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Position Overview

Reporting to the VP Capex Construction, this position is responsible for the oversight and supervision of Construction projects for RioCan’s Operation team, which will involve Capital Improvement and Maintenance Projects.


  • Liaise with internal and external parties; Asset Management, Leasing, extended Operations team, contractors, consultants, designers, architects, municipalities and tenants on various projects.
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports, including but not limited to; Quarterly Accruals, Monthly Cost Variance reports, and Job Status updates.
  • Be active and up to date on new construction practices, research innovative ways to build efficiently and expeditiously.
  • Prepare Cap Ex construction budgets and scheduling for internal approvals.
  • Monitor and Oversee Tendering process, ensure that corporate policies and procedures are adhered to, and provide tender analysis with recommendation for approvals.
  • Management of multiple Cap ex projects, including; visiting sites to ensure projects stay on time & on budget, contract administration, preparation of Purchase Orders to facilitate the completion of Departmental works, issuance of any necessary Change Orders/Budget Revisions, and review approval of invoices.
  • Provide assistance to Operations team in the preparation and implementation of major construction projects.
  • Other duties / projects as required.

Qualification Requirements

  • University Degree / College Diploma in relevant field of study
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Construction
  • Experience in blueprint reading, building codes, municipal requirements, and fire code regulations
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction and technology methods, industry practices, estimating/budgeting, scheduling and general safety requirements
  • Excellent time management and organization skills and ability to communicate and report accurately and timely
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Experience with budget forecasting, creating spreadsheets, troubleshooting, project planning, interpreting legal documents, accounting, interpreting specs and standards, and AutoCad
  • Proven understanding of Lease Agreements
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Project, Acrobat Professional and Outlook

RioCan brings together smart, talented people from diverse backgrounds, and creates spaces where we can all prosper.  People are at the core of who we are, and we respect that they have taken all kinds of paths to get here.

We are committed to creating an environment in which all employees are valued, included, and empowered to do their best work and bring great ideas. We value different voices and perspectives, and appreciate that unique backgrounds and identities make our organization stronger.

RioCan welcomes applications from all candidates and is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process please let us know and we will be happy to work with you to meet your needs.