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Darwin Construction 716 V2

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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
Accounts Payable 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 currently seeking an Accounts Payable Coordinator for our project-based construction, real estate development, and property management business.

Working closely with our accounting team, the Accounts Payable Coordinator will be responsible for processing invoices, vendor payments/cheque handling, and bank deposits. The AP coordinator’s primary objective is to support the accounting team in its monthly reporting process.

This position is part-time, 24 hours per week. Compensation starts at $30/hour and includes full medical and dental benefits.

Qualifications + Attributes

  • 1+ years of AP/admin experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work on multiple projects under tight deadlines

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • 3-way matching and processing of monthly invoices
  • Sorting invoices by project and distributing for approval
  • Ensuring vendors and sub-contractors are not billing over their contract value and assisting project managers with sub-contract account reconciliation
  • Prepare weekly cheque runs
  • Reconciling employee expense reports, Visa statements, etc.
  • Preparation of cost reports for management
  • Assisting with the collection of signatures/maintenance of annual corporate documents.
  • Bank Deposits
  • Ad-hoc accounting requests from development/construction teams

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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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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Senior Estimator

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

This role is for a senior candidate who is confident running a project from conception to handover and familiar with all aspects of Estimating, scopes of work and expectations from Div 1 – 16. Reporting to the Chief Estimator, the Senior Estimator is required to have the following:

Qualifications + Attributes

  • 3-5 years experience with a GC or Developer in the Lower Mainland
  • Reliable, coachable and committed team player
  • Strong analytical skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Excel and OnScreen takeoff
  • Position requires demonstrated problem solving and innovative decision making with the ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Adaptable to performing multiple functions
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills and command of English is required
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Running projects from initiation and conceptual design through to permitting then handover
  • Analyzing prices and negotiating with trades
  • Quantity take-offs using onscreen take off
  • Building and maintaining local construction pricing & knowledge
  • Tracking project budgets
  • Preparing budget proposals

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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Building Maintenance Supervisor

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.

Our current portfolio includes over 130 commercial and residential units with many more in the pipeline. We strive to create communities that are well maintained and cater to the needs of our tenants.

Who We Are Looking For

We are looking for a Building Maintenance Supervisor to oversee maintenance responsibilities at 5 different properties. You bring a positive attitude and energy to work every day. You are organized, you like to be busy, and are adaptable to changing environments. You enjoy solving problems and taking initiative. You take pride in building relationships and making a positive impact in your community. You are comfortable managing a team of laborers.

Qualifications + Attributes

  • Applicable educational background, with an interest in continued learning
  • Experience in minor home renovations
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Ability to prepare simple reports
  • Professional and committed to be a positive representative of the Darwin brand
  • Excellent communicator with ability to communicate directly and with empathy
  • Good sense of humour

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Submit monthly maintenance reports
  • Coordinate repairs when a ticketed trade is required
  • Maintain positive relationships with all vendors and tenants
  • Perform regular maintenance on the facilities, including:
    • Changing light bulbs
    • Carpentry
    • Painting
    • Drywall repair
    • Minor plumbing and tile repair.
    • Complete approved tenant requests
    • Common area maintenance
    • Complete small commercial unit renovations to aid in lease up
    • Salt and shovel sidewalks
    • Ongoing landscape maintenance
    • Manage a team responsible for larger scale landscaping duties
    • Basic pool maintenance
    • Junk removal
    • Weekly site inspections
    • Coordinate annual fire, health and elevator inspections
    • Respond to tenant service requests, interfacing directly with tenants and completing the repair / schedule required trades, resulting in a positive experience for all.

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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