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We’re always looking for talented, ambitious, community-minded people to join our development and construction teams. If you think your skills can help us build better communities, we want to hear from you.

Current Postings
Executive Assistant

North Vancouver

Who We Are

Darwin is an experienced and reliable builder and developer based on Vancouver’s North Shore. As part of The Darwin Group of Companies since 1987, the story of Darwin has been told through the integrity of our actions, our straightforward approach to business and our relationships in the areas in which we work. This commitment to character, community and quality holds true today more than ever. Whether it is through developing new projects, creating community spaces or building social housing throughout British Columbia, we are committed to being a valued partner and to playing our part in making our communities stronger now and for future generations. Today, Darwin has more than 65 acres of industrial, commercial and residential projects in active development or construction.

Who We Are Looking For

We are looking for an Executive Assistant to support the CEO and President of Darwin Properties. You are a proactive problem solver with exceptional communication skills and have a meticulous attention to detail. You will have previous experience working in an office environment, performing administrative duties and providing support to management. Given the changing nature of the executive landscape, we will rely on you for flexibility and foresight, while maintaining confidences related to high-level systems and operations.

Qualifications + Attributes

  • 1-2 years experience in administrative roles reporting to executive or senior management
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized, with attention to detail in all aspects of role
  • Strong time-management skills and ability to balance priorities
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality of all personal and corporate matters

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Calendar and schedule management: scheduling appointments/meetings, changing/rearranging meetings as appropriate
  • Ensure CEO and President are prepared for each meeting with materials, documents, and presentations
  • Coordinate and make arrangements for on-site and off-site meetings and events (e.g., communication, location, meals, equipment, materials, RSVPs, and travel)
  • Build a relationship with partners, staff and industry members through a professional and pleasant demeanor in all interactions and communications
  • Maintain and produce internal monthly reports and external resources to expedite workflow
  • Drafting and editing of documents, letters, agendas, memos and general communication
  • Assist in coordination of personal daily tasks

Let’s Talk

If you are interested in applying for this position, kindly forward your resume and a brief cover letter to: careers@darwin.ca. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Site Safety Officer

North Vancouver & Squamish

Who We Are

Darwin is an experienced and reliable builder and developer based on Vancouver’s North Shore. Our team’s expertise ranges from quality commercial and residential projects to recreational facilities and social housing. We design, develop, build and service projects of every kind. The result is a seamless experience for our partners, clients and customers.

Who We Are Looking For

We are looking to hire Site Safety Officers for our Squamish and the North Shore projects. You are passionate and committed to construction safety, have a willingness to learn and are eager to continue your professional development. You enjoy being a team player and can build and maintain relationships with the Darwin team and their affiliate contractors. You are able to commute when required.

Qualifications + Attributes

  • 1 to 5 years experience within the construction industry as a Site Safety Officer / First Aid Attendant
  • CSO training with experience working with a prime contractor in a commercial / institutional / residential construction setting, managing, and working with multiple trade contractors
  • Knowledge of the WorkSafeBC Occupational Health and Safety Regulation and Workers Compensation Act of BC with abilities to coach, instruct and guide workers
  • Punctual, reliable with a positive attitude who will represent Darwin with professionalism and tact when dealing with others, who will always lead by example with a positive attitude and commitment to the Darwin team
  • An ability to identify hazards, lead interventions of hazard recognition and appropriate corrective actions
  • Must possess the ability to work with others, be a reference and resource to the team and take direction from the Site Superintendents
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office
  • Organized and thorough with filing of site documentation
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with various stakeholders
  • Ability to conduct site safety meetings including team meetings, sub contractor meetings, site committee meetings, etc.
  • OFA 2 or 3 certification CSO designation is an asset

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct thorough daily site safety inspections prioritizing hazards, provide appropriate corrective actions and follow-up on corrective actions to ensure continuous site compliance.
  • Conduct workplace inspections daily
  • Train, coach and mentor site workers and team to ensure compliance. Initiate incident response systems and lead incident investigations.
  • Conduct site specific orientations including new and young worker and visitor orientations. Ensure all workers onsite have valid certifications prior to starting work activities.
  • Review hazard assessments safe work plans and instruction including JSA, JHA, SWP, FLHA, FLRA etc. Ensure completeness and effectiveness of documentations.
  • Compile and conduct statistics report weekly and monthly
  • Participate in weekly site team reports, site committee inspections and evaluations. Co Chair monthly committee site committee meetings. Participate in site audits and evaluations.
  • Support and assist Superintendents and Darwin team members as required
  • Administer first aid to site personnel as required
  • Maintain site documentations as required
  • Willingness and commitment to continual improvement
  • Prioritize tasks maintain organization and maintain site specific documentations

Let’s Talk

If you are interested in applying for this position, kindly forward your resume and a brief cover letter to: careers@darwin.ca. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Development Coordinator/Manager

North Vancouver

Who We Are

Darwin Properties Ltd. is one of the most active developers on the North Shore. As part of The Darwin Group of Companies since 1987, the story of Darwin has been told through the integrity of our actions, our straightforward approach to business and our relationships in the areas in which we work. This commitment to character, community and quality holds true today more than ever. Whether it is through developing new projects, creating community spaces or building social housing throughout British Columbia, we are committed to being a valued partner and to playing our part in making our communities stronger now and for future generations. Today, Darwin has more than 65 acres of industrial, commercial and residential projects in active development or construction.

Who We Are Looking For

We are looking for Development Coordinator who brings a positive attitude and energy to work every day. Your effective communication skills coupled with your attention to detail will be key to the overall success of the Development Team and our real estate projects. You take pride in building relationships and are adaptable to changing environments. You have a passion for real estate and community building and a desire to progress your career with an industry-leading team. You enjoy solving problems and taking initiative. You are organised and you thrive in a deadline-oriented working environment.

Darwin is a supportive and engaging workplace that challenges and encourages personal and professional development. If you believe in the community-based values of Darwin and feel excited about the potential of working with our team, but do not have the exact experience listed below, equivalent activities and a demonstrable interest in real estate, urban planning, architecture, construction, and/or market analysis will be considered.

Qualifications + Attributes

  • Experience in a relevant role or field
  • Applicable educational background, with an interest in continued learning
  • Strong communication and rhetoric skills, including written and presentation skills
  • Attention to detail and persistence
  • Team-building and collaboration skills
  • Research, critical analysis, and problem solving skills
  • Familiarity with the municipal approvals and political process
  • Ability to navigate and/or learn computer systems and software such as: MS Office, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, Adobe Acrobat, Bluebeam, PO Software, Budget-tracking software, etc.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Support the Development Management Team to advance all company objectives
  • Prepare correspondence, presentation materials, reports, contracts and legal documents
  • Create and maintain budgets, schedules, development proformas
  • Track team deliverables including consultant management, permit applications, project timelines, and project budgets
  • Research and collect data to inform upcoming projects and strategic planning
  • Coordinate stakeholder outreach, including event planning and preparation of consultation materials
  • Maintain accurate project files and standards
  • Create and manage content for new Darwin social media platforms
  • Assist in managing implementation of corporate brand collateral

Let’s Talk

If you are interested in applying for this position, kindly forward your resume and a brief cover letter to: careers@darwin.ca. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Construction Safety Officer

North Vancouver

Who We Are

Darwin is an experienced and reliable builder and developer based on Vancouver’s North Shore. Our team’s expertise ranges from quality commercial and residential projects to recreational facilities and social housing. We design, develop, build and service projects of every kind. The result is a seamless experience for our partners, clients and customers.

Who We Are Looking For

We are looking for a Construction Safety Officer (CSO) to our team. You are highly accountable, motivated and enjoy providing mentorship and guidance to site operations. You bring a positive attitude and energy to work every day. You are a strong communicator and have the ability to grow strong relations with people you work with.

Qualifications + Attributes

  • 3 to 5 years experience within the construction industry as a Construction Safety Officer / First Aid Attendant
  • Current CSO / NCSO / OFA 2 or 3 certification with experience working with a prime contractor in a commercial / institutional / residential construction setting, managing, and working with multiple trade contractors
  • Knowledge of the WorkSafe BC Occupational Health and Safety Regulation and Workers Compensation Act of BC with abilities to coach, instruct and guide workers
  • Must possess the ability to work with others, be a reference to and take direction from the site superintendent
  • Punctual, dependable and is able to represent Darwin with professionalism and tact when dealing with others
  • Leads by example with a positive attitude and shows commitment to the Darwin team
  • A team player who thrives in a collaborative environment, who is seeking a long-term position that is available for overtime when required
  • An ability to identify hazards, lead interventions of hazard recognition and appropriate corrective actions
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office
  • Organized and thorough with filing of site documentation
  • Committed to continual professional development and growth
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with various stakeholders
  • Ability to conduct site safety meetings including team meetings, sub contractor meetings, site committee meetings etc.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct thorough daily site safety inspections prioritizing hazards, provide appropriate corrective actions and follow-up on corrective actions to ensure continuous site compliance
  • Train, coach and mentor site workers and team to ensure compliance
  • Initiate incident response systems and lead incident investigations
  • Conduct site specific orientations including new and young worker and visitor orientations
  • Ensure all workers onsite have valid certifications prior to starting work activities
  • Review hazard assessments safe work plans and instruction including JSA, JHA, SWP, FLHA, FLRA etc. Ensure completeness and effectiveness of documentations
  • Compile and conduct statistics report weekly and monthly
  • Participate in weekly site team reports, site committee inspections and evaluations
  • Co-Chair monthly committee site committee meetings
  • Participate in site audits and evaluations
  • Support and assist superintendent as required
  • Administer first aid to site personnel as required
  • Maintain site documentations as required

Let’s Talk

If you are interested in applying for this position, kindly forward your resume and a brief cover letter to: careers@darwin.ca. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Site Superintendent

North Vancouver

Who We Are

Darwin is an experienced and reliable builder and developer based on Vancouver’s North Shore. Our team’s expertise ranges from quality commercial and residential projects to recreational facilities and social housing. We design, develop, build and service projects of every kind. The result is a seamless experience for our partners, clients and customers.

Who We Are Looking For

We are looking for a Site Superintendent to execute effective and quality construction projects. You bring a positive attitude and energy to work every day. You excel in collaborative environments and like being part of a team. You are a strong communicator and have the ability to grow strong relationships with people you work with. You take pride in doing a good job and representing Darwin in a positive manner.

Qualifications + Attributes

  • 5+ years experience in concrete and/or wood frame projects.
  • Ability to foster and\maintain strong, professional relationships with local trades, suppliers and consultants
  • Experience working in a collaborative, high performance, team oriented environments
  • Superior organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word, MS Project and MS Excel
  • Passionate about building quality products and orchestrating intricate sites

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Assisting the Project Manager in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of a construction operations plan, schedule and budget
  • Monitoring and reporting on actual budgets and project cost reports on a regular basis
  • Ensuring the adherence to all required safety policies on site
  • Managing the personnel necessary for the effective execution of assigned construction projects
  • Maintaining professional relationships with local trades, suppliers, customers, municipality and the general public
  • Monitoring and reporting on/and ensuring adherence to expectations on quality

Let’s Talk

If you are interested in applying for this position, kindly forward your resume and a brief cover letter to: careers@darwin.ca. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Assistant Site Superintendent

North Vancouver

Who We Are

Darwin is an experienced and reliable builder and developer based on Vancouver’s North Shore. Our team’s expertise ranges from quality commercial and residential projects to recreational facilities and social housing. We design, develop, build and service projects of every kind. The result is a seamless experience for our partners, clients and customers.

Who We Are Looking For

We are looking for an Assistant Site Superintendent. Your primary responsibility will be to support the Superintendent and Project Manager in successful completion of assigned projects. You are an exceptional communicator and can participate in overseeing job safety, quality control and project scheduling. You are organized, like to be busy and are adaptable to changing environments. You enjoy solving problems and taking initiative. You take pride in building relationships with trades and consultants. You have a passion for learning and a desire to progress your career with an industry-leading team.

Qualifications + Attributes

  • 4+ years experience as a foreman, or equivalent role, in the construction industry
  • Must have an understanding of job safety requirements, planning & scheduling, sequencing of work and relevant technology.
  • Experience working in a collaborative, high performance, team oriented environment
  • Superior organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to read drawings, specifications and building codes
  • Familiar with contract verbiage and ability to decipher contract contents and scopes
  • Proficiency with technology; SiteMax, MS project
  • Passionate about building quality products and orchestrating intricate sites

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Assisting the Site Superintendent and Project Manager in managing site operations and logistics
  • Establish and maintain positive and effective relationships and communication with client, consultants, subcontractors, neighbours and project team
  • Ensuring the adherence to all required safety policies on site
  • Participate in review of all project documents for constructability and content, including shop drawings
  • Maintain and update project records including RFI’s, Changes and as-builts
  • Coordinate subcontractors, deliveries, storage and material protection
  • Coordinate building inspections, mock-ups, subcontractor inspections and field reviews
  • Conduct daily site reviews for quality control
  • Concisely track all Time & Material works with daily time sheets and photos where applicable
  • Daily site reports highlighting milestones, progress and flag issues/concerns
  • Attend bi-weekly consultant meetings and weekly PM meetings

Let’s Talk

If you are interested in applying for this position, kindly forward your resume and a brief cover letter to: careers@darwin.ca. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Senior Construction Project Manager

North Vancouver

Who We Are

Darwin is an experienced and reliable builder and developer based on Vancouver’s North Shore. Our team’s expertise ranges from quality commercial and residential projects to recreational facilities and social housing. We design, develop, build and service projects of every kind. The result is a seamless experience for our partners, clients and customers.

Who We Are Looking For

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to oversee construction projects from start to finish. You bring a positive attitude and energy to work every day. You are organized, have excellent time management skills and an advanced knowledge of the construction management process. You like being a member of a team and are a strong communicator. You enjoy solving problems and taking initiative. You take pride in building relationships and representing Darwin in a positive manner.

Qualifications + Attributes

  • 8-10 years of Project Manager experience
  • Experience in commercial and residential projects
  • Advanced knowledge of construction management process
  • Understanding of all facets of the construction process
  • Excellent time and project management skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Team player

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Manage financial aspects of contracts to protect the company’s interests and maintain good relationships with clients
  • Ensure that projects are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule
  • Assist, review and negotiate contracts, liaising with legal counsel, as appropriate, in conjunction with the Senior Project Manager
  • Develop, recommend and implement the project plan, after being awarded the project
  • Coach/mentor, provide direction, and review the performance of personnel reporting directly to you
  • Monitor and control progress, costs and budgets throughout the project
  • Review each project’s progress with the project staff as the project proceeds
  • Act to resolve disputes between the Company and owner, or Company and subcontractors when possible prior to escalating
  • Identify required and optional changes in project scope; negotiate change orders with the Owner/Sub-Trades
  • Participate in Consultant meetings, monitor the process and provide Consultants minutes and distribute reports
  • Oversee and direct construction projects from conception to completion
  • Meet contractual conditions of performance
  • Analyze, manage and mitigate risks
  • Ensure quality construction standards

Let’s Talk

If you are interested in applying for this position, kindly forward your resume and a brief cover letter to: careers@darwin.ca. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Construction Project Coordinator

North Vancouver

Who We Are

Darwin is an experienced and reliable builder and developer based on Vancouver’s North Shore. Our team’s expertise ranges from quality commercial and residential projects to recreational facilities and social housing. We design, develop, build and service projects of every kind. The result is a seamless experience for our partners, clients and customers.

Who We Are Looking For

We are looking for a Project Coordinator. Your primary responsibility is to support the Project Manager in successful completion of assigned projects. You bring a positive attitude and energy to work every day. You are an exceptional communicator and can participate in scheduling, reviewing project documents and understand contract verbiage. You are organized, like to be busy and are adaptable to changing environments. You enjoy solving problems and taking initiative. You take pride in building relationships with trades, consultants and your project team. You have a passion for learning and a desire to progress your career with an industry-leading team.

Qualifications + Attributes

  • 2+ years experience in the construction industry as a coordinator or equivalent role
  • Must have a basic understanding of job safety requirements, planning and scheduling, sequencing of work and relevant technology
  • Experience working in a collaborative, high performance, team oriented environment
  • Superior organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to read drawings, specifications and building codes
  • Familiar with contract verbiage and ability to decipher contract contents and scopes
  • Proficiency with technology; MS word, MS Project and Excel
  • Exceptional verbal and written skills

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Assisting the Project Manager with administrative tasks
  • Establish and maintain positive and effective relationships and communication with clients, consultants, subcontractors, neighbours and project team
  • Participate in review, and record of, of all project documents and content, including shop drawings, RFI’s, SI’s and Change Directives
  • Schedule and attend meetings and record minutes
  • Prepare construction progress reports
  • Provide the needed documents for all implementations and activities on site
  • Identify risks and potential costs
  • Track and record all changes to specifications, job scope and drawings

Let’s Talk

If you are interested in applying for this position, kindly forward your resume and a brief cover letter to: careers@darwin.ca. We look forward to hearing from you!

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