. You will also lead the implementation of prime contractor programs including provincial oversight and coordination, safety planning activities, and onsite performance monitoring of external contractors.

How you'll make a difference: You'll help create a sustainable workplace that allows people to thrive.

Where you'll work

At WorkSafeBC, we offer a model that combines the convenience of working remotely with the dynamism of working in one of our offices, based on the operational needs of the position.

This position requires full-time onsite attendance our Richmond office.

What you'll do

As a manager construction projects you will:
  • Develop and execute programs dedicated to contract performance and safety management, sustainable operations and the delivery of contractor oversight and control.
  • Provide expert opinions and options in conjunction with multiple stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with injured workers, occupational therapists, case managers, service providers, suppliers, contractors, trades, regulators, agencies, industry partners, landlords, stratas, and internal partners.
  • Manage the evaluation and analysis of project and operational risk assessments.
  • Manage and direct assigned staff and external team members in maintaining high levels of service and in achieving divisional priorities and objectives.
  • Lead teams in the execution of response activities, escalating to senior management as required; ensure safety and emergency management protocols are followed.
  • Identify contract requirements and in partnership with Purchasing and Legal Services, collaborate on the tender process, establish and rate evaluations and make recommendations and/or decisions regarding selection; determine contract terms, participate in the negotiation and resulting contract type.

Is this a good fit for you?

We're looking for someone who can:
  • Provide professional and compassionate service to injured workers regarding their home modifications.
  • Create and maintain professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Manage and respond to conflict in a professional manner.
  • Provide guidance and support to management, staff and contract services relating to health, safety and environmental practices.
  • Lead and motivate project teams.
  • Communicate and present information respectfully, clearly and concisely to audiences with varying levels of understanding.
  • Is able to travel.

Your background and experience
  • Post-secondary degree.
  • A professional designation in construction management and/or facilities management (Certified Construction Manager, Certified Facilities Manager, Facilities Management Professional, Sustainable Facilities Professional, Project Management Professional, Architect, Engineer or Registered Interior Designer) or a Gold Seal Trade is preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of recent work experience in a similar project management role.
  • A minimum of two years of experience managing staff or contractors/consultants.
  • Possess a valid Class 5 B.C. driver's license or equivalent, which allows you to drive independently.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Important to know

Before we can finalize any offer of employment, you must:
  • Successfully meet the legal requirements under the Criminal Records Review Act to work with children and/or vulnerable adults.
  • Confirm you're legally entitled to work in Canada

WorkSafeBC's COVID-19 Employee Mandatory Vaccine Policy is suspended effective January 9, 2023; however, we reserve the right to re-implement it in response to changes in the public health landscape, including public health orders. We are committed to the protection, health, and safety of our employees and our Communicable Disease Prevention Program and related protocols remain in effect.

Who we are

At WorkSafeBC, we promote safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We're honoured to serve the 2.49 million workers and 263,000 registered employers in our province.

What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It's challenging, stimulating, and rewarding. Our positions offer diversity and opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important, and so are the people we do it for.

Our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences that reflect the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self.

Learn more: Discover who we are .

Our benefits

As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that help you get the most out of work - and life. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package includes:
  • Defined benefit pension plan that provides you with a lifetime monthly pension when you retire
  • 4 weeks of vacation in your first year, with regular increases based on years of service
  • Benefits package that includes customizable options for health care and dental benefits, additional days off, and a health care spending account
  • Optional leave arrangements
  • Development opportunities (tuition reimbursement, leadership development, and more)

Learn more: Find out what we offer .

Salary: $116,186 - $141,166/annually

Want to apply?
  • Applications are welcomed immediately; however, must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. PST on the closing date.
  • Please note that we will be starting assessments prior to the closing date.

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply . If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email Recruitment Testing Accommodation (SM) when you submit your application.

About WorkSafeBC

Who are we? We’re a team of more than 3,000 people, working together across 15 offices in the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, and B.C.’s interior. Our vision is to keep British Columbians free from workplace injury, disease, and death. And our work reflects our values: service, integrity, accountability, partnership, and innovation. At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases do occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers’ compensation system today and for future generations. We’re honoured to serve the almost 2.3 million workers and 235,000 employers in our province. What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC? It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for. Our benefits Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package may include vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life.

Industry

Government

Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-15

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