Open positions

North Vancouver
Senior Construction Project Manager, Commercial+ projects

People love Naikoon because we’re different. Every day we come to work looking to revolutionize what a construction form can beand what construction can achieve.

We’re a dynamic team of talented, passionate individuals. Everything we achieve, we achieve together. And we have a lot of fun doing it. 

With roots stretching back to Masset, Haida Gwaii, today we’re based out of our light and airy headquarters in Lower Lonsdale with views across to downtown Vancouver.

Help us take the next step

With major new projects in the pipeline, Naikoon is entering a period of growth. A pioneer in values-driven construction, we’re already driving new standards in energy-efficiency, mass timber, prefabrication, and virtual construction. 

Now, we’re looking to become a beacon for change – and we need an experienced Senior Project Manager for Commercial+ projects to join our team. The role of the Senior Project Manager is to continually monitor the project through exceptional quality, sophisticated process, and skilled performance. Ensuring Naikoon’s three strategic objectives are met: satisfied employees, satisfied clients, and satisfied shareholders.

Senior Construction Project Manager will be accountable for:

  • Project, construction, and business outcomes
  • Project planning and execution
  • Resource and capacity management 
  • Contracts and purchasing
  • Stakeholder satisfaction in a direct client-facing role
  • Mentoring, training, and coaching
  • Predicting, inspecting, and reporting
  • Policy and process Followed by ALL (FBA)
  • QA/QC FBA

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Minimum of 8+ years of experience in managing a commercial construction projects
  • Post-Secondary Education (Diploma or Degree) in a construction related field
  • Experience with mass timber and prefabricated structures is an asset 
  • Strong leadership capabilities with experience in managing and leading people, department operations, managing budgets, and leading, managing and growing a strong team
  • Proven track record to plan and execute commercial projects on time and on budget
  • Demonstrated financial management skills, communication skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to utilize or learn technology as required: Google Workspace, Buildertrend, BIM Software (Revit, ArchiCAD, SketchUp)
  • PMP Certification (would be an asset)
  • Diploma or Degree in Architecture or Engineering (would be an asset)

Intrigued? Email careers@naikoon.ca with your CV and a letter stating why you’re excited by this opportunity and feel you’re the right fit. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Lower Mainland
Carpenter

Overview

Love building cool wood stuff? Come join the Naikoon team!

Naikoon is looking for a talented Carpenter to join our hard working crew of builders. As a Carpenter, your role is to erect the foundation and superstructure of a project with accuracy, efficiency, and a deep awareness of all subsequent scopes of work. Quality execution and a focus on productivity is essential for success in the role, as is knowing that the best way to achieve both is through teamwork and collaboration. 

With major new projects in the pipeline, Naikoon is entering a period of growth. We’re known in the industry for our expertise in high performance and mass timber builds, and we continue to push the boundaries with prefabrication. You’ll have an opportunity to work across both our Commercial+ and Custom Homes divisions, giving you exposure to different building typologies and project scales.

About Naikoon

Terry Geluch founded Naikoon Contracting Ltd in August 1980 in Masset, Haida Gwaii. His son, Joe Geluch, relaunched the business in February 2010 and continues to lead the firm out of our North Vancouver headquarters. We’ve grown a lot since our early days. Today, we’re a team over 50 strong, made up of talented tradespeople, project managers, estimators, digital modelers, and support services. 

At Naikoon, we emphasize employee development, education, and company culture. We’re proud that many of our people have been with us from the beginning; 13 of our people have tenures of six years or more.

Responsibilities

  • Read architectural & structural design drawings
  • Good understanding of Forming Systems incl. ICF, FastFoot, Boardform, etc.
  • Proficient at placing concrete footings and walls
  • Framing floor systems 
  • Identifying rough opening sizes for doors and windows 
  • Layout basic walls 
  • Pin and layout footings
  • Understand requirements of major trades at rough in and finishing stages (mechanical, electrical, plumbing, millwork, interior finish)
  • Proficient at placing flatwork & stairs
  • Layout a House
  • Frame stairs
  • Hand cut roof systems
  • Ability to work with exposed timbers 
  • Layout floor systems/Roof systems 
  • Understanding of envelopes/barriers as they may be tied into framing
  • Exterior caulking 
  • Building envelope knowledge
  • Install window liners and casings
  • Understand and install trim build-up details
  • Install baseboards
  • Install crown

Role requirements

  • Red Seal
  • Full tools set (good to have)
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Be keen with positive attitude
  • Knowledge of building science
  • Able to take directions
  • Ability to read & interpret plans
  • Willing to travel within lower Mainland
  • Ability to work from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Aligned with Naikoon’s core values (Happy, Honest, Inspired, Committed, Collaborative) 
  • Willingness to learn, adapt to ever changing environment

Benefits and perks 

  • Competitive salary and benefits package in the range of $34-$39/hour.
  • Opportunity to work on an innovative project with a leading player in the construction industry.
  • Career development and growth opportunities within a dynamic and collaborative work environment.

Application process

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and relevant experience to careers@naikoon.ca. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Naikoon is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.

We seek out the collaborators and problem solvers. The ones who check their ego at the door and aren’t afraid to roll up their sleeves. Who’d rather have a conversation than let an issue sit unresolved. The ones who aspire to greatness, but don’t pack it in when they hit a snag. They smile broadly, and often. They say hello, and offer their help. They’re talented, and ready to work.

These are our people. And we’re always looking for more to join us.

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Culture

Our culture is defined by our values. They trickle down and bubble up, across project sites and in the office, through our conversations and in our actions.

Happy  We love what we do.
Honest  We deal in facts.
Inspired  We are excited.
Committed  We get it done.
Collaborative  We are team players.

Do our values resonate with you? If yes, we want to hear from you.

Ready to jump in?

Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@naikoon.ca. Qualified applicants will be contacted by phone or email to schedule an interview.