On-Site Construction Manager (Comox, BC)

JOB TITLE On-Site Construction Manager (Comox, BC)

LOCATION Vancouver


Since 1964 the MCW Group has built a solid reputation for the delivery of Professional Consulting Engineering Services, Energy Management Services, and Engineering Development Services.

We have created for our clients the largest block of verified carbon emissions savings of any Canadian consulting firm. For more than two decades MCW Consultants Ltd., and its sister company, MCW Custom Energy Solutions Ltd. have been providing sustainable building designs with the goal to permanently reduce our clients' environmental footprint and create sustainable communities.

 MCW Custom Energy Solutions is a leading Canadian Energy Services Company (ESCO). We deliver Engineered Single Source energy management services and Performance Guaranteed programs to institutional, educational, industrial, commercial and residential clients. We offer a complete range of energy management services from facility audits through implementation and training to on-going monitoring of savings.

 MCW Custom Energy Solutions, is currently seeking a self-motivated, hardworking On-Site Construction Manager, to join the Comox Office. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in pursuing a career in environmental energy savings and is looking to gain valuable hands-on work experience in a fast paced engineering consultancy.

Position:  On-Site Construction Manager 

Location:  Comox, BC 


The Construction Manager will be working with a municipal client and will be responsible for:

  • The overall coordination of all construction activities for the projects.
  • Working with the Project Manager to ensure that projects are delivered on a timely basis.
  • Supervising and expediting the work of sub-contractors.
  • Coordinating with the owner and building occupants for access, as well as construction issues as the majority of the work will take in occupied areas.
  • Ensuring compliance with project scope, schedule and specifications.
  • Working with the Project Manager to review tender and bid documents.
  • Ensuring all relevant permits, documents and procedures are in place prior to the start of work.
  • Interpreting construction drawings and specifications.
  • Coordinating inspections by the Consultants or Measure Managers. 
  • Identification of work that does not conform to specification and ensuring that technical problems are resolved on a timely basis.
  • Acting as the Construction Safety Coordinator for the project. 
  • Working with the Project Manager to determine contract changes and changes to the specification.
  • Preparing written reports and other documentation concerning project status.


  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma in Engineering, Construction Management, or Building Technology or other relevant technical diploma is preferred.
  • Professional Engineer, C.​E.​T.​, or PMP is an asset.
  • Trade Qualification Ticket in electrical or mechanical related construction trade.
  • Previous Supervisory Training, Asbestos Awareness, Fall Protection and First Aid is an asset.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Ideally 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience working in the commercial / institutional construction environment
  • Effectiveness in the areas of construction safety and productivity
  • Knowledge of OH&S regulations and related building codes

Required Skills

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal 
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines/successful completion of deliverables
  • Established track record of supervising complex designs into implementation
  • Ability to understand the demands of an institutional based client and how these requirements affect the work 
  • Excellent time management and coordination skills and the ability to work under pressure
  • Analytical, thorough, resourceful and detail-oriented
  • Team and client service-focused
  • Access to a car and a valid Class 5 B.C.Driver’s License


Bona fide Job Requirement

This role will require a minimum of Reliability Clearance under the Contract Security Program administered by Public Services and Procurement Canada. Therefore, of successful clearance may be required.

Expected Competencies:

Adaptability - Adapting organizational strategies to work effectively in ambiguous or changing situations, and with diverse individuals and groups.

Analytical Thinking - Analyzing situations and translating information to understand issues, identify options, and support sound decision making.

Client Focus - Providing added value and service excellence to internal and/or external clients.                                                                

Concern for Safety - Identifying un-safe or potentially un-safe hazardous situations, implementing health and safety policies and procedures, and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others.

Decision Making - Making decisions involving varied levels of risk and ambiguity.

Interactive Communication - Listening to others and communicating articulately, fostering open communication.  Communicates strategically.

Organizational Awareness - Understanding and using the workings, structure, climate and culture of the project, MCW’s and client’s organization to achieve results.

Planning & Organizing - Developing, implementing, evaluating and adjusting plans to reach goals by planning and organizing multiple, complex activities, while ensuring the optimal use of resources.

Results Management - Implements organizational objectives by organizing time, work and resources to accomplish objectives in the most effective and efficient way.

Team Leadership - Assuming a leadership role in helping others achieve excellent results by building strong teams.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls, please.

MCW Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer.

MCW Group of Companies welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process

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MCW offers competitive salaries, performance bonuses, health, dental, life benefit plans and other benefits. We appreciate the opportunity to review your resume and your interest in MCW. We maintain a copy of your resume on file for a period of six months in the event a suitable opportunity should arise. Please continue to check back on MCW's Career Page for upcoming and exciting job opportunities.

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