Thinking of a Change?

Blackburn Young Office Solutions is the premiere Knoll and Falkbuilt dealer in Vancouver. We have a long track record of providing quality office furniture and interior construction solutions. Our team of experts is dedicated to exceptional customer service and finding the right solutions for all our customer’s office furniture needs.
Our world is environments – physical settings that include furniture, accessories, and modular architectural products. We are committed to helping our customers create inspiring workspaces for a new era that is bringing dramatic changes to the workplace. We are passionate about design, creativity, and helping our customers transform their environments.

Falkbuilt Vancouver Project Lead

Falkbuilt’s approach to interior construction—Digital Component Construction—combines proven construction methods with next-gen technology to build beautiful, high-performing and cost-effective environments. We’re looking for talented people to join our hardworking, customer-focused and ridiculously passionate team of Falkers.
Maybe that’s you?

The Project Lead works with the Branch Lead to manage projects at the local level, including coordinating client sites with Falkbuilt installation teams. The Project Lead is the central point of contact and ensures projects are completed on-time and on-budget and clients are happy.

The ideal candidate can juggle lots of balls, manage countless details and works well with others on the project team.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide on-site project management for Falkbuilt installation teams
  • Coordinate project management activities with schedules for client, architects, engineers, designers, the factory, and state and local jurisdiction
  • Point of contact and communicator for project including weekly and monthly reports with progress photos (we like lots of photos), identify issues before they happen and find solutions
  • Work with clients to identify and define requirements, scope and objectives during preconstruction and construction. Lead value engineering efforts and propose alternative solutions with the project stakeholders.
  • Create preliminary project designs using the Falkbuilt families in Revit
  • Attend bid walks as needed with Branch Lead. Capture information for bidding process
  • Read and understand bid documents and specifications. Articulate important items and make recommendations for exclusions and inclusions
  • Protect and maximize project profitability
  • Preview and prepare project proposal / plans and contracts including time frame, funding margins, and procedures and scope of work for contracts
  • Estimate installation of projects based on bid specs, with support from Falkbuilt HQ
  • Coordinate project team to ensure timely coordination of submittals, RFI’s and plan revisions
  • Create and submit accurate Change Orders and Punch Item orders in a timely fashion
  • Coordinate procurement schedules and provide takeoffs to purchasing to ensure accurate and timely delivery of materials
  • Ensure quality standards and requirements are met on every project
  • Manage the design approval process with all stakeholders
  • Create and maintain project schedule using tools provided by Falkbuilt HQ
  • Assess and develop relationships with potential local Falkbuilt installation teams
  • Assess and develop relationships with local vendors that augment Falkbuilt’s solutions
Qualifications:
  • Access products in detailed color or 3-D images with pricing information
  • Locate delivery schedules
  • Inquire about the status of a quote, order, or invoice
  • Creates detailed tracking reports
  • Provide on-site project management for Falkbuilt installation teams
  • Coordinate project management activities with schedules for client, architects, engineers, designers, the factory, and state and local jurisdiction
  • Assess and develop relationships with potential local Falkbuilt installation teams
  • Assess and develop relationships with local vendors that augment Falkbuilt’s solution
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of Falkbuilt
  • Construction industry related project management skills and / or 2 plus years construction related experience
  • Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management
  • Ability to communicate on a technical and professional level with project stakeholders
  • Skilled at negotiating with clients and vendors
  • Strong client-facing skills both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of approval agencies and process for Division of State Architect (DSA)
  • Ability to prepare and interpret flowcharts, schedules (including Gantt charts) and step-by-step action plans
  • Ability to read and understand architectural and structural plans, as well as working knowledge of the local Building Code and Uniform Building Code (UBC)
  • Hands-on experience with project management software (e.g. Basecamp, QuickBase, Sage, Builder Trend etc.), working knowledge of Revit, and Microsoft Office Suite
  • PMP, CMT or Project management certification is a plus
  • Adaptable and willing to embrace new technologies to help improve the design and construction process

To apply for this position, please submit your resume to hr@blackburnyoung.com