Construction Manager

Construction - Office Ottawa, Ontario

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Ottawa, Ontario


Mattamy Homes Canada



Employment Type:


Reports to:

VP, Construction Operations


When it comes to forward-thinking homebuilding and thoughtfully planned communities, Canadians think of Mattamy Homes. And that success is centred on a foundation of great people, because our team is as solid as they come. At Mattamy, we are optimistic, hardworking and supportive. Together we learn and grow as we strive to create a positive impact in the homebuilding industry. Contributing to the Mattamy Way means being surrounded by caring people who encourage you to be exactly who you are. It means your opinion is invited and your contributions count. And it means a career filled with pride, knowing you’re part of an environmentally-conscious, action-oriented organization with big plans for the future. The opportunity to bring the future of living to homeowners based on what Canadians value is exciting – and we’re making it happen.


Learn more about what makes working at Mattamy special and our award-winning culture.


What we offer

As the Construction Manager, you will lead a team of Senior Builders in the construction of houses in multiple communities within the Division.  In partnership with other construction people leader for the division, you will be accountable for construction schedules and the timely integration of construction trades, materials, documentation, and staffing. Reporting to the VP of Construction, the Construction Manager ensures the delivery of clean, complete and deficiency-free homes while embodying our mission of providing the best homeowner experience.

What you’ll do

  • Embody Mattamy’s core values of Commitment, Teamwork, Sustainability and Community.
  • Coach, inspire and develop site managers through various strategic methods to ensure continuous improvement and succession planning.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress of construction and seasonal construction programs through regular review of systems and tools with Senior Builders/Project Managers.
  • Proactively generate improvements to existing reporting and data integrity, new ways of looking at historic information.
  • Analyze and interpret patterns and trends in production data for early diagnosis of issues and create corrective measures.
  • Ensure that homes/condos are built to the requirements and specifications established by construction drawings including Design Centre change options and upgrades, building codes, and all Mattamy standards.
  • Oversee the measurement and evaluation of quality control with respect to materials and workmanship through regular review and monitoring.  Implement corrective measures or improvements as appropriate.
  • Monitor production schedules, critical paths for projects, and cost control to ensure that homes are completed on time and within budget.
  • Oversee the maintenance of adequate staffing at Community sites to ensure timely construction of homes.  Includes overseeing the hiring, evaluation, and performance management of staff, as necessary.
  • Foster communication between Community sites and Head Office. Provide direction and support to staff to facilitate the completion of work as per the Production Schedule and in accordance with Mattamy’s standards and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain strong, productive supplier and trade contractor relationships. Communicate company’s quality and performance standards to each trade contractor and supplier. Conduct periodic work inspections to ensure that those standards are met.
  • Keep the Vice President of Construction informed of each project’s current progress and review project’s outlook with Senior Builder/Project Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you bring

  • Post-secondary education in Architecture, Business, Engineering, Project Management or related field, or suitable combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 10 years of residential construction experience at a senior level
  • Expert communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Exemplary leadership and people management skills, including the ability to motivate and develop staff
  • Skills in building relationships with a broad network of contacts throughout the industry
  • Flexibility in hours of work required
  • Highly developed organizational skills and time-management ability
  • Comfortable using systems and technology (MS Word, Excel, JD Edwards, Email, Sharepoint)
  • Must have a valid drivers licence and clean drivers abstract as the role requires the operation of a Mattamy vehicle to perform duties.

We encourage applicants who meet most of the role requirements to hit that submit button and apply! It’s okay if you don’t have 100% of the requirements. If you’re the right candidate, we’ll help you learn and grow.

Who we are

Mattamy Homes is the largest privately owned homebuilder in North America, with 40-plus years of history across Canada and the United States. Every year, Mattamy helps more than 8,000 families realize their dream of home ownership. In Canada, our communities stretch across the Greater Toronto Area as well as in Ottawa, Calgary and Edmonton.


Be yourself. We want it that way.

At Mattamy, we're passionate ab​​out creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone can do their best work.  Diversity and inclusion are important to the work we do to support our homebuyers, colleagues, and communities. From how we build our teams to cultivating our leaders, we're on a journey toward a welcoming, barrier-free culture for everyone. ​​​​


Mattamy Homes Canada is committed to providing accommodation for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation through any aspects of the selection process, please notify us on your application and we will work with you to meet your needs.


Qualified applicants will be contacted directly by the Talent Acquisition team.

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