Design Manager

Vancouver, BC /
Residential Development – Development /
Regular Full Time
/ On-site
Who We Are
At Beedie, we foster talent, encourage innovation, and reward success. We’re always looking for like-minded people to join our team and share our passion for doing the best work of our lives. Our approach is simple: we work hard, we have fun, and we make a difference. And, we’ve been recognized as a top employer provincially and nationally. Our people are the heart and soul of our organization. If you are passionate, hardworking, ambitious, and want to be part of a dynamic and growing company that will take your career forward, join us.

Position Overview
Reporting directly to the Senior Design Manager, Residential Development, the Design Manager will be responsible for assisting with the progress and quality control of design documentation associated with the development of multiple residential, commercial, non-market or mixed-use projects.

The Design Manager is a blended role that requires a combination of design and construction experience.  This person will be responsible for working with the project specific Development Managers during the design phase in addition to the Project Managers during the construction phase.  

Key Responsibilities

    • Work closely with the project Development Managers to establish drawing production schedules, milestones and expectations that align with the broader project schedule
    • Review drawings at key points in the production schedule – independently and with project Development Managers
    • Identify conflicts in the design documents and work with internal and external team to rectify them
    • Along with Development & Project Managers, in collaboration with external design team, work to ensure the overall concept and vision for the project remains intact through
    • Assist estimating with design specific questions during the pre-con estimating process
    • Review technical and design details with the Construction team to increase value engineering
    • During construction, assist Development & Project Managers with site issues and construction administration, including the RFI and shop drawing coordination process

Desired Skills and Experience

    • An unwavering attention to detail, unparallel drive to understand how things actually get delivered and the aptitude to help create the documentation necessary to make it so
    • Post-secondary education in Architecture, Engineering or Construction
    • Minimum of 5 years of architectural or construction experience (or mixture of both) on mid-to high-rise, mixed-use or residential developments.  Varying levels of experience may be suitable for this role and compensation will be commensurate with candidate’s abilities
    • A strong understanding of the full design and construction process
    • A strong grounding in repeatability, constructability, construction sequencing and trade scopes
    • Good working knowledge of construction documents, drawings, plans, specifications, architectural design documentation, detailing, building materials and codes, construction techniques, as well as building material compatibility and characteristics
    • Proficient in MS Project, CAD, and Sketch-up
    • Aptitude with BIM software including Revit, Revizto, or similar, is an asset as Beedie looks to implement these technologies.
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills
    • Always looking at ways to broaden your sphere of influence and bring positive impact to all aspects of the business
    • Self-motivated, results-orientated, and comfortable in an entrepreneurial environment 
We value your interest in Beedie.  While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file and consider you for future opportunities as they come available.