Director of Construction

Position Description

At The Ironstone Building Company we are devoted to our core principles. We keep the home-buying process simple, fast, and stress-free by giving our clients what they want up front, while reducing or eliminating the need for time-consuming and costly upgrades.

Our award-winning team is quickly growing as we continue to build remarkable homes in the most desirable areas of London, ON. Our success is directly attributed to our hard-working, elite team of employees who have a strong desire to be the best at what they do.

Key Responsibilities

As the Director of Construction, your responsibilities will include:

  • Establish construction goals that support the company growth strategy
  • Work in the field directing the team including project management, site superintendents, the safety team, and equipment
  • Coordinate and prioritize various trades, labour, and equipment across multiple projects
  • Be responsible for end-to-end project management from point of building permit through completion of construction and occupancy
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate construction projects according to schedule, specifications and budget
  • Ensure that subcontractors and suppliers are meeting construction milestones and are in line with established schedules and contracts
  • Work with planning, engineering, and management teams to review engineering packages throughout the construction lifecycle and make recommendations to design team
  • Oversee the work of project managers and site leadership to ensure project execution efficiency and compliance with safety-assurance plans (including environmental and safety obligations and guidelines), and ensure all work is performed in accordance with proposed construction plans, specifications, quality controls, and timelines
  • Hire and supervise the activities of multiple subcontractors and subordinate staff at any given time
  • Conduct problem analysis that anticipates and removes barriers to completion and mitigates risk to completion or quality
  • Implement continuous improvement initiatives, best practices in project management and construction techniques
  • Report on progress, performance and metrics to the President


  • Must have a minimum 5 years senior construction field management experience with responsibility overseeing the construction of complex, large-budget projects
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Business or related fields
  • Must have a thorough understanding of steel-reinforced concrete hi-rise construction, and experience overseeing all disciplines and trades, and intimate knowledge of O.B.C., O.H.S.A. and W.S.I.B regulations
  • Big-picture, strategic thinker comfortable working at a detailed level with a high degree of accuracy and quality
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills, professional manner and computer literacy

Benefits to Working at Ironstone

Make your career move to Ironstone and enjoy:

  • competitive compensation packages
  • health and dental benefits
  • home purchase discount program
  • professional development.