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Job Description

Project Manager of Construction

The Project Manager of Construction is responsible for oversight of maintenance and upkeep of all company facilities as well as serving as the project manager for new construction projects. They are responsible for site visits and ensuring the timely and accurate preparation and submission of reports as necessary for weekly upper level management review.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Oversee Kinka Family construction projects from beginning to completion. Includes involvement in budgeting, bidding process, pre-bid meetings, pre-con meetings, onsite visits, walkthroughs etc.
  • Point of contact for all general contractor needs.
  • Works alongside the Vice President of Development in reviewing each project in-depth to schedule deliverables and accurately estimate costs and adhere to budgets and timelines.
  • Make routine visits to all sites to ensure compliance, schedule completion, as well as prepare project reports pertaining to job status and review with leadership team on a weekly basis.
  • Ensure that all general contractors meet contractual conditions of performance.
  • Facility management duties to involve sourcing solutions for repair & maintenance issues in the restaurant group as well as monitoring/tracking repair & maintenance reporting process, providing reporting for completion, costs, building/maintaining budget etc.
  • Supports operations on facilities and equipment issues
  • Manages vendors’ performance to make sure standards are being maintained
  • Recommends HVAC, heating, water heaters, interior and exterior finishes, and building materials as it relates to serviceability, maintenance, and cost savings
  • Develops budgets and project expenditures on equipment and facilities
  • Other related duties as required

 Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, college diploma or construction technology or related field preferred
  • 3-5 years of facilities management experience preferably in food service
  • Strong knowledge of the restaurant development process
  • Knowledge of building maintenance activates, including HVAC, refrigeration, electrical and foodservice equipment
  • Knowledge of equipment, supplies and services required to operate a restaurant
  • Project management experience
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and negotiating skills
  • Prioritizes and organizes work and activities
  • Strong verbal skills – speaks clearly and persuasively in a positive or negative situation, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts productive meetings
  • Able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner


Up to 75% travel is required with multiple overnights depending on location, stage and duration of project.

Accommodations are available on request for any candidates that require an accommodation due to a disability or a medical need.  Please contact us at 416-599-4700 or by email at to discuss specific accommodations.

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Project Manager of Construction
Toronto, Ontario
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