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Project Manager - Marine

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
16 hours ago

Project Manager

Job Description and Key Responsibilities:

Our client, a marine manufacturer is looking for an individual to deliver Custom Boat projects by managing stakeholders, communications, project scope, budget and schedule commitments while ensuring project overall objectives are met.

  • Responsible to create and manage the production schedule
  • Plan, prepare and monitor work schedules, plans, drawings, and specifications
  • Liase with outside contractors on structural and systems design
  • Ensure that all design changes made during production and recorded and that the associated drawings are updated
  • Daily interaction with Shop Team Leader to ensure that he has all drawings and materials required to build his boats on target and on schedule
  • Monitor daily labor charged to each project to ensure accuracy
  • Incorporate and support a culture of continuous improvement to increase efficiencies and reduce costs


The candidate will have excellent organizational, communication, problem-solving, influencing and time management skills.  A minimum of three years project management or production management experience in a marine related field is required.  Superb attention to detail and accuracy, resourceful and the ability to work independently.  A strong knowledge of marine coatings and applications is an asset.


  • Bachelor degree or diploma in construction related field
  • Formal training in Project Management (PMP or similar)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Strong command of AutoCAD , Rhino or similar software an asset

Shipyard Experience a strong asset.

Working Conditions

Reporting to General Manager, the candidate’s time will be split between the office and the given projects.  Physical requirements include standing/sitting/bending at length.  Typical business hours are 7:00am – 3:30pm Monday to Friday.  Travel may be required from time to time.

Company Description:

They are a full service yacht refit and repair facility servicing boats over 60’.   With over 100 employees the company focuses on large refit and transformational projects.   Their management and professional staff are vastly experienced.  Our workforce is highly trained and diverse.  Top management include people from Canada, the USA, New Zealand, Australia, Turkey, and England.  Positions include naval architects, designers, shipwrights, engineers and specialized journeymen.

Our corporate culture values innovation, efficiency, and forward thinking.  We support our employees’ passion for boat building with best practices so that we have highly trained, motivated employees who feel they are an important part of the end product.


Manufacturing and Production Operations and Logistics